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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility: 

  • Students must have a  bachelor’s degree in a related field or its equivalent to get admission in this program.
  • Students required a minimum GPA of 3.6.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test to get admission to this program.

Program Description

  • The Master of Science(M.Sc) in Engineering Management at Northeastern University is a 2-years program.
  • The program is on a full-time or part-time basis.
  • Students have an opportunity to develop the technical expertise and the business competence that is in high demand for management positions in a technology-based industry.
  • Some of the main courses students go through in this program are:
    • Big Data Architecture and Governance
    • User Experience Design and Testing
    • Engineering/Organizational Psychology
    • Engineering Product Design Methodology
    • Global Supply Chain Strategy
  • Students gain the theoretical, quantitative, and analytical skills and tools they will need to contribute to interdisciplinary teams or to take a leadership position in engineering management.
  • The Graduation rate of Northeastern University is 84%.
  • The student-faculty ratio of this college is 14:1.
  • The acceptance rate of Northeastern University is 19%.

Program Highlights

Degree Type OfferedMaster
Duration1.5-2 year
Fees106400 for 1.5-2 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission IntakeFall (Deadline – Apr 15)
Admission IntakeSpring (Deadline – Oct 26)
Language ProficiencyIELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program URL…

Required Document List

The following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Statement of Purpose – This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics, and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Tests Score statement: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.

Application Deadline


EventEnd Date
FallApr 15, 2022
SpringOct 26, 2021

Scores Required

  • 6.5 / 9
  • Avg. Score in
  • 100 / 120
  • Avg. Score in
  • 53 / 90
  • Avg. Score in
  • PTE
  • 298 / 340
  • Avg. Score in
  • GRE

Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition Fees$53200$53200

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room And Board$15880


Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education 2021

Ranked #151 / 1001

Engineering [ International ]

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Young Women in Public Affairs Award$4000YesAug 1, 2020
BeArt Presets-Academic Scholarship$2000YesApr 1, 2020
Young Professionals ProgramVariableYesN/A
Axol Science Scholarship$2000YesJul 1, 2020

Options Available

ProgramDelivery TypeDurationProgram TypeTution Fees
M.Sc Engineering and Public Policyfull time2 yearson-campus$48000

VISA & Work Study


International students can apply for a visa in the F-1 or J-1 category. All full-time, admitted students are eligible for the F-1 visa, as long as they are proficient in English and can show proof of funding for at least the first year of study. Most Northeastern University international students have this visa status.

Work Study

Students may work up to 20 hours per week while school is in session and up to 40 hours per week during periods when school is not in session or during approved summer vacation. Graduating students are allowed to work until the official last day of university finals. The dates of the finals period are posted in the Academic Calendar.

Career and Placement after Course

Students have career opportunities in:

  • Engineering management 
  • Project management
  • Product development and management,
  • Supply chain management
  • Technical organizations

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