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Northeastern embraces that every student’s education and career path is unique, which is why we created the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies.

Through this flexible program, you'll:

  • Create a customized study plan with your academic advisor to create a degree that matches your educational and career goals.
  • Receive experience-driven opportunities to gain real-world experience to help build your resume.
  • Learn from industry professionals who have extensive and proven experience in a variety of industries and fields.
  • Study from a core set of courses dedicated to communication, leadership, and project management skills—in-demand skills used in almost every industry and role.
  • Apply previous coursework to maximize transfer credits and accelerate time to completion.
  • Earn your degree 100% online.

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Unique Features

  • Customize your plan of study—developed with your advisor— to meet your career goals.
  • Taught by industry experts with experience at places like Ernst & Young, John Hancock, MIT, and more.
  • Apply previous coursework to maximize transfer credits and accelerate time to completion.
  • Earn your degree 100% online.


For 100+ years, we’ve designed our programs with one thing in mind—your success. Explore the current program requirements and course descriptions, all designed to meet today’s industry needs and must-have skills. 

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Experiential Learning

Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.

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Career Outcomes

The communication, leadership, and project management skills you learn and sharpen in our classrooms and through your experiential learning opportunities are designed to align with your career goals. These are highly sought-after skills in almost every organization and applicable to any position to desire.

  • 93% of employers agree that a candidates' ability to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems is more important than their undergraduate major.
  • 55% of employers prefer a combination of field-specific knowledge and skills and a broad range of knowledge and skills.

Industry-Aligned Faculty

Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.

Connie Emerson
Associate Teaching Professor
Francesca Grippa
Teaching Professor
Ed Powers
Professor of the Practice
Christopher Bolick
Assistant Academic Specialist
Kristen Lee
Associate Teaching Professor


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Financial Info

The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students. The below cost per credit is for non-lab courses. You can find the cost per credit of lab courses by visiting our Tuition and Fees page.

Active U.S. servicemembers and their spouses are eligible to receive an amended tuition rate of $250 per semester hour for our Bachelor Completion Programs through the College of Professional Studies. Northeastern is committed to making education within reach and affordable for our military-affiliated students. To learn more, visit our Fund Your Education page.

  • $541 Cost Per Credit
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