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Leadership & Management

As the world grows more competitive and complex, the need for effective leaders and managers has never been higher. Northeastern University–Charlotte offers degrees that will prepare you for high-demand leadership roles in areas ranging from economic development and international affairs to professional and collegiate athletics.

Master of Science in Innovation
The MS in Innovation is a one-year program, offered 100% online, that is designed specifically for working professionals who want to become innovation leaders. Through project work, case studies, and real-world application at your own organization, you can learn the...
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
Northeastern’s Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is a challenging 8-month program consisting of 5 essential MBA courses taught over two semesters.  Upon successful completion of the program, you may choose to transfer your credits to one of Northeastern’s Part-Time MBA program or MS programs....
Graduate Certificate in Organizational Communication
This program focuses on the dynamics of communication in complex organizations. Its goal is to reveal how individuals within such organizations can become effective communicators. Whether this involves meetings or professional presentations, communicating during a crisis, or intercultural exchanges, the...
Master of Business Administration
Gain a solid foundation in the fundamentals of business and prepare yourself to succeed in a global marketplace with Northeastern’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. Our core courses will further develop your skills and enhance your knowledge across all...
Master of Science in Leadership
As today’s workforce continues to diversify, leadership tasks and responsibilities have become more complex. The Master of Science in Leadership prepares students to meet these evolving challenges by helping cultivate a personal leadership philosophy. Leveraging students’ interdisciplinary backgrounds, this master’s...
Master of Science in Nonprofit Management
Facing the threat of privatization and for-profit competition, nonprofit organizations are challenged to find leaders who not only possess keen business and managerial skills, but can also affect change at a community or social level. Being successful in this dynamic...
Master of Sports Leadership
This practice-oriented master’s degree was developed for mid-career athletic administrators and coaches, as well as other individuals seeking to prepare for careers in the sports industry. Developed by the College of Professional Studies, in collaboration with Northeastern University’s Center for...
Master of Science in Project Management
In today’s fast-paced business environment, companies succeed or fail based on their ability to bring quality products and services to market on time, on budget, and within specifications. Organizations in every industry recognize this, and a resulting shortage of talent...
Graduate Certificate in Leadership
Today’s cross-functional teams and organizations require a leadership style that capitalizes on the collective expertise and capabilities of the group. The development and mastery of collaborative leadership skills are not typically part of one’s focused discipline preparation, hence leadership requires...
Graduate Certificate in Project Management
Technical and managerial employees at all levels of organizations are being asked to manage small and large projects. Many of these professionals have not been specifically trained to effectively and efficiently manage projects. This program provides the practical and theoretical...
Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication
Across all industries and professions, strong written and oral communication skills are essential to success. Whether you are seeking to advance in a communications-related field or get ahead in your current organization, this program provides the practical knowledge and valuable...