About Metropolitan College
Metropolitan College (MET)—one of Boston University’s 16 degree-granting schools and colleges—upholds BU’s mission as an “international, comprehensive, private research university, committed to educating students to be reflective, resourceful individuals ready to live, adapt, and lead in an interconnected world.” Applying the principles of excellence, accessibility, and innovation, MET reaches out to diverse populations with more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs that are competitive, challenging, and rewarding.
Along with its programs on campus in Boston, the College maintains a strong global presence with MET International partnerships. In addition, MET oversees the University’s numerous online programs, including BU Summer Term.
At MET you’ll find:
- World-Class Education
When you enroll at MET, you’ll be getting a top-quality education from a degree-granting college of Boston University—one of the world’s best known and most respected universities.
- Career Advancement
Our programs and degree options provide the knowledge and training you need to achieve success, advance your career, or secure the job you really want.
- Personal Enrichment
The excitement of learning is the prime motivating factor for our students. Whether you want to earn a degree or simply take a compelling course, you’ll find many opportunities to satisfy your thirst for knowledge.
- Flexible Schedules
Most courses are offered evenings on campus. Because you can study full-time or part-time , at a pace that works for you, you don’t have to turn your personal life upside down to get the education you want.
- Specialized Programs
We’ll help you find a program of study tailored for your specific needs and background.
- Outstanding Faculty
MET’s accomplished faculty have achieved real-world success to complement their academic credentials and inform their scholarship. As a student here, you benefit from their experience, gaining an understanding of those critical details and unplanned-for situations that are bound to arise in the field—and that may not be examined in more theoretical texts. The benefit to you is that you can apply practical expertise to the concepts you’re learning, which gives you an advantage in the workplace.
- Respected Accreditation
Boston University is also recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research.