At Northeastern, every professional master’s program is designed with input from the university’s industrial advisory board to ensure content addresses industry needs.
Whether your interests lie in applied mathematics, cognition and neuroscience, environmental and marine science, biotechnology, nanoscience, or bioinformatics — a suite of expert discoverers and engaged students welcome you to join them.
At Northeastern University, scientific heroes are made, not born. They take on rigorous topics in the physical sciences, life sciences, and mathematics to solve real-world challenges and create positive change.
How is biology used to devise a 3D-printable material that is alive? How can studying proteins develop treatments for hundreds of currently untreatable diseases? How can observing ballerinas help people regain their balance in old age, improve mobility, design better robots, and treat stroke patients more effectively?
These are just some of the questions Northeastern University's College of Science (COS) answers in its state-of-the-art laboratories. Their research pushes the frontier of knowledge, while the university's unique experiential learning approach moulds professionals to solve global challenges.
The co-op experience Alessi speaks of is open to every learner at the College of Science. In fact, real-world opportunities like these are a Northeastern hallmark. For over 100 years, the university has been a world leader in cooperative education, launching students into the workplace well before they graduate.
These opportunities will help you gain unparalleled pathways to develop or advance your professional skills and engage with valuable contacts while identifying and solidifying your career options.
Despite the economic uncertainty brought upon by the pandemic, the College of Science achieved a 94% co-op placement in the last academic year. A total of 1,332 undergraduate and graduate students worked in top healthcare institutions and clinics, biotechnology companies, and research labs.
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