Earn Your Degree at Boston University—Part‑Time or Online

  • Quality professional education, convenient schedules

    Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs—part-time in the evenings, online, and in blended formats.

  • Engaged faculty, powerful networks

    Metropolitan College faculty bring hands-on field experience and high-level industry research to the classroom, providing practical insights and in-depth understanding that you can directly apply in your own career. Your classmates contribute their own professional perspectives and form a valuable network.

  • Academic excellence, international recognition

    A BU degree is highly respected, and can open doors to a promotion, a better job, or a new career. The University is ranked 41st in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and 50th in the world by Times Higher Education.

Undergraduate Programs

Metropolitan College has over 20 degree and certificate programs in areas such as biomedical laboratory and clinical sciences, computer science, criminal justice, liberal arts, management, and urban affairs. We also offer two undergraduate degree completion programs—one online and one on campus.

Undergraduate Degree and Certificate Programs

Undergraduate Degrees

  • Accelerated Degree Completion Program
    • Computer Science Track
    • Management Studies Track
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Laboratory & Clinical Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • English & American Literature
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Management Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Undergraduate Degree Completion Program (online)
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Urban Affairs

Certificate Programs

  • Biotechnology
  • Business Management
  • Clinical Research
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • International Business Management
  • Pre-Medical Studies, Post-Baccalaureate

Graduate Programs

Metropolitan College offers more than 40 graduate degree and certificate programs in areas such as actuarial science, administrative sciences, arts administration, business, city planning, criminal justice, cyber security, gastronomy, health communication, health informatics, information technology, project management, and more.

Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs

Graduate Degrees

  • Actuarial Science
  • Administrative Studies
    • Applied Business Analytics
    • Economic Development & Tourism Management
    • Electronic Commerce, Systems & Technology
    • Financial Economics
    • Innovation & Technology
    • Multinational Commerce
  • Online Administrative Sciences Programs
    • Applied Business Analytics
    • Banking & Financial Services Management
    • Business Continuity, Security & Risk Management
    • Insurance Management
    • International Marketing Management
    • Project Management
  • Advertising
  • Applied Business Analytics Management (online)
  • Arts Administration
  • Banking & Financial Services (online)
  • Business Continuity, Security & Risk Management (online)
  • City Planning
  • Computer Information Systems (on campus and online)
    • Computer Networks
    • Data Analytics
    • Database Management & Business Intelligence
    • Health Informatics
    • IT Project Management
    • Security
    • Web Application Development
  • Computer Information Systems (blended)
    • Database Management & Business Intelligence
    • IT Project Management
    • Security
  • Computer Science
    • Computer Networks
    • Data Analytics
    • Security
  • Criminal Justice (on campus and online)
    • Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity
  • Gastronomy
    • Business Focus
    • Communication Focus
    • Food Policy Focus
    • History & Culture Focus
  • Health Communication (online)
  • Insurance Management (online)
  • International Marketing Management (online)
  • Leadership (military locations)
  • Project Management (on campus and online)
  • Telecommunication
    • Security
  • Urban Affairs

Certificate Programs

  • Advanced Information Technology (on campus, online and blended)
  • Applie Business Analytics (on campus and online)
  • Applied Sustainability
  • Arts Administration
  • Computer Networks
  • Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (on campus and online)
  • Data Analytics (on campus and online)
  • Database Management & Business Intelligence (on campus, online and blended)
  • Digital Forensics (on campus and blended)
  • Electronic Commerce, Systems & Technology
  • Financial Markets & Institutions (on campus and online)
  • Food Studies
  • Fundraising Management
  • Health Informatics (on campus and online)
  • Information Security (on campus, online and blended)
  • Information Technology (on campus, online and blended)
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • International Business Management
  • International Marketing (on campus and online)
  • IT Project Management (on campus, online, and blended)
  • Medical Information Security & Privacy
  • Project Management (on campus and online)
  • Risk Management & Organizational Continuity (online)
  • Software Engineering in Healthcare Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Sustainable Economic Development via Tourism
  • Tourism Development
  • Web Application Development (on campus and online)

Laboratories

  • Pre-Analytics Laboratory (AD100)

Metropolitan College

One of Boston University’s 17 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.

Accredited bythe New England Association of Schools and Colleges

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.