months to complete
years of work experience, on average
Classes start in January online
100% online with virtual meetings with your cohort
Time to Complete
Degrees are conferred two times per year in December and August after students complete their required coursework; 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?
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)
About our students
Entering class of 2020
Your classmates will be from all industries and will likely all have different job titles. This helps to create a rich learning environment, where you will learn from each other and form a tight community. As you progress through this transformative program, your professional network will expand and the connections you make will stay with you after graduation.
|Average Work Experience||5-10 years|
|Undergraduate GPA (Average)||3.11|
Work Experience by Industry
The program gave me a different outlook on innovation. For example, I learned new skills in finance and accounting and how revenue affects innovation, and I learned about organizational structure and the impact that creates.ISAAC PAYNE, MS IN INNOVATION’19
In our MS in Innovation program, your faculty will have over 30 years of experience in entrepreneurship and business education. They have either started companies, been investors in startups, or served as consultants to companies. You’ll learn from thought-leaders who write in journals and books that business leaders read. With a common passion for corporate innovation in common, they represent diverse backgrounds with unique areas of expertise.
See all faculty who regularly teach in the MS in Innovation program.