Employers need innovative leaders like you.

Machine learning and data analytics are redefining the business landscape, changing the way companies interact with customers, and requiring agile approaches to challenges. Leaders who can design creative solutions, reinvent outdated processes, and guide their teams expertly through times of change are already in high demand.

Your D'Amore-McKim Master's in Innovation degree will position you to potential employers as a knowledgeable practitioner of innovation techniques—and one who distinctly understands the unique challenges of the digital economy. The tools you'll learn are portable across all industries and companies, and they apply in all functional areas, including research, business development, engineering, information technology, marketing, operations, product management, and brand management.

Also, by securing a corporate sponsor within your organization and developing an innovation plan that can substantially boost revenue or productivity—part of a required project—you can raise your leadership profile and position yourself for career advancement.

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Offering MS in Innovation students a solid pathway to expand their networks and identify new career opportunities.

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Depending on your work background, your degree can be a significant step toward pursuing one of these roles:

  • Product manager or developer
  • Business development manager
  • Line-of-business manager
  • Innovation consultant or manager
  • Engineer
  • Software developer
  • Director of innovation/continuous improvement
  • Director of operations
  • VP of Innovation

“The MS in Innovation changed my career path and changed who I am as a person.”

Shelley Pinsonneault, VP, Partnerships & Standards, Publicis Media
MS in Innovation'18, MBA‘20

“Be a rare breed, take a calculated risk, go to school—there are jobs out there waiting for you.”

Isaac Payne, Regional Sales Manager, Shimano North American Holding, Inc.
MS in Innovation‘19

Graduate Career Center Advisors will help you reach your goals

As you move through the Master's in Innovation program, you'll partner with a dedicated advisor from the Graduate Career Center to begin your job search. The support of Career Services staff includes these valuable tools and events:

  • Coaching from your advisor to help plan your career strategy
  • Alumni panels to share insights on topics important to your future
  • A professionalism workshop on best practices for building a personal brand
  • Resume and cover letter review, mock interviews, and networking events with partner firms

Position yourself for career success

Join our vibrant community of alumni

Our network of 50,000+ loyal D'Amore-McKim graduates—and the larger community of 275,000 Northeastern alums—connects regularly via events, programs, services, chapters, groups, volunteering, and more. Successful alumni, who reach out frequently to the network with career opportunities, represent a diverse range of businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. Become part of this ambitious and active group and expand your horizons!

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