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Creative thinkers bring new ideas to life. Emerging entrepreneurs seek out change, innovation, and connection. They embrace critical thinking and seek continuous improvement. At Northeastern University, we want to inspire this kind of thinking. We encourage our graduate students from all academic backgrounds to explore their drive for innovation.
- Program Structure: Full-time or part-time
- Class Schedule: Courses are primarily offered Monday–Thursday during the evening. Students may take one course online. International students must complete all of their classes on campus.
- Time to Complete: May be completed over the course of just two semesters, or spread out over as long as three years. The length of the program will depend on your course selections. International students must take five courses over an eight-month period to be visa compliant.
Study on your own terms. Start your Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management at a time that works for you. You can enter the program in January, May, or September. You can also choose to enroll in a class just one night a week or accelerate the program by taking a heavier course load each semester.
Build toward something more. The Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management is a unique opportunity to quickly gain fundamental business knowledge and earn a graduate-level credential from a top ranked university. Our entrepreneurship program has been ranked #9 by The Princeton Review. And that’s just the beginning.
When you are ready to pursue a full graduate degree at Northeastern University, the credits you earn during the certificate program may be applied to eligible D’Amore-McKim master’s programs, including the Part-Time MBA. This is a valuable opportunity to turn your career-impacting graduate certificate into a more advanced professional credential.
- GMAT Required? No.
- Where do I apply? Apply using this application.
- Interview required? International applicants who are not native English speakers must demonstrate English language proficiency. You may demonstrate this in one of two ways: submit your test score from TOEFL iBT, IELTS, or PTE academic; or complete an intake interview.
There are three entry terms each year in January, May, and September.
Please visit the Northeastern Student Financial Services page. Click the dropdown under “Graduate Programs” and you’ll find the cost per credit listed next to “D’Amore-McKim School of Business Programs.”
ENTR 6200 | 3 credits
Elective Courses (Select 3 to 4)
Course offerings vary each semester.
ENTR 6212 | 3 credits
ENTR 6214 | 3 credits
ENTR 6218 | 3 credits
ENTR 6220 | 3 credits
ENTR 6222 | 3 credits
ENTR 6224 | 3 credits
ENTR 6225 | 3 credits
ENTR 6293 | 3 credits
MGMT 6210 | 3 credits
MKTG 6214 | 3 credits
TECE 6222 | 3 credits
TECE 6230 | 3 credits
TECE 6250 | 3 credits
TECE 6300 | 3 credits
TECE 6340 | 3 credits
The curriculum is subject to change by D’Amore-McKim faculty. Course offerings may vary by semester.
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