Earn credits that work twice as hard for you

If you’re thinking of pursuing the next step in your business education, there’s no better place to do that than Northeastern. A master’s degree from Northeastern distinguishes you as an innovative thinker and problem-solver who is uniquely prepared for the challenges of today’s global business world.

And your graduate certificate from Northeastern can give you a head start on that degree. Once you’ve completed your certificate with at least a 3.0 GPA, you may be able to apply your credits to an eligible master’s degree program at Northeastern for up to three years following completion of your certificate. This includes an MBA program at D’Amore-McKim like our Online or Part-Time MBA, or an applicable master’s program at the College of Professional Studies. (Note that completion of your graduate certificate doesn’t guarantee acceptance into a master’s degree program.)

“Through this program you will hone your business skills to help you become a leader in the healthcare industry. This program will give you a graduate credential that you can use for career-enhancing power after only 4 or 5 courses. When the time is right, you may continue your studies to achieve your degree.”

Jelena Pejic, Recruitment Manager

Eligible Master’s Degrees at D’Amore-McKim School of Business

Students who have successfully completed a Graduate Certificate in Business Management for Healthcare with a GPA of 3.0 or above may be able to apply their credits towards a master’s degree. Please note that completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission into an MBA program.

Chart your own path to leadership with a personalized management degree that will position you for success in the business world of tomorrow. Gain the business skills that employers want as well as specialized expertise in an area of your choosing in this highly flexible program.

Earn an MBA degree that prepares you to meet the challenges of a tech-driven, high-speed business world—in an all-virtual, customizable format. Choose from eight in-demand concentrations.

Earn an MBA degree that prepares you to meet the challenges of a tech-driven, high-speed business world—on a part-time schedule that works with your life. Choose from 15 in-demand concentrations.

Eligible Master’s Programs at Bouvé College of Health Sciences

Master in Public Health

The Master of Public Health is designed to meet the growing demand for public health professionals who have the ability to navigate the complex issues inherent to urban communities.

Students who have successfully completed a Graduate Certificate in Business Management for Healthcare with a GPA of 3.0 or above may apply select credits towards this master’s degree.

This program is offered on our Boston campus.

Eligible Master’s Programs at the College of Professional Studies

MS in Leadership

The Master of Science in Leadership prepares you to meet the evolving challenges of today’s world by helping you cultivate a personal leadership philosophy.

Students who have successfully completed a Graduate Certificate in Business Management for Healthcare with a GPA of 3.0 or above may apply select credits towards this master’s degree.

This program is 100% online.


MS in Nonprofit Management

The Master of Science in Nonprofit Management integrates theoretical approaches with practical applications, preparing you to excel in leadership positions in the nonprofit sector.

Students who have successfully completed a Graduate Certificate in Business Management for Healthcare with a GPA of 3.0 or above may apply select credits towards this master’s degree.

This program is 100% online.


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