Computer Science & Information Technology

As increasingly complex systems evolve, the world will depend upon people who understand how these systems work—as well as those who can continue to develop new software and applications. Technology is already interwoven into every industry, and is integral to libraries, schools, hospitals, transportation, business, technology, science, project management, security, travel, video game design, and many other areas.

The future of IT is full of possibility for those with quality credentials in the field.

Metropolitan College offers a broad range of degrees and certificates in the area of information technology. Whether you take class during the evening on our Boston or Chelmsford campuses, study online, or enroll in one of our blended eLive programs, you get top-quality faculty with measurable achievements in their fields. Plus, we offer the preparation you need to succeed in the industry—whether you want to enhance your career, or change it.

A National Center of Academic Excellence

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). The MS in Computer Information Systems is accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

Accelerated Degree Completion Programs at BU MET

Accelerated Degree Completion Program

The Accelerated Degree Completion Program (ADCP) is uniquely designed to match the energy and talents of individuals who have risen in their profession without having completed their bachelor’s degree.

Types: Degree, On campus, Undergraduate

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, Graduate, On campus, Online

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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, On campus

Computer Science

Computer Science, Bachelor's Degree

Computer Science programs & information technology (IT) courses for a more rewarding career. Also offered in an Accelerated Degree Completion format of evening & weekend courses.

Types: Degree, On campus, Undergraduate

Certificate in Computer Science

Computer Science, Certificate

The Certificate in Computer Science provides students with the skills necessary to become part of a C++ or Java development team.

Types: Certificate, On campus, Undergraduate

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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, On campus

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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, On campus

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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, On campus, Online

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, Graduate, On campus, Online

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, Graduate, On campus

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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, 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, Graduate, On campus, Online