SPH degree candidates must successfully complete courses numbered SPH 700 and above or graduate courses offered outside of SPH specifically approved to count toward their degree programs. For more information about approved courses, including a list of courses from other BU schools and colleges that count for SPH degree credit, review the current SPH Course Rotation Guide 2015-16.

Course Schedule

Each semester’s course listing is viewable on the Student Link; click on “University Class Schedule” and search by “SPH” under College for a listing of SPH courses.

The Registrar’s Office also publishes registration packets each semester approximately one month before registration starts so students can plan their schedules on the Student Link Planner. Spring 2016 registration begins on Sunday, November 1 at 9:00 AM. Daylight Savings Time ends, so watch your clock!

Wait List Form

Closed out of a course? Use the wait list form for fall, which is active until the first day of class.

Course Descriptions

SPH students, faculty, and staff may view course descriptions for approved SPH courses in the SPH Bulletin. Semester course descriptions are also viewable on the “University Course Schedule” for the specific semester.

Course Description Search

For a listing of courses by topic across Boston University, go to BU Course Description Search. This site also links to registration information for the current semester. Course Description Search is part of the BU app downloadable to mobile devices.

Course Evaluations

Online SPH course evaluations.

Reader, Book, and Room Information

Books and course readers are purchased at the BU Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Kenmore Square. The Fall 2015 Course Reader & Book Document, is a listing of all required SPH course materials and pre-assignments.
Class room assignments are posted to the Student Link.