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Lifelong Learning

Learning doesn’t end when you receive your diploma. Northeastern alumni are lifelong learners, eager to stay ahead of the curve. As you look for ways to be more resilient, explore the myriad of opportunities offered by our office to help you expand your knowledge, keep your finger on the pulse of the future and achieve what’s next.


Did you miss out on a previous Lifelong Learning : On Demand program? Don’t worry, you can explore all our previous programs here.

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Virtual learning

In partnership with Northeastern University’s Graduate Programs, you can explore a content series highlighting some of the most relevant industry topics that are resonating with learners around the world.

Check out the Lifelong Learning: On Demand archive for previous programs on topics including: entrepreneurship, crisis communication, leadership, human resources management, regulatory affairs, and data analytics.

Explore the YouTube pages of the Office of Alumni Relations and Northeastern University, for video content. For professional development opportunities, search our upcoming career events here.

Continuing education opportunities

Northeastern brings our world-renowned thought leaders and groundbreaking researchers to you. Catch up, stay updated, and find new ways to advance your career. Join us for a taste of the Northeastern of today and learn about the impact our faculty, students, and alumni have on the world beyond campus—both locally and globally.


Artificial Intelligence for Financial Services

The future of financial services has arrived. Northeastern has partnered with Becker Professional Education and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) to provide you with a solid foundation to help you excel in this fast-changing industry.

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Data Privacy Fundamentals

Data privacy has evolved as a compelling concern for both organizations and individuals. In this Northeastern course on Coursera, learn from legal and technical experts, and review theories of data privacy. Explore data privacy issues in journalism, surveillance, and new technologies like facial recognition and biometrics.

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Healthcare Trends for Business Professionals

Gain exposure and learn how to recognize key shifts in the healthcare industry—plus the agile perspective you’ll need to help your organization capitalize through this Northeastern offering on Coursera.

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Value Creation: The Carlson-Polizzotto Method

Explore the Value Creation methodology, to impact your strategic business initiatives and increase the power of your organization’s value proposition. Northeastern has partnered with tech industry giants, Curtis Carlson and Len Polizzotto, for this short-form program on Coursera.

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The Northeastern University School Health Academy (NEUSHA) provides engaging, professional learning opportunities that benefit the health, safety and achievement of all youth. NEUSHA supports school nurses and other school personnel in their efforts to provide evidence-based prevention and management practices to an increasingly diverse, medically-complex student population.

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Northeastern’s Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education in the School of Pharmacy provides valuable learning activities that meet the educational needs and re-licensure requirements of pharmacists.

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Additional offerings

Lifetime Learning Membership

As a member of the Northeastern community, you are already a member of the Lifetime Learning Network. Your Lifetime Learning Membership provides you with post-graduate degree opportunities and pathways to over 200 master’s and doctoral degrees, bootcamps, and certificate programs across the globe. Whether you’re pursuing an undergraduate education or returning to earn your next credential, your Lifetime Learning Membership is here to shape and extend your Northeastern experience.

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Double Husky Scholarship

The Double Husky Scholarship helps alumni finance their graduate education by providing a tuition discount of up to 25 percent on more than 110 eligible degree programs. As an alumnus/a who holds a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree from Northeastern, you may be eligible.The Double Husky Scholarship helps alumni finance their graduate education by providing a tuition discount of up to 25 percent on more than 110 eligible degree programs. As an alumnus/a who holds a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree from Northeastern, you may be eligible.

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Global university system

Northeastern’s global university system connects you to career acceleration through a revolutionary new approach to delivering quality, top-tier professional programs multiple learning channels, including online, on-ground, and hybrid. Northeastern enables this with coursework and curricula developed in cooperation with partner institutions and aligned with in-demand, leading-edge industries. Locations in the global university system are Burlington, Charlotte, Nahant, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Toronto, and Vancouver.