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Graduate Certificate in Nanomedicine


The Graduate Certificate in Nanomedicine is designed for scientists, engineers, and physicians to develop competency and practical skills in the application of nanotechnology to problems in medicine.  This program is appropriate for those working in, or seeking careers in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, biomedical, or clinical fields. Program participants receive advanced training in the fundamental and applied aspects of nanomedicine, as well as nanomedicine commercialization from bench to bedside. The curriculum includes a variety of activities for scientific and professional development, including lectures, case studies, journal readings, term projects, and close interactions with distinguished faculty and experts drawn from academia, hospitals, industry, and government.

The Certificate consists of five nanomedicine (NNMD) courses, totaling 12 SH credits. This is a part-time, 12-credit graduate program that can be completed in as little as 2 semesters.

Review Certificate requirements and courses in the Northeastern University Catalog.

Admissions Requirements

Application materials: Personal essay, 2 letters of recommendation, and resume
GRE (General): Recommended, not required
Restrictions: To qualify, individuals must be eligible to study in the U.S. on a part-time basis.
Deadline: Admissions review begins February 1, with rolling admissions until August 25 or Fall. Admissions review begins September 1, with rolling admissions until December 15 for Spring.
Location: On-ground and online


For More Information

Director Anne L van de Ven
428 Egan Research Center, Northeastern University
Phone: 617.373.2948
Fax: 617.373.2823