Graduate Certificate Programs

Maintain Your Edge in a Fast-Paced Job Market


Certificates require less time to complete, yet have powerful long-term benefits. Research has shown that a graduate certificate can boost your earnings by up to 25 percent. They are an ideal solution for professionals with a busy schedule who want to stay current and competitive.

Certificate Programs

Designed for working professionals, our programs are taught by faculty with deep real-world experience, so you’ll be able to start applying your new knowledge from day one of your course. We offer 25 certificates that represent fast-growing fields such as education, project management, leadership, and technology.

You Control Your Schedule


Courses are delivered online, on-campus, or in a hybrid format, offering you maximum flexibility and convenience for your busy schedule. You can expect to complete your course in about one year, depending on your time commitment and the course timeline. You can apply to and enroll in our programs year-round—as soon as you’re ready or your career requires it.


Make Valuable Connections


When you enroll in one of our graduate certificate programs, you become part of the worldwide Northeastern University community. It's a rich resource that will help you connect with like-minded students, faculty, and professionals who share your interests and can lend support.