You can begin the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration in September (Fall Term), January (Spring Term) or May (Summer Term). 

Admissions Criteria:

  • a U.S. Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Work experience is required

Application Materials:

  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Resume
  • One Professional Letter of Recommendation
  • Academic Transcript(s)

TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores are required (with some exceptions) for students whose undergraduate instruction was conducted in a language other than English.​

Application Deadlines

Information relating to application deadlines may be found on the Application Dates page under the Graduate Admissions section of our website. Application dates for international students are earlier than the deadline for domestic students due to the time needed for visa processing.

Tuition and Fee Information

Information relating to tuition and fees can be found on the Student Financial Services site under "Graduate Programs".

Northeastern University Scholarship Opportunities

Double Husky Scholarship

Are you a Northeastern graduate who is considering going back to school to earn your graduate degree or certificate? The Double Husky Scholarship helps Husky alumni finance their graduate education by providing a tuition discount of up to 25 percent.

Lifetime Learning Benefit

Are you a parent or sibling of a current Northeastern undergraduate student? Starting January 2016, Northeastern will launch a first-of-its-kind Lifetime Learning Benefit for parents and siblings of full-time undergraduate day students to pursue part- or full-time graduate degree and certificate programs with a 25-percent discount.

Graduate Certificates at D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Program Overview

Enhance your career potential. Download the program overview and learn how the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration can advance your professional career.

Corporate Renewal

Part-Time MBA Path

Get the skills to accelerate your career today. Download the program overview and learn how the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration Part-Time MBA Path lays out the foundation for success

Innovation Management

Accelerated 4-Month Program

Are you ready to jump start your career. Download the program overview and learn how our full-time or part-time program can give you career-boosting credentials.


8-month International Student Cohort

Are you an International Student? Download the program overview for international students to share the features of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with friends and family.