In the D'Amore-McKim Graduate Certificate in International Business, you will gain exposure to each of the essential disciplines of business within the international context using a global perspective.
Duration of Program
Meets F1 Visa Requirements
Advance your global career and delve into the driving forces behind today's global business landscape with Northeastern University's Graduate Certificate in International Business. Benefit from the expertise of international business professionals and earn valuable business perspective to accelerate your career and impact your current job, while still working full time.
Building on your professional knowledge and experience, you will have the opportunity to learn what it takes to make business decisions on a global scale in the areas of finance, marketing, supply chain, and more.
U.S. News & World Report ranks D'Amore-McKim in the top 10 international business programs in the U.S.
All certificate courses are taught by Northeastern faculty who are leading practitioners in their respective fields, with active industry connections. Each faculty member understands the challenges of today’s global economy. They are seasoned experts and are committed to your success.
Accelerate and complete your certificate in as little as two terms, or spread out and take up to three years to complete. With evening and weekend classes offered on campus, you can accelerate your career without missing a beat. You may come to campus just one night a week or accelerate the program by taking multiple classes each semester. Designed for working professional students, courses are offered with two start times: 5:20 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday–Friday. You will study alongside business-minded students, while learning from world-class faculty.
This program meets F-1 international student status requirements
Study in the heart of downtown Boston, accessible by public transportation and accessible to the Massachusetts turnpike, with student parking options
Develop your business acumen with four or five master's-level courses in your area of interest
Contribute what you know and learn from other working professionals
Study at a top-tier research university in the U.S. with prestigious faculty dedicated to your success
Network and learn from an international business community
No GMAT or GRE test scores are required to apply, so you can pursue your goals right away
Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International—the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.
A graduate degree or certificate from Northeastern—a top-50 university—can accelerate your career through rigorous academic coursework and hands-on professional experience in the area of your interest. Apply now—and take your career to the next level.
For 100+ years, we’ve designed our programs with one thing in mind—your success. Explore the current program requirements and course descriptions, all designed to meet today’s industry needs and must-have skills.
At D'Amore-McKim School of Business, we believe that educational opportunities are everywhere, and learning is not limited to the classroom. We offer our students experiential learning opportunities that bring academic lessons into real-world practice. Our unique, hands-on learning model is setting the standard for the future of business education.
Faculty and industry guest lecturers incorporate real case studies into the classroom experience. You’ll hear about how theory and best practices are actually implemented in businesses, and get a better sense for how you might be able to apply your new knowledge to your own professional life.
When class is dismissed, you can get hands-on experience through our innovative on-campus initiatives. Help the 360 Huntington Fund manage a half million dollars of the university’s endowment, or inspire students to take action about global challenges, through the Northeastern Global Summit. If you are an international student, work with Northeastern University’s Office of Global Services to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT), which can authorize you to stay in the United States for 12 months of work experience post-graduation.
Here at D’Amore-McKim, you'll find that meaningful, real-world experiences are central to everything we do.
Emerging Markets Club— Working closely with the Center for Emerging Markets, you will develop events that educate students about countries with developing economies. You'll also be part of the team that hosts the annual Northeastern Global Summit, a student led conference that aims to challenge the status quo and inspire students into taking action to combat issues facing the world.
The 360 Huntington Fund— The 360 Huntington Fund is D'Amore-McKim School of Business' student-managed mutual fund. Our students manage a half million dollars of the university's endowment — are you up for the challenge?
OPT Work Authorization— International students who successfully complete a 15-credit certificate program on campus are eligible to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) work authorization. Apply your classroom learning to real-world work experience.
Our faculty represents a wide cross-section of professional practices and fields ranging from finance to education to biomedical science to management to the U.S. military. They serve as mentors and advisors and collaborate alongside students to solve the most pressing global challenges facing established and emerging markets.
Professor, International Business and Strategy Group Coordinator
By enrolling in Northeastern, you gain access to a network of more than 275,000 alumni and 3,350+ employer partners, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and global nongovernmental organizations. Our current students and faculty across strategically located regional locations further foster a lifelong, global community of learning and mentoring.
Below is a look at where our business alumni work, the positions they hold, and the skills they bring to their organization.