In order to facilitate the learning process for members of the military
community, Boston University recognizes certain academic and professional
experience for military students enrolled in the graduate degree and
Waiver of Courses
Boston University degree candidates who within the previous five
years have had a strong undergraduate preparation in certain course
subjects may waive designated courses. An examination may be required.
Candidates who fail to request the waiver within the first term, either
as special students requesting degree candidacy or as degree candidates,
forfeit their opportunity for further consideration.
A waiver does not alter the master’s degree requirement for
40 credit hours of coursework for graduation. Students must meet this
requirement by substituting other courses in consultation with the
Waiver for Credits Earned at Defense Acquisitions University (DAU)
Metropolitan College maintains a partnership with the DAU that
allows for a course waiver toward the online Graduate Certificate in Project Management and the online Master of Science in Project Management. Matriculated students at Metropolitan
College may apply one DAU course of three graduate credits or more
(as recommended by the American Council on Education) toward requirements
for these degrees.
Waiver for Successful Completion of the Project Management
PMP® Certification Examination
Students who have successfully passed the PMP® Certification Examination
offered by the Project Management Institute may be eligible to receive
a course waiver for MET AD 642.