2

study options (full-time and part-time)

17

countries represented in the full-time program

STEM

designated program

Program Snapshots

Format

Full-time, Boston Campus

Class Begins

September

Credits

30

Class Schedule

Monday–Friday

Time to Complete

12 or 16 months, depending on whether you opt for a summer vacation

Graduation

Degrees are conferred in May, August, and December with a graduation ceremony held at the end of the spring term. Learn more about commencement.

GMAT/GRE Requirement

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 F-1 compliant.

STEM Designated?

Yes

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

Yes, international students studying full-time on an F-1 visa may become eligible to apply for CPT before their program end date for experiential learning opportunities.

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

Full-time entering class of 2020

Women52%
Men48%
International Students85.71%
Average Work Experience>1 year

Undergraduate Majors

Accounting10.22%
Business Administration8.03%
Business Analytics3.65%
Finance15.33%
Management5.11%
Marketing8.03%
Statistics3.65%
Supply Chain Management2.92%

Work Experience by Industry

Consulting5.26%
Pharmaceutical/Biotech/Health Care5.26%
Consumer Products9.47%
Financial Services29.47%
Government2.11%
Manufacturing12.63%
Media/Entertainment2.11%
Real Estate3.16%
Technology14.74%

Format

100% Online

Class Begins

September

Class Schedule

Take classes anywhere, anytime. Classes are 7 weeks long and taken sequentially and have regular deliverables to ensure that learning is strong.

Credits

30

Time to Complete

20 months

Graduation

Degrees are conferred in May, August, and December with a graduation ceremony held at the end of the spring term. Learn more about commencement.

GMAT/GRE Requirement

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?

No

STEM Designated?

Yes

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

No. CPT is not offered for online study, but you'll have opportunities to gain valuable U.S. professional experience through select courses.

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

No. OPT is not offered for online study.

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About Our Students

Online entering class of 2020

Women59%
Men41%
Average Work Experience5 years

Undergraduate Majors

Biology6.25%
Business Administration18.75%
Economics12.5%
English6.25%
Finance18.75%
Management6.25%
Mechanical Engineering6.25%
Political Science6.25%
Psychology18.75%

Work Experience by Industry

Financial Services6.25%
Consumer Products6.25%
Government6.25%
Non-Profit18.75%
Petroleum/Energy6.25%
Pharmaceutical/Biotech/Health Care Products6.25%
Technology18.75%

Featured Faculty

Kwong Chan

Associate Academic Specialist, Marketing; Executive Director, DATA Initiative

Yang W. Lee

Associate Professor, Supply Chain and Information Management

Felicia Lassk

Associate Professor, Marketing; Marketing Group Chair; MBA Marketing Career Track Chair

Christoph Riedl

Associate Professor, Supply Chain and Information Management Systems

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Upon completion of the program, you will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to demonstrate critical thinking in a business environment.