Align Your Interests and Abilities with New Career Opportunities
The ALIGN degree programs are designed to turn you into a qualified professional for high-demand industries. Working closely with industry leaders, Northeastern University has selected master’s degree programs that align with the pressing need for qualified professionals across a broad range of industries—now and in the future.
Find the degree program that best matches your interests, career potential, and requirements below.
|Requirements||Areas of Interest||Career Opportunities|
|Master of Science in Bioinformatics||All undergraduate degrees; some math or science desired||Computer science, biology, life sciences, statistics, information technology||Pharmaceutical industries, personalized medicine, drug discovery, sequence analysis|
|Master of Science in Computer Science||Variety of undergraduate majors accepted||Programming, software and application design, network infrastructure||Programmer, mobile application developer, software engineer, network administrator|
|Master of Science in Digital Media||Variety of undergraduate majors accepted; some foundational knowledge of visual communications or programming desired||Interactive design, game design, user experience, digital storytelling, digital video, 3D animation, social media||UI/UX design and development, social media planning, multimedia artists, videographers and animators|
|Master of Science in Energy Systems||Strong analytical and quantitative skills; variety of undergraduate majors accepted||Global environment, technology, finance, environmental science, geology, life sciences, mathematics||Design and development of new energy investments: wind, hydro, solar, and alternative systems|
|Master of Science in Health Informatics||All undergraduate degrees; proven success in quantitative work desired||Computer science, business, clinical and technical areas in healthcare||Leadership and consultant positions in hospitals, systems management in healthcare excellence|
|Master of Science in Information Assurance (Cybersecurity)||All undergraduate degrees; proven success in academic studies in information assurance (cybersecurity)||Data security, computers, network software, risk management, policies and process||Information security combating identify theft, cyber attacks, fraud, malware threats within public and private organizations|