Programs That Flex to Fit Your Future
Northeastern’s master’s degree and graduate certificate programs are aligned to the growing needs of some of today’s fastest-growing industries, equipping students with the 21st-century skills necessary to advance in their career.
Our graduate campuses in Charlotte, Seattle, San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto reinforce that idea. Each offers high-demand degree and certificate programs targeted to the unique workforce development needs of the region.
Advanced degree holders earn an average 35% higher salary than those with a bachelor’s degree. (State of Higher Education Officers, 2012)
Students can choose a location and learning format flexible to their needs. The university’s programs are delivered in online, on-ground, or hybrid formats, allowing students to create an educational experience that best meets their personal and professional goals.
By 2022, 18 percent of jobs will require a master’s degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Northeastern is preparing students to meet the demand by offering more than 200 graduate programs.
Our variety of interdisciplinary research and professional master’s degrees let students pursue their desired path, whether in academia or industry. Experiential learning opportunities help students determine that path and gain hands-on experience in their field.
Seventy-two percent of employees say their managers prioritize skills over pedigree, according to Glassdoor. A graduate certificate is ideal for those who want to diversify their skill set and enhance their knowledge in a specialized area.
Northeastern’s certificate programs include four to six graduate-level courses focused on a concentration within a broader field of study. In today’s hyper-competitive global marketplace, a graduate certificate can help students stay ahead of the trends emerging in their industry. If students wish to further their education, they can apply the credits earned through their certificate program toward a master’s degree.