Boston–Charles River Campus
Conveniently located in Boston’s historic Back Bay neighborhood, the Charles River Campus is Boston University’s main campus—and home to the majority of Metropolitan College’s evening programs.
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.
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.
The Master of Science in Administrative Studies (MSAS) is a multidisciplinary program designed to provide the opportunity for focused graduate study in one of three specialized, industry-specific areas of interest.
Tourism management studies in Boston prepare students to analyze and understand tourism market area strengths and weaknesses.
With innovation and technology management and new product development courses, Boston University Metropolitan College can help you achieve your career goals.
Advanced Information Technology Graduate Certificate at BU MET. Fast track your career with information technology certification. Also available online or in a blended format.
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.
Available online and on campus, the Graduate Certificate in Applied Business Analytics provides comprehensive coverage of data analytics concepts, techniques, and state-of-the-art tools used in the process of data-driven business decision-making.
The Applied Business Analytics master’s degree provides students with comprehensive coverage of data analytics concepts, techniques, and state-of-the-art tools used in the process of data-driven business decision-making. BU MET’s Applied Business Analytics program is offered on campus, online, and in a blended format.
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.
The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in Art History at BU’s Metropolitan College combines study in the humanities and social sciences, and complements the natural sciences. The Art History degree program prepares students for careers at museums, galleries, educational institutions, and architectural and planning firms, as well as publishing and municipal or state cultural programs.
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.
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.
The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology provides fundamental knowledge in biological and related sciences. Students learn to appreciate the unity and diversity of living systems and gain an understanding of basic biological principles and processes.
Designed for those who need to update or obtain new skills in specific business areas. Advance your career with a Certificate in Business Management from Boston University Metropolitan College.
The Master of City Planning (MCP) prepares students for a wide variety of professional roles in planning for urban and regional development.
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) and the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems offered as a blended program, combining on-campus & online courses in information technology (IT) and business management to help fast track your career. PMI GAC Accredited.
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.
The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in Data Analytics provides students with the skills required to compete for data analysis jobs amid rising global demand.
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.
Computer Information Systems, Master's with Database Management & Business Intelligence Concentration (blended format)
Students pursuing the blended 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.
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. Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
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.
The blended 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.
Specialize in information system security and network security with a Computer Information System graduate degree from Boston University Metropolitan College.
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.
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.
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.
Computer Science programs & information technology (IT) courses for a more rewarding career. Also offered in an Accelerated Degree Completion format of evening & weekend courses.
The Certificate in Computer Science provides students with the skills necessary to become part of a C++ or Java development team.
Graduate computer science degree program with software engineering, database management and other courses intended for computer professionals and others seeking career advancement.
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.
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.
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.
The Corporate Finance graduate certificate through Boston University’s Metropolitan College. Acquire the foundational knowledge and tools needed for corporate financial analysis and capital budgeting. Develop your analytical skills and critical thinking abilities through hands-on coursework and real-world case studies.
The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Criminal Justice provides general knowledge of the methods and theories of social science, along with a specialized understanding of criminal activity, policing, corrections, criminal court procedures, and social policy as it relates to crime control.
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.
The Master of Criminal Justice concentration in Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity allows students to develop competency and practical knowledge, enabling them to work with various issues related to cybercrime, including cybercriminology and the legal practices, practical digital investigative knowledge, and policies related to cybersecurity risk assessment.
The Master of Criminal Justice concentration in Strategic Management offers an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to provide the skills needed to face contemporary criminal justice challenges and lead reforms—not only domestically, but internationally.
The Undergraduate Certificate in Criminal Justice provides a comprehensive and in-depth study into the critical areas of the justice system—police, courts, and prisons.
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.
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 as a blended program that combines online study with on-campus IT courses in Boston.
Designed for those who wish to enter government, legal, business, or teaching professions. Advance your career with degree in economics from Boston University Metropolitan College.
The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in English & American Literature is a focused liberal arts concentration rather than a professional or pre-professional program. Many students go on to graduate or professional study and find employment in teaching, writing, and editing, as well as in less traditional areas.
The Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management provides managers the skills needed to respond to emergencies and disasters.
The Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management explores business continuity, security, information and materials management, and more.
The Financial Management graduate certificate at BU’s Metropolitan College is ideal for those interested in a financial services career, providing skills that can be applied to positions in cash management, capital budgeting, and risk management.
Develop career building skills in global finance, corporate finance, international financial markets, and investment analysis with a master’s in financial management at Boston University Metropolitan College.
The MS in Financial Management concentration in International Finance looks at foreign exchange risk, transaction and translation exposure, and corporate strategy and foreign direct investment, preparing graduates to excel at credit risk evaluation, quantitative security selection, risk measurement and mitigation, cash management, and understanding the impact of foreign exchange rates on cost of capital and budgeting.
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.
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.
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.
Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in Business students develop the managerial, financial, marketing, and gastronomic skills needed for a successful career.
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.
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.
The Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy focus area in History & Culture explores the many facets of food across cultures over time.
Learn global 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.
The flexible MS in Global Marketing Management degree offers solid marketing core courses with options for online collaboration with university students worldwide.
The Health Informatics graduate certificate focuses on electronic medical data in the health care industry.
The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in History offers study in American, European, African, Far Eastern, Middle Eastern, and Latin American history. History degree students gain skills applicable to many careers, including the ability to criticize, organize, and synthesize extensive materials, and to write with clarity and precision.
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 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.
The Bachelor of Science (BS)/Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in Interdisciplinary Studies provides an opportunity to develop and pursue a course of study centered around a unifying theme, problem, or issue defined by the student.
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.
Learn new international business skills and advance your career with a Certificate in International Business Management at Boston University Metropolitan College.
The International Finance graduate certificate at Boston University’s Metropolitan College provides the tools to help students to navigate through the multinational financial system, understand international portfolio management, and explore the balance of payments and international economic linkages.
The Graduate Certificate in Investment Analysis provides in-depth knowledge of investment strategies, asset valuation, and investment management. Learn more and apply now.
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.
Designed for working students, the BS in Management Studies is also offered in an Accelerated Degree Completion format of evening and weekend courses in Boston.
Recognizing that mathematical expertise is more important than ever, particularly in the computer and high-technology arenas, the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mathematics prepares students for employment in the mathematical sciences or for future study.
Medical information security certification covers methods and skills needed to design & build secure patient data systems.
The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in Philosophy focuses on Western philosophy and a thorough understanding of the systematic foundation of philosophical views. Philosophy degree students learn logic, languages, and the exegesis of texts and arguments.
Metropolitan College, in conjunction with the College of Arts & Sciences, offers the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies. This certificate permits those with bachelor’s degrees to pursue the course requirements for admission to medical school and other health career programs.
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.
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).
The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology exposes students to a broad range of thinking about psychology, provides opportunities for research experience, and prepares graduates for a number of vocations or professional and graduate training programs.
The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Sociology develops strong analytic skills and a broad knowledge of human relations and social systems. The discipline provides useful tools for a variety of careers in law, business, social work, criminal justice, and policy impact analysis, among others.
The Metropolitan College Software Development master’s degree program is intended for anyone who wants to be employed as a developer of software or who wants to dramatically improve their software development capabilities. The degree is also for those who want to move through the developer role and manage developers.
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.
The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management in Criminal Justice at Boston University’s Metropolitan College offers an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to provide the skills needed to face contemporary criminal justice challenges and lead reforms—not only domestically, but internationally.
The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management is a course of study covering key operations management concepts, methods, and the state-of-the-art tools used in the process of designing and managing global supply chains.
Offered online, on campus, and in a blended format, the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MSSCM) degree program at Boston University’s Metropolitan College examines the design, optimization, and operation of a global supply chain. With concentrations in Logistics Management, Quantitative Approaches, and Global Business.
The Supply Chain Management master’s concentration in Global Business provides an understanding of the issues that arise when managing global business structures, including decision-making competency in the areas of international trade, logistics, and multinational finance.
The Supply Chain Management master’s degree concentration in Logistics Management emphasizes decision-making in the areas of transportation management, warehouse and distribution center operations, and logistics network design—including an understanding of key tradeoffs and the effect of variance in a logistics system.
The Supply Chain Management master’s degree concentration in Quantitative Approaches is focused on the needs of supply chain decision makers who must navigate the ever-changing and increasingly complex networks of facilities, partners, suppliers, and other domestic and international stakeholders.
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.
Graduate telecommunication degree program integrates knowledge of the computer science, engineering, managerial, and legal aspects of telecommunication.
The MS in Telecommunication concentration in Security provides knowledge of emerging security threats and approaches for implementing highly secure networks.
The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Urban Affairs prepares students for further study and jobs in urban public policy, community development and service delivery, and the administration of public and private agencies in urban settings.
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.
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.