The Northeastern University Online MBA
Get real business experience from your online MBA program.
A quick look
The Online MBA from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University.
Optional weekly live sessions
Get Real-world Experience
Learning by doing is a hallmark of a Northeastern MBA. Over one-fifth of your learning in the Online MBA program will be rooted in experience (what we call EXPO)—involving actual assignments with companies and organizations.
Attend live sessions to connect with faculty and peers
In addition to on-demand content, each course provides optional live faculty connect sessions each week as well as open faculty office hours.
Attend live sessions to connect with faculty and peers
In addition to on-demand content, each Online MBA course provides optional live faculty connect sessions each week as well as open faculty office hours.
Customize your courses to match your interests
Northeastern’s Online MBA provides you with choices and flexibility to position yourself for success. With two-thirds of your classes as electives, you’ll choose 10-13 courses aligned with your personal career goals.
a breakthrough program
In today’s data-driven economy, business leaders must possess a diverse skill set and experience to navigate cultural and technological changes with confidence.
Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business is at the forefront of redefining what it means to earn your MBA online by leveraging experience to prepare you for success in the face of rapid change.
Online MBA program features
Build your business intelligence
You’ll get immediately actionable business knowledge, insights and ideas for what’s next in business.
The Online MBA program is designed from top to bottom to enable you to translate what you learn into effectiveness and leadership on the job immediately, including an emphasis on indispensable human skills.
The program is 100% online, including your experiential (EXPO) courses. Courses are asynchronous with optional live faculty connect sessions.
Choose your pace
Built specifically for working professionals, you can complete the degree in as few as 18 months or adjust the schedule to meet your needs.
Courses are 7.5 weeks long to allow you to deep dive into each topic. Stack courses or take them one at a time – you get to choose your own pace.
The 50-credit hour curriculum is divided into two segments: 21 core credits and 29 elective credits which allows you to customize your degree to match your interests.
Through your elective coursework, you will complete two focus areas in business analytics, finance, and/or innovation and entrepreneurship.
You’ll take societal challenges courses that highlight how business concerns and societal challenges of our times are intertwined.
In these courses, you’ll delve into stakeholder values such as diversity and equity, social justice, sustainability, and other issues impacting our society.
You’ll benefit from the support of a dedicated Online MBA success manager to help you through the program and connect you with Northeastern events and resources, including full access to Northeastern’s career support services.
Connect with faculty and executives
You’ll interact personally with faculty and business executives through optional faculty-connect sessions, faculty office hours, and in your experience-powered learning.
Expand your network
Through in-class discussion groups, faculty connects, and experience-powered learning opportunities, you’ll build connections with classmates from a range of fields and functions.
You’ll also join a network of 50,000 D’Amore-McKim School of Business graduates.
What our online MBA graduates say
Since completing my OMBA I’ve experienced tremendous personal success, joined a first class firm, and was also recently promoted. Great two year investment that has yielded a return both personally and professionally.
The Online MBA program allows you to continuously apply your classroom learning to the real world business issues faced every day. The professors are always available for questions and the student body is industry diverse and collaborative.
Northeastern is globally recognized, and being an alumnus of such a highly respected institution is of great value and is a stamp of quality for my abilities and my grit.
Report a salary increase after graduation
REPORT A SALARY INCREASE OF 40% OR MORE
According to a 2020 anonymous survey of D’Amore-McKim School of Business Online MBA graduates.
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Online MBA FAQs
What are the admission requirements?
- Bachelor’s degree and a 3.0 GPA from an accredited institution.
Note: GMAT and GRE are optional.
What appears on the diploma?
- Northeastern University
- D’Amore-McKim School of Business
- Masters of Business Administration
Note: your diploma will not say “Online”.
How much is the program?
What are the admission deadlines?
- April 15, 2024 to start May 2024
- June 10, 2024 to start July 2024
- August 12, 2024 to start September 2024
Online MBA Events
The D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University has earned a reputation for excellence in research, teaching, experiential learning, and innovation. As a global leader in practice-based education, we continuously advance our methods to meet the ever-changing needs of our students. In fact, we were one of the first universities in the nation to offer a top-tier MBA degree in an innovative online format.
Northeastern University ranks among the Top 50 research universities in the country, and the D’Amore-McKim School of Business played a big part in this achievement.
D’Amore-McKim has redefined business education. We foster a rich culture of experience-powered learning and entrepreneurial thinking. In our programs, you put ideas into action, discover your passion, and grow intellectually. We combine rigorous academics with real-world learning that can prepare you to do more, be more, and achieve more than you ever thought possible.
The D’Amore-McKim School of Business is AACSB-accredited.