Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Program Format
Application Deadlines
November 1 (International Students)
December 15 (Domestic Students)

Credits Required for Graduation
12-15 semester hours


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 apply your credits to one of Northeastern’s Part-Time MBA program or MS programs.

*This certificate program is Form 1-20 compliant for International students when completed in 2 semesters


Apply credits towards one of the following Master’s Programs

  • MS Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • MS Leadership
  • MS Nonprofit Management
  • MS Project Management
  • MSLD Sports Leadership
  • Part-Time MS in Finance/MBA
  • MBA Master of Business Administration (online and part-time)

More information on Graduate Certificate in Business Administration for Domestic & transfer I-20 students

More information on our Graduate Certificate in Business Administration for I-20 International students





ACCT 6200     Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 1

HRMG 6200    Managing People and Organizations

ENTR 6200     Entrepreneurship and Innovation


MKTG 6200    Creating and Sustaining Market Strategies

INTB 6200      Managing the Global Enterprise

Review the course descriptions.

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Admissions Requirements

  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Resume
  • One Professional Letter of Recommendation
  • Academic Transcript(s)

TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores are required (with some exceptions) for students whose undergraduate instruction was conducted in a language other than English. For ELS students, completion of Level 112 is acceptable.