Advance your career in Seattle

Combining 125 years of experience-powered learning with a spirit of innovation

Develop your skills in the heart of tech innovation.

Northeastern University has led the way in experience-based education since its founding in 1898. Every day, our students reinforce their knowledge and see how they can make an impact in the world through a combination of industry-focused classroom instruction and real-world learning.

Our 80,000-square-foot campus stretches across three buildings in the South Lake Union neighborhood, a thriving hub of innovation in Seattle’s downtown. It’s surrounded by the headquarters of tech giants and industry leaders, allowing you to easily connect with the best of the best in your field.

Here, you’ll also be able to:

  • Take on co-ops and other experience-based learning opportunities with employer partners like Amazon, Meta, Google, Microsoft, Tableau, and Apple to boost your resumé and put your learning into action.
  • Learn from expert faculty members who live and work in the area, connecting you with the latest trends in your chosen field.
  • Choose from degree and certificate programs in computer science, data analytics, engineering, project management, and more, all designed to meet the area’s top workforce demands.

Join us in Seattle

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“Northeastern’s Seattle campus offers access to a variety of amenities, including opportunities to socialize and network with tech professionals. Courses involve practical learning through lab sessions, assignments, and code reviews. The student population is diverse, which aids in building up a fun, lively, and collaborative environment.” —Aleesha Reez, Master of Science in Information Systems ’21

Studying in Seattle

  • Expand your network in one of the top-five cities for STEM professionals (WalletHub, 2024).
  • Advance your career in the #1 city for tech worker momentum (Burning Glass Institute, 2023).
  • Access classrooms, collaborative spaces, conference rooms, and study areas across three state-of-the-art buildings.
  • Get support from college and career advisors, wellness and student affairs staff, and world-class faculty members.
  • Attend industry chats, job fairs, and other networking events right on campus.

About Northeastern University

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experiential lifelong learning. Our approach of integrating real-world experience with education, research, and innovation empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create worldwide impact.   

Our global university system provides our community and academic, government, and industry partners with unique opportunities to think locally and act globally. The system—which includes 13 campuses across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, 300,000-plus alumni, and more than 3,500 partners worldwide—serves as a platform for scaling ideas, talent, and solutions.

Northeastern’s personalized, experiential undergraduate and graduate programs lead to degrees through the doctorate in 10 colleges and schools across our campuses. Learning emphasizes the intersection of data, technology, and human literacies, uniquely preparing graduates for careers of the future and lives of fulfillment and accomplishment.

Our research enterprise, with an R1 Carnegie classification, is solutions oriented and spans the world. Our faculty scholars and students work in teams that cross not just disciplines, but also sectors—aligned around solving today’s highly interconnected global challenges and focused on transformative impact for humankind.

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