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Academic Programs

A one-of-a-kind, experiential education

Our world-class academics are made richer and more relevant through experiences and connections throughout the Bay Area.

Undergraduate Programs

Choose an in-demand degree with an entrepreneurial edge

Select your major from areas of study at the intersection of:

  • Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Science
  • Business


Or explore signature interdisciplinary majors. Whatever major you select can be enriched by Northeastern in Oakland’s unique Experiential Entrepreneurship programming.

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First-Year Global Scholars Program

Begin your global experience in Oakland

As a first-year undergraduate student, you can begin your Northeastern journey with our yearlong Global Scholars program. You’ll spend one semester on our Oakland campus and one on our London campus, exploring different parts of the world in your first year of college.

You’ll build a diverse network of students, alumni, and employer partners who will enrich your education. By the time you arrive at our Boston campus in your second year, you’ll understand the power of a global education.

Learn more about course offerings, important dates, travel information, orientation, and more.

Academic resources to help you excel

Our Oakland campus offers academic resources to ensure you thrive during your time at Northeastern. You’ll have access to a dedicated team of advisors and support such as our Writing and Tutoring Center, where you can receive one-on-one attention to address your specific academic needs.

Current students and families who have questions about our academic programs and resources in Oakland are invited to email us at oaklandacademics@northeastern.edu.

Mills College at Northeastern

Academics information for Mills College at Northeastern students

The following academic programs are offered to Mills College students who transitioned to Northeastern during the merger. As a continuing Mills College at Northeastern student, you’ll work with your academic advisors to meet the academic requirements of your program to complete your degree.

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