Noncredit Programs: Evergreen/Food & Wine/Professional Education
Metropolitan College’s noncredit programs are perfect for those who aren’t seeking a college degree or looking to earn academic credit. We offer a variety of courses and programs to stimulate your curiosity, satisfy your desire for personal enrichment, and enhance your career potential.
Center for Professional Education
We can meet your professional development needs—now and in the future.
Whether you’re just entering the workforce or have years of experience in your career, it is likely you will encounter emerging technologies, new approaches, evolving procedures, and fresh ideas in your industry. To remain competitive—or gain a foothold—in today’s tough job market, you need to have the latest skills and knowledge in your field.
Boston University’s Center for Professional Education (CPE) offers high-quality, noncredit programs that provide comprehensive classroom and online training for those seeking professional development and certificates in a wide range of industries.
- Commercial Real Estate
- Commercial Real Estate Practice
- Facilities Management
- Financial Planning
- Genealogical Research
- Interpreter Program—Community, Legal & Medical Certificates (Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish)
- Paralegal Studies
- PMI® Exam Preparation Programs
- Professional Fundraising
- Real Estate Finance
Visit the CPE website to learn more.
Evergreen is designed for lifelong learners ages 58 and above who seek to engage in intellectual and cultural pursuits at the University. Along with lectures, seminars, concerts, and special events, Evergreen provides older students with the opportunity to audit almost any class at Boston University. Learn more about Evergreen programs.
Programs in Food & Wine
At Boston University’s Metropolitan College, learning isn’t just for college students.
With a faculty of restaurateurs, cookbook authors, mixologists, food producers, industry pros, and chefs from the most talked-about restaurants in town, Boston University’s Programs in Food & Wine—which include wine studies, programs for children, and food and wine seminars—provide fascinating educational opportunities for learners of every age, professional level, and background.
- Certificate in Cheese Studies
- Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts
- Professional Certificates
- Wine Studies Certificates and Beverage Programs