About Us


Welcome to the Department of Administrative Sciences at Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET).  BU is ranked number 21 among top US PhD-granting universities by QS, a London-based global higher education evaluator.  Our online master’s degrees in business are among the top 10 online programs as ranked by US News & World Report.

Administrative Sciences offers rigorous management programs that embrace the innovation, evolving technology, and globally interconnected nature of today’s business sectors. Offered in flexible formats—part-time or full-time, online or evenings on campus—our graduate degree and certificate programs are continuously reviewed and updated to integrate emerging specialties within industry and ensure you master key skills for success in the years ahead.

For a Global Perspective, a Global Student-Body

Our students, professors, and professionals come to BU from all over the world.  Their diverse backgrounds will not only enrich your discussions but help you to build a global network—one that can last a lifetime.  Many of our students gain internships with world-class Boston-area companies in the Healthcare, Biotech, Artificial Intelligence, Informatics, Sportswear, Food & Beverage, and Hospitality industries.  Our multicultural classroom prepares you for savvy and strategic leadership in fields like Applied Business Analytics, Enterprise Risk Management, Financial Management, Global Marketing Management, Project Management, and Supply Chain Management, among others.

First-Rate Faculty

Our international faculty boast outstanding academic credentials, excellent teaching abilities, and distinguished records of research and publication. Many also possess years of business leadership experience in pertinent industries. With this hands-on expertise, they can enrich case studies, add context to theory, and provide first-hand analysis of real-world business challenges. Graduate assistantships provide an opportunity to collaborate with faculty on their research endeavors.

Our Mission

Drawing from contemporary research and established practice, we seek to develop critical thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and innovative leaders with the acumen and agility to excel in the perpetually evolving global business and management environment.

Our Approach

We develop flexible on-campus and online programs that reflect contemporary realities in modern business and management environments, establishing practical curricula and applicable projects and simulations that are continually reviewed and updated. We ensure that our courses build key skills in critical thinking, communication, decision-making, and technology while fostering respect for diverse perspectives and the complexity of today’s international business environment.

Management Programs of the Future

All our programs are accredited by AACSB International―The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and, in the case of our Project Management degree, the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).  These programs reflect the values and prestige of Boston University while also preparing you to meet the business challenges of tomorrow.

I welcome you into our community.

Professor Irena Vodenska, Ph.D., CFA
Chair, Administrative Sciences Department
Boston University Metropolitan College