Northeastern is the world leader in experiential learning. Here, graduate students—from the master’s through the doctorate, and in professional and certificate programs—put knowledge to work at Fortune 500 and startup companies, universities, government agencies, nonprofits, and global organizations.
As a tier-1 research university, Northeastern puts a premium on high-impact discovery—research that’s “use-inspired.” Students and faculty tackle challenges while working across disciplines, in fields from health and security to sustainability. And in our pioneering experiential PhD programs, students learn in environments relevant to their work, such as companies, laboratories, nonprofits, universities, and global organizations.
With more than 3,100 industry employers in 136 countries, on every continent, Northeastern forges educational, experiential, and research partnerships. Our worldwide network of professionals and engaged university citizens includes more than 245,000 alumni.