Accelerate Your Global Career

A quick route for International Students who want to advance their career and earn a credential from one of America’s top-ranked universities.

The Graduate Certificate programs at Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business are short courses of study that provide focused business education to globally minded students ready to advance.

These challenging, 8-month programs are taught over two semesters. They include five graduate-level courses taught by leading business scholars and practitioners.

A Graduate Certificate can help you:

  1. Earn graduate-level credentials from a top 40 U.S. university
  2. Help you to stand out from your peers as elite
  3. Learn and network with an international community
  4. Enjoy life in Boston–a vibrant educational, entrepreneurial and business center
  5. Earn eligibility for a 12-month work visa to gain valuable U.S. work experience

A Short Term Investment in Long-Term Success

International alumni of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business have expanded family businesses, launched new ventures, and advanced their careers at companies around the world.

Through our Graduate Certificate program, you have an extraordinary opportunity to hone your business skills and take your global career to the next level.

Upon your successful completion of your certificate, you may have the opportunity to:

  1. Apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT), which can allow you to work in the U.S. for up to 12 months
  2. Apply your credits to an eligible Master of Science or MBA degree program upon successful acceptance to your program of interest


The Following Programs Accept International Students:

Accounting and Financial Decision Making Student

Accounting and Financial Decision Making

Explore financial reporting, capital budgeting, value creation through financial decision-making and information analysis with this certificate’s coursework and be positioned to advance your career right away.

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Business Administration

Business Administration

Seeking a foundational understanding of business management and leadership skills? This core certificate program will expose you to the skills you need to be a more strategic manager and leader to help accelerate your career today.

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Corporate Renewal student

Corporate Renewal

Interested in business turnarounds? The Graduate Certificate in Corporate Renewal will expose you to renewal strategies for troubled companies, workouts, bankruptcies and liquidations. Move your interest forward now with this short-term certificate program.

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Innovation

Innovation Management

Intrigued by the impact of innovation on business? This certificate program will expose you to the tools and techniques needed to recognize opportunities, promote those ideas and usher concepts from development to prototyping and testing.

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International Business

International Business

Excited by the global business environment? Gain exposure to the skills and knowledge necessary to navigate an increasingly interconnected and fast-paced world. Understand the business acumen and analytic skills required to handle the challenges in businesses operating internationally.

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Leadership and Human Capital

Leadership and Human Capital

Career achievers, who know they need to learn to work effectively with people of all backgrounds and cultures, will sharpen the necessary skills to do so through this short certificate and be able to apply what they learn immediately to the workplace.

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Marketing

Marketing

Need a foundational understanding of the role marketing plays within an organization? This short program will reveal how customer markets are created and sustained and the role digital, brand and advertising management play domestically as well as internationally.

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Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

Augment your business skills with specific supply chain knowledge with this certificate’s curriculum and gain the tools and confidence you need to establish or further your future in supply chain management.

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Technological Entrepreneurship

Technological Entrepreneurship

Interested in corporate venturing or developing a freestanding start-up? With this certificate program, gain the knowledge to integrate technological issues with business needs and how to successfully create a business.

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Find your path forward and develop the confidence and perspective to become an emerging leader in your field.

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