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Military Education - Masters & Bachelor's Completion Degrees

Upcoming Term Start Dates
Bachelor's Completion Programs:
• Second Half Summer 2019: June 26, 2019
• Fall 2019: September 3, 2019
• Second Half Fall 2019: October 23, 2019

Graduate Programs:
• Second Half Spring 2019: May 20, 2019
• Summer 2019: July 8, 2019
• Second Half Summer 2019: August 5, 2019
• Fall 2019: September 16, 2019
• Second Half Fall 2019: October 28, 2019

Available 100% Online
Bachelor's Completion Programs:
12 programs available 100% online

Graduate Programs:
100+ programs available 100% online

Credits Required for Graduation
Bachelor's Completion Programs:
120 - 127 Semester Hours

Graduate Programs:
30 - 32 Semester Hours


Northeastern University commits to delivering a unique and supportive experience to veterans and servicemembers—one that enables them to achieve their educational and career aspirations. Our military students gain access to dedicated resources, such as the Yellow Ribbon Program, GI Bill education benefits, financial aids for veterans, and powerful experiential learning and career placement opportunities. You will receive support from initial inquiry to when you receive your diploma—and beyond.

You'll have the unique opportunity to leverage:

  • Industry-aligned programs: Our 200+ graduate degree, bachelor's completion, and certificate programs are aligned with the growing needs of today’s global economy and centered on experiential learning. With many of these programs offered 100% online as well as on-location in Boston or at one of our 6 regional campuses, you can earn your degree when and where it's most convenient for you. Featured programs include:
    • Bachelor's Completion Programs: Project Management; Analytics; Finance and Accounting Management; BS in Digital Communication and Media; Management; Information Technology; Psychology.
    • Graduate Programs: Project Management; Homeland Security; Global Studies and International Relations; Strategic Intelligence and Analysis; Information Assurance and Cybersecurity; Security and Resilience Studies (note: Security and Resilience Studies is only available at our Boston campus).
  • Financial and personal support: We have invested $2 million in our Yellow Ribbon Program and offer 100% tuition assistance matching and veteran education benefits for veterans and servicemembers. A dedicated team is focused on helping you make the most of your GI Bill education benefits and seamlessly transition to student life.
  • Military scholarships: Northeastern offers a variety of military-specific scholarships to meet the gap in servicemembers and veterans military education benefits including the Patriot Scholars Program, Phi Gamma Pi Veterans Scholarship, Double Husky Scholarship (25% discount for Northeastern bachelor's alumni on a graduate degree at Northeastern), and the Ruby Linn Foundation Scholarship (renewable scholarship up to $10,000 per year for one of 13 Lowell Institute School STEM programs).
  • Tailored educational experiences: Enroll in courses flexible to your schedule, whether 100% online, on-location, or a hybrid of the two. Connect with current military students and faculty at our flagship Boston campus or regional campuses in Charlotte, Seattle, Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto.
  • Dedicated career services: The Center for the Advancement of Veterans and Servicemembers works directly with military members to help you find co-ops and job opportunities that fit your skill set and professional goals. 
  • An active community: Servicemembers and veterans have an active voice on campus. Our Student Veterans Organization was named Chapter of the Year in 2013 and develops camaraderie through involvement in community engagement, volunteering, and social events.

Hear from our military students about why they chose Northeastern.
About Northeastern

A program at Northeastern University enables you to create the educational experience that best meets your career and life goals. Recognized as a top 50-research university, we offer a dynamic learning environment, fueled, informed, and inspired by professionally-oriented, hands-on study. We specialize in education for military servicemembers and veterans and have a robust Yellow Ribbon Program that makes veteran education more affordable. 

Experiential learning. Industry-aligned coursework. Flexible study options. Plus, a global network of faculty practitioners, corporate partners, distinguished alumni, and fellow students. Together, these form the cornerstone of an education that’s innovative, yet relevant; practical, yet transformative.

  • Build real-world skills through experiential learning, including individual capstone projects, group projects, integrated research opportunities, and co-op work.
  • Align your learning with your career aspirations. Choose a graduate degree concentration or certificate program that dives deep into your specific area of interest.
  • Join an ever-expanding global network of more than 3,400 corporate partners and 255,000 alumni from more than 90 countries.
  • A dedicated team will help you make the most of your GI Bill education benefits or other military education scholarships, and provide more information about our generous Yellow Ribbon Program. 
  • Northeastern University’s programs are designed to meet the demands of today’s high-growth industries, providing students with the skills needed to succeed in the modern, global workforce.
Ready to Learn More?

Discover what happens when you combine your military experience with a Northeastern experiential education. Our team can help tell you about our military education benefits, the Yellow Ribbon Program, or help you decide what program would be right for you. 

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