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Boston University Metropolitan College
755 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

The MS in Computer Science at BU’s
North Campus–Chelmsford

Since 1979, the Department of Computer Science at Boston University’s Metropolitan College has embraced emerging technologies—and prepared graduates for the best jobs in an industry "projected to be one of the 10 fastest growing in the nation" (Bureau of Labor Statistics Career Guide to Industries, 2010-11 Edition).

Now you can take advantage of Metropolitan College's computer science faculty at Boston University's North Campus in Chelmsford, MA—right in the heart of the region’s high-technology corridor. North Campus offers the following benefits:

  • A strategic location just off US Route 3 (exit 29) and close to major routes
    such as 495, 128, and 93
  • Outstanding faculty from BU's Metropolitan College
  • Convenient evening classes
  • Smaller class sizes
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Free parking

The Master of Science in Computer Science

North Campus—Chelmsford offers the Master of Science in Computer Science with optional Security concentration. Perfect for computer professionals and students who wish to move into the IT field from other areas of study, this graduate program prepares students for careers as information security specialists, software engineers, and software systems leaders.

Study with Metropolitan College's leading IT faculty, and explore the ideas, concepts, and methods that drive innovation in computer science. Whether you seek new skills or a new career, you’ll gain the technical expertise to keep you competitive and in demand—today and tomorrow.

A National Center of Academic Excellence

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Boston University has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. Our IT degrees are certified by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS)—and the MS in Computer Information Systems is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (GAC).

Metropolitan College

One of Boston University's 16 schools and colleges, Metropolitan College offers more than 60 part-time and full-time degree and certificate programs in the evening, online, and in blended formats.


Metropolitan College, as part of Boston University, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., one of six nationally recognized accrediting agencies.