Graduate Programs

Due to COVID-19 our office at 1010 Commonwealth Avenue is closed to the public.

It is strongly recommended that all application credentials be sent to BU MET electronically, either uploaded in a student’s application, via a vendor such as Parchment, or in an email to If electronic submission is not possible, please mail application materials to:

Metropolitan College Graduate Admissions
120 Ashford Street
Boston, MA 02215

How Do I Apply?

Fall 2020

Apply Online

Spring, Summer & Fall 2021

Apply Online

Graduate Admissions Committees meet on an ongoing basis. Admission to a graduate degree or certificate program is normally granted for September, January, and May of each year, with additional starts in October, March, and July for most online programs.

View a list of current graduate degree and graduate certificate programs.

Application Deadlines

Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall 2020 September 2, 2020 (on campus) August 1, 2020 *
September 8, 2020 (online)
Fall 2 (online only) November 3, 2020 October 1, 2020

Spring 2021 January 19, 2021 (on campus) December 15, 2020
January 19, 2021 (online)

Spring 2 2021 (online only) March 16, 2021 (online) February 15, 2021
Summer 2021 May 11, 2021 (online) April 1, 2021
Tentative May 24, 2021 (on campus)
Summer 2 2021 July 6, 2021 (online) June 1, 2021
Tentative July 6, 2021 (on campus)
Fall 2021 September 2, 2021 (on campus) August 1, 2021
September 7, 2021 (online)
Fall 2 2021 (online only) November 2, 2021 (online) October 1, 2021

* MET is still accepting applications for the Fall 2020 term

International on-campus applicants should apply by the deadlines below, allowing time for I-20 visa processing:

Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall 2020 September 2, 2020 June 1, 2020 *
Spring 2021 January 19, 2021 November 15, 2020
Summer 2021 Tentative May 24, 2021 March 1, 2021
Fall 2021 September 2, 2021 June 1, 2021

* MET is still accepting international student applications for entry to the Fall 2020 semester

International students should refer to the International Students “Start Your Application” page to learn more about additional requirements and steps needed to complete the application process.

Applicants to master’s degree and graduate certificate programs must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (or the international equivalent) prior to enrollment. 

A complete application for admission must include:

  • A completed Application for Graduate Admission.
  • Three letters of recommendation. It is required that one be an academic reference if you graduated or engaged in post-graduate education in the past three years.
    • You must supply the name and email address of your recommenders in order to submit your application. Recommendations must be received before your application can be reviewed.
  • A personal statement (short essay discussing your motivation for study).
  • A current résumé.
  • Transcript(s) from each college and graduate school attended. Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded to your application. Official transcripts will be required upon matriculation.
  • A nonrefundable application fee ($85 for master’s degree application, $25 for graduate certificate applications).

Having trouble accessing the application? We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox, our preferred browsers. If you are still having issues, please contact our technical support at 857-304-2008 or via email.

Standardized Tests

Standardized test scores are not required for admission to graduate programs at Metropolitan College.

Students who have already taken standardized tests can strengthen their applications by submitting the results. For the GRE, use Institutional Code 3087; for the GMAT, select the appropriate program of study at Boston University.

MET Graduate Admission Deferral Request Form