Specialty Graduate Certificates

Business professionals are much like businesses themselves—as opportunities emerge and the marketplace evolves, their needs change. And sometimes, the best investment in your future is the one you can make now.

Develop the necessary business fundamentals in these specialty disciplines to get ahead in your career and earn a business certificate from a top-ranked business school.

D’Amore-McKim’s specialty graduate certificates are the perfect way to learn the specific skills you need to seize a new career opportunity or to start a new one. They’re also a great way to put an educational down payment on longer-term ambitions. Credits earned in this program can transfer into the Part-time MBA or other Master’s programs at Northeastern.

Areas of concentration include:

For information on which certificates are F-1 Compliant and OPT eligible, click here.


Accounting and Financial Decision Making

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required:
ACCT 6200 Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 1
ACCT 6201 Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 2 (1.5 Credits)
MGSC 6200 Information Analysis
FINA 6200 Value Creation through Financial Decision Making
Electives:
MGSC 6204 Managing Information Resources (1.5 credits)
Any core MBA course

Corporate Finance

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required:
FINA 6205 Financial Strategy
Electives:
FINA 6204 International Finance Management
FINA 6213 Investment Banking
FINA 6214 Mergers and Acquisitions
FINA 6215 Business Turnarounds
FINA 6216 Valuation and Value Creation
FINA 6221 Entrepreneurial Finance
FINA 6222 Risk Management and Insurance
ACCT 6210 Analyzing Financial Statements to Assess Firm Performance, Strategy, and Value
FINA 6260 Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation Valuation, and Private Equity

Corporate Renewal

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required: Select 4 or 5 of the following
Any core MBA course
FINA 6215 Business Turnarounds
FINA 6216 Valuation and Value Creation
MKTG 6214 New Product Development
MKTG 6216 Market Focused Strategy
HRMG 6212 Creating an Innovative Organization
MGMT 6214 Negotiations
HRMG 6218 Great Companies
ENTR 6214 Social Enterprise

Healthcare Administration and Policy

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required:
HINF 5105M The American Healthcare System
STRT 6220 Strategic Management for Healthcare Organizations
HRMG 6220 Health Organizations Management
Electives: (select 1 or 2 electives)
LAW 7617 Economic Perspectives on Health Policy
HINF 5101 Introduction to Health Informatics and Health Information Systems
PHTH 5232 Evaluating Health Care Quality
SCHM 6223 Managing Healthcare Supply Chain Operations

Leadership and Human Capital

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required:
HRMG 6200 Managing People and Organizations
Electives: (select 3 or 4 electives)
HRMG 6210 Managing Professionals and High Performance Teams
HRMG 6212 Creating an Innovative Organization
HRMG 6213 Leadership
HRMG 6214 A Management Perspective on Human Resource Management
HRMG 6218 Great Companies
HRMG 6219 Leadership for Environmental Sustainability
HRMG 6220 Health Organization Management
MGMT 6214 Negotiations
STRT 6210 Workforce Metrics and Analytics

Innovation Management

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required:
ENTR 6200 Enterprise Growth and Innovation
Electives (select 3 or 4 electives):
ENTR 6212 Business Planning for New Ventures
ENTR 6214 Social Enterprise
ENTR 6218 Business Model Design and Innovation
ENTR 6220 Family Business Leadership and Governance
ENTR 6222 Competing in Dynamic, Innovation-Driven Markets
ENTR 6224 Intellectual Property and Other Legal Aspects of Business and Innovation
ENTR 6225 Corporate Entrepreneurship through Organic Growth, Acquisitions, and Alliances
ENTR 6293 Design Thinking and Market-Driven Innovation
MGMT 6210 Law for Managers and Entrepreneurs
MKTG 6214 New Product Development
TECE 6222 Emerging and Disruptive Technologies
TECE 6230 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Selling
TECE 6250 Lean Design and Development
TECE 6300 Managing a Technology-based Business
TECE 6340 The Technical Entrepreneur as a Leader

International Business

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required:
INTB 6200 Managing the Global Enterprise
INTB 6212 Cultural Aspects of International Business
Electives (select 2 or 3 electives):
FINA 6204 International Financial Management
MKTG 6212 International Marketing
INTB 6224 Competing to Win in Emerging Markets
INTB 6230 International Field Study
SCHM 6213 Global Supply Chain Strategy
MECN 6200 Global Competition & Market Dominance
ENTR 6200 Enterprise Growth and Innovation

Investments

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required:
FINA 6203 Investment Analysis
Electives (select 3 or 4 electives):
FINA 6211 Financial Risk Management
FINA 6212 Fixed Income Securities and Risk
FINA 6213 Investment Banking
FINA 6217 Real Estate Finance and Investment
FINA 6218 Personal Financial Planning
FINA 6219 Portfolio Management
FINA 6222 Risk Management and Insurance
ACCT 6210 Analyzing Financial Statements to Assess Firm Performance, Strategy, and Value

Marketing

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required:
MKTG 6200 Creating and Sustaining Customer Markets
Electives (select 3 or 4 electives):
MKTG 6212 International Marketing
MKTG 6214 New Product Development, or TECE 6250 - Lean Design and Development
MKTG 6216 Market Focused Strategy
MKTG 6218 Marketing in the Service Sector
MKTG 6222 Digital Marketing
MKTG 6223 Brand and Advertising Management
MKTG 6224 B2B and Strategic Sales
MKTG 6226 Consumer Behavior
MKTG 6260 Special Topics in Marketing

Masters in Technological Entrepreneurship (MSTE) Pathway

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate of Technological Entrepreneurship with a 3.300 cumulative GPA and 3.000 in each class can roll into the MSTE program for the next consecutive semester.
Outlined below is the full-time pace. When taken part-time students can begin in January, May and September.

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required: September Start
ENTR 6200 Enterprise Growth and Innovation
TECE 6230 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Selling (or) TECE 6222 – Emerging and Disruptive Technologies
ENTR 6212 Business Planning for New Ventures
ENTR 6218 Business Model Design and Innovation
TECE 6250 Lean Design and Development
Required: May Start
ENTR 6219 Financing Ventures from Early Stage to Exit
TECE 6300 Managing a Technology-based Business
TECE 6340 The Technical Entrepreneur as a Leader
ENTR 6200 Enterprise Growth and Innovation
ENTR 6212 Business Planning for New Ventures

Mutual Fund Management

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required: Select courses totaling 12 or 15 credits
Must test or be waived into this program, select any 12 or 15 credits
FINA 6202 Analysis of Financial Institutions and Markets
FINA 6203 Investment Analysis
FINA 6212 Fixed Income Securities and Risk
FINA 6219 Portfolio Management
*FINA 6361 Fund Management for Managers (1 credit taken three times) or FINA 6360 - Fund Management for Analysts (1 credit taken three times – Huntington Fund)

Supply Chain Management

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required:
SCHM 6210 Supply Chain Management
SCHM 6211 Logistics and Transportation Management
SCHM 6213 Global Supply Chain Strategy
Electives (select 1 or 2 electives):
Any SCHM coded course
MGSC 6206 Management of Service & Manufacturing Operations

Technological Entrepreneurship

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME
Required:
ENTR 6200 Enterprise Growth and Innovation
ENTR 6212 Business Planning for New Ventures
Electives (select 2 or 3 electives):
ENTR 6218 Business Model Design and Innovation
ENTR 6219 Financing Ventures from Early Stage to Exit
ENTR 6224 Intellectual Property and Other Legal Aspects of Business and Innovation
TECE 6222 Emerging and Disruptive Technologies
TECE 6230 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Selling
TECE 6250 Lean Design and Development
TECE 6300 Managing a Technology-based Business
TECE 6340 The Technical Entrepreneur as a Leader

Please Note: The curriculum is subject to change

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