Best in the U.S. for
Experiential Learning

Ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for combining classroom learning with real-world experience. We help you secure co-ops or internships.


Multiple Modalities to
Fit Your Life

Benefit from the resources of a world-renowned research institution by taking classes on campus, fully online, or a combination of both — it’s your choice.


Customize Your
Educational Path

Match the degree to your career goals by adding an optional graduate certificate or concentration, all without adding extra classes.

“If you want to have an impact on the world and if you want to engage throughout your degree in real-world experiential learning, choose Northeastern University.”

Maria Ivanova, Director of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Professor of Public Policy


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About Northeastern University

Northeastern University offers students the best of both worlds: the intimacy of a liberal arts college — online or on-campus — and the state-of-the-art facilities, breadth of offerings, and the accomplished faculty of a global research institution. Our programs emphasize research, education, and outreach.

Join a community that is dedicated to improving lives. Our faculty and students are deeply involved with public issues and take an interdisciplinary approach to strengthening our communities and world.

Incoming students in our public affairs programs select one home campus from as many as three options, depending on which program they enroll in.

  • The Boston campus offers courses to students in the Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, and Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice programs
  • The Arlington, VA campus offers courses to students in the Master of Public Policy program and, starting in the Fall 2024 term, the Master of Public Administration program
  • The Oakland campus will offer courses to Master of Public Administration students beginning in the Fall 2024 term