Earn Stackable Credentials

Kick-Start Your Career Now—And Earn Credits Toward a Future Graduate Degree

The D’Amore-McKim School of Business offers you opportunities to go further—in your career and your education.

Graduate Certificates are flexible, part-time courses of study designed to provide focused business education to professionals eager for advancement. Access learning you can use right away on the job, and start building credits to complete a degree when you are ready.

You CAN Do It All

Graduate certificates are designed to help business professionals at any point in their career make the next move toward their goals.

You will take 4-5 courses (12-15 credits) with world-class faculty who lead in their fields. Come to campus just one night a week or accelerate and complete the program in as little as eight months by taking multiple classes each semester. This can include classes online, on Saturdays, or on-campus classes starting at 5:20 and 7:30 p.m.—so your commitment to your job and your graduate education are never compromised.

Apply Your Credits to an MBA or Master’s Program

We understand there are many reasons a graduate degree may not fit in your life right now. That is why the Graduate Certificate programs offer a flexible route to gain graduate credentials and essential skills now, while laying the groundwork for a future degree.

Credits earned in the certificate program may be applied upon acceptance to a graduate degree program at Northeastern, including eligible MBA or MS programs—allowing you to further your education when it makes the most sense for you.

The following are examples of the eligible degree programs:

For a complete listing, click here.

13 Areas of Specialty—One Option that is Just 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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