Academic Programs

Pathways to Tech

Align Master of Science in Computer Science

Align provides a direct path to a Master’s in Computer Science for non-computer science majors and people without programming experience. As an Align student, you’ll take advantage of rigorous academic bridge courses that prepare you for master’s-level coursework. You’ll also gain real-world work experience through a co-op or internship at one of our many industry partners—including firms like Amazon, eBay, Google, Nordstrom, and Zillow.  Learn more » 

Master of Professional Studies in Analytics

The MPS in Analytics delivers end-to-end analytics education through a core curriculum with integrated experiential learning opportunities. The curriculum is defined by experienced scholar-practitioners and thought leaders from across the analytics industry, while experiential projects derive from a variety of industry settings and employer sponsors. In addition to these curriculum-based learning opportunities, the MPS in Analytics program provides students with unparalleled access to practitioners and companies through frequent networking opportunities, guest speakers, and hands-on project work. Not only will students graduate with a portfolio of work samples that demonstrate their range and depth of skill, they will be part of a larger network of analytics professionals that will serve them now and in the future. Learn more » 

Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media Connect

The Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media Connect program is designed for students without prior experience in core technical and/or creative concepts. This program requires an additional 12 quarter hours of credit, with courses providing intensive, hands-on guidance into the essential knowledge required for the MPS Digital Media curriculum. Upon completion of the Connect program, students continue in the MPS Digital Media program. Learn more »



Khoury College of Computer Science

Master of Science in Computer Science

The Master of Science in Computer Science degree, from Northeastern’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences, is designed for experienced professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and expand their technology leadership responsibilities in all industries and organizations around the world from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises. The program combines both computing and important application domains—enabling you to increase your broad-based knowledge in the field while focusing on one of three featured specializations: software engineering, artificial intelligence or human-computer interaction.  Learn more »


College of Engineering

Master of Science in Data Analytics Engineering

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering offers the Master of Science in Data Analytics Engineering in order to meet the current and projected demand for a workforce trained in analytics. While the core courses for this program are offered by the College of Engineering, elective courses can be chosen from diverse disciplines spread across various colleges at Northeastern. The program is designed to enable graduating students to address the growing need for professionals who are trained in advanced data analytics and can transform large streams of data into understandable and actionable information for the purpose of making decisions. The key sectors that require analytics professionals include healthcare, smart manufacturing, supply chain and logistics, national security, defense, banking, finance, marketing, and human resources. Learn more » 

Master of Science in Information Systems

In the Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) degree program, you will embark on an IT leadership pathway as a more evolved, dynamic software engineer. Through an innovative curriculum and a rigorous academic program that is both broad and deep, master’s information systems students will become problem-solvers who design groundbreaking software solutions that fit within the complexities of the business world and solve the humanistic needs of the people who use them. Learn more » 


College of Art, Media and Design

Master of Science in Information Design and Data Visualization

The Master of Science in Information Design and Data Visualization is a research- and analysis-oriented program focusing on visual interfaces to communicate and explore digital information. Graduates in the MS in Information Design and Data Visualization will be professional information designers and data visualization experts able to collaborate effectively in this dynamic and burgeoning field of practice and research, prepared to work in data-driven areas including design, technology, business, health, education, and public institutions. The curriculum is designed to train students in design principles, critical inquiry, and the analytical and creative practices needed to assume leadership roles in an evolving interdisciplinary field. Coursework focuses on the translation of data and information into visual languages, and the integration of theoretical, cognitive, and technical aspects of visualizations that engage a broad range of audiences. Learn more »


College of Professional Studies

Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media

The Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media offers a hands-on, collaborative way to explore core creative concepts and innovative ideas in diverse areas of the digital media world. The program provides a solid preparation in the three core digital media knowledge areas: design thinking, technical competency, and creative expression. The core courses in information development, usability, and narrative structure provide a baseline for developing, marketing, and managing content-rich experiences. In your final project, you’ll work with the guidance of a faculty advisor on a personal proposal or with a small, focused team to channel your passion into a project that provides tangible evidence of your abilities. Learn more » 


Career Resilience Workshops

The Career Resiliency workshop model supports Northeastern’s vision to develop, stackable, skills-based, digital learning experiences delivered over 3 weeks to non-credit learner audiences. Participants who complete the workshop earn a Level 2 badge from Northeastern. Career Resiliency modules can be stand alone learning experiences, or integrated within a course curriculum as part of a credit-bearing experience.

Learners will discover, purchase, access, and complete the modules via Canvas Catalog. Keep Reading »