A Career You Can
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Students in MET’s Actuarial Science master’s program learn how to put big data into context—and prepare for a coveted career that is consistently found at the top of “best jobs” lists.

U.S. news & World Report Best Online Programs Graduate Computer Information Technology 2014 U.S. news & World Report Best Online Programs Graduate Business 2014

U.S. News & World Report Ranks MET in Top 10 Best Online Programs

Good news! In January, U.S. News & World Report announced its 2014 rankings of Best Online Programs—and Metropolitan College placed high in two key programs. Read more ▾

In a comparison of the Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs, MET's fully online master’s in Computer Information Systems attained the second-highest ranking of the 34 schools listed, preceded only by the University of Southern California and tying with Virginia Tech.

Out of the Best Online Graduate Business Programs, MET’s six fully online master's degree programs in management placed eighth among the 239 listed schools.

The rankings of MET’s online programs place Boston University at the very top in the highly competitive field of professional graduate online education—and they reflect and affirm the excellence and dedication of MET students, alumni, faculty, facilitators, and staff.

Also in this issue…

  1. Message from Dean Zlateva

    At the beginning of her second year as dean ad interim, Dr. Zlateva reflects on where MET is headed.

  2. Two Generations, One Class: 2015

    Taryn and Jeremiah Johnson—mother and son—will earn their bachelor’s degrees together in MET’s Accelerated Degree Completion Program.

  3. A Brief History of Overseas Military Programs

    Look back at BU’s programs on overseas military bases—and read a Q&A with three military alumni.

  4. MET around Town

    Read a Q&A with three local MET graduates, view videos and other extras, and—if you’re local—submit your own answers to our questions…

  5. An Algorithm for Change: Health Informatics

    MET’s Health Informatics program prepares students for critical roles at the intersection of health care and information technology.

  6. Alumni Events & Class Notes

    See photos from select MET alumni events, and look at class notes submitted by alumni. Have news to share? Submit your own class note.

  7. MET Academic News

    Read highlights of recent faculty and staff honors, grants, presentations, and publications.


  • 1 Rank of the job “actuary” on CareerCast.com.
  • 2 MET’s ranking in the U.S. News Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs.
  • 8 MET’s ranking in the U.S. News Best Online Graduate Business Programs.
  • 239 Total online graduate business programs listed in the U.S. News ranking.
  • 4,292 The number of MET alumni who did some or all of their studies overseas.
  • 54 The total number of BU overseas education centers for military personnel.
  • 88,000 Median starting salary of an actuary, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Join us! 9th Annual MET Night

Friday, February 28, 2014

Let your cheers be heard as BU’s Terriers take to the ice against the Northeastern University Huskies. View Details & Buy Tickets »