Northeastern University

D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Graduate Certificate of Advanced Study in Management


360 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA 02115

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate of Advanced Study in Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate Certificate for Advanced Study in Management is a unique opportunity for international students to study in Boston for eight months and earn 15 MBA-level graduate credits at Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School of Business, a premier research university located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. A Graduate Certificate benefits students in multiple ways:

Credit earned may be transferred to an existing MBA program (in the US or the students’ home countries)
Students may apply for an Optional Practical Training (OPT) work visa in the US.
The course of study can help students meet their career and professional development goals.

Why choose this program?

This Advanced Study of Management Graduate Certificate has been specifically designed to accommodate the unique needs of international students who seek to accelerate their professional and educational advancement. Described by some as a mini-MBA, this intensive, five-course program covers the most critical aspects of US business approaches by offering the following courses:

Entrepreneurship and Innovation
People and Organizations of the New Economy
Financial Reporting and Managerial Accounting
Creating and Sustaining Market Strategies
Managing the Global Enterprise

Program Structure

The program runs over an eight-month time period.

Students can begin the program in any of three entry terms: September (Fall), January (Spring) or May (Summer).

During the first four months students complete three 3-credit courses. In the second four months, students complete their final two courses.


Students may transfer credit into a graduate program in their home country, or, students may apply and transfer graduate credits to a US institution and continue an MBA degree.
Students may apply for OPT to be eligible to work in the US.
Students may accelerate their professional development in a global arena.
Students have the opportunity to experience one of the world’s great educational cities.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education; The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid Description: Yes, all students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Please speak to an Enrollment Advisor for more information.

# of Credits Required: 15

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1,425 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: All students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Federal, state, University scholarship programs, and payment options are available.

Locale: Large City

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