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The challenges for educational institutions, government agencies, and the nonprofit sector in general have never been greater: shifting demographics, the opportunities and risks inherent in new technologies, and constrained economic resources, to name a few.

Graduate Certificates

Keep pace with the latest advances in your field. Develop new skills and insights. Discover how Northeastern University’s global network of active, committed professionals keeps you Networked for Advancement. Plus, apply your certificate credits to the related Northeastern master’s degree program when the time is right! Students can steadily build out their knowledge and skill set to take their career in the direction that works best for them.  

On-Ground / Hybrid Programs

The graduate programs at Northeastern University–Seattle are designed with a blend of on-campus and online classes, flexible schedules, and frequent program start dates to enable you to advance your future while maintaining your lives. Programs offered in on-ground and hybrid formats are specifically chosen based on the high-demand career opportunities and interest in the Pacific Northwest region. Visit the individual program pages to learn more:

ALIGN in Seattle

The Northeastern University Computer Science ALIGN program is designed to quickly and efficiently earn you a master of science degree in computer science. Even if you come from a non-science background, rigorous bridge courses can get you up to speed with the subject matter and on your way to a satisfying and rewarding new career. ALIGN students begin their graduate work with bridge courses that link their undergraduate experience to their new career or industry of choice.


Our business-focused programs offer the academic quality and flexibility that busy professionals need to advance their career and life goals. Featuring one of the best online MBA programs in the country along with cornerstone programs in finance and taxation, Northeastern University–Seattle will enable you to take on any leadership challenge with confidence.

Government & Civic Engagement

At a time when agencies, leaders and managers are under increased scrutiny, civil and governmental leaders need to be effective and efficient leaders, communicators, and analytical thinkers. Northeastern University–Seattle is offering programs that will enable you to have a successful career in areas such as criminal justice and public administration.


For those looking to grow in career paths that are critical to society, Northeastern University–Seattle offers outstanding advanced degrees in healthcare fields. Whether it's keeping pace with transformative technologies in health-care delivery or making a difference in the world of drug approval and regulation, we'll help you stay competitive while pursuing your passion.

Leadership & Management

As the world grows more competitive and complex, the need for effective leaders and managers has never been higher, especially in growing fields. Northeastern University–Seattle offers degrees that will prepare you for high-demand leadership roles in areas ranging from economic development and international affairs to professional and collegiate athletics.

Science, Engineering & Technology

Our degree programs in science and technology prepare students to be leaders and innovators in fields helping to drive the economy of the Puget Sound region. From the intricacies of cybersecurity to the advancement of new energy systems, Northeastern University–Seattle will help you navigate your future.

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