Just in Time Learning

You Know What You Need. There’s No Reason to Wait.

The Graduate Certificate program at Northeastern University helps working professionals develop the specialized knowledge they need to position themselves for career advancement. Fill in gaps in your business knowledge or strengthen key areas to expand your career potential.

In as little as eight months, Graduate Certificates offer a flexible, part-time opportunity to earn a graduate credential with immediate impact. Whether you are taking on more responsibility at work, managing a larger team, or being entrusted to play a role in company decision-making processes, a Graduate Certificate program can give you the tools and skills you need to overcome the challenges you face ahead.

You’re Busy. We’re Flexible.

At a pace that suits your needs, you will complete 4-5 courses (12-15 credits) alongside globally minded students in your area of specialty. All courses are taught by world-class faculty who are business professionals and leaders in their fields.

In a format designed specifically for working professionals, the program allows students to come to campus just one night a week or accelerate the program by taking multiple classes each semester. This may include classes online, on Saturdays, or on-campus starting at 5:20 and 7:30 p.m.—so your commitment to your job and your graduate education are never compromised.

Get Ahead Now. And Keep Your Options Open Later.

The Graduate Certificate program gives you knowledge and a credential to take a career leap ahead of your peers. When you decide to pursue a graduate degree, credits earned with successful completion of the certificate may be transferred upon acceptance to an MBA or master’s degree at Northeastern University.

Find the Certificate That is Right For You.

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 Finance Student

Corporate Finance

Challenged by the world of finance and needing a better understanding of banking, financial analysis, valuation and more? The Graduate Certificate in Corporate Finance provides the exposure you need to enrich your career.

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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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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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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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Investments

Investments

Looking to explore money management? For a stronger command of risk management, investment banking, financial planning and more, enroll in this short program today.

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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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Mutual Fund Management

Mutual Fund Management

Focused on financial institutions and markets? Our Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management covers fund management for managers and analysts as well as fixed income securities, portfolio management and more.

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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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