Graduate Certificates

Master of Urban and Regional Policy

Graduate Certificate in Data Sciences

Northeastern’s new Graduate Certificate in Data Science is an interdisciplinary certificate created to fill this cross-industry need. Created through a collaboration between the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, and the College of Computer and Information Science, the Certificate will train managers and analysts to develop the skills needed to decipher and translate data patterns for decision making.

Graduate Certificate in Urban Studies

The Graduate Certificate in Urban Studies provides a core foundation in urban and regional policy theory and research methods, and culminates in an applied Capstone project. The Certificate is not a stand-alone program, but is anchored by and incorporated into participating graduate programs.

Graduate Certificate in the Nonprofit Sector, Philanthropy and Social Change

The Graduate Certificate in the Nonprofit Sector is a professionally-oriented, application-based program for students seeking leadership positions in nonprofit organizations or in a public agency that deals extensively with nonprofits. The curriculum is designed to address the distinctive features and practices of the nonprofit sector and emphasizes management techniques helpful to nonprofit leaders.

Graduate Certificate in Public Policy Analysis

The Graduate Certificate in Public Policy Analysis provides an opportunity for students in diverse graduate programs at Northeastern University to obtain the tools necessary to analyze and shape public policy at the local, state and national levels. Students will also gain understanding of the political and legal process of policymaking, develop skills central to conducting research on policy questions, and learn techniques for evaluating the effectiveness of competing policies.

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