Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online

Business Administration

Northeastern University

12 months
24600 USD/year
24600 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Position yourself for career advancement with the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from Northeastern University. This graduate certificate is designed to help you develop and refine the skills you need to be a more strategic manager and leader. At the pace that works for you, you can gain specific knowledge you need to accelerate your career.


The Business Administration program from Northeastern University is designed to help you learn the skills you need to excel today, while earning credits to drive you toward tomorrow’s goals. Your program will consist of four to six essential business courses. You may accelerate the curriculum and complete it in as little as eight months, or spread out and take up to three years to complete.

You may choose to focus on one area of specialty or gain fundamental business knowledge around financial reporting and managerial decision making, managing people and organizations, information analysis, and managing information resources. 

Unique Features

  • This program meets F-1 international student status requirements
  • Successfully complete our Part-Time MBA Path, and you may be eligible to waive the GMAT requirement when you later apply for a D'Amore-McKim graduate program
  • Build a course sequence that meets your educational needs
  • Structure a pace that fits your current personal and professional commitments
  • Apply what you learn to your current job, as you learn it
  • Three convenient start dates per year
  • GRE/GMAT test scores are not required
  • Two curriculum options are F-1 visa compliant: the Eight-month international student cohort and the Four-month accelerated curriculum

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 
  • Value Creation through Financial Decision Making
  • Managing People and Organizations
  • Information Analysis
  • Managing Information Resources 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application form
  • Application fee
  • Personal statement
  • Current resumé
  • One professional letter of recommendation
  • Academic transcript(s)
  • U.S. bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
  • Work experience
  • Demonstrated English-language proficiency for non-native speakers.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24600 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    24600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24600 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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