A leader in global experiential learning
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential, research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world, creating a distinctive approach to education and research. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools, and select advanced degrees at graduate campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and Toronto.
NEU’s College of Professional Studies provides non-traditional learners, international students and working professionals with an education that is innovative, flexible, substantial and at the nexus of practice and academic theory.
Programs of the College of Professional Studies are designed to reflect students’ career goals and provide them with the opportunity for advancement. The college has developed a rich academic curriculum that corresponds to thriving industries such as healthcare, education, management, creative media and information technology.
NEU empowers undergraduates to chart their own academic path, combining experiential learning opportunities on 7 continents with more than 150 undergraduate majors and concentrations, including interdisciplinary majors and major-minor combinations. Northeastern offers more than 125 graduate programs, online, on campus, and in hybrid formats, including 39 PhD programs and industry-aligned professional master’s degrees.
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