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How Align Works

Northeastern University—Seattle is dedicated to delivering an education that is industry-responsive, employer-aligned, and student-centered. Serving as Washington’s first private research university—uniquely positioned in an innovation hub—we provide an accelerated link to high-tech industries, such as computer science, bioinformatics, global studies, and project management.

You will have the unique opportunity to:
  • Find a degree format flexible to your needs. Our master’s degree and graduate certificate programs are offered in online, on-ground, and hybrid formats, allowing you to tailor your educational experience.
  • Collaborate alongside faculty, who come from local industry leaders, such as Boeing, Amazon, Twitter, and Microsoft, and have the opportunity to integrate your academic coursework with hands-on experience at those companies through experiential learning.
  • Participate in the Northeastern University ALIGN program, which offers a direct pathway to high-demand careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Our master’s degrees link your current experience to fields with exceptional employment opportunities that offer salaries an average 26 percent higher than other professions.
  • Gain access to Yellow Ribbon funding, if you are a veteran or servicemember. Northeastern has invested $2 million into the federal program to help post-9/11 veterans meet the cost of completing or continuing their education.
  • Engage in student events and activities in the heart of Seattle’s prosperous, bustling South Lake Union neighborhood.

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Learn how Align enables students from a diversity of backgrounds to make the transition into a technology career.
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The "University of South Lake Union"

The Greater Seattle Metro area is one of the nation’s fastest growing regions with nearly four million people, including more than 600,000 living in Seattle.

Home to corporate industry titans—Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Costco, and Expedia—in addition to nonprofit innovators like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the region is a leading center for research and advanced technology in aerospace, computer software, bioinformatics, genomics, medical devices, and environmental engineering.

With two building locations at 401 and 225 Terry Avenue North, Northeastern University—Seattle is proud to be a part of the vibrant, innovative, and growing South Lake Union neighborhood. The campus offers a variety of programs, resources, and amenities designed to support and engage students in the region and around the world.

  • Degree programs tailored to motivated professionals
  • Access to world-class faculty, academic, career, and international student advising
  • Study and meeting space for students
  • Event space for student activities, community gatherings, lectures, and panels

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Find out how a Northeastern degree can help you advance your career. 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.

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