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Bachelor’s Degree Completion and Master's Degree Programs

Upcoming Term Start Dates
Bachelor's Completion Programs:
•  Summer 2019: May 6, 2019
•  Second Half Summer 2019: June 26, 2019
•  Fall 2019: September 3, 2019
•  Second Half Fall 2019: October 23, 2019

Graduate Programs:
•  Spring 2019: April 8, 2019
•  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

About the Partnership
"MLB's agreement with Northeastern University will provide players with a variety of world-class options to continue their personal and professional development." - Paul Mifsud, VP & Deputy General Counsel, Labor Relations & Player Programs, Major League Baseball

Northeastern offers a high-quality education that is flexible, convenient, and affordable.

Your College Scholarship Program or Continuing Education Program funds would go towards a degree at a top-50 university, with a network of 240,000 alumni and 3,200 employer partners and the world's best academically-integrated experiential (hands-on) learning.

Northeastern University wants to help you take the next step in your education, whether it's towards completing your bachelor's degree or pursuing a master's degree. That's why MLB players have a dedicated support team every step of the way - from finding the best program for you, to navigating the application and credit transfer process as well as throughout your time as a student at Northeastern.

We offer a variety of in-demand bachelor’s degree completion and graduate programs available 100% online including:

  • Bachelor's Completion Programs (100% Online):
    • BS in Analytics
    • BS in Project Management
    • BS in Information Technology
    • BS in Healthcare Administration
    • BS in Psychology
    • BS in Finance and Accounting Management
    • BS in Management
    • BS in Leadership
    • BS in Digital Communication and Media
    • BS in Liberal Studies
  • Graduate Programs (100% Online):
    • MS in Sports Leadership
    • MS in Project Management
    • MS in Analytics
    • Additional programs available

Beyond our 100% online programs, we also offer a variety of programs on-campus in Boston as well as hybrid programs with a combination of online and on-campus courses.

Player Success Stories

“I’m looking forward to completing my degree and seeing how proud my family will be. I am doing it for them, for me, and for all other players out there, to show them the importance of finishing your degree. There is no place I’d rather complete my degree than Northeastern, and I encourage any other current or former player to strongly consider Northeastern.” –Carlos Peña, former Major League All-Star & current MLB Network Analyst, working towards a BS in Liberal Studies

“I know that completing my bachelor’s degree will help me advance my career once my playing days are over. I complete all of my coursework online and Northeastern has made the whole process as easy as possible. Having a top 50 degree on my resume is going to open doors. If you are thinking about finishing your bachelor’s, I highly recommend that you consider Northeastern.” –Preston Gainey, Minor Leaguer in Milwaukee Brewers organization, working towards a BS in Management

Player Posts on Social

Todd Coffey‏ @coffeytime60
From the @MLB pitcher’s mound to the @Northeastern classroom, I’m excited to start my next journey with a special thank you to @batcharity! #NUexperience 

Dylan Manwaring‏ @D_manwaring
Thanks to the partnership between @Northeastern and @MLB I am able to take classes while also playing Professional baseball #NUexperience

"My focus now is to get my degree and someday become a college coach. Northeastern University has given me the opportunity to achieve this goal." -Johnny Magliozzi, former MLB player and current Northeastern University student
Northeastern University has been educating students for career and life success since 1898. Recognized and respected around the world for its academic innovation and rigor, Northeastern offers you industry-aligned degree programs that integrate the practical application of knowledge and skills through experiential learning opportunities. 

Our degree programs are designed with you in mind:

  • Northeastern gives you a tailored path to success, with a strong support system that incorporates career and academic counseling beginning on day one or before.
  • Experiential learning is in Northeastern’s DNA, expressed in classes that integrate theory and practice.
  • Northeastern gives you choices: take classes 100% online, on-campus, or a hybrid of the two
  • Northeastern is committed to delivering an affordable education so that your College Scholarship Program or Continuing Education Program funds go farther.
  • Northeastern University has an expansive, global alumni network that provides connections and opportunities.

Find out how a Northeastern degree can help you advance.  Consult our enrollment coaches to help you decide if your program of choice is a right fit for you while also obtaining guidance on the application process.