Supporting your success as you earn your master’s degree-and beyond.

Global Pathways is an intensive academic program that helps students improve their English language skills while becoming comfortable with the culture of an American university. You will also earn early academic credit toward your degree program.

This program is carefully designed to offer dedicated support in a safe, welcoming environment. It fully prepares you to succeed in a graduate-level program from an R1 research university, ranked among the top national universities.


Why choose Global Pathways at Northeastern University?

Academic Reputation

Northeastern University is a top-tier research university and is regarded highly among US Universities:

  • #1 for co-op and internships (US News & World Report 2020)
  • #3 in Career Services in the USA (Princeton Review 2019)
  • Top-40 National University (US News & World Report 2020)

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Intensive and Intellectual Learning Experience

Classes are taught by Northeastern faculty on-site. Your teachers are scholars, industry professionals, and mentors who bring valuable, real-world knowledge to learning. Classes are kept small, allowing peer-learning practice to help build confidence in speaking and presentation skills.

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Desirable Destination

You will study at Northeastern’s main campus in historic Boston. Our campus location provides all the benefits of city living, including a multicultural community, museums, concert venues, world-class restaurants and shops, and exciting sporting events. Immerse yourself in the American culture, adapt to the environment, and take advantage of opportunities to practice your English in native settings.

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Dedicated support

From the beginning, you have immediate access to Northeastern’s facilities and resources, including one-on-one support to help you stay on track for success. Outside class, social events give you the chance to meet other international students and enjoy campus life. Housing services are also available to help secure accommodations that are comfortable, safe, and close to the university.

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Hear how Global Pathways has helped students adjust to being at an American university.

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