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200,000 ALUMNI




A banking center. An energy center. A healthcare center. Charlotte is at the heart of some of America’s greatest industries. That’s why Northeastern University leveraged its long-standing educational and business network with some of the region’s most vibrant players to extend its global reach to Charlotte. Building on more than a century of experience as a top-tier nonprofit research institution with worldwide connections to alumni and corporate partners, graduate programs are linked to local industry and tailored to working professionals. You can take advantage of a university that runs on thought leadership, produces research that changes lives, and gives you the power to become Networked for Life.

I had searched high and low for a graduate program that matched exactly what I wanted to study and Northeastern’s MS in Leadership has it all. Northeastern has a reputation for quality education and the advantages of a large university that

are unmatched here in Charlotte. — JESSICA WARZYBOK MS Leadership, 2014

I get the quality and program options I need, the flexibility of online classes, and the community of faculty and students, whether for classroom discussion or just to get a question answered on a

Saturday afternoon. — MICHELLE BABB MBA, 2013

YOUR NORTHEASTERN The Charlotte campus is located in the heart of Uptown Charlotte, at the corner of Trade and Tryon, a global hub for banking, education, energy, and healthcare. Its proximity to industry is indicative of the direct connection that faculty and students foster with businesses in the region and throughout the world. The Charlotte team of faculty and staff—many with strong civic and corporate ties to the local community—are on-hand to help you meet your educational goals. They also serve as a direct connection between our Charlotte campus, our main campus in Boston, and our extended global network.

THE NORTHEASTERN ADVANTAGE The University started with an innovative idea: education is about engaging with the world to solve problems and lead change. It’s a distinctive approach that infuses our programs, our faculty, and, most of all, our students and alumni—and has earned us top national rankings for entrepreneurship and innovation from Forbes and Entrepreneur magazines. For more than a century, we have provided students with hands-on professional experiences through our signature cooperative education program (co-op). Today, it is the core of the world’s largest experiential learning initiative, extending to more than 3,000 employers in more than 114 countries.* The approach delivers results: alumni hold posts at companies like Wells Fargo, IBM, and Snyder’s-Lance. As a top-tier non-profit university with a focus on research, particularly in the areas of health, security, and sustainability, we offer a venue where you can bring ideas to life. *Number of countries with students participating in experiential learning opportunities between 2006 and 2013

My professors have made it possible for me to meet others in the industry. This is expanding my network, which will lead to

meaningful job opportunities. — JULIO ALBERTO FRANCO ARENAS MS Project Management, 2013

INDUSTRY-FOCUSED PROGRAMS Charlotte speaks to a global economy that is dependent on thought-leaders who can learn, inspire, create, and execute new ideas and technologies. Integrating theory with practice, we have designed our graduate programs and certificates to meet the needs of local and global industry—and to put you in demand. We offer a wide range of graduate degrees so that you can stay current, stay competitive, and stay Networked for Advancement through the format that works best for you. Business


Master of Science in Finance Master of Business Administration (MBA) Master of Science in Taxation

Master of Science in Health Informatics Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs for Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT)

Education Master of Education (MEd) Doctor of Education (EdD)

Government & Civic Engagement Master of Science in Criminal Justice Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Leadership & Management Master of Science in Leadership Master of Science in Project Management Master of Sports Leadership

Science, Technology, & Engineering Master of Science in Computer Science Master of Science in Energy Systems Master of Science in Engineering Management Master of Science in Health Informatics Master of Science in Information Assurance

THE ALIGN PROGRAM If you’re interested in our degree programs but feel your professional or educational background are not a match, consider ALIGN (Accelerated Link to Industry through Northeastern’s Global Network). Through ALIGN, students from diverse backgrounds are prepared to transition into successful careers in high-demand industries. ALIGN allows students to complete a full master’s degree with a customized curriculum that links your undergraduate foundation to your graduate studies, all while you gain paid work experience at industry-leading companies. This one-of-a-kind program eliminates the need for extensive supplemental coursework or a second bachelor’s degree, and allows you to complete your desired degree program within a traditional, full-time master’s degree time frame. Our ALIGN degree programs are delivered in a hybrid format that integrates on-campus and online courses, combining the benefit of face-to-face interaction with the convenience of balancing a busy schedule. Each ALIGN program is tailored to a high-growth field where employers in the region and across the globe are searching for qualified professionals, and gives students a competitive advantage in their new industry of choice. > Master of Science in Computer Science > Master of Science in Energy Systems > Master of Science in Engineering Management > Master of Science in Health Informatics > Master of Science in Information Assurance > Master of Science in Project Management > Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs for Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices For more information, go to

ALIGN gives me the opportunity to get a master’s degree and opens the door to a whole new career path, one that combines my existing background with

new knowledge.

— STEPHEN COURT MS Computer Science, 2015

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS In today’s fast-moving and hyper-competitive marketplace, employers expect employees and job applicants to demonstrate a dedication to keeping pace with the latest advances and practices in their industry. Northeastern University offers graduate certificate programs that help you stay current, stay competitive, and stay Networked for Advancement in your current or future career. Each of Northeastern’s certificate programs is comprised of four to six graduate-level courses focused on a specific concentration within a field of study. And, like every academic program offered at Northeastern, our graduate certificate programs are matched with high-demand industries in the region. Depending on the individual program, they are available 100% online or in a blend of online and on-campus learning, offering you maximum flexibility and convenience. Plus, course credits may be transferred to a related Northeastern master’s degree program. When you enroll in a graduate certificate program, you join a network of business leaders, alumni, and students that extends to organizations across the street and around the world. That means you will be connected to an active, committed network of professionals and peers who can help you open the right doors throughout every phase of your career. Healthcare


Health Informatics—Management and Exchange Health Informatics—Privacy and Security Health Informatics—Software Engineering Biopharmaceutical International Regulatory Affairs Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs Biopharmaceutical Domestic Regulatory Affairs

Adult and Organizational Learning Higher Education Administration

Leadership & Management Project Management Leadership



Our faculty members don’t just rely on theoretical knowledge. They have also made their mark professionally, in a range of traditional and emerging industries. They collaborate with colleagues on campus, in the Charlotte metropolitan area, and around the globe to pursue interdisciplinary research that turns discoveries into practical solutions. These faculty connections help link you to leading companies, putting Our Network to Work for You.

Northeastern is dedicated to ensuring that our degree programs fit not just your career goals, but also your day-to-day life. Our students typically complete their degrees in two to three years, taking one course at a time.

GLOBAL NETWORK With a global network spanning 150 countries, seven continents, more than 3,000 corporate and nonprofit organizations, and more than 200,000 alumni, Northeastern students are connected locally, nationally, and globally. As a new student, you have immediate access to business leaders, alumni, and peers who can help you open the right doors.

ONLINE & ON-CAMPUS LEARNING Offering a combination of on-campus, online, and blended degree programs, Northeastern gives you the options you need: classroom and distance learning combined with the freedom and flexibility to advance your career on your schedule.

ADMISSIONS Frequent start dates are offered throughout the year, so you won’t need to wait to begin your program.

LEARN MORE Drop by, attend one of our virtual or on-campus events, or give us a call at 980.224.8466. For more information, visit 980.224.8466 101 N. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28246


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