Graduate Programs

Metropolitan College graduate programs offer the exemplary, in-depth education you seek—whether your objective is personal enrichment or professional advancement. Plus, you can choose to study full-time or part-time in the evening, online, or in our blended eLive format.

It’s true that a Boston University graduate degree can greatly enhance your career. But you can also gain valuable, industry-specific skills with one of our many four-course graduate certificates. In most cases, you can transfer graduate certificate credits into MET master’s degree programs. You may take up to two graduate courses before choosing a program.

Discover the wide range of graduate programs available at MET.

Master of Science in Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science, Master's Degree

The Boston University Metropolitan College Master of Science (MS) in Actuarial Science gives you the skills to become a successful actuary. You’ll gain a solid academic foundation through specialized courses in actuarial science, statistics, finance, and related fields. Concentrations include Insurance and Mathematical Finance.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Science in Administrative Studies; earn your MSAS at BU MET

Administrative Studies, Master's Degree

The Master of Science in Administrative Studies (MSAS) is a multidisciplinary program designed to provide the opportunity for focused graduate study in one of five specialized or industry-specific areas of interest.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Science in Administrative Studies concentration in Financial Economics at BU Metropolitan College

Administrative Studies, Master's Financial Economics Concentration

Develop career building skills in finance, financial markets and institutions with a concentration in financial economics at Boston University Metropolitan College.

Types: Degree, On campus

BU Metropolitan College Master of Science in Administrative Studies concentration in Economic Development & Tourism Management

Administrative Studies, Master's with Economic Development & Tourism Management Concentration

Tourism management studies in Boston prepare students to analyze and understand tourism market area strengths and weaknesses.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Science in Administrative Studies concentration in Electronic Commerce, Systems & Technology at Boston University MET

Administrative Studies, Master's with Electronic Commerce, Systems & Technology Concentration

Develop skills in electronic business, e-commerce technology and more with a concentration in e-commerce from Boston University Metropolitan College.

Types: Degree, On campus

Boston University Metropolitan College Master of Science in Administrative Studies concentration in Innovation & Technology

Administrative Studies, Master's with Innovation & Technology Concentration

With innovation and technology management and new product development courses, Boston University Metropolitan College can help you achieve your career goals.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Science in Administrative Studies Concentration in Multinational Commerce at Boston University MET

Administrative Studies, Master's with Multinational Commerce Concentration

Gain a well-rounded understanding of the cultural, financial, geopolitical, and other dynamics of multinational commerce at Boston University Metropolitan College.

Types: Degree, On campus

Advanced Information Technology (IT) Graduate Certificate

Advanced Information Technology, Graduate Certificate

Advanced Information Technology Graduate Certificate at BU MET. Fast track your career with information technology certification. Also available online or in the blended, eLive format.

Types: Blended, Certificate, On campus, Online

Master of Science in Advertising at Boston University Metropolitan College

Advertising, Master's Degree

MS in Advertising is a part-time professional program offering convenient, evening courses that combine core advertising fundamentals with the latest interactive multimedia and web marketing techniques.

Types: Degree, On campus

Applied Sustainability Graduate Certificate

Applied Sustainability, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Sustainability is a unique interdisciplinary look at what it takes to make urban and economic development compatible with the natural environment.

Types: Certificate, On campus

Arts Administration Graduate Certificate

Arts Administration, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration serves the many practicing and aspiring arts professionals who do not have the time or resources to commit to a full program of graduate study, or may already possess a graduate degree in another field. This certificate may be of particular interest to experienced professionals in related fields who are considering a career change.

Types: Certificate, On campus

Master of Science in Arts Administration

Arts Administration, Master's Degree

Boston University’s Master of Science (MS) in Arts Administration program is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in visual arts, performing arts, and arts service organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors both domestically and internationally.

Types: Degree, On campus

BU Metropolitan College Master of Science in Banking & Financial Services Management (online)

Banking & Financial Services Management, Master's Degree (online)

The convenient online MS in Banking & Financial Services Management degree program prepares students for success in the fast-paced, dynamic financial sector.

Types: Degree, Online

Banking & Financial Services, Graduate Diploma

Banking & Financial Services, Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma in Banking & Financial Services provides students with a strong foundation in finance, specializing in global markets, corporate finance, and the financial services industry.

Types: Diploma, On campus

Master of Science in Business Continuity, Security & Risk Management (online) at Boston University Metropolitan College

Business Continuity, Security & Risk Management, Master's Degree (online)

The online Master of Science in Business Continuity, Security & Risk Management explores business continuity, security, information & materials management and more.

Types: Degree, Online

Master of City Planning

City Planning, Master's Degree

The Master of City Planning (MCP) prepares students for a wide variety of professional roles in planning for urban and regional development.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems, Master's Degree

Metropolitan College’s Master of Science in Computer Information Systems offers information technology (IT), managerial and organizational knowledge to help fast track your career. Accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center (GAC).

Types: Degree, On campus, Online

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (blended)

Computer Information Systems, Master's Degree (blended format)

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems offered as a blended program: eLive combines on-campus & online courses in information technology (IT) and business management to help fast track your career. PMI GAC Accredited.

Types: Blended, Degree, On campus

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Computer Networks Concentration

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Computer Networks Concentration

The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in Computer Networks provides students with a broad foundation in information technology (IT), and an in-depth understanding of computer data communication and modern networking.

Types: Degree, On campus, Online

Concentration in Database & Knowledge Management | Computer Information Systems Master's Degree

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Database Management & Business Intelligence Concentration

The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in Database Management & Business Intelligence lets students explore database design, data mining, data warehousing, and business intelligence.

Types: Degree, On campus, Online

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Database Management & Business Intelligence Concentration (blended format)

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Database Management & Business Intelligence Concentration (blended format)

Students pursuing the blended, eLive Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in Database Management & Business Intelligence will gain extensive hands-on experience with SQL using the Oracle and other leading DBMS and data mining tools.

Types: Blended, Degree, On campus

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Health Informatics Concentration

The MS in Computer Information Systems concentration in Health Informatics exposes individuals to health electronic applications and data, including their collection, processing, and storage. Individuals graduating from this program will have a solid knowledge of data communication and computer networks as well as biomedical databases.

Types: Degree, On campus, Online

Concentration in IT Project Management | Computer Information Systems Master's Degree

Computer Information Systems, Master's with IT Project Management Concentration

The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems Concentration in IT Project Management combines Project Management Institute PMBOK concepts with information technology courses and a free PMP® preparation course.

Types: Degree, On campus, Online

Computer Information Systems, Master's with IT Project Management Concentration (blended format)

Computer Information Systems, Master's with IT Project Management Concentration (blended format)

The blended, eLive Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in IT Project Management introduces general concepts embodied in the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK, while exploring specialized techniques for software risk management, software cost estimation, and software quality management.

Types: Blended, Degree, On campus

Concentration in Security | Computer Information Systems Master's Degree

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Security Concentration

Specialize in information system security and network security with a Computer Information System graduate degree from Boston University Metropolitan College.

Types: Degree, On campus, Online

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Security Concentration (blended)

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Security Concentration (blended format)

The blended, eLive Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in Security provides in-depth knowledge of emerging security threats and solutions to prepare technical leaders to identify, develop, and implement highly secure systems and networks that support organizational goals.

Types: Blended, Degree, On campus

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Web Application Development

Computer Information Systems, Master's with Web Application Development Concentration

The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in Web Application Development introduces the fundamental concepts of web applications, providing a comprehensive coverage of both client-side and server-side development.

Types: Degree, On campus, Online

Computer Networks, Graduate Certificate

Computer Networks, Graduate Certificate

The certificate in Computer Networks offers a broad foundation in information technology, along with an in-depth exploration of computer data communication and modern networking.

Types: Certificate, On campus

Master of Science in Computer Science

Computer Science, Master's Degree

Graduate computer science degree program with software engineering, database management and other courses intended for computer professionals and others seeking career advancement.

Types: Degree, On campus

Computer Science, Master's with Computer Networks Concentration

Computer Science, Master's with Computer Networks Concentration

The Master of Science in Computer Science concentration in Computer Networks provides students with a broad foundation in information technology (IT), and an in-depth understanding of computer data communication and modern networking.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Science in Computer Science concentration in Security

Computer Science, Master's with Security Concentration

Specialize in information security and advance your network security career with a computer science graduate degree with a concentration in security from Boston University Metropolitan College.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice, Master's Degree

The Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) program is for those who wish to enter or advance a criminal justice career, especially those considering advanced studies or administration and research in the area of criminal justice.

Types: Degree, On campus, Online

Database Management & Business Intelligence Graduate Certificate

Database Management & Business Intelligence, Graduate Certificate

Database design, data mining, data warehousing, & business intelligence courses. Earn a certificate in database management in Boston, online, or in the blended, eLive format.

Types: Blended, Certificate, On campus, Online

Digital Forensics Graduate Certificate

Digital Forensics, Graduate Certificate

This specialized graduate certificate program in digital forensics is also available online and through eLive blended programs that combine online study with on-campus IT courses in Boston.

Types: Blended, Certificate, On campus

Electronic Commerce, Systems & Technology Graduate Certificate at BU MET

Electronic Commerce, Systems & Technology, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Electronic Commerce, Systems & Technology provides specialized study in e-commerce technology, e-business applications, security issues, and more.

Types: Certificate, On campus

Financial Markets & Institutions Graduate Certificate from Boston University Metropolitan College

Financial Markets & Institutions, Graduate Certificate

Financial Markets & Institutions Graduate Certificate through BU MET in Boston. Specialized study in the areas of finance, analysis, and financial institutions. Graduate Certificate in Financial Markets & Institutions options include an online study format.

Types: Certificate, On campus, Online

Food Studies Certificate Program at Boston University Metropolitan College

Food Studies, Graduate Certificate

The Food Studies certificate program at Boston University’s Metropolitan College provides a solid foundation in gastronomy—and can be tailored to focus on food-related areas such as business, communication, history and culture, or policy.

Types: Certificate, On campus

BU MET Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management

Fundraising Management, Graduate Certificate

Many nonprofit organizations today face challenging financial circumstances. Reduced government and foundation support, increased competition among nonprofits and the private sector, and general economic uncertainty have all played a role in creating an environment of financial instability.

Types: Certificate, On campus

Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy

Gastronomy, Master's Degree

A unique, multidisciplinary program, the Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) in Gastronomy encompasses the arts, the humanities, and the natural and social sciences. Students in the program examine the role of food in historical and contemporary societies from a variety of perspectives.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy Focus Area in Business

Gastronomy, Master's with Business Focus

Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Business students develop the managerial, financial, marketing, and gastronomic skills needed for a successful career.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Communication

Gastronomy, Master's with Communication Focus

The Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Communication offers a critical analysis of food and culture in print, film, photography, television, the visual arts, and digital media.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Food Policy

Gastronomy, Master's with Food Policy Focus

The Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Food Policy combines the study of food history and culture with an activist’s dedication to changing the world, providing the social-scientific background to influence and direct public food policy.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in History & Culture

Gastronomy, Master's with History & Culture Focus

The Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in History & Culture explores the many facets of food across cultures over time.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Science in Health Communication (online) at Boston University Metropolitan College

Health Communication, Master's Degree (online)

Developed by Metropolitan College in collaboration with Boston University’s College of Communication, the Master of Science in Health Communication (MSHC) is the first degree of its type to be offered online.

Types: Degree, Online

Health Informatics Graduate Certificate

Health Informatics, Graduate Certificate

The Health Informatics graduate certificate focuses on electronic medical data in the health care industry.

Types: Certificate, On campus, Online

Graduate Certificate in Information Security from the Boston University Metropolitan Collegem the M

Information Security, Graduate Certificate

Specialize in IT security and advance your career with information security certification online or in Boston from Boston University Metropolitan College.

Types: Blended, Certificate, On campus, Online

Information Technology Graduate Certificate

Information Technology, Graduate Certificate

Specialized IT graduate certificate covering systems analysis, web technology, data communications, and database systems. Also available online and through eLive blended programs that combine online study with on-campus IT courses in Boston.

Types: Blended, Certificate, On campus, Online

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate

Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship focuses on providing students with key managerial competencies required in today’s and tomorrow’s rapidly changing technological, economic, and cultural environments.

Types: Certificate, On campus

Master of Science in Insurance Management (online) at Boston University Metropolitan College

Insurance Management, Master's Degree (online)

The online master’s in Insurance Management degree is designed specifically for professionals who have earned designation as a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).

Types: Degree, Online

International Business Management Graduate Certificate

International Business Management, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in International Business Management is designed to provide a diverse background in international business. Students can determine which area of international business is most appealing, from e-commerce to finance to operations—or combine courses to gain a wider international business perspective.

Types: Certificate, On campus

Master of Science in International Marketing Management (online) at BU MET

International Marketing Management, Master's Degree (online)

The convenient online MS in International Marketing Management degree offers solid marketing core courses with options for online collaboration with university students worldwide.

Types: Degree, Online

International Marketing Graduate Certificate at Boston University MET

International Marketing, Graduate Certificate

Learn International marketing skills including web design, SEO, SEM, & social media. Study marketing with MBAs from around the world through special online study programs. Program options include an online study format.

Types: Certificate, On campus, Online

International Marketing, Graduate Diploma

International Marketing, Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma in International Marketing provides essential Internet-based marketing skills necessary for today’s highly competitive international market, such as web design, SEO, and SEM.

Types: Diploma, On campus

IT Project Management

IT Project Management, Graduate Certificate

The IT Project Management Graduate Certificate at BU MET is ideal for project managers, systems analysts, designers, programmers, research managers, and others engaged in the administration of technical projects. Includes preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exams. Also available online and in the blended, eLive format.

Types: Blended, Certificate, On campus, Online

Master of Science in Leadership

Leadership, Master's Degree

Available at military locations in Massachusetts, North Carolina and Virginia, the Master of Science in Leadership graduate degree program develops specific skills for effective, collaborative organizational leadership in the private, public, government, or nonprofit sectors.

Types: Degree

Medical Information Security & Privacy Graduate Certificate

Medical Information Security & Privacy, Graduate Certificate

Medical information security certification covers methods and skills needed to design & build secure patient data systems.

Types: Certificate, On campus

BU Metropolitan College Project Management Graduate Certificate

Project Management, Graduate Certificate

Excellent preparation for PMP exam and international project management certifications such as IPMA and IT Project + certification. Program options include a convenient online study format.

Types: Certificate, On campus, Online

Master of Science in Project Management at Boston University MET

Project Management, Master's Degree

The MS in Project Management program is Accredited by the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Global Accreditation Center, AACSB International, and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Program Accreditation System (EPAS).

Types: Degree, On campus, Online

Risk Management & Organizational Continuity Graduate Certificate (online) at Boston University MET

Risk Management & Organizational Continuity, Graduate Certificate (online)

The convenient online Graduate Certificate in Risk Management & Organizational Continuity provides managers the skills needed to respond to emergencies and disasters.

Types: Certificate, Online

Software Engineering in Health Care Systems Graduate Certificate

Software Engineering in Health Care Systems, Graduate Certificate

This graduate certificate in software engineering develops skills to design & build health care data systems.

Types: Certificate, On campus

Software Engineering Graduate Certificate

Software Engineering, Graduate Certificate

Plan, design, and implement C++ and Java software applications. Advance your software engineering career with a graduate certificate in software development at Boston University Metropolitan College.

Types: Certificate, On campus

Sustainable Economic Development via Tourism Graduate Certificate from Boston University Metropolitan College

Sustainable Economic Development via Tourism, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Economic Development via Tourism focuses on the theoretical and practical requirements of how sustainable economic development can be achieved via cultural and eco-tourism development.

Types: Certificate, On campus

Master of Science in Telecommunication

Telecommunication, Master's Degree

Graduate telecommunication degree program integrates knowledge of the computer science, engineering, managerial, and legal aspects of telecommunication.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Science in Telecommunication concentration in Security

Telecommunication, Master's with Security Concentration

The MS in Telecommunication concentration in Security provides knowledge of emerging security threats and approaches for implementing highly secure networks.

Types: Degree, On campus

Master of Urban Affairs

Urban Affairs, Master's Degree

The Master of Urban Affairs (MUA) is designed for students seeking a broad background in urban public policy, community development and service delivery, and the administration of public and private agencies in urban settings.

Types: Degree, On campus

Web Application Development Graduate Certificate

Web Application Development, Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in web application development provides coverage of client-side and server-side development. Advance your career with web application development certification in Boston.

Types: Certificate, On campus, Online