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

Admissions Criteria

  • A U.S. Bachelor's Degree or international equivalent
  • A GPA of at least 3.0

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 Deadline

  • International Students Initial i20 – November 1
  • International Students Transfer i20s – December 1
  • Domestic students – December 15
Within ten days of completed application
  • International Students Initial i20 – July 1
  • International Students Transfer i20s – August 1
  • Domestic students – August 15
Within ten days of completed application
  • International Students Initial i20 – March 1
  • International Students Transfer i20s – April 1
  • Domestic students – April 15
Within ten days of completed application

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.

The Parent and Family Scholarship

Are you a parent or sibling of a current Northeastern undergraduate student? Northeastern recently launched a first-of-its-kind Parent and Family Scholarship 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 our Graduate Certificate in International Business can advance your professional career.


Information for International Students

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


Application Checklist

Need guidance on completing your application? The application checklist provides step-by-step instructions and tips from our admissions team.


Personal Statement Guide

Need guidance in composing the personal statement for your application? The essay guide will help you organize your thoughts and draft your copy.