Course Formats


We offer a variety of course formats to accommodate your busy schedule. Our courses can be completed online, on-campus, or through a combination of online and face-to-face learning.


Course Formats

Northeastern University's College of Professional Studies operates on a semester term structure at the undergraduate level and a quarter term structure at the graduate level.
Undergraduate courses are offered in 7.5-week, and 15-week sessions each semester: fall (September and October start dates), spring (January and March start dates), and summer (May and July start dates). Entry terms vary by program.
Graduate courses are offered in 6-week and 12-week sessions each term: fall (September and October start dates), winter (January and February start dates), spring
(April and May start dates), summer (July and August start dates). Entry terms vary by program.

On-Campus* (On-Ground)
Classes meet every week on campus for face-to-face contact with students and instructors.
Lectures, lessons, and exercises are completed online over the course of the term.
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Classes combine on-campus and online instruction. The majority of the contact hours are conducted face-to-face. The rest of the instruction is delivered online.


How Do I Register for Classes?

Registration for CPS classes takes place through the University's online student information system, which can be accessed through the MyNortheastern web portal.

What can I do on MyNortheastern?

  • Register For Classes
  • Find Room Assignments
  • View Billing Information
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