Your Direct Path to High-Demand Careers
The Northeastern ALIGN program offers students from diverse academic backgrounds a direct path to a master’s degree for many of today’s most in-demand STEM professions. These fields offer exceptional employment opportunities, long-term career potential, and competitive salaries averaging 26 percent higher than other professions.
The ALIGN Advantage
Best of all, you will earn your master of science degree from Northeastern, one of the nation’s more respected experiential-learning research universities, and integrate substantial work experience in your field as part of your coursework—building your resumé and gaining a competitive edge. You will also be connected to Northeastern’s global network of over 3,000 employer partners, 230,000 alumni, and 1,157 full-time faculty of dedicated academics and industry professionals.
Experiential Learning Is the Difference
As an ALIGN student, you can gain real-world experience through co-op or internship positions—giving you not only a head start on your career, but a chance to build your resumé and a practical way to offset the cost of tuition. Plus, our career services are consistently ranked by the Princeton Review as being among the best in the country.
“ALIGN opens the door to a whole new career path that combines my existing background with new knowledge.” — Stephen Court, Master of Science in Computer Science ALIGN
ALIGN: How It Works