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“All of our professors are heavily involved in the computer science industry here in Seattle.”

—Kaleigh O’Hara, Align MS in Computer Science ’17

“Every single class I have taken, I have brought some of that knowledge [back to my] work.”

—Jocelyn Scheintaub, MS Engineering Management

“In order to be competitive, you need to have practical knowledge and theoretical knowledge. Northeastern is really good at providing that.”

—Bilal Khan, MS Computer Science

"The program touches on a broad base of skills that are important to the nonprofit sector in Seattle."

—Michele Ramirez, MS Nonprofit Management

Align Yourself With The Future

The Align program provides a direct path to a Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) for non-computer science majors without programming experience. As a CS Align student, you’ll take advantage of rigorous academic bridge courses that prepare you for master’s level coursework. You’ll also gain real-world work experience through a co-op or internship at one of our many industry partners—including firms like Amazon, Google, and Zillow. Align is a unique way to launch a rewarding career in a dynamic, high-demand, fast-growing field.

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Providing innovative and engaging opportunities, our education programs further cultivate the skills and knowledge necessary to effect meaningful change in your organization. As an education student, you will collaborate with an accomplished group of fellow practitioners, exposing you to global perspectives and strengthening your ability to think critically about today’s educational challenges.

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Featured Programs

Master of Science in Security and Resilience Studies

Security and Resilience Studies is an emerging field of inquiry that focuses on how global, national, and subnational actors manage a range of chronic transnational challenges that can be destabilizing to societies such as terrorism, organized crime, weapons proliferation, cyber attacks, bio-terrorism, climate change and catastrophic disasters, migration, and radicalization.


Master of Science in Computer Science

Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Computer Science is designed for experienced professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and expand their technology leadership responsibilities in organizations that design, develop, market, or utilize computing systems.

Master of Science in Project Management

In today’s fast-paced business environment, companies succeed or fail based on their ability to bring quality products and services to market on time, on budget, and within specifications. Organizations in every industry recognize this, and a resulting shortage of talent has created expansive career opportunities for knowledgeable project managers.

Doctor of Law and Policy

Today's professionals operate in an increasingly complex and global environment. Northeastern's Doctor of Law and Policy Program empowers leaders working...

Doctor of Education

How will you make an impact on the future of education? Northeastern University’s education programs enable students with the theory and practical knowledge to transform the places they live and work. Join a community of change agents today. Application deadlines approaching.

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