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  1. 1. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity
  2. 2. Dear Prospective Student: WELCOME TO NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY! Our Global Pathways and Global Classroom Bachelor Degree Completion programs offer you a rare opportunity to pursue a degree from one of the country’s top-ranked universities. Built around the specific needs of a diverse, multicultural, international student population, Global Pathways is a college preparatory program that combines university-level academic courses with intensive English instruction—preparing you to succeed in Northeastern University’s traditional university setting. At Northeastern University, you benefit from exceptional academics, relevant research, and renowned faculty who are focused on helping you reach your academic and career goals. But at Global Pathways, you also get much more. Our concierge approach to education means that we take care of the details—things like registering you for classes, assisting with housing, ordering your textbooks, and helping you assimilate to American culture. You’ll also have a chance to experience Boston, home to champion sports teams, incredible museums, world-class shopping, famous historic landmarks, and the most colleges in any U.S. city. Global Pathways’ many social events help you forge new friendships—giving a network of like-minded peers with whom you can enjoy all that “America’s College Town” has to offer. The bottom line? At Global Pathways, you’ll boost your confidence and improve your communication skills while being exposed to diverse perspectives. The result? You’ll emerge better prepared to compete in a complex global environment. I encourage you to take time to learn about our innovative programs and consider joining our vibrant, global community! Sincerely, John G. LaBrie, Ed.D. Dean, College of Professional Studies Northeastern University bienvenido bienvenu hoan nghênh welcome ‫ברוך‬ ‫הבא‬ ‫وسهال‬ ‫أهال‬ ,‫مرحبا‬ .‫أ.ن‬
  3. 3. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity 1 GLOBAL PATHWAYS YOUR PATH TO AN ELITE UNIVERSITY Are you interested in earning your degree from a top U.S. university? Global Pathways, an innovative college prep program that’s designed specifically for international students, offers you a great way to do just that. Whether you’re seeking to earn a graduate degree or to earn or complete your undergraduate degree, you can do it right here, at Global Pathways. With our wraparound services, English and academic prep courses, and English language support programs, you’ll feel comfortable and informed as you transition into your new academic program. Your degree path is likely to be as unique as you are. That’s why we provide different program options, tailored to your needs and previous academic experience. While we offer several paths, they all share one overriding goal: To guarantee you entry to Northeastern University upon successful completion of the program. Table of Contents Your Education Is Our Priority. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 About Northeastern University. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Global Pathways: Facts & Figures . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Graduate Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Undergraduate Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Global Classroom Bachelor Degree Completion Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Amp Up Your English Skills. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Your Home Away From Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Fees and Dates. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Application. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 I recommend GLOBAL PATHWAYS because it gets you on your feet before you actually start the university. You get to meet new friends, learn new things, it’s really interesting. “ “ — Marie Sheena
  4. 4. 12 Resources. Tools. Guidance. On-the-ground support. And that’s just the beginning. Before you ever set foot on campus, you’ll hear from our International Admissions Advisor, who will answer questions about your schedule, assist with housing and transportation, and make sure you are well prepared for your Global Pathways experience. Not only that, but Global Pathways staff in your home country will help you with your program application and provide the assistance and documents you need to complete your student visa application. The bottom line?We want you to feel at home. That’s why we run culture awareness workshops, host networking events, and organize group outings around Boston. But even more than that, we work closely with you to ensure that you have the tools and resources that you need to succeed. After all, your academic success is our priority. BALAZS SZELENYI teaches history and philosophy at Global Pathways. He has taught at UCLA, Pomona College, and Boston College. From 1999 to 2005, Dr. Szelenyi carried out research in archives in Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Austria, and Germany, and was a research fellow at the Library of Congress. YOUR EDUCATION IS OUR PRIORITY LEARN FROM OUTSTANDING FULL & PART-TIME FACULTY Taught by full- and part-time faculty who teach in Northeastern’s full-time degree programs, the Global Pathways program offers exceptional academics. Our faculty are more than teachers. They’re industry professionals, scholars, and mentors with valuable real-world experience that they bring to the classroom—greatly enriching the learning experience. CRISTINE MCMARTIN-MILLER specializes in teacher practices and student perspectives on error treatment in second language writing. Previously, she was a graduate instructor in the English department at Purdue University, faculty instructor at the International Language Institute at Texas A&M International University, and an instructor at the University of Iowa’s Intensive English Program. ROBERT W. KUBACKI teaches management-related courses. Prior to arriving at Northeastern, he taught at Carnegie Mellon University, Clark University, Duquesne University, and Suffolk University. Mr. Kubacki is a member of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council.
  5. 5. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity 3 Over the past seven years, Northeastern has made the greatest leap in the U.S.News &World Report ranking of any university. For 2014, we’re ranked at #49. Not only that, we are ranked as the seventh most international student body in the world. ABOUT NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY Northeastern University is a recognized leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. In fact, for the past two years, US News & World Report rated Northeastern as the No. 2 “Best up-and-coming” National University. According to Forbes, Northeastern is one of “America’s Most Entrepreneurial Campuses”—ranked #4 in the nation. Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world, creating a distinctive approach to education and research. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools, and select advanced degrees at graduate campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Seattle, Washington. Get hands-on Experiential learning, anchored by our renowned cooperative education program, lies at the heart of academic life at Northeastern University. The integration of study and professional experience enables you to put ideas into action, through work, research, international study, and service, in 92 countries around the world. 49 # Enjoy our beautiful campus Stroll, read, or play Frisbee on our 73-acre, award-winning campus in the Fenway Cultural District of Boston. Use the fitness facilities at the fully equipped Marino Center, visit the game room at the Curry Student Center, or enjoy a tasty snack at the Hungry Hungry Husky food truck.
  6. 6. 4 GLOBAL PATHWAYS FACTS AND FIGURES Favorite breakfast food? Pork dumplings, of course Favorite activities? (Karaoke, anyone?)—Red Sox games, parties, and more! I thought it was going to be a very difficult time for me because I’m an international student. However I made so many friends here that it made it seem like I was back at home. — Hashem Mohammedhussain 3,300+ Global Pathways students since inception in 2007 50 movie tickets and more than a dozen buckets of popcorn consumed during orientation week 50 free t-shirts given out at last year’s orientation week 27 countries represented in 2013
  7. 7. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity 5 COMING TO BOSTON? YOU BETTER LEARN THE LINGO! I like Boston because, since I’m a sport guy, Boston is full of sport clubs. You’ve got the Red Sox, Celtics, and Bruins. That’s what I like most about Boston. —- Moataz Alsuhaimi Wicked: A commonly used adverb that means “very.” For example, “wicked good.” Green Monster:The tall, green left wall at Fenway Park that’s famous for preventing many homeruns that would clear the walls of other ballparks. Sweet Caroline:A Neil Diamond song played in the middle of the eighth inning of every Red Sox game at Fenway Park since 2002. The Hub:Boston’s nickname, which originates from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.’s phrase “The Hub of the Solar System.” Chowdah: New England clam chowder—a popular soup made with clams, potatoes and broth.
  8. 8. KAPLAN HARVARD SQUARE INTERNATIONAL GUEST HOUSE ESL TOWNHOUSE BACK BAY FENS FENWAY PARK BOSTON America’s College Town More than 250,000 college students from around the world come to Boston to live and learn. In Boston, there’s no shortage of things to do, see, and experience. With our knowledgeable student support specialists as your guides, you get an insider’s look at the city and all it has to offer. Whatever you like to do, you can do it here. From restaurants and shopping to parks and museums, Boston has it all. And just outside the city, you can relax at the sandy beaches of Cape Cod, ski at one of New England’s top resorts, or hike in the beautiful White Mountains. Walk: Boston is known as “the walking city” and many attractions are just a short jaunt away Take the T: This convenient train system links all of Boston’s hot spots Borrow a bike: The new Bike-Share System is located throughout the city Rent a car: For longer trips, rent Zipcar by the hour or by the day Getting around town Get your culture fix The Museum of Fine Arts has nearly 450,000 works of art, from ancient Egyptian mummies to contemporary masterpieces. 5 5 1 Visit the State House At the top of Beacon Hill, sits the Massachusetts State House. The dome is covered with 23-karat gold topped with a golden pine cone symbolizing logging during the 18th century. 3 Walk along the Emerald Necklace This six-mile stretch of parks includes the Boston Common, Public Garden, Franklin Park, Jamaica Pond, the Arboretum, Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Back Bay Fens, Riverway, and Olmstead Park. 1
  9. 9. KAPLAN NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY CHARLES RIVER KAPLAN BOSTON QUINCY MARKET NEWBURY STREET PUBLIC GARDEN BOSTON global-pathways.com Take a Newbury Street stroll It’s home to some of the best stores, spas, and galleries in the United States. 6 Visit Faneuil Hall Built in 1742, Faneuil Hall is filled with jugglers, magicians, musicians, shops, and restaurants. 7 9 8 7 4 3 2 Eat a Boston Cream Pie Enjoy the state’s official dessert at the place where it was invented: The Omni Parker House. 2 4 7 Take a ferry to the Boston Harbor Islands Hike, camp, take a lighthouse tour, or just go island hopping! 8 Check out the original Red Sox home plate A stone home plate on Northeastern’s campus marks the site of the Boston Red Sox’s ballpark from 1901–1911. Facing the plate is a statue of Cy Young who pitched the first perfect game in modern baseball!
 9 6 Relax with a good book Choose from more than 14 million of them at the Boston Public Library.
  10. 10. 8 GRADUATE PROGRAM The Global Pathways graduate curriculum combines intensive college-level English classes with academic coursework that’s specific to your major. In addition, we’ll help you prepare for your TOEFL and GRE/GMAT exams, so you can reach the progression requirements for a master’s degree at Northeastern University. THE GLOBAL PATHWAYS GRADUATE PROGRAM CONSISTS OF: Once you successfully complete your Global Pathways program, you’ll be eligible to progress to one of Northeastern University’s colleges, provided you meet that school’s minimum testing and GPA requirements. Learn more about the specific progression/admission requirements for each college at global-pathways.com/northeastern-university 1 One or two semester term— the equivalent of a four- or eight- month course—depending upon your English language proficiency exam scores 79 TOEFL requirements • Two terms = TOEFL 61, IELTS 6.0 (no bands below 5.5), Pearson 46 • One term = TOEFL 74, IELTS 6.5 (no minimum bands), Pearson 50 100/105 TOEFL requirements • Two terms = TOEFL 74, IELTS 6.5 (no minimum bands), Pearson 50 • One term = TOEFL 90, IELTS 7.0 (no minimum bands), Pearson 60 2 Your choice of major within three tracks in Business & Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics, & Computer Science; and Physical & Life Sciences 3 TOEFL test prep for master’s degrees that require a TOEFL score for progression 4 GRE/GMAT test prep for master’s degrees that require a GRE/GMAT score for progression 5 Progression to a master’s degree at Northeastern University global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity
  11. 11. 9 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 1 Completed application form 2 English language TOEFL score of 500PBT/61 iBT, Pearson 46, or IELTS 6.0 (no bands below a 5.5) 3 Grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), depending on your chosen major 4 Official transcripts, diplomas, and final exam scores from secondary and postsecondary institutions 5 Two or three recommendation letters, depending on your major 6 Personal statement/essay 7 Curriculum vitae/resume 8 Northeastern University Financial Affidavit (DCF form with supporting documentation) DON’T MEET THE MINIMUM ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS? DON’TWORRY. You can still get conditional admission to Global Pathway’s College of Professional Studies master’s program by taking a 10-week intensive English course (minimum) or until you reach the required level at a Kaplan English Center. Ask your International Admission Advisor for details.
  12. 12. Master’s Degree Undergraduate Degree Major Reference Letters Professional Experience Required Biotechnology (MS) Business Administration (MBA) Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering or a related field. Computer Science (MS) Information Assurance (MS) Commerce and Economic Development, MS Corporate and Organizational Communication (MS) Digital Media (MPS) Engineering (MS) Chemical, Civil & Environmental, Computer Systems, Electrical & Computer, Energy Systems, Engineering Management, Industrial, Information Systems, Mechanical, Operations Research, Sustainable Building Systems, Telecommunication Systems Criminal Justice (MS) Global Studies and International Affairs (MS) Economics (MA) Finance (MS) Industrial and Applied Mathematics (MS) Open Computer Science, Engineering, Sciences Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Masters of Information Science (MIS) Demonstrate course work in Art, Graphic Design or related field Economics or at least 12 semester hours of undergrad Economics courses Engineering 1 3 2 3 2 3, preferably from Economics faculty None 2 years full-time Programming desired, but not required None *These are minimum entry requirements. Satisfying these requirements does not guarantee admission to the Global Pathways program. **Some students with less than 2 years of Project Management experience will be required to complete PJM 5900 prior to any other project management course. 1 For most programs, students are required to have an Engineering major or closely related field. However, additions and exceptions exist. 3 Programming desired, but not required Some previous Math or Economics classes 2 None Open 2 None Open 3 academic None None 2 None International Business (MS) Mathematics in Operations Research (MS) Nonprofit Management (MS) Project Management (MS) Finance, Economics, Statistics 2 2 years full-time Open 2 None Open 3 None Open 2 None Business minor. Some Business coursework required 2 2 years full-time Open 2 None Open 3 None Bachelor of Law degree (LLB or its equivalent) 2 None Open 2 None Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, or a related field. 3 None Open* 2 2 years preferred Science or Pharmaceutical studies 2 None Informatics (MPS) Leadership (MS) Master of Law (LLM) Pharmaceutical Science (MS) Regulatory Affairs for Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices (MS) School of Business Graduate Certificate in Advanced Study of Management (Certificate) Open 1 None 10 GRADUATE GLOBAL PATHWAYS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS* global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity
  13. 13. 11 Once you progress to Northeastern University, you’ll have access to a range of programs that offer comprehensive perspectives, critical insights, and a solid understanding of the global environment—providing you with a well-rounded and integrated education in your field of study. Whether you wish to pursue a new field or advance your existing career, Northeastern University can help you meet your educational objectives. FIND THE GRADUATE PROGRAM THAT FITSYOUR LIFE 27 8COLLEGES.35MAJORS. Unlimited Possibilities. COLLEGE OF COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE Computer Science, MS Information Assurance, MS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Chemical, MS Civil and Environmental, MS Computer Systems, MS Electrical and Computer, MS Energy Systems, MS Engineering Management, MS Industrial, MS Information Systems, MS Mechanical, MS Operations Research, MS Sustainable Building Systems, MS Telecommunication Systems, MS
  14. 14. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity 12 D’AMORE-MCKIM SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Business Administration, Certificate Business Administration, MBA Finance, MS International Business, MS COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Commerce and Economic Development, MS Corporate and Organizational Communication, MS Global Studies and International Affairs, MS Leadership, MS Non-Profit Management, MS Project Management, MS Digital Media, MPS Regulatory Affairs for Drugs Biologics and Medical Devices, MS Informatics, MPS COLLEGE OF SCIENCE Biotechnology, MS Mathematics, MS Applied Mathematics, MS Operations Research Mathematics, MS BOUVE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES Pharmaceutical Science, MS COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES Economics, MA Criminal Justice, MS SCHOOL OF LAW Master of Law, LLM Please note: Some programs require previous work experience and start dates may vary. Check global-pathways.com for the most current listings and requirements.
  15. 15. 13 WANT TO TRAVEL TO THEWEST COAST? GLOBAL PATHWAYS NOW OFFERS GRADUATE PROGRAMS ON NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY’S Seattle Campus! The Northeastern campus in Seattle consists of a small group of people so you can get to know everyone. This is a welcome change after having spent a lot of time in a big school, and the fact that it is located in one of the livelier parts of Seattle makes it even more fun to be around campus. — Bilal Khan Global Pathways is pleased to announce two new graduate programs in Seattle, Washington. You can select from two majors: 1. MASTER’S IN COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 2. MASTER’S IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT Upon successful matriculation from the Global Pathways program, you will receive 3–8 transferrable credits that can be applied toward your graduate degree at Northeastern University’s Seattle campus. Northeastern University’s Seattle graduate campus is proud to be a part of the South Lake Union neighborhood. An epicenter for innovation and discovery, South Lake Union is home to a wide variety of companies and institutions that share in the University’s vision of a world where cutting-edge thought leaders come together to inspire, create, execute new technologies, and most of all: LEARN.
  16. 16. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity 14 The greater Seattle metro area is home to nearly 4 MILLION PEOPLE, with over 600,000 living in the city of Seattle. A hub for Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Costco, Expedia, and more, the region is a leading center for advanced technology in aerospace, computer software, bioinformatics, genomics, medical devices, and environmental engineering. Studying at the Seattle campus is the ideal way to pursue graduate studies. Because the program is relatively small, you have an intimate setting for working with fellow students who become your friends and future colleagues. But because the program is through Northeastern University, you also have a high quality program with top-notch instruction from a large, top-50 research-based and industry- aligned university. Seattle has so much to offer in the technology industry, and our campus location puts you right in the middle of it! —- Dr. Angela Walmsley, Academic Dean, Seattle Graduate Campus Northeastern chose the South Lake Union neighborhood not only for its convenience for students, but also for its proximity to industry: Area businesses generate an astonishing $3 billion in sales revenue each year, and 55 of South Lake Union’s businesses each produce sales in excess of $10 million annually. The South Lake Union neighborhood is located just north of downtown Seattle and is easily accessible by Metro bus or streetcar.
  17. 17. 15 GRADUATE GLOBAL PATHWAYS: MASTER’S DEGREE ALL GLOBAL PATHWAYS STUDENTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS TO COMPLETE THE GLOBAL PATHWAYS PROGRAM AND PROCEED TO A MASTER ’S PROGRAM College English GRE® / GMAT® Progression D’Amore-McKim School of Business: MBA, Finance, International Business College of Computer and Information Science: Computer Science TOEFL® 105 College of Computer and Information Science: Information Assurance College of Science: Biotechnology Bouve College of Health Science: Pharmaceutical Science College of Social Sciences and Humanities: Criminal Justice College of Sciences: Applied Math College of Social Sciences and Humanities: Economics College of Engineering College of Professional Studies: Regulatory Affairs College of Sciences: Mathematics in Operations Research (MS) College of Professional Studies: Leadership, Project Management, Global Studies & International Affairs, Informatics, Digital Media, Commerce and Economic Development School of Law: Master of Law TOEFL® 100 TOEFL® 100 TOEFL® 100 TOEFL® 100 TOEFL® 100 TOEFL® 79 TOEFL® 100 TOEFL® 100 TOEFL® 79 NU English Language Exam or TOEFL® 79 with a minimum writing score = 20 NU English Language Exam or TOEFL® 85 with a minimum writing score = 22 TOEFL® 100 GMAT/GRE scores required for full admission: GMAT: 720, V: 35, Q: 51, AWA: 5.0, IR: 5.0 GRE®: V: 450, Q: 700, A: 3.5 Revised: V: 150, Q: 155 GRE®: V: 450, Q: 640, A: 4.0 Revised: V: 150, Q: 151 GRE®: Q: 1100, V: 1100 or Q: 650 Revised: Q: 304, V: 304 GRE®: Q: 1110, V: 1110 Revised: Q: 304, V: 304 GRE®: Q: 1000, V: 1000 Revised: Q: 295, V:295 GRE®: Q: 700 Revised: Q: 155 *Civil Engineering requires GRE: Q: 730 or Revised: Q: 157 GRE®: Q: 760 Revised: Q: 164 GRE®: Q: 700 Revised: Q: 164 GRE®: Q: 600, A: 4.0 Revised: V: 140, Q: 155 N/A N/A N/A September term only September and January terms September term only September term only September term only September and January terms September and January terms* September and January terms September and January terms September term only September and January terms. Check global-pathways.com for specific program start dates. September and January terms August to August * Please refer to http://www.coe.neu.edu/gse/degrees/ for the most up-to-date information D’Amore-McKim School of Business- Graduate Certificate in Advanced study of Management TOEFL 79 September, May, January start GRE / NA
  18. 18. 16 UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM The Global Pathways undergraduate curriculum combines college-level English preparation with specialized academic coursework in your field of study—all taught by Northeastern University professors. Upon successful completion, you’ll transfer into your bachelor’s degree program at Northeastern University, usually as a second-semester freshman student. 1 One, two, or three semester term—the equivalent of a four-eight- or twelve-month course — depending upon your English language proficiency exam scores English test score requirements • One term = TOEFL 83, IELTS 6.5 (no bands below 6.0), Pearson 56 • Two terms = TOEFL 74, IELTS 6.0 (no bands below 6.0), Pearson 50 • Three terms = TOEFL 65, IELTS 6.0 (no bands below 5.5), Pearson 46 2 Your choice of major in three tracks in Business & Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics, & Computer Science; or Physical & Life Sciences 3 Ability to earn 12–16 academic credits that can be applied to your undergraduate degree 4 Progression to your second semester of your undergraduate degree at Northeastern University THE GLOBAL PATHWAYS UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM CONSISTS OF: global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity
  19. 19. 17 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 1 Completed application form 2 English language TOEFL score of 65 iBT, Pearson 46, or IELTS: 6.0 3 Grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 minimum; GPA varies per major on a 4.0 scale 4 Official transcripts, diplomas, and final exam scores from secondary and postsecondary institutions 5 One recommendation letter 6 Personal statement/essay 7 Copy of passport 8 Curriculum vitae/resume 9 Northeastern University Financial Affidavit (DCF form with supporting documentation) DON’T MEET THE MINIMUM GPA REQUIREMENTS? DON’TWORRY. You may qualify for entry into Northeastern’s College of Professional Studies. With a minimum GPA requirement of 2.0, it may offer you a great way to earn a degree from an institution you respect.
  20. 20. 18 UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION GPA STANDARDS FOR GLOBAL PATHWAYS Northeastern University Undergraduate College Minimum High School GPA For GP Admission GPA For Undergraduate Degree Program Progression* D’Amore Mckim School of Business College of Social Sciences and Humanities (Economics) 3.2 College of Engineering College of Science College of Social Sciences and Humanities (Excluding economics) College of Arts, Media and Design College of Professional Studies College of Computer Science 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.0 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.0 * In addition to the required minimum GPA, Students must meet the following English language proficiency requirements in order to progress to their desired undergraduate degree program: Applications received after March 14, 2013 will be held to TOEFL® 92 (With subscore minimums of: Reading, Listening, Writing: 22, Speaking: 24), Pearson 62, IELTS 6.5 (no bands below 6.0), or NU English Language Exam equivalent. Exit standards are subject to change by the Undergraduate Admission Office. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity
  21. 21. 19 WHAT’SYOUR PATH? PUT YOURSELF ON A PATH TO A BETTER FUTURE. Getting ahead in today’s competitive environment takes updated skills, relevant knowledge, and a solid education. Once you progress into your bachelor’s degree program at Northeastern University, you’ll benefit from a curriculum that teaches relevant skills and knowledge, coupled with a solid understanding of the fundamentals—providing you with a comprehensive education in your chosen major. You’ll emerge ready to kick-start your career and continue on the path to a better future. COLLEGE OF ARTS, MEDIA, AND DESIGN Architecture** Art + Design* — Art* — Digital Art* — Graphic Design* — Studio Art* Cinema Studies (Combined major options only) Communication Studies Journalism Landscape Architecture Music History and Analysis Music Industry Music Technology Theatre * Art majors require portfolio ** Fall intake only and more requirements for calculus
  22. 22. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity 20 COLLEGE OF COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE Computer Science Information Science COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Chemical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Computer Systems Engineering Electrical Engineering Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES African-American Studies American Sign Language Criminal Justice — Law and Justice — Criminology and Public Policy — Globalization and International Criminology Cultural Anthropology Economics English History Human Services International Affairs Philosophy Political Science Religious Studies Sociology D’AMORE-MCKIM SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Business Administration — Accounting — Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Management — Finance and Insurance — Management — Management Information Systems — Marketing — Supply Chain Management International Business — Foreign Language Emphasis: French/ German/Japanese/Spanish/ Portuguese/English—United Kingdom — International Affairs — East Asian Studies COLLEGE OF SCIENCE Applied Physics Behavioral Neuroscience Biochemistry Biology Biomedical Physics Chemistry Environmental Science Environmental Studies Linguistics Mathematics Physics Psychology
  23. 23. My favorite thing about my courses is the opportunity to interact with professors—to network, to learn, and to build your ideas and make them come true. —- Svetlana Krotova
  24. 24. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity 22 Already have some college credits? Put them to work for you! The Global Classroom Bachelor Degree Completion Program offers a fast-track route to completing your bachelor’s degree at Northeastern University. Challenging, rigorous, and relevant, this program is specifically designed for international students who hold an associate’s degree or its equivalent. 1 Earn your bachelor’s degree at a top U.S. university in 18–21 months 2 Obtain conditional admission to a graduate degree program at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies THE GLOBAL CLASSROOM BACHELOR DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM ALLOWSYOU TO: GLOBAL CLASSROOM BACHELOR DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM
  25. 25. 23 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 1 At least two years of undergraduate coursework that is equivalent to 80-quarter or 60-semester credit hours from an accredited institution of higher education. 2 Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.25 on a scale of 4.0 in cumulative undergraduate coursework. Finance and Accounting Management may be slightly higher at 2.45 GPA. 3 Minimum English language score of TOEFL 79 iB T/IELTS 6.5 for Leadership, and TOEFL 84 iBT/IELTS 6.5 for Finance and Accounting Management. Kaplan iBT test score is also accepted. Please ask your International Admission Advisor to set up a test. When I first came to the university I thought ‘Wow, it looks just like in the movies.’ The people here are really amazing and very nice. Everything I thought was great turned out to be even better! —- Jerome Chong
  26. 26. 24global-pathways.com WHAT’S YOUR PATH? As a Global Classroom Bachelor Degree Completion student, you can choose from two in-demand majors: 1. Bachelor of Science in Leadership To achieve success, businesses and organizations rely on leaders—outstanding individuals who are adept at leading teams, making difficult decisions, and effecting change. Designed to help you develop the skills required to assume a future leadership position, this degree includes courses in psychology, writing, negotiation, finance, ethical decision making, logic, and organizational behavior. Six quarterly term undergraduate degree courses (or 18-month course) Open to transfer students and graduates from all backgrounds and majors Internship opportunities with corporate and community partners Potential for conditional admission to a master’s course at Northeastern University Graduates may wish to consider jobs as managers, supervisors, team leaders, and human resources managers 2. Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management Companies rely on qualified finance professionals to make important economic decisions, understand the numbers behind the business, and to achieve financial goals. This degree is designed to prepare you to leverage assets, manage budgets, achieve financial efficiencies, and maximize investments, through courses ranging from financial reporting and analysis to international business and macroeconomics. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5% of the world’s 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation. Seven quarterly term undergraduate degree courses (or 21-month course) Open to transfer students and graduates with college-level algebra, economics, or business backgrounds Conditional admission to a master’s degree program at Northeastern University Graduates may consider careers in accounting, auditing, finance, bookkeeping, real estate, insurance, loan processing, management, and tax services global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity
  27. 27. 25 WANT TO EARN AN ADVANCED DEGREE? 1 Master’s of Science in Corporate Organizational Communications 2 Master’s of Science in Global Studies & International Affairs 3 Master’s of Professional Studies in Informatics with specializations in Healthcare Informatics or Information Security 4 Master’s in Commerce and Economic Development 5 Master’s in Digital Media with specializations in Animation, Digital Video & Photo, Game Design, Interactive Design, or Management 6 Master’s of Science in Non-Profit Management 7 Master’s of Science in Project Management 8 Master’s of Science in Regulatory Affairs for Drugs, Biologics, & Medical Devices THEN CONSIDER THE MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRESSION - CONDITIONAL ADMISSION COURSE When you apply to the Global Classroom Bachelor Degree Completion Program, you can also apply for a master’s degree at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies and receive admission to both the bachelor’s degree completion program and one of the following master’s degree programs: Learn more about the Global Classroom Bachelor Degree Completion Program at global-pathways.com/courses/bachelors- completion/northeastern-university/
  28. 28. The best thing about living away from home is that you have a chance to make decisions for yourself, be independent, and take time to improve yourself. —- Peiya Wang
  29. 29. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity 27 AMP UPYOUR ENGLISH SKILLS Pre-sessional English options Need more English prep? Improve your English-speaking abilities in order to meet English language requirements by taking a pre-sessional English course from Kaplan International. Intensive English classes are the fastest way to become fluent in English. Specific skills lessons allow you to accelerate your progress by focusing on your greatest areas of need. Check out schedules, dates, and rates at http://www.kaplan.com/our-programs/english-language-programs Each week you will receive: + =+ + 8specific skills lessons 7sessions of structured study 21hours of lessons 20lessons of general english 5.25hours of structured study per week
  30. 30. 28 What’s your ideal living arrangement? Whether you’d prefer to live with a host family, with other students, or on your own, Kaplan Global Pathways provides you with a warm, welcoming environment that’s perfect for studying and making new friends. Weekly housing prices range from $275–$485. For more information, photos, and pricing details, visit global-pathways.com/information/parent/student-housing-options YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME HOMESTAY Would you like to experience American culture by living with a host family? If so, the Homestay option may be right for you. You’ll enjoy a fully furnished private room and breakfast and dinner will be served every day. 30–60 minutes to campus INTERNATIONAL GUEST HOUSE Would you prefer to live with other students? Then consider living in a guest house in the trendy Back Bay neighborhood. You’ll share a room with another student and breakfast and dinner will be served every day. 15–20 minutes to campus SBS GUEST HOUSE Want to live within walking distance of campus? The SBS Guest House is a great option. While no meals are included, there’s a refrigerator and microwave available, and your home is convenient to great dining options. 5–10 minutes to campus ESL TOWNHOUSE Prefer the independence of apartment-living? Enjoy a fully furnished apartment in a single or twin room. While meals are not included, your apartment has a fully equipped kitchen. 15-20 minutes to campus BEACON HILL LODGING Would you like to live in exclusive Beacon Hill? This option features a private furnished room with a shared bath. While no meals are included, you will enjoy a fully applianced kitchen. Plus, Beacon Hill is home to many of Boston’s best restaurants. 20–25 minutes to campus 40 BERKELEY (available in September only) Want a quick commute and meals included? Then 40 Berkeley may be the perfect home for you. It’s just a short walk from campus and features a shared room and bath. 15-20 minutes to campus
  31. 31. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity 29 FEES AND DATES Fall deadline for Seattle program: August 1, 2014 *Orientation is scheduled for the same day as start date. ** Tuition rates and semester dates are subject to change. Please check global-pathways.com for the most current information. Global Pathways start dates Term Start Date Application Deadline (Out of Country) Application Deadline (In Country ) Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Aug 25, 2014 June 23, 2014 (9 weeks) July 21, 2014 (5 weeks) Jan 7, 2015 Oct 27, 2014 (10+ weeks) December 1, 2014 (5+ weeks) Summer 2015 May 6, 2015 March 4, 2015 (9 weeks) April 1, 2015 (5 weeks) Fees * 2014 tuition rates and fees are subject to Board of Trustee approval Course Price 2014 (USD)* Global Pathways Course (1 term) $12,825 Global Pathways Course (2 terms) $21,995 Global Pathways Course (3 terms)—undergraduate only $29,935 Course Price 2014 (USD) Leadership $28,480 Finance and Account Management $33,820 Global Classroom Bachelor Completion Program start dates Term Start Date Application Deadline (Out of Country) Application Deadline (In Country ) Fall 2014 Winter 2015 Sep 8, 2014 July 7, 2014 (9 weeks) August 4, 2014 (5 weeks) Jan 5, 2015 Oct 27, 2014 (10 weeks) December 1, 2014 (5 weeks) Spring 2015 April 6, 2015 February 2, 2015 (9 weeks) March 2, 2015 (5 weeks) Fees
  32. 32. 30  Global Pathways application  TOEFL® ETS Code 2575, IELTS, Pearson, or Kaplan iBT (Please email usprograms@kaplan.com for more information)  Transcripts and grades: Original transcripts from all years attended, along with supporting grade scale; English translation required  Official degree stating conferral and date  Personal statement: You should answer the following questions in your statement: Undergraduate applicants: • Why do you want to study at Northeastern? • What is your major choice and what are your plans for the future? • What makes you stand out? Do you play an instrument or sport? Have you been part of a club or volunteer group in school? Do you have work experience? Graduate applicants: • Identify motivation for applying • Specify expectations, outcomes, and goals for the program • Outline professional/academic experiences and accomplishments related to the program  Reference letters: Two or three letters completed by employers and/or professors and instructors. (Please refer to global–pathways.com for exact requirements)  Curriculum vitae/resume: List work/school history, travel, languages, awards, certificates, volunteer work, and other accomplishments  Copy of passport  Declaration and Certification of Finances Form (original only)  Bank statement copy: Recent statement of no less than the minimum funds required in the Declaration and Certification of Finances Form (original only) Contact us Phone: +44 207 045 4925 HOW TO APPLY To apply to the Global Pathways and Global Classroom program, please submit: (Global Pathways Admissions is a UK-based team) Email: usprograms@kaplan.com global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity Facebook.com/GlobalPathwaysNortheastern
  33. 33. 31 GLOBAL PATHWAYS AND GLOBAL CLASSROOM APPLICATION Please note: Applications must either be typed or filled out in CAPITAL letters Personal Details Legal name (Enter name exactly as it appears on passports or other official documents)__________________________________________________________ Family name__________________________ First name_____________________ Middle name (Jr, etc)______ � Female � Male Birth date (mm/dd/yyyy)___________ Country of birth_______________________________ Country of citizenship_____________________________ Language spoken at home?______________________ Student e-mail address for correspondence with Northeastern (third-party e-mail addresses are not allowed)___________________________________________________ Student’s current home address (only permanent home address may be entered)________________________________________________________________________ Student’s current home phone ( ) ( )_________________________________________ Mobile phone ( ) ( )________________________________________ Degree Preference (please check one) � Master’s_______________________________ � Bachelor’s______________________________ � Bachelor Completion____________________________ Choice of major (see pgs. 12-13) Choice of major (see pgs. 20-21) Choice of major (see pg. 25) _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________________ Concentration, if applicable___________________ Choice of Masters, if applicable_______________________ Please make sure to ask for more information regarding any major you are selecting. This will be the major to which you are conditionally admitted at Northeastern. Which start date are you applying for? � Fall / September_____ � Spring / January_____ � Summer/ April-May_____ Educational Data Do you plan to study English in the U.S. before starting at Global Pathways? � Yes � No If yes, where do you plan to study?____________________________________ Secondary School/College you now attend (or from which you graduated)_____________________________________________________________________________ Date of entry_____________ Date of graduation_______________ Type of school � Public � Private Major and degree earned (if applicable)_________________ Address (number and street)______________________ City/Town_____________ State/Province_____ Country__________ Zip/Postal code _____ CEEB/ACT code_____ Advisor’s name (Mr./Ms./Dr., etc.)______________________________________________________ Title_________________________________________________ Advisor’s e-mail_______________________________________________________ Phone ( ) ( )_____________________ Fax ( ) ( )____________________ List all other colleges or universities and/post secondary schools including summer schools, and other programs you have attended, beginning with your first year of college. An official transcript and course equivalency evaluation translated into English must be included with this application for each college or university listed below. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Students who have previously attempted or completed university-level coursework must complete this section. The University may not accept university coursework not disclosed on this application. Additionally, failure to disclose university coursework on this application may lead to your dismissal from the Global Pathways program. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Name of college/university and CEEB/ACT code____________ Location (city, state/province, zip/postal code, country____________________________________________ Dates attended____________________________________ Degree candidate? � Yes ___________________________ Degree(s) earned_______________________ � Not currently attending college ________________________________________ � Graduated from secondary school early__________________________________ Classroom global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity
  34. 34. 32 Test Information The official scores from the appropriate testing agency must be submitted with this application. Please list your test scores below and include a copy of your test score that you received from the company that gave you the test. Test of English proficiency (TOEFL®, IELTS, SLEP, or Kaplan iBT) Test___________________________________________ Date taken (mm/dd/yy)__________ Score_______ If you’ve taken the SAT or ACT and would like to include your scores, please do so. This is optional. Test__________________ Date taken (mm/dd/yy)__________ Score_______ If you’ve taken the GMAT® or GRE® and would like to include your scores, please do so. This is optional. Test_____________ Date taken (mm/dd/yy)__________ Score_______ Other Required Information 1. Have you ever been found responsible for a disciplinary violation at any secondary school or college/university you have attended, whether related to academic misconduct or behavioral misconduct, that resulted in your probation, suspension, removal, dismissal, or expulsion from the institution? � Yes � No 2. Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor, felony, or other crime? � Yes � No If you answered yes to either or both questions, please give the approximate date of each incident and explain the circumstances. Please attach a separate sheet with your statement if you answered yes to either question. I certify that all information in my application is my own work, factually true and honestly presented. I confirm that I have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the Global Pathways General Terms and Conditions detailed in the Global Pathways brochure. I authorize Kaplan to supply any relevant records relating to my attendance and progress in the Global Pathways Program, including personal records, contact details, and disciplinary records, to Kaplan’s employees, staff, affiliates, agents, representatives, and others working on Kaplan’s behalf, as well as to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, state and accrediting agencies, Northeastern University, my parents, guardian, or sponsor. Student signature_______________________________________________________________________________________ Date_____________________________ Don’t Forget to Include with this Application: For complete application and details about the following documents visit: global-pathways.com • Global Pathways and Global Classroom Application • TOEFL® (Code 2575), IELTS, or Kaplan iBT • Transcripts and grades: Original transcripts from all years attended and supporting grade scale and English translation are required –­Official degree stating conferral and date. • Personal statement: You should answer the following questions in your statement Undergraduate applicants: Why do you want to study at Northeastern? What is your major choice and plans for the future? What makes you stand out? Do you play an instrument or a sport? Have you been part of a club or volunteer group in school? Do you have work experience? Graduate applicants: Identify motivation for applying. Specify expectations, outcomes, and goals for the program. Outline professional/academic experiences and accomplishments related to the program. • Reference letters: Two or three letters completed by employers and/or professors or instructors • Curriculum vitae/resume: List work/school history, travel, languages, awards, certificates, volunteer work, and accomplishments • Passport copy • Declaration and Certification of Finances Form (original only) • Bank statement copy: Recent statement of no less than the minimum funds required in the Declarations and Certification of Finances Form (original only) Give completed, signed application and all supporting documents to our representative in your country or scan and email to usprograms@kaplan.com For support with your application, phone +44 207 045 4925 (Global Pathways Admissions is a UK-based team)
  35. 35. TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. Rules and regulations: Global Pathways students are subject to the rules and regulations governing Northeastern University. 2. Arrivals and departures: All accommodations are booked from the Sunday before the course start date until the Saturday morning (after four weeks), unless otherwise advised. A partial week may be counted as one week’s accommodation. 3.Vacations and absences: If you are absent during the program, no refund will be made for the time missed. Periods of absence cannot be made up with a free extension of the course. You must fill out withdrawal paper work and notify your advisor of your plans to leave the program. 4. Public holidays: Classes are normally not held and most school facilities are closed on national holidays. Compensation will not be made for classes not offered at Northeastern University on holidays. 5. Prices: Global Pathways has the right to change prices due to tax increases, governmental actions, or other events beyond Global Pathways control. 6. Books and learning materials: You need to purchase all books and learning materials upon arrival at Northeastern University. 7. Admission: Once you have received your acceptance to the Global Pathways program, you will not be eligible to apply for direct entry to Northeastern University for the same entry semester. You will be required to complete your Global Pathways program in order to begin at the University. 8. Expulsion/suspension: Students who commit a criminal offense, violate the student conduct code, have a very poor attendance record, do not pass their Global Pathways program, or fails to pay an amount they are directly or indirectly liable to pay in order to undertake the course, may be expelled or suspended. No refund will be given and immigration authorities will be informed. 9. Refund policy: Refunds will be made via the Global Pathways representative to whom the fees were originally paid or to the student’s bank account in the same country and currency in which the fees were originally paid. All refunds will be made within 45 days of written notification. 10. Accommodation refund policy: Students must give four weeks’ notice in writing to the Global Pathways Director. A refund will be made for 100% of the unused accommodation fee less any additional fees. For terminations made after 50% of the booking has been completed, no refund will be given. 11. Cancellation policy: In cases where cancellations are made in writing more than 30 days before the start date, 100% of the tuition and accommodation fees will be refunded. Pre-sessional English students must cancel within 30 days before the start of the Kaplan English Center. However, the accommodation placement fee, $1,000 tuition deposit, and enrollment fees are nonrefundable. For cancellations made less than 30 days before the start date or after classes begin, there will be no refund. For cancellations due to visa denial, 100% of the tuition and accommodation fees and any paid deposit will be refunded. Written notification of visa rejection and receipt of relevant supporting documentation is required. These Terms and Conditions may differ according to any changes in the policy of the governing body. You will be notified at the time of booking of any such amendments. Any dispute, claim, or other matter arising, will be subject to the current laws in the destination country. global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity
  36. 36. Northeastern University Global Pathways program 10 BV, 360 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115 global-pathways.com/northeasternuniversity

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