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Attend one of our Welcome Days!

Prospective students, applicants and admitted students are encouraged to attend our next Welcome Day for an opportunity to hear from current students and faculty. Welcome Days are offered on the following Thursdays:

The main program starts at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. Optional classroom visits will be offered  following the Welcome Day Event.

The main program starts at 1:30 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. Optional Myra Kraft Open Classroom participation will be offered  following the Welcome Day Event.


Register for one of the Welcome Days here.

Thinking of applying to one of our CSSH graduate programs? It pays to plan ahead and visit CSSH!

If you attend a CSSH Open House or Welcome Day, or meet with a Northeastern University staff or faculty member through a graduate program recruitment event, and then apply to a CSSH graduate program, we will waive your application fee. Under the “Affiliation to Northeastern University” section of the application, please enter the name of the staff or faculty member you met with. Important: When you submit your application, you MUST select “Pay by Check” and email us at gradcssh@northeastern.edu to request that we waive the fee. Please again note who you met with and where in your email request. It pays to plan ahead as we will not refund fees already paid.

We look forward to welcoming you to campus!

Forward-Thinking Graduate Programs Develop Tomorrow’s Leaders

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) at Northeastern University offers over 20 different graduate programs that prepare students for leadership roles in their chosen fields of study. These programs include certificates, masters, professional masters, and doctoral degrees in fields ranging from English literature, to public administration, criminology and criminal justice, and more.

CSSH provides traditional graduate degree programs, as well as the chance to study emerging interdisciplinary fields such as security and resilience, and environmental sociology. The college’s faculty conducts cutting-edge research in these fields, which offers ample opportunity to work closely with world-class scholars to tackle real-world problems.