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 information technology degrees and certificates in the area of information technology. Whether you take class during the evening on our Boston campus, study online, or enroll in one of our blended 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) and the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in Security

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 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

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in 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

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

Master of Science in Computer Science concentration in Computer Networks

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 Data Analytics

Computer Science, Master's with Data Analytics Concentration

The master’s in Computer Science concentration in Data Analytics provides students with solid knowledge of data analytics practices and theories, accompanied by exposure to the methods and tools for data mining and knowledge discovery.

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

Students Investigate Cybercrime & Cybersecurity

Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) offers an interdisciplinary approach that combines criminal justice and cybersecurity. The curriculum ensures that students develop competency and practical knowledge, enabling them to work with various issues related to cybercrime.

Types: Certificate, Graduate, On campus, Online

Data Analytics, Graduate Certificate

Data Analytics, Graduate Certificate

Data Analytics Graduate Certificate at BU MET. Prepare for job growth in the areas of big data and data science. Available on campus and online.

Types: Certificate, Graduate, On campus, Online