unique program formats with full and part-time options


in-demand academic concentrations


diverse, interdisciplinary elective offerings


credit hours toward eligible MBA programs

Prepare for the next step in your career on your terms with our innovative MS in Management. Pursue your interests with a customizable degree, build business skills, and elevate your expertise in an area of your choosing with our MS x.

Each format in our MS x program has a signature focus and location. You can choose to study in Boston, where we offer our most flexible format, or select a signature focus at one of our regional campuses or online.

Whatever your ambition, an MS x has a curriculum that will allow you to strengthen your core business knowledge and gain specialized expertise based our your own specific career goals and interests.


MS x: Boston

You'll choose from in-demand concentrations and a customizable curriculum. The MS x Boston is our most flexible format, where you'll tailor your experience to your specific career goals. You'll gain the core business skills employers seek, while you develop specialized expertise in the concentration of your choosing.


Customizable curriculum with a flexiable schedule puts you in control of your learning.

14 concentrations

Cultivate vital business skills in demand by employers, while gaining unique expertise to set yourself apart.


Build your specialized knowledge by taking one interdisciplinary elective at another Northeastern University graduate school.

MS x: Online

Prepare to become a healthcare administration leader through a strategic collaboration with Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Studying 100% online with optional weekly live sessions with faculty and industry experts, you'll dive into custom Mayo Clinic case studies featuring current, real-world patient care challenges demanding actionable solutions.


Whether you're launching a new career or growing your healthcare skillset, you'll have the opportunity to be a leader in a rapidly-evolving field.

Mayo Clinic

Access case studies of actual clinical care challenges, curated by the Mayo Clinic.


Studying 100% online with optional weekly live sessions with faculty and industry experts, you'll be able to learn from home.

MS x: Online + Global Residencies

Develop expertise in Strategic Technology Leadership. Learn to leverage technology trends to drive business, whether you aspire to lead at the C-suite level or start your own venture. Engage in highly interactive remote learning punctuated by three short innovation-focused residencies in Boston and London where you'll develop a business plan with a dedicated executive mentor.


Develop the skills to implement and manage technology solutions across channels and sectors.

Global residencies

Attend three four-day residencies in Boston and London focused on innovation.


Your executive mentor will guide your professional development, challenge your thinking, and connect you with their well-established networks.

Admissions & Events

MS x Boston

Samir Saueressig

Samir, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions, can answer questions about MS x in Boston.

MS x Online

Kelly Carr

Book 15 minutes with Kelly to learn more about the 100% online MS x with two concentrations in healthcare.

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MS x Online + Global Residencies

Rosy Trovato


Essential admissions information

  • GMAT/GRE required? Northeastern University's D'Amore-McKim School of Business is currently test-optional and does not require applicants to submit GRE or GMAT scores. For more information watch this video, or review our admissions policies.
  • English language proficiency: English proficiency, both written and verbal, is necessary for success in D'Amore-McKim classrooms. For more information, review our admissions policies.
  • Where do I apply? Learn more here.
  • Interview required? Interview by invitation only for on-campus applicants, no interviews for online or online + global residencies applicants.
  • What is the difference between an MBA and Master's in Management? Learn more here.

Boston Full-Time Format

2024 Application DeadlinesDecision NotificationsClasses Begin
Nov. 9Jan. 10September
Jan. 25Mar. 14September
Mar. 21*May 2September
May 9Jun. 13September
*March 21 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require a new F-1 visa

Boston Part-Time Format

2024 Application DeadlinesDecision NotificationsClasses Begin
Jan. 25Rolling BasisSeptember
Mar. 21Rolling BasisSeptember
May 9Rolling BasisSeptember
Jun. 7Rolling BasisSeptember
Jul. 3Rolling BasisSeptember
Aug 1Rolling BasisSeptember

Online MS in Management

Application DeadlinesDecision NotificationsClasses Begin
Dec. 11, 2023Dec. 18January
Feb. 5, 2024 Feb. 12February
Aug. 12, 2024Aug. 19September
Sep. 30, 2024Oct. 7October
Dec. 9, 2024Dec. 16January
Feb. 3, 2025Feb. 10February

MS x: Online + Global Residencies

Application DeadlinesDecision NotificationsClasses Begin
Dec. 7, 2023Rolling BasisJanuary
Feb. 1, 2024Rolling BasisSeptember
March 21, 2024Rolling BasisSeptember
May 9, 2024Rolling BasisSeptember
June 7, 2024Rolling BasisSeptember
July 3, 2024Rolling BasisSeptember
Aug. 1, 2024Rolling BasisSeptember

Graduation Dates

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


Northeastern Student Financial Services publishes the tuition rates for the MS in Management (MS x) program. Under the “Graduate Programs” section, the cost per credit appears next to “D'Amore-McKim School of Business Programs.”

Financial Aid

Northeastern's Student Financial Services team will guide you through options to help you finance your graduate education. You can learn more about graduate financial aid options on their website.

Once you become a student, your financial aid advisor will work with you to answer your questions, and provide valuable insight as you navigate the financial commitments of your program.


D'Amore-McKim and Northeastern University offer a variety of scholarships. Campus-based applicants will automatically receive consideration for a merit scholarship. You may also qualify for funding support as an alumU.S. servicemember, or veteran.

Application Fee Waivers

D'Amore-McKim offers application fee waivers to applicants that meet specific criteria. You can review the policy on the Graduate Application FAQ web page.

The D'Amore-McKim School of Business community stands with our university and its leadership in our dedication to cultivating equity and inclusion for all humankind. Understanding and solving our problems requires constant interaction among people who bring their own diverse contexts and experiences to the conversation. Therefore, we must be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community that values the uniqueness of its members, recognizes the power and importance of diversity in our own and surrounding communities, and ensures their engaged participation..

Graduate Student Clubs  

There are numerous university-wide and D'Amore-McKim-affiliated student groups that you may wish to join, and several are grounded in building inclusive communities and resiliency. Many of our graduate business students participate in the Graduate Students of Color Collective, Grad Q, and Out in Business

Campus Resources

Participate in community-building programs, lectures, and events offered by Northeastern's cultural centers representing a range of affiliations and interests including the LGBTQA Resource CenterLatinx Student Cultural CenterAsian American CenterOffice of Global Services, and many more.

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

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Start exploring Northeastern's global footprint

The MS x program is offered online but also at a growing list of Northeastern's global campuses. Our most customizable format puts you in Boston; or study strategic technology leadership in both Boston and London.
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Build Your Career

Career advisors will help you reach your goals.

There's no one-size-fits-all career for MS x graduates, so you can partner with a dedicated advisor from the D'Amore-McKim Graduate Career Center, who can help you navigate the job market or leverage your graduate degree for your next step.

You'll benefit from:

  • Coaching from your advisor to help plan your career strategy
  • Career panels featuring Northeastern alumni
  • Workshop and webinars on developing your professional brand and building a network
  • Resumé and cover letter review, mock interviews, and networking events with partner firms

Get connected to our network.

One of the most valuable benefits of your master's degree at Northeastern is the chance to become part of our elite alumni network. As you study and participate in experience-fueled learning projects, you'll make connections that can last a lifetime with peers in the classroom, distinguished guest speakers, and faculty mentors.

You'll join a large and energetic group of alumni from D'Amore-McKim, numbering more than 58,000 members, as well as 300,000+ Northeastern grads who enjoy giving back to the community. Our alumni network spans 181 countries, with members who regularly connect through events, programs, services, chapters, volunteering, and more.

Global experiential learning

Gain the confidence that comes from experience

Experience is always at the heart of a Northeastern education. In the MS x program, you'll find “learning by doing” is sewn into your curriculum with a host of unique extracurricular experiences that will expand your knowledge and your professional network.