D’Amore-McKim School of Business – Northeastern University - Full-Time MBA
Northeastern University Full-Time MBA Program Structure
The Northeastern University Full-time MBA at D’Amore-McKim School of Business is intended to be completed within two consecutive academic years, including a six-month paid corporate residency and a global consulting project. The residency can also last around 12 months.
The 55-credit Northeastern University full-time MBA program begins with MBA foundation courses and a career management course. Students fulfill their globalization requirement during their first year through the Global Projects consulting course, a field-based experience overseas. Students also take a non-credit Career Management course and an MBA Skills Workshop as prerequisites for the corporate residency program. The courses prepare students for the career planning process by covering topics such as résumé writing, mock interviews, job search strategy, salary negotiation, communication skills, business analysis, ethics, etc.
Between their first and second years, students take a three-unit course called the Global Project Consulting Course. The course includes pairs students up with a global partner organization to solve problems based on current issues. The class also includes a trip abroad to give students hands-on experience working in an international capacity. On each trip, students attend talks by guest speakers, meet with regional officials, and visit various business firms in order to gain practical exposure to the global business theory taught in the classroom. They spend the rest of the summer and the following fall semester—June through December—in their Corporate Residency, a six-month paid internship with one of Northeastern’s corporate partners.
When they return from their Corporate Residency, students begin taking electives to earn two different concentrations, each requiring 12 credit hours of courses. Students can choose between Business Analytics, Corporate Innovation and Venturing, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare Management, International Business, Leading People and Organizations, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management. tudents may also pick from one of the concentrations above and pair it with a concentration from another school within Northeastern University for their second. The other options include:
MBA x Computer Science
MBA x Life Sciences
MBA x Design and Communication
Game Design and Analytics
Media Innovation and Advocacy
Northeastern Full-Time MBA Rankings
• U.S. News & World Report: 61
• Bloomberg: 75
• The Economist: 83
• Financial Times: 69
The Northeastern University full-time MBA class currently enrolls 70 students. Those enrolled scored a 616 on the GMAT and earned an average undergraduate GPA of 3.6. About 43 percent of the classes are female, with international students comprising 33 percent. The average work experience of students entering the class is 3.8 years.
Around 90 percent of Northeastern University full-time MBA students started jobs within three months of graduation. Graduates earned an average salary of $87,190 with a top base salary of $115,000.
Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid
The Northeastern University full-time MBA program costs $1,640 per credit hour. The total cost for the program is $90,200 (55 credits). Full-time students at the Boston campus pay $560 in fees.
All admitted students are automatically considered for a scholarship; no separate application is necessary. Scholarships range from 25 percent to 100 percent of tuition and are based on undergraduate record, professional experience and recommendations, GMAT score and other relevant application materials.
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree.
Applicants must submit a completed online application, two letters of recommendation, a professional résumé, transcripts from each college or university attended, GMAT or GRE scores (optional due to COVID-19), personal statement, and a $100 application fee. International students from non-English-speaking countries must also submit score reports from the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic, and non-citizens who are permanent residents must submit their Green Card. An interview is required for admission and is extended by invitation only.
2022 Northeastern Full-Time MBA Deadlines
Fall 2022 Deadlines:
Application Deadlines: Nov. 5; Jan. 20; Mar. 15*; Apr. 20
Decision Notification: Jan. 10; Mar. 15; May 25; Jun. 15
Classes Begin in September
* March 15 deadline is the final deadline for international candidates who require an F-1 visa
Northeastern Full-Time MBA FAQ’s
How has the university coped with the current pandemic?
Most events and classes are online although some are on campus.
What MS offerings does Northeastern University have for graduate students?
Degrees including MS in Innovation, MS in International Management, MS in Technological Entrepreneurship, and many more are available for those seeking a graduate degree at the university.
What are some industries students entering the MBA program come from?
Nineteen percent of the recent class came from marketing, 14% from general management, and another 14% from finance & accounting.