Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management

Are you interested in learning about the techniques required to manage an innovative business environment? The Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management's targeted curriculum will help you learn to introduce an innovative culture and mindset to your business to develop and sustain its growth.

Innovation Management

Seek Out Change

Whether it's to start your company or to learn how business innovate, this certificate will give you the essentials to take the next step in your career.

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Innovation to Match Your Ambition Creative thinkers bring new ideas to life. Emerging entrepreneurs seek out change, innovation, and connection. They embrace critical thinking and seek continuous improvement.

At Northeastern University, we want to inspire this kind of thinking. We encourage our graduate students from all academic backgrounds to explore their drive for innovation and entrepreneurship.

This specialized program will help you build the foundational business knowledge required to commercialize theories you have or products you are developing—leveraging both our highly acclaimed business and engineering schools to bring your innovative ideas to the next level.

Global Expertise. Real-World Experience.

All certificate courses are taught by Northeastern University full-time faculty—leading practitioners in their respective fields, with active industry connections. Each faculty member understands the challenges of today’s global economy. They are seasoned experts and are committed to your success.

Your Career, Your Decisions—at Your Pace

Accelerate and complete your certificate in as little as one semester, or spread out and take up to three years to complete.

With evening and weekend classes offered on-campus, as well as an online option for some courses, you can accelerate your career without missing a beat. You may come to campus just one night a week or accelerate the program by taking multiple classes each semester. Designed for working professional students, courses are offered with two start times: 5:20 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday–Friday. You will study alongside business minded students, while learning from world-class faculty.

The Skills You Need, When You Need Them

Graduate Certificates are designed to meet the education needs of working professionals.

These programs offer an opportunity for you to:

  • Study in the heart of downtown Boston, accessible by public transportation and accessible to the Massachusetts turnpike, with student parking options
  • Develop your business acumen with 4 master’s-level courses in your area of interest
  • Contribute what you know and learn from other working professionals
  • Study at a U.S. World and News Report ranked Top 40 research university in the U.S. with prestigious faculty dedicated to your success
  • Network and learn from an international business community

No GMAT or GRE test scores are required to apply, so you can pursue your goals right away.

Build your business knowledge. Boost your credentials.

Upcoming Events

September 23, 2017

QS Connect MBA - Los Angeles

Meet and speak personally with a D'Amore-McKim School of Business representative to learn more about our graduate programs at The QS Connect MBA event in Los Angeles.

September 24, 2017

QS Connect MBA - San Francisco

Meet and speak personally with a D'Amore-McKim School of Business representative to learn more about our graduate programs at The QS Connect MBA event in San Francisco.