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Leadership and Human Capital, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #184 (WUR) , MA,
Northeastern University's Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Human Capital will help you enhance your potential to grow into leadership positions, while exploring topics like managing high performance teams, workforce analytics, developing great company culture, and more.

About

Are you ready to lead in a changing world? As our world continues to change and grow, new business leaders are emerging with the skills and insight to push the forefront of workforce management. Will you be among them?

Northeastern University’s Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Human Capital will help you enhance your potential to grow into leadership positions, while exploring topics like managing high performance teams, workforce analytics, developing great company culture, and more.

All certificate courses are taught by Northeastern University faculty who are leading practitioners in their respective fields, with active industry connections. Each faculty member understands the challenges of today’s global economy. They are seasoned experts and are committed to your success.

Accelerate and complete your certificate in as little as two terms, or spread out and take up to three years to complete. With evening and weekend classes offered on-campus, you can accelerate your career without missing a beat. You may come to campus just one night a week or accelerate the program by taking multiple classes each semester. 

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Managing Professionals and High Performance Teams
  • Creating an Innovative Organization
  • Leadership
  • A Management Perspective of Human Resource Management
  • Leadership for Environmental Sustainability
  • Health Organization Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      8 - 36 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Online Application Form 
  • Application Fee 
  • A U.S. Bachelor's Degree or international equivalent
  • A GPA of at least 3.0
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Resumé
  • One professional Letter of Recommendation
  • Academic Transcript(s)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19200 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    19200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19200 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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