Transitioning to a Master's Degree

Apply your credits to an eligible MBA or master’s degree

As you complete your certificate, you may be thinking about what comes next. You will have earned your certificate and have that credential to boost your career immediately. You may also be thinking about earning a graduate degree. You can use your certificate credits as a stepping-stone: upon acceptance into a master’s program, you may transfer your certificate coursework and credits earned toward fulfilling the requirements of that program.

Your certificate credits are eligible for transfer to the following master’s level degrees:

  • Our 60-credit Part-Time MBA (45-credits remaining if you transfer in 15 credits from your certificate) provides you a thorough business foundation with opportunities to specialize in Corporate Finance, Corporate Renewal, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Management, International Business, Investments, Marketing, Mutual Fund Management, Supply Chain Management, and Technological Entrepreneurship.

  • Our 72-credit Part-Time MS in Finance/MBA (57-credits remaining if you transfer in 15 credits from your certificate) helps you develop your managerial potential and refine your financial acumen with opportunities to specialize in Corporate Finance or Investments.

  • Our 50-credit Online MBA (35-credits remaining if you transfer in 15 credits from your certificate) helps you develop a sophisticated and contextual understanding of business concepts that can immediately translate to the workplace and beyond. Additionally, you have the versatility of 8 in-demand concentrations across the business spectrum to choose from.

  • Our master’s degree programs let you take a deep and focused dive into a career specific discipline. Learn more about these eligible programs:

Contact your academic advisors at gradcertificates@northeastern.edu for more information about how to apply to one of these programs.