Meet our Student: Ebrahim Mutuli
I’ve always been interested in the field, it’s why I initially got my electrical engineering degree and I believe an MS in Project Management, coupled with my electrical engineering degree, will put me in good stead to pursue that career path
Meet our Student: Sanoj Vellaparambi
I am confident that Northeastern’s MS in Regulatory Affairs will help me to build my skills and knowledge, specifically around North American and international regulatory frameworks…
Meet our Alumni: Matt Saunders
Matt Saunders, President of Ryerson Futures / Zone Startups shares with Amber Mac how they assist founders through their corporate accelerator programs and invest in early-stage…
Meet our Alumna: Aubrae Wilson
“Northeastern’s online Doctoral program gave me the flexibility to take classes online as well as have a couple of residency options where I could meet the instructors and other people,” says Aubrae about her experience at Northeastern…
Meet our Student: Ariella Sharf
Ariella Sharf, a Data Research Analyst, speaks about why she decided to pursue a career in the machine learning space. Ariella also explains the benefits in attending Northeastern University…
Meet our Almna: Samyukta Rajkumar
Samyukta Rajkumar is among the most accomplished and engaged members of Northeastern University Toronto’s small but growing population of alumni. A graduate…
Meet the Professor: Mary Ludden
Q. How did you get into the field of Project Management?
A. I got into the field of project management over time. I worked for a wonderful US healthcare company and over time they were looking to optimize all of their resource allocations to ensure they were maximizing the value of their investments. I began participating on project teams in a subject matter expert role and then became curious about the process of managing projects. In addition, I worked on large United States government contracts which began requiring project managers who were assigned to the contract to hold the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, issued by…
Meet the Professor: Stephen Amato
Q. How did you get into the field of Regulatory Affairs, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device?
A. I started my professional career in the field of R&D, and earned a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology, studying the genetic mechanisms that convert B lymphocytes into lymphomas. From there I spent some time (in Toronto) in the field of genomics, and the utilization of next-generation DNA sequencing to assist clinicians in treating infectious diseases, including HIV, HPV and HCV. I then went to business school, and from there entered the medical device market on the commercial side of the business, specifically in the fields of marketing and reimbursement, where I spent the next ten years…
Meet the Professor: Jose Sierra
Q. How did you get into the field of Cybersecurity?
A. It was mostly due to my Computer Science background. In my Master program, I took a course of Cryptography and that was something that definitively captured my attention. I remember how surprised I was when I saw how cryptography has been evolving since the ancient Greeks to nowadays. And how this everlasting dialectical relation between Cryptography and Cryptoanalysis will exist forever.
Northeastern University – Toronto Open House & Information Session. Oct 23, 2018
Hear from staff, students, and recent graduates about what Northeastern University Toronto has to offer. The information session will start at 5PM. Staff and students will be on-hand to discuss programs and student experience until 7PM. Light refreshments will be served.
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The Advantages of Online Learning
If you’ve not yet taken an online course, you may be wondering what it’s like. Northeastern University–Toronto is currently offering online courses within three master’s programs: Project Management; Information Assurance and Cyber Security; and Regulatory Affairs for Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices.
What Employers Need
Shortly after moving to Toronto to launch Northeastern University’s newest campus, I set out to have conversations with a range of companies and employers. Northeastern’s deep commitment to experiential learning demands a commitment and understanding of current employer needs. And the only way to understand the employer community is to get to know them. Our signature co-op program ensures that our students, and by extension their faculty, are very tuned into the current and emerging needs of the market. So, I got out of my office and started visiting managers, CEOs, tech start-ups, entrepreneurs, trade association representatives and, yes, other academics. My goal was to study my new city and to gain a deep understanding of what employers are looking for in college graduates.
Message from the Founding Principal
To say that Toronto is an intriguing city is an understatement. In the last several months, as I have been working to establish Northeastern’s newest campus in Canada’s largest city, I’ve had the opportunity to discover the city’s character, energy and excitement. What I have experienced has me more motivated than ever that this is absolutely the right time for both Toronto and Northeastern University.
Almost three years ago, in our search for our next regional campus, Toronto quickly emerged as a strong contender. Months of labour market reports, studies of emerging educational needs and interviews with more than 50 employers led us to conclude that the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) was a great site for our next campus.