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 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).
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.
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.
Database design, data mining, data warehousing, and business intelligence courses. Earn a certificate in database management in Boston, online, or in the blended format.
This specialized graduate certificate program in digital forensics is also available online and as a blended program that combines online study with on-campus IT courses in Boston.
The Health Informatics graduate certificate focuses on electronic medical data in the health care industry.
Specialize in IT security and advance your career with information security certification online, in Boston, or in a blended format from Boston University Metropolitan College.
Specialized IT graduate certificate covering systems analysis, web technology, data communications, and database systems. Also available online and in a blended format that combines online study with on-campus IT courses in Boston.
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 a blended format.
Medical information security certification covers methods and skills needed to design & build secure patient data systems.
This graduate certificate in software engineering develops skills to design & build health care data systems.