specialized track options
credits toward an MBA
Full time, Boston campus
Monday–Thursday daytime classes; some evening classes
Time to Complete
Degrees are conferred in December; a graduation ceremony is held at the end of the summer term for all graduates from that calendar year.
For the 2021-22 and 2022-2023 academic years, Northeastern University is test-optional and does not require applicants to submit GMAT or GRE scores to be considered for admission. For more information, review our admissions policies.
F-1 visa compliant?
Yes, full-time study is compliant with F-1 visa requirements.
Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
No. CPT is not offered at this time, but you’ll have opportunities to gain valuable U.S. professional experience through select courses.
Optional Practical Training (OPT)
Yes. International students on an F-1 visa may become eligible to work in the U.S. for up to 12 months after completing their program.
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About our students
Average over the past three years
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The MSA program at Northeastern sets a truly professional environment for students. My fellow classmates seem more like colleagues. Everyone in the program actually wants to be there. The people that surround me every day are just as eager to learn and develop their careers as I am. Being around people who are of the same mentality pushes me to really challenge myself.KEREN DEKEL, MSA’16
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