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    Actuarial Science (MS)

    The Master of Science 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. Students benefit from practical exposure to business and economic principles, and gain an understanding of the fiscal and ethical dilemmas often encountered in the process of business decision-making.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Administrative Studies, Innovation & Technology Concentration (MS)

    The Master of Science in Administrative Studies (MSAS) concentration in Innovation & Technology is a program that focuses on unique aspects of business innovation to address the challenges of rapidly changing markets, high R & D costs, international competition, and remote teams and an ever-increasing telecommuting workforce. Students are exposed to concepts needed to be effective business managers in a wide variety of roles.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Advanced Financial Technology (Graduate Certificate)

    The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Financial Technology equips you with the skills to compete in the most exciting new area of finance—FinTech. This 4-course program exposes you to the very latest developments in machine learning, artificial intelligence, distributed ledger (blockchain) technologies, cryptocurrencies, and crowd wisdom, all with the most recent applications to finance.

    Questrom School of Business | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    finance  , financial technology, fintech

    Advanced Hospitality Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The SHA Graduate Certificate in Advanced Hospitality Management is an accelerated graduate-level certificate that prepares students for hospitality industry success anywhere in the world. It is ideal for hospitality professionals hoping to gain a competitive edge or advance their skills in a new area. Focus areas include restaurant management, digital marketing, and real estate development.

    School of Hospitality Administration | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    digital marketing, finance  , hospitality, real estate, restaurant management, revenue management, tourism

    Advanced Information Technology (Graduate Certificate)

    The Advanced Information Technology graduate certificate provides students with state-of-the-art knowledge of modern enterprise IT and systems analysis. Students get hands-on experience in the most important contemporary business informatics areas such as advanced database management, web development, IT project management, and enterprise information security.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    business informatics, computer information systems, computer science, informatics, information technology

    Advertising (MS)

    Inspire audiences and shape brands. Over three semesters in the Master of Science in Advertising, you'll balance academics with practical application. Develop the skills to shape creative briefs and advertising plans that encompass strategy, account management, consumer insight, media, and brand-building, as well as art direction, copywriting, and video development. You'll also hone your professional skills by working with real clients on account teams in AdLab, the world's oldest and largest student-run agency. 

    College of Communication | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Advertising (MS)

    The Master of Science in Advertising program is a practical, hands-on program combining core advertising fundamentals with the latest approaches in digital content and marketing. Our program prepares you to compete in the fast-paced, ever-changing world of communication with a curriculum focused on interactive media, branding and creative development, advertising management and strategy, international marketing, and mass communication.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Part-time In-person On-campus
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    African American Studies (MA)

    In a world where terms like “diversity” and “inclusion” are as important to cultural and social stability as they are to political and economic viability, the one-year, interdisciplinary Master of Arts in African American Studies produces students able to help guide this country fearlessly forward and become lifelong critical investigators of cross-cultural interaction.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    African Studies (Graduate Certificate)

    Egypt, Ghana, Congo, Namibia – explore Africa, a continent rich in diversity, opportunity, and challenges. Pardee regional graduate certificate programs complement any BU degree by enabling students to master interdisciplinary regional knowledge. This certificate can easily be undertaken by students in Pardee's other graduate programs. No additional coursework is required because courses completed for the African Studies certificate also fulfill requirements toward students’ degree programs.

    Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    development, sub-saharan africa, sustainability

    American & New England Studies (PhD)

    As the cultural hub of New England and one of the nation's great cities, Boston provides a wealth of resources for the study of American society and culture. Our Doctor of Philosophy in American & New England Studies will train you to understand and interpret the American experience as it has been expressed in multiple forms. Graduates of our program have gone on to build teaching careers at leading institutions of higher learning and to hold significant curatorial and administrative positions at leading museums, public history sites, and cultural institutions.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    american culture, interdisciplinary

    American Law (LLM)

    The LLM in American Law is for global practitioners seeking to learn how US lawyers think, approach legal problems, and handle client matters. The most flexible LLM program, it allows students to create their own study plans from the 200+ courses from the JD program and other specialized graduate programs.

    School of Law | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Anatomy & Neurobiology — Vesalius Program (MS)

    The Master of Science in Anatomy & Neurobiology — Vesalius Program is a two-year, 32-credit degree program that includes the Vesalius Certificate. It offers graduate courses in the biomedical sciences, advanced teaching courses coupled with a one-on-one mentored teaching experience (the Vesalius Certificate), and primary biomedical research resulting in a written thesis.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's, Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Anatomy & Neurobiology (PhD)

    This program includes courses in anatomy and neuroscience that are offered by the department or by related departments. Students participate as Teaching Fellows in medical and graduate school courses as part of our Vesalius Teaching Apprenticeship. The PhD curriculum consists of required courses, seminars, teaching apprenticeship, and electives as well as Dissertation Research.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Anglican and Episcopal Studies (Graduate Certificate)

    The Certificate in Anglican and Episcopal Studies signifies a student’s concentrated study in the history, theology, polity, spirituality, and liturgy of Anglican and Episcopal traditions. The goal of the certificate program is to prepare students for life and work in those traditions, but it is open and available to any student interested. 

    School of Theology | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    anglican, episcopal, religion, theology

    Anthropology (PhD)

    The Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology provides a broad background in the field, with primary emphasis on sociocultural anthropology, biological anthropology, or archaeology. Graduates will be prepared for careers in academia, consulting, or applied professions in the discipline. Applicants should have a BA or MA in anthropology or show evidence of equivalent preparation.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    archaeology

    Applied Biomechanics

    The Applied Biomechanics program focuses on craniofacial-, cellular- and dental-biomechanics. This program explores clinically relevant principles and how these interrelate with advanced biomaterials and functional biomechanics to improve methods for successful craniofacial restorations. The students will study basic biomechanics principles from the cellular- to the macro-scale level and associate them to clinical practice, and will also familiarize with basic engineering principles. The MSD and DScD entail select didactic courses and lab research.

    Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine | Master's, Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Applied Biostatistics (MS)

    The Master of Science in Applied Biostatistics is a one-year program that prepares graduates to take on challenging roles in this life-changing field. Biostatistics—the branch of statistics used in biomedical research, biology, and public health—deals with measuring and tracking the impact of public and global health initiatives.

    School of Public Health | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Applied Business Analytics (Graduate Certificate)

    The Applied Business Analytics graduate certificate provides comprehensive coverage of data analytics concepts, techniques, and state-of-the-art tools used in the process of data-driven business decision-making. Students gain hands-on experience with a variety of analytical models and decision-support tools. The curriculum covers advanced software tools and functions such as predictive modeling, text and data mining, visual analytics, simulations, and OLAP tables.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    analytics  , business, data science, management

    Applied Business Analytics (MS)

    The Master of Science 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. Students gain hands-on experience with a variety of analytical models and decision-support tools. The curriculum covers advanced software tools and functions such as predictive modeling, text and data mining, visual analytics, simulations, and OLAP tables.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Applied Data Analytics (MS)

    The Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics is ideal for mid-career IT professionals or students with a computer science background who seek to train their focus on analytics. Students gain solid knowledge of data analytics and examine the presentation and applications of the latest industry tools and approaches within an academically rigorous framework.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Applied Human Development (EdM)

    Our Master of Education in Applied Human Development emphasizes the foundations of learning and development through the lifespan across interrelated developmental domains. Topics of cultural and social diversity are woven throughout our teaching, service, and research. We offer two areas of specialization for our students: Positive Youth Development and Coaching.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Applied Sustainability (Graduate Certificate)

    The Applied Sustainability graduate certificate provides a unique interdisciplinary perspective on how to make urban and economic development compatible with the natural environment. Coursework guides students through the foundations of ecology; methods for optimizing energy and land; building management techniques; the politics, law, and economics of the global green movement; and the relationship between IT and the consumption of resources.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person On-campus
    city planning, urban affairs, urban planning

    Archaeology (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Archaeology prepares students for professional careers in museums and in public and private cultural resource management and heritage work as well as for further study toward the PhD. The program provides education and practical training in the recovery, analysis, and interpretation of the material remains of the human past through the application of scientific techniques and the study of archaeological heritage.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Art Education (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Art Education online program is designed for busy educators who love making and teaching art and who want to enhance their practice, advance their careers, and change their students’ lives through the power of artistic expression. The online program allows students to receive the highest-caliber education without leaving their families, jobs, and communities.

    College of Fine Arts | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time Online
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    Art Education (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Art Education is designed for teachers who already have state licensure, or for individuals who are interested in the field of art education but do not require licensure. The program concentrates on developing methods that teach children to think visually and create art with personal meaning. This is a terminal degree for public school educators.

    College of Fine Arts | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Art Education with Initial Licensure (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Art Education with Initial Licensure is designed for students with an undergraduate studio art degree who wishes to teach in the public school system. Students will concentrate on developing methods that teach children to think visually, and create art with personal meaning. Candidates complete one year of closely mentored practicums at local public schools.

    College of Fine Arts | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Artificial Intelligence (MS)

    In the MS in Artificial Intelligence degree program, students learn to apply creative thinking, algorithmic design, and coding skills to build modern AI systems. Students will gain deep technical training and expertise in our focus areas of machine learning, computer vision, and natural language processing. The program prepares students to work as Artificial Intelligence Engineers in information technology companies or pursue a PhD degree in computer science.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Arts Administration (MS)

    The Master of Science in Arts Administration emphasizes excellence, creativity, problem solving, internationalism, and commitment to the new technologies of our age. Students learn how arts organizations achieve and sustain their missions in a changing world. Arts are a critical element in a healthy society, and the role of arts managers is to create the conditions in which artistic excellence can thrive.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Arts Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The Arts Management graduate certificate emphasizes excellence, creativity, problem solving, internationalism, and commitment to the new technologies of our age. Students learn how arts organizations achieve and sustain their missions in a changing world. Arts are a critical element in a healthy society, and the role of arts managers is to create the conditions in which artistic excellence can thrive.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    arts administration, nonprofit management

    Asian Legal Studies (JD and LLM)

    Students in the program earn their Juris Doctor from our School of Law and Master of Laws in Asian Legal Studies from National University of Singapore, one of the world’s foremost legal institutions. The program offers the unique opportunity to study pan-Asian law topics in the hub of Southeast Asia’s business and legal world.

    School of Law | Master's, Professional Doctorate, Dual-Degree
    Full-time In-person Off-campus, On-campus
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    Asian Studies (Graduate Certificate)

    China, India, Japan, Malaysia – dive in and explore the vast realm of Asia, a region full of ancient cultures and modern dynamism, and home to over half of humanity. The Asian Studies graduate certificate program is ideal for students seeking specialized knowledge of Asia to complement training in another field.

    Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    southeast asia

    Astronomy (PhD)

    The Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy prepares you for a career in academia and astronomical research by emphasizing a broad understanding of physical systems and teaching the skills necessary to perform leading-edge research. Our students typically enter the program with an undergraduate degree in astronomy, physics, or another physical science.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible

    Autism and Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (Graduate Certificate)

    In this program, students will gain knowledge of autism and emotional/behavioral disorders and how they impact students’ experiences in schools, while learning how to plan, implement, and evaluate individualized and assessment-based instruction for students with autism and emotional/behavioral disorders using evidence-based practices.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person On-campus
    autism education, education, emotional and behavioral disorders

    Banking & Financial Law (LLM)

    The LLM in Banking & Financial Law focuses on regulatory and transactional courses in the areas of banking law, securities law, and general financial services law. Actively practicing faculty immerse students in the business of the law. Concentrations in Business of Banking, Compliance, Financial Services Transactions, Lending and Credit Transactions, and Securities Transactions are available.

    School of Law | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online On-campus
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    Behavioral Neuroscience (PhD)

    The mission of the Behavioral Neuroscience program is to provide students with a firm foundation in basic principles of experimental neuropsychology in preparation for embarking on a career as an experimental neuropsychologist and behavioral neuroscientist in academia or industry. The program is unique in that the focus is on human neurobehavioral disorders in relation to brain structure and function.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    behavior, cognition, neurological disorders, neuroscience

    Bioimaging (MS)

    The Master of Science in Bioimaging trains individuals to be skilled experts in imaging and allied science and technology. Students benefit from hands-on clinical and research experience with CT, PET, SPECT, 1.5, 3.0 and 11.7 T MRI, US and TMS, ultimately qualifying them for positions in the healthcare and biomedical instrumentation industries, academia, and a wide variety of private and government research centers.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Hybrid On-campus
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    Bioinformatics (MS)

    The Bioinformatics master's program, the first of its kind in the country, prepares students for industrial positions in the field of bioinformatics. Applicants should have a BA/BS in a related field and a strong background in either a computational or biological science. A dynamic environment, rigorous coursework and industrial internships all help to prepare students for a successful career in bioinformatics.

    Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Bioinformatics (PhD)

    Our PhD in Bioinformatics provides you unique interdisciplinary training in the science, engineering, medicine, and ethics of twenty-first-century cell biology and prepares you for careers in academia and industry in the areas of molecular life sciences. For admissions, our students need at least a bachelor’s degree in a field related to bioinformatics, preferably one with a strong component in mathematics and computer science.

    Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    cancer biology, computational biology, data science, data structures and algorithms, genomics, machine learning, microbiome, population genetics, protein sequencing and pathways, systems biology

    Biology (MS)

    The Master of Science in Biology provides excellent preparation for a variety of careers in the biological sciences or for doctoral study through high-level graduate training in one of three broad subfields within modern biology: cell and molecular biology; neurobiology; or ecology, behavior, evolution, and marine biology. Two programs lead to the MS: a research and a non-research track.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Biology (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Biology will train you at the highest level in one of three broad subfields within modern biology: Cellular & Molecular Biology, Neurobiology, and Ecology, Behavior & Evolution. Upon completion, you should be prepared for postgraduate training and an eventual teaching and/or research position in academia, industry, government, or nonprofit agencies. Our students must have a bachelor’s degree in biology or a closely related field.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    animal behavior, biomolecular, conservation, ecosystem, ichthyology, microbiology, molecular, sensory biology

    Biomedical Engineering (MEng)

    The Master of Engineering (MEng) degree in Biomedical Engineering is an individually designed professional master’s degree program for students who are focused on a career in the medical device and technology field. Our students are clinical observers in a participating specialty at Boston Medical Center, where they perform 50-100 hours of observations. They then develop a medical device to solve one of the clinical challenges they identified. Students develop deep technical skills through advanced biomedical engineering courses and learn about product development, intellectual property and commercialization. This flexible program can be completed in as little as two semesters of full-time study, but part-time options are available.

    College of Engineering | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Biomedical Engineering (MS)

    The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides training in advanced research and applications in biomedical engineering. The program requires students to establish the necessary foundation in molecular- or systems-level biology/physiology and mathematics, in addition to advanced biomedical engineering coursework and a practicum. Students may satisfy the practicum requirement by completing an approved mentored project or by developing a research focus and carrying out original research that culminates in a written thesis. The program can be completed in as little as one calendar year of full-time study, including a summer practicum. Part-time options are also available.

    College of Engineering | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Biomedical Engineering (PhD)

    The Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering is a highly quantitative approach to the biomedical sciences, based on principles of engineering and physical science. The department is among the largest of its kind in the US and is home to award-winning faculty, exceptional students, and numerous research centers and laboratories engaged in an array of interdisciplinary biomedical activities. Faculty are primarily focused on applying engineering, computational, and analytical techniques to biological systems—from the nanoscale level of DNA to the macroscopic level of organ systems.

    College of Engineering | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    bioengineering, biomechanics, biotechnology, clinical engineering, cybersecurity, data analytics, nanomedicine, robotics, signal processing, tissue engineering

    Biomedical Forensic Sciences (MS)

    The Master of Science in Biomedical Forensic Sciences trains aspiring and mid-career professionals in a variety of forensic disciplines related to crime scene investigation and evidence analysis. Professionals trained in these disciplines are crucial to today’s comprehensive forensic investigations. Graduates are qualified to work as forensic research scientists, DNA analysts, chemists, death investigators, and crime scene responders, from local to federal levels.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Biomedical Research Technologies (MS)

    The Master of Science in Biomedical Research Technologies is a one-year program designed to prepare students for careers in biomedical research. The degree equips students with a solid grasp of the principles underlying various research core technologies operations, their relevance to an array of biomedical problems, and the hands on training in the technical skills to implement these technologies.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Biomedical Sciences (PhD)

    The Program in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS) is an umbrella comprised of 9 programs/departments that provides rigorous training by integrating the foundations of interdisciplinary biomedical research with focused investigation and preparation for career advancement. The degree-granting departments and programs are: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Genetics & Genomics, Microbiology, Molecular & Translational Medicine, Nutrition & Metabolism, Orofacial & Skeletal Biology, Pathology, and Physiology. In addition, students can participate in the Immunology Training Program, ultimately earning their degrees within the Microbiology or Pathology programs.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible

    Biostatistics (MS)

    The Master of Science in Biostatistics provides students with the comprehensive, in-depth training required to start a career in this growing field. Graduates can find career opportunities in biomedical research enterprises, pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, and local and national government agencies. Many of our graduates also move on to PhD programs to continue their education and research.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, School of Public Health | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Biostatistics (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics prepares you for a career as a professional, academic, or industrial biostatistician in biomedical or epidemiologic sciences. The program meets the needs of the health professional who wishes to continue with public health training and achieve a higher and more specialized degree and the statistician who wishes to specialize in statistical methods for biomedical or epidemiologic applications.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, School of Public Health | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    analysis, epidemiology, medical statistics, statistical genetics

    Business Administration (MBA) and Digital Technology (MS)

    The Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Digital Technology (MSDT) consists of a minimum of 55 credits of MBA courses (34 required credits and 21 elective credits) and 29 credits of MS courses (20 required credits and 9 elective credits). Students may also earn the MBA portion of their degree in Health Sector Management or Social Impact.

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    Business Administration (MBA) and Law (JD)

    Recognizing that law and business have become increasingly interdependent and complex, the School of Law and Questrom School of Business offer a formal dual degree program in law and management. The School of Law provides student with the legal and analytical tools needed to understand how law affects management decisions, and Questrom's management education prepares students for results-oriented decision-making.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Business Administration & Management (MBA)

    Students are admitted to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) to gain the core management skills they will need to create value for the world.  Our curriculum focuses on contemporary business perspectives and issues, collaboration, teamwork, and entrepreneurial skills. Case studies emphasize making the best decisions for the overall organization, not just for a single department or project. Students learn to solve problems, avoid creating new ones, simplify issues, and optimize results.

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    Business Administration & Management (PhD)

    Our PhD program trains scholars to develop and sharpen management theories to enhance their contribution to management education and practice. Students acquire advanced knowledge of literature and theory in their area of specialization—the major—as well as solid grounding in a minor (for example, a social science discipline such as sociology, economics, or political science) that broadens their foundation. They also gain theoretical and practical knowledge of advanced research skills, essential for publishing in leading academic journals.

    Questrom School of Business | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Business Analytics (MS)

    With our MS in Business Analytics, you’ll acquire essential skills in all areas of business analytics — from data mining and experimental methods to privacy and ethics —at one of the world’s top research universities. The MS in Business Analytics is a 37-credit program that develops your ability, in 12 or 16 months. The curriculum is primarily designed to enhance your statistical and programming acumen through rigorous hands-on coursework.

    Questrom School of Business | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Chemistry (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry prepares you for teaching and research in academic institutions, and for research in industrial and governmental positions. You will learn the skills and knowledge to meet the current and future challenges in life sciences, materials science, molecular and cell biology, computational chemistry, nanotechnology, catalysis, and chemical dynamics. Our students need at least a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a closely related discipline.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    biochemistry, inorganic, organic, physical chemistry, theoretical

    Child & Youth Policy (Graduate Certificate)

    The certificate in Child & Youth Policy will give current master’s and doctoral students knowledge of child, youth, and family policy through a series of courses that focus on developing skills and knowledge needed for child and youth policy and advocacy. Students will be prepared to work in positions that require them to analyze policy, plan policy, and communicate with policy stakeholders.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person On-campus
    child policy, education policy, health policy, juvenile justice, youth policy

    Child Life and Family Centered Care (MS)

    In this program, you will learn to effectively support children of different ages, cultures, and medical conditions, as well as the needs of their families in healthcare settings and how child life specialists collaborate with the inter-professional healthcare team. Coursework will focus on the psychosocial needs of children and families in health care settings and the implementation, documentation, and assessment of developmentally appropriate child life interventions. You will also develop your skills in a clinical setting as an intern under the supervision of both a Child Life Specialist and program faculty member. 

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    City Planning (MCP)

    The Master of City Planning prepares students for a wide variety of professional roles in planning for urban and regional management. Students can specialize in an array of complex issues and policy areas that include: environmental sustainability, land use, housing, and community development; infrastructure planning; transportation planning; and urban design.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Classical Studies (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Classical Studies trains students in the language skills and critical methods of scholarship required for the teaching of Latin or Greek language, literature, and culture at the secondary level or for the pursuit of a PhD. Students may choose to concentrate in Greek or Latin, but most students achieve and demonstrate competence in both languages.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Classical Studies (MA) and Philosophy (PhD)

    Our dual degree program is designed for those who wish to acquire a strong competency in ancient philosophy and to add a specialization in classical studies to a Doctor of Philosophy in philosophy. The philosophy component equips students with a special competence in ancient philosophy, while the training in classical studies will enhance understanding of ancient philosophical texts.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Classical Studies (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Classical Studies prepares you to be an effective and inspiring teacher and insightful professional scholar of classical antiquity and centers on structured study of the classical languages, Greco-Roman culture, and the perspectives and methods of research available for the classical world. We seek students of outstanding accomplishment, originality, and imagination who wish to communicate their enthusiasm to others, both as teachers and scholars.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    classical literature, greek, roman

    Classics & Archaeology (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Classics & Archaeology prepares students in ancient Greek and Latin, archaeological methods and practices, and the study of ancient Mediterranean material culture, and will make them competitive for the best PhD programs in classics as well as classical archaeology, both in the United States and abroad. It will also prepare students to apply for PhDs in cognate fields of art history, ancient history, and religion.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Climate and Health (MS)

    The program provides students with a fundamental grounding in understanding the health impacts of climate change, and emphasizes the development and application of quantitative research methods necessary to evaluate the benefits of climate mitigation and adaptation measures, including analytical methods for decision-making, statistical computing, geographical information systems (GIS), and large spatial data processing related to climate.

    School of Public Health | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time Hybrid Off-campus, On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Clinical Research (MS)

    The Master of Science in Clinical Research, formerly known as the Master of Science in Clinical Investigation, aims to meet the needs of health professionals engaged in the full spectrum of patient-oriented research. We offer programs to individuals seeking careers in clinical research in industry or academic settings.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's, Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Commercial Theater Development (Graduate Certificate)

    In partnership with Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, we offer a graduate certificate program in Commercial Theater Development in two formats: a four-course Graduate Certificate in Commercial Theater Development, available online and on campus; and a six-course Advanced Graduate Certificate in Commercial Theater Development, which includes a semester-long internship opportunity on Broadway. Both versions of the Commercial Theater Development certificate immerse students in the development and production of commercial performing arts productions alongside practitioners from the Broadway theater and performing arts communities.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    arts, performing arts, theater, theater production

    Community Engaged Research and Evaluation (Graduate Certificate)

    This program will equip you with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to conduct authentic community-engaged research and evaluation, which is based on the premise that communities—individuals, organizations, and agencies—have the best understanding of their assets, needs, values, and activities. Researchers and evaluators work with communities to construct questions and methods, collect data, and interpret results to develop the practical knowledge and tools that can resolve locally relevant problems.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person On-campus
    program design, program evaluation, research

    Composition (DMA)

    The Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition program helps students work toward attaining a personal compositional aesthetic, and the techniques to express it through sound. To achieve this, students are provided a broad knowledge of contemporary and historical compositional practices and a mastery of analytic techniques for tonal and posttonal music. Degree candidates will complete a dissertation.

    College of Fine Arts | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Composition (MM)

    The Master of Music in Composition program helps students work toward attaining a personal compositional aesthetic, and the techniques to express it through sound. To achieve this, students are provided a broad knowledge of contemporary and historical compositional practices, and a mastery of analytic techniques for tonal and posttonal music.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Computer Engineering (PhD)

    Our PhD programs in computer engineering provide both post-bachelor’s and post-master’s applicants the opportunity for study in a broad range of areas, many of which overlap with other disciplines within the college and the University. Research and graduate education in computer engineering focuses on hardware platforms, software applications and computer networks. Our graduate students have opportunities to work in cross-disciplinary topics, ranging from computer systems to fiber lasers to cybersecurity.

    College of Engineering | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    artificial intelligence, cloud computing, cybersecurity, data analytics, data science, deep learning, internet of things, machine learning, photonics, robotics, software engineering

    Computer Information Systems (MS)

    The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems is designed for students who wish to combine technical competence in information systems with knowledge of managerial and organizational issues. Students can focus on an array of program concentrations including: Computer Networks, Data Analytics, Database Management & Business Intelligence, Health Informatics, Information Technology Project Management, Security, and Web Application Development.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Computer Networks (Graduate Certificate)

    The Computer Networks graduate certificate offers a broad foundation in information technology and an in-depth exploration of computer data communication and modern networking. Our curriculum provides a comprehensive examination of network design and implementation, performance analysis and management, technology, and security. Students gain hands-on experience to analyze, design, procure, manage, and implement cutting-edge computer networking solutions and technologies.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person On-campus
    computer information systems, computer science, information technology, networks  

    Computer Science (MS)

    With our Master of Science in Computer Science you can take your place at the forefront of computing research, education, or industry. In as little as one year, you’ll acquire an in-depth knowledge of theory, software, systems, and applications, and you’ll gain expertise through hands-on experience. And, you’ll do it all in Boston—a thriving, global hub of computer research.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Computer Science (MS)

    The Master of Science in Computer Science program is intended for computer professionals and for people who wish to move into the computer field from other areas of study. The curriculum focuses on computer language theory, software design, databases, networks, security, algorithms, operating systems, and software development. Concentrations are available in Computer Networks, Data Analytics, and Security.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Computer Science (PhD)

    Our PhD program enables you to become an expert in a technical subfield of Computer Science and advance the state of the art by contributing original research in that discipline. Most of our students also gain practical experience in the classroom, as well as becoming visible members of the research community by publishing research and delivering oral presentations at conferences and research seminars.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    algorithms, app development, data bases, data mining, information systems, machine learning, programming, software development

    Computer Science with Specialization in Cyber Security (MS)

    The Cyber Security specialization enables students to focus on technical issues related to safe software, languages, and architectures, as well as broader societal issues of privacy and legal ramifications. Students are trained in topics ranging from cryptographic methods, data and information security, fault-tolerant computing, network security, privacy and anonymity, software safety, and system security. Graduates are prepared for exciting careers at the forefront of cyber infrastructure.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Computer Science with Specialization in Data-Centric Computing (MS)

    The specialization in Data-Centric Computing prepares our students to meet the growing demand for computer scientists specifically trained in methods for extracting knowledge from large data sets, and with the ability to develop computing systems and software that support that process. The specialization incorporates intensive study across a spectrum of related areas including machine learning, databases, data mining, algorithms, and systems.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Computing & Data Sciences (PhD)

    The PhD in Computing & Data Sciences enables you to become an expert in the foundational, applied, and socio-technical dimensions of information systems and technologies which are woven into all aspects of society, economy, and public discourse. Some distinguishing features of the program include a cohort-based doctoral symposium, training in ethical and responsible computing, and completion of rotations in research labs at BU or in industry. 

    Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    analysis, data analytics, data science, data-centric computing, information technology, mathematics, modeling, policy, statistics

    Conducting (DMA)

    The Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting combines the study of orchestral and choral conducting techniques and literature with related work in performance, music theory, and musicology. Students can specialize in either orchestral conducting or choral conducting, joining a diverse group of scholar-performers within the intimate and vibrant structure of both a school of music and a major research institution.

    College of Fine Arts | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Conducting (MM)

    The Master of Music in Conducting combines the study of orchestral and choral conducting techniques and literature with related work in performance, music theory, and musicology. Students can specialize in either orchestral conducting or choral conducting, joining a diverse group of scholar-performaers within the intimate and vibrant structure of both a school of music and a major research institution.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Corporate Finance (Graduate Certificate)

    The Corporate Finance graduate certificate will enable students to acquire the knowledge and tools needed for corporate financial analysis and capital budgeting, and is excellent preparation for the internationally recognized Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Program exams. The curriculum focuses on modern corporations, corporate financial theory, and quantitative financial decision-making skills. Students develop analytical and critical thinking skills through hands-on coursework and real-world case studies for work in budgeting, project evaluation, and international financing.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    business, management

    Costume Design (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Costume Design aims to develop theatre artists by fostering passion for storytelling, design, and collaboration. There is emphasis on assisting students to find their own voice through theoretical and practical application of costume design principles. Through critical analysis and the interpretation of visual, conceptual and emotional responses, students learn to communicate through clothing.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Costume Production (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Costume Production provides developing theatre professionals the opportunity to enhance artistic expression, communication, and production skills through hands-on mentored production experience within a wide range of opportunities. Through creative collaborations with designers, actors, and directors, you will be asked to apply both artistic and practical approaches to the creation of costumes in various genres.

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    Counseling (EdM)

    Our EdM in Counseling is committed to developing outstanding counseling professionals with the skills, commitment, and passion to work effectively with diverse populations. Our program offers three concentrations, catering to a diverse body of students and corresponding to different elective coursework and field experiences. The concentrations are: School Counseling, Sport Psychology, and Child & Adolescent Mental Health.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development (PhD)

    The PhD in Counseling Psychology and Applied Human Development prepares students to be leaders in the field of counseling psychology and the interdisciplinary field of applied human development. It focuses on the use of evidence-based practices to promote optimal development for children, youth, and young adults in diverse settings. The Counseling Psychology concentration is American Psychological Association (APA) accredited.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    counseling, counseling research, human development, mental health, psychology, sport psychology, sports counseling

    Creative Writing (MFA)

    BU's Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing is one of the oldest and most prestigious programs in the US. This one-year terminal degree program consists of a rigorous combination of literary study, focused immersion in craft, and practical teaching experience, and culminates in a creative thesis in fiction or poetry and a global fellowship. All students receive a full-tuition scholarship and a stipend.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Crime Analysis (Graduate Certificate)

    The Crime Analysis graduate certificate develops students’ ability to use and analyze a variety of data sources to inform the investigations, strategies, and policy decisions of criminal justice organizations. The certificate prepares students to fill in-house crime analyst roles or similar positions, while strengthening the skills of students working in investigations, management, and operations to utilize analysis more effectively.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    analysis, criminal, criminal justice, law enforcement, police, policing

    Criminal Justice (Graduate Certificate)

    The Criminal Justice graduate certificate is designed to provide the foundational knowledge of criminal justice needed to face contemporary criminal justice challenges and lead reforms. This certificate combines theory, ethics, and research to prepare students to effectively manage and assess criminal justice policies and programs. Ideal candidates have interest in policy-making positions or professions that intersect with criminal justice policy.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    criminal, criminal justice, law enforcement, police, policing, policy

    Criminal Justice (MS)

    The Master of Science in Criminal Justice is designed for those entering or advancing in the field of criminal justice seeking a deeper understanding of crime and justice. Students analyze criminal behavior, principles of leadership, theories of social control, and gain perspective of law enforcement, the judicial system, and corrections. Concentrations are offered in Crime Analysis, Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity, and Strategic Management.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Curriculum & Teaching (CAGS)

    The CAGS in Curriculum & Teaching offers experienced educators an opportunity to dedicate themselves to learning about the complex issues of contemporary education as they prepare to be outstanding leaders in teaching and supervisory positions. The CAGS requires a Master's degree as a prerequisite.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | CAGS
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    curriculum evaluation, school leadership

    Curriculum & Teaching (EdM)

    Our EdM in Curriculum & Teaching supports the development of practicing educators by deepening their pedagogical content knowledge within their respective fields, and strengthening their ability to support all of their students in accessing this content. The program offers tracks in Elementary, English, ESL, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Special Education.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online On-campus
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    Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (Graduate Certificate)

    The Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity graduate certificate 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. Students will gain insight into cybercriminology and the legal practices, practical digital investigative knowledge, and policies related to cybersecurity risk assessment.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    criminal justice

    Data Analytics (Graduate Certificate)

    The Data Analytics graduate certificate will provide professionals with the skills required to compete for data analysis jobs amid rising global demand. Our curriculum explores the intricacies of data analytics, data processing, analysis, and visualization. Students learn how to generate relevant visual presentations of data and will examine concepts and techniques for data, text, and web mining.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    computer information systems, computer science, data science, information technology

    Data Science (MS)

    The MS in Data Science prepares you to make significant contributions to all aspects of computational and data-driven processes (including machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, modeling and data-centric computing), that are woven into all aspects of society, economy, and public discourse. It is our goal that this program leads to solution of problems and synthesis of knowledge related to the methodical, generalizable, and scalable extraction of insights from data as well as the design of new information systems and products.

    Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Database Management & Business Intelligence (Graduate Certificate)

    The Database Management & Business Intelligence graduate certificate prepares you to design and implement both transaction-processing and decision-support databases. Students use data mining technologies to discover the structure, trends, and relationships in data to produce valuable business insights and effective decision-support processes. Students gain advanced knowledge of data mining, and database modeling, design, and implementation.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    business operations, computer information systems, computer science, data mining, databases, information technology

    Deaf Education (EdM)

    Our EdM in Deaf Education is one of the only programs in the United States dedicated to theoretical and applied research in Deaf Education from a bilingual/bi-cultural perspective. We approach teacher training in unique ways, enabling students to take advantage of close partnerships with schools for the Deaf. The program may lead to teaching licensure.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Dental Medicine (DMD)

    At Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, students will be part of a forward-thinking educational institution; students become highly competent dentists in a challenging and exciting environment. A comfortable class size and a dedicated, talented faculty provides an exceptionally stimulating educational experience. Our Doctor of Dental Medicine program emphasizes engaged, active learning.

    Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Dental Medicine Advanced Standing (DMD)

    Boston University’s Doctor of Dental Medicine Advanced Standing (AS) program is designed for internationally-educated dentists who seek to practice dentistry in the United States or Canada. The AS curriculum compresses the latter three years of the traditional four-year program into two years. The AS program’s clinical component is identical to that of the four-year program, including the intramural clinical rotations.

    Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Dental Public Health (CAGS)

    Dentists who hold a Master of Public Health are eligible to apply for the Dental Public Health certificate of advanced graduate study program, which fulfills the residency requirements of the American Board of Dental Public Health and prepares students to challenge the American Board of Dental Public Health examination. A field project is required.

    Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine | CAGS
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Dental Public Health (MS)

    The Master of Science in Dental Public Health program is for non-dentists, such as hygienists and dental assistants, who wish to develop managerial and analytical skills for leadership roles. The curriculum includes biostatistics, epidemiology, research methods, dental healthcare management, and finance. A practicum or field project is required.

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    Dental Public Health (MSD, DScD)

    The Master of Science in Dentistry in Dental Public Health trains dentists in epidemiology, biostatistics, healthcare delivery, social and cultural determinants of health, preventive dentistry, health education, behavioral sciences, and environmental health; a field research project or thesis is required. The Doctor of Science in Dentistry in Dental Public Health trains dentists for leadership in dental public health, research, and teaching. The research degree may be combined with a dental specialty certificate of advanced graduate study.

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    Dermatology (MS)

    The Master of Science in Dermatology program is designed for medical graduates seeking advanced training in dermatology, based on U.S. graduate medical training standards. The program is an academic, course-based program that provide clinical dermatology training with a sound basis in the fundamentals of dermatological science. Students in these programs are assigned to clinical outpatient sessions (4 to 6 per week) at Boston Medical Center.  

    Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Developmental Studies in Literacy & Language Education (CAGS)

    Our CAGS in Language and Literacy Education is designed for students with a master’s in a related field and an interest in research and practice in literacy and language in public and non-public education settings. The course of study addresses research and theory that informs the acquisition, development, and use of language and literacy in home, school, and community settings.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | CAGS
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus

    Digital Forensics (Graduate Certificate)

    The Digital Forensics graduate certificate provides students comprehensive “digital crime scene investigation” knowledge, and introduces forensic analysis policy and procedures, forensic analysis tools, data recovery, and investigation, among other topics. Students gain advanced knowledge of the computer forensics tools for digital forensics investigation in civil, criminal, or administrative cases.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    computer science, crime analysis, criminal justice, cybersecurity, information security, information technology

    Directing (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Directing program provides early-career professionals with the opportunity to cultivate their artistic identities and professional objectives while refining and enhancing their skills and range. Students are prepared for careers, either as a resident or freelance director, with emphasis on understanding the American regional theatre and other not-for-profit venues.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Divinity (MDiv)

    The Master of Divinity prepares people for religious leadership in a variety of settings. This professional degree offers a wide-ranging curriculum that touches on every aspect of religious service. Ministers, religion professors, human rights and environmental activists, chaplains, missionaries, nonprofit leaders, and others have started their journeys in this program. Financial aid is available, and no previous religious studies are necessary.

    School of Theology | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Divinity (MDiv) and Teaching (MAT)

    This dual degree program allows students to prepare for bivocational ministry. Graduates will have earned a Master of Divinity (which can be focused on local church ministry, pastoral ordination, social justice advocacy, or chaplaincy) as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching, which allows students with significant academic background in a content area (ex. English, history, etc.) to train for licensure as secondary teachers.

    School of Theology, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's, Dual-Degree
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Early Childhood Education (CAGS)

    Our CAGS in Early Childhood Education is designed for candidates with master's degrees who are already licensed to teach PreK-2nd grade. This program is suited for educators who are seeking to develop their knowledge in a particular area within the field of early childhood education. Students work with advisors to construct a plan of study that addresses the student's goals.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | CAGS
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    early childhood curriculum, early childhood leadership, early education

    Early Childhood Education (EdM)

    The Early Childhood Program, from the first semester to final student teaching, is carefully crafted to provide students with the knowledge and dispositions of highly effective early childhood educators. Our program includes three distinct field experiences: our lab preschool, a kindergarten classroom, and a first or second grade classroom. This program may lead to teaching licensure.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Earth & Environment (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Earth & Environment provides you with extensive and cross-disciplinary research opportunities within the earth and environmental sciences, geography, remote sensing, sustainability, and energy, environment analysis, and policy. You may specialize in climate dynamics; carbon and nutrient cycling; surface processes; hydrology; active tectonics and crustal evolution; sustainable food, water, and energy; land use/land cover change; environmental analysis and policy; paleoclimate and earth history; and coastal, marine, and ecosystem response to climate change.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    geological, geology, sustainability

    Economic Policy (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Economic Policy combines a strong foundation in economic theory and application with the study of management methods to prepare students for careers as policy analysts and decision-makers in government, nonprofit institutions, international organizations, and the private sector. Elective courses enable in-depth specialization in two policy and management fields through courses offered in the Department of Economics and the Questrom School of Business.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Economics (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Economics provides our students with a thorough understanding of fundamental economic principles, the application of mathematical methods and modeling, and the use of computer software for large-scale data analysis. This two-semester program gives the in-depth knowledge and skills necessary to succeed as economic analysts in the business world, the consulting industry, or a central bank.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Economics (MA) and Business Administration (MBA)

    Training in the related fields of management and economics is professionally desirable in an increasing number of areas. Obtaining the two degrees separately would normally require six semesters in residence, but the dual degree may be obtained in five semesters full time (80 credits) or 72 credits part time. Students may also pursue an MBA in Health Sector Management or Social Impact as part of the management training.

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    Economics (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Economics will prepare you for a career in academics, government at all levels, and in international organizations. Our students should have a bachelor’s degree in economics or related disciplines such as mathematics and business. Our top-rated program, ranked 23rd nationally, has graduates making their mark in places including the London School of Economics, Vanderbilt University, Brown University, Harvard Business School, and Analysis Group.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    macroeconomics, microeconomics, quantitative methods

    Education for Equity & Democracy (Graduate Certificate)

    The Education for Equity & Democracy graduate certificate can be completed full-time (12 months) or on a part-time schedule. This flexible program is available online and features sustained engagement with community partners, coursework across disciplines, summer institutes and workshops, and public sharing of knowledge through podcasts, webinars, and policy briefs.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time Online
    democracy, equity, equity education, social justice

    Education for Equity & Social Justice (EdM)

    The EdM in Education for Equity & Social Justice prepares responsible, empowered, and civically engaged professionals to confront the consequences of systemic inequities and discrimination against people who have been historically marginalized in educational and social service institutions because of their socioeconomic class, race, ethnicity, language, religion, gender, level of ability, and other social markers.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Part-time Online
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    Education of the Deaf (CAGS)

    Our CAGS in Education of the Deaf is designed for candidates who already hold master’s degrees in Deaf Education or a related field, and who are interested in career enhancement. Students explore the nature of language, linguistic theory, language acquisition, the teaching of language (ASL and English), as well as instructional strategies for teaching reading, math, science, and social studies.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | CAGS
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus

    Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (CAGS)

    Our CAGS in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is designed to prepare students to be PreK-12 public, independent, and international school and district leaders, and education-related community, state, federal, and institutional leaders and analysts. Students in our program have already achieved their master’s degree in a relevant program and are interested in advanced graduate study.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (EdM)

    Our EdM in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) is designed to prepare our students to be PreK-12 public, independent, and international school and district leaders, higher education administrators, and education-related community, state, federal, and institutional leaders and analysts. Our faculty and coursework are committed to developing 21st Century educational leaders who are data informed, future oriented, and people focused.

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    Educational Leadership and Policy Studies – Higher Education Administration (EdM)

    The EdM in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies - Higher Education Administration sub-concentration is for students seeking to begin or advance their careers in college and university administration. Students develop a broad foundation in higher education administration, including insight into historical/contemporary perspectives, current issues, governance, legal issues, and social and personnel functions of higher education. 

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online On-campus
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    Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (EdD)

    The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, with a specialization in Leadership in Early Childhood Education–Grade 12, is designed for current early childhood through Grade 12 school and district leaders. Students admitted to the program will join a cohort of that includes organizational leadership peers, including superintendents, principals, assistant principals, department chairs, deans, program directors, and curriculum leaders.

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    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid Off-campus, On-campus
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    Educational Leadership and Policy Studies: PreK-12 (EdM)

    The Master of Education (EdM) program in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is designed to prepare you to be a PreK-12 public, independent, or international school or district leader, higher education administrator, or education-related community, state, federal, or institutional leader or analyst. The program has both a licensure and non-licensure track. 

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Educational Policy Studies (MA)

    Our Master of Arts in Educational Policy Studies is a unique, new program launched by faculty members from our Educational Leadership & Policy Studies department. It’s designed to prepare students for careers at research firms, think tanks, research foundations, and government research offices.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Educational Studies (PhD)

    The PhD in Educational Studies is designed for students who wish to contribute to the field’s understanding of teaching and learning through research. The program prepares students for careers as research-active faculty in R1 institutions, with a focus on research in one of four areas of specialization: Educational Policy Studies, Language & Literacy Education, Math & Science Education, or Special Education.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    disability studies, education policy, language education, literacy, math education, science education, special education, stem education

    Electrical & Computer Engineering (MS)

    The Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering provides training, skills, and expertise—across the traditionally separated domains of electrical and computer engineering—for emerging subfields such as data science, computational imaging, virtual reality, smart cities and environments, and the Internet of things, which require skills from both disciplines. Maximum flexibility allows students to shape their degree program to their areas of interest.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Electrical Engineering (PhD)

    PhD students in electrical engineering study and conduct research in electro-physics, and information science and systems. Faculty and graduate student researchers often collaborate with colleagues in other departments to solve interdisciplinary challenges. Our graduate students have opportunities to work on cross-disciplinary topics, ranging from nanobiology to fiber lasers, smart lighting to advanced signal processing.

    College of Engineering | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    communication, computer networking, distributed systems, electromagnetics, machine learning, photonics, sensor networks, signal and image processing, signal processing, solid state materials and devices, space and science technology, statistical processing

    Elementary Education (EdM)

    Our EdM in Elementary Education is grounded in the belief that children should be engaged in authentic, purposeful activities and joyful learning. We have a strong tradition of preparing exemplary teachers who care deeply about the education of children and are dedicated to narrowing the opportunity gap to ensure that children from all walks of life reach their true potential.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Emerging Media Studies (MA)

    Explore, discover, and shape what's next in new media. Our 10-month Master of Arts in Emerging Media Studies integrates practical and theoretical coursework in big data analysis and visualization, research software, emerging and new media technologies, social media, and social science, with a research experience that helps a client solve an issue through a semester-long research project. You'll leave with the skills needed to conduct and analyze social science research for all types of emerging media, and you'll have the know-how to apply these skills to solve real media challenges. Students are also prepared to continue to PhD programs.

    College of Communication | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Emerging Media Studies (PhD)

    Create and lead the future of media with a PhD in Emerging Media Studies. In five years, you'll explore, discover, and shape what's next in new media. We're the nation's first graduate program in emerging media and the critical, daily role it plays. Our PhD program mentors students as they become sophisticated researchers and critical thinkers who are ready to advance the fields of communication, sociological, and media leadership.

    College of Communication | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    big data, communication technology, communications, data science, data visualization, digital culture, emerging technology, gaming, interactive media, media analysis, media and technology, media ethics, media policy, media psychology, media research, media trends, user experience, ux

    Endodontics

    The Endodontics certificate of advanced graduate study programs prepare students through intensive clinical training and basic and medical sciences study. Supervised clinical training encompasses surgical and nonsurgical endodontics, with combined treatment of endodontic-periodontic problems and endodontic management of teeth involved in major oral rehabilitative procedures. Combined research and certificate of advanced graduate study programs start with research, followed by clinical training with research and thesis completion.

    Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine | Master's, Professional Doctorate, CAGS
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Energy & Environment (MA)

    The one-year Master of Arts in Energy & Environment immerses students in the vital issues surrounding climate change, renewable energy, policy analysis, and energy modeling. Our world-renowned faculty equip you with the computer skills, quantitative techniques, and modeling tools you will need to make a difference on a global scale, succeed in a vibrant job market, and help shape environmental policy.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Engineering LEAP: Late Entry Accelerated Program (MS)

    This program is designed for students who have earned a four-year degree in a nonengineering field and wish to complete a master's degree in engineering. Students complete a customized program of foundational undergraduate math, science, and engineering coursework necessary for success at the graduate level and then complete a master's degree in one of six engineering disciplines, including Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design and Manufacture, and Systems Engineering.

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    Engineering Practice (Degree Option)

    The Engineering Practice degree option is an opportunity for master's students to complete an approved internship integral to their program of study, allowing them to develop additional technical and professional skills. Students successfully completing the Engineering Practice degree option of their program will earn the accompanying degree designation (e.g., MS in Electrical Engineering with Engineering Practice).

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    English (MA)

    The Master of Arts in English provides comprehensive training in all areas of literary studies in English and prepares our students for future doctoral study, work in the field of education and teaching, or a wide array of careers in the not-for-profit and private sectors. Students develop a broad competence in all literary periods before moving to a more specialized knowledge of a single area or topic.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    English (PhD)

    Our PhD provides you with comprehensive training in all areas of literary studies in English. Our students develop a broad competence in all literary periods while moving to a more specialized knowledge of a single area or topic. World-class scholars lead small seminars, direct individual tutorials, advise independent student research, and provide professional mentorship, preparing our students for careers as researchers and teachers in academia and beyond.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    humanities, literature

    English & Language Arts (CAGS)

    Our CAGS in English & Language Arts is designed for individuals with a master’s degree in a related field who wish to prepare for careers as supervisors, department chairs, curriculum developers, and consultants. We work to advance teachers’ skills through graduate-level coursework in English literature, advanced instructional methods in English education, educational leadership, and other courses selected by the individual.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | CAGS
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    english education curriculum, english education leadership

    English & Language Arts (EdM)

    Our program is designed for individuals with an initial teaching license or people interested in teaching outside the public school system. We further advance teachers’ skills through graduate-level coursework in English literature and advanced instructional methods in English education. In concert with our core faculty advisors, students craft individualized programs of study to meaningfully advance their teaching knowledge and practice.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    English Education for Equity and Justice (MAT)

    The English for Equity and Justice program prepares educators to teach English and language arts to middle and high school students. Students will learn vital skills for English and language arts educators, including teaching classic and contemporary texts, writing and composition, lesson design and instructional delivery, and more. The program is committed to teaching for social justice and disrupting inequality based in white supremacy, anti-Blackness, cis-heteronormative patriarchy, ableism, and dominant English monolingualism. 

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Enterprise Risk Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The Enterprise Risk Management graduate certificate provides business managers and public employees with the skills they need to formulate and execute the best possible response to a wide range of emergencies and disasters—from extreme weather to layoffs to a supply chain disruption. Students gain proficiency in designing and evaluating exposures and resources, business continuity planning, and disaster recovery.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    business, continuity

    Enterprise Risk Management (MS)

    The Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management provides the tools and concepts necessary to plan for, prevent, and respond to disruptions in business operations. The curriculum integrates cutting-edge intellectual content from academia with sophisticated management practices of leading global corporations. Students are prepared for challenges in today’s turbulent business world, enhancing business value with solutions that mitigate risk across business enterprises.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Environmental Health (PhD)

    This program provides specialized training and research experience in environmental and occupational epidemiology, exposure assessment, spatial epidemiology/GIS, risk assessment, and toxicology. This training provides knowledge, experience, and training in core disciplines to allow for critical thinking in research design, interpretation, and translation. Our program is one of a small number of academic units nationally that specializes in investigating exposure-related health outcomes in community settings. The average time to completion is 4.6 years and our graduates successfully obtain positions as postdoctoral research fellows and faculty members at academic research institutions, as senior scientists at environmental consulting companies, and as senior scientists at regulatory health agencies.

    School of Public Health | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible

    Epidemiology (MS)

    The program provides students with a fundamental grounding in both the theory and practice of epidemiology, and emphasizes the development and application of quantitative research skills to real-world research in public health with the acquisition of skills in hypothesis formation; data collection and management; statistical computing and interpretation and presentation of results.

    School of Public Health | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time Hybrid Off-campus, On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Epidemiology (PhD)

    The Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology provides advanced professional training to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for leadership in epidemiologic research and methodology. Our faculty members are experts in epidemiologic methods, chronic and infectious disease epidemiology, and pharmacoepidemiology. Current projects include the Black Women’s Health Study, the Framingham Heart Study, the VA Normative Aging Study, and research on smoking cessation programs, reproductive and perinatal outcomes, environmental risk factors for breast cancer, and several studies on drug safety.

    School of Public Health | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible

    Estate Planning (Graduate Certificate)

    The Estate Planning graduate certificate program enables estate planners and wealth management professionals to learn from industry experts. Required courses include Estate and Gift Taxation, Introduction to Estate Planning, and Taxation of Trusts and Fiduciaries, with more than 10 electives for students to choose from to fulfill remaining credit requirements.

    School of Law | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online Off-campus, On-campus
    estate planning, probate law

    Esthetic, Digital, and Operative Dentistry

    The certificate of advanced graduate study program offers advanced education in the conceptual, biological, and practical components of Esthetic, Digital, and Operative dentistry. Training includes basic sciences, biomaterials, presentation and research methods, clinical restorative dentistry, CAD-CAM restoration. Emphasis is on diagnosis and treatment planning, the significance of periodontal health, esthetic restoration and cosmetic dentistry, and conventional restorative procedures. MSD & CAGS and DScD & CAGS entail thesis and defense.

    Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine | Master's, Professional Doctorate, CAGS
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Faith and Ecological Justice (Graduate Certificate)

    The Certificate in Faith and Ecological Justice signifies a student’s concentrated development of research and/or practical competencies in ecotheology, environmental ethics, and ecologically-informed spirituality and practices. The goal of the certificate is to prepare students for meaningful and effective work in faith-based environmental initiatives and to explore the rich depth of religious resources for such work. 

    School of Theology | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    climate change, ecological justice, ecology, environment, ministry, religion, social justice, sustainability, theology

    Film & Television Studies (MFA)

    Delve deeper into the theory and analysis of film, television, and new media. Our two-year Master of Fine Arts in Film & Television Studies inspires students to view the changing media landscape from multiple perspectives and develop a critical eye for media as an art form while examining its historical, political, and sociocultural dimensions. With our flexible curriculum, you can study aspects of the field that appeal to you most as you prepare for future professional and academic success. You'll gain a high level of expertise, critical thinking, and analytical experience.

    College of Communication | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Financial Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The Financial Management graduate certificate provides essential skills for making intelligent business decisions. Students will receive a strong foundation in financial theory, acquire technical skills for developing analytical approaches, and improve critical thinking abilities through hands-on coursework and real-world case studies. Graduates will be qualified for positions and advancement in areas including cash management, capital budgeting, and risk management.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    analysis, business, finance  , international

    Financial Management (MS)

    Part of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Affiliation Program, the Master of Science in Financial Management offers a specialized education in global finance ideal for students seeking careers in corporate finance, financial management, investments, and multinational finance. Coursework benefits students whose career plans include obtaining a CFA designation. Concentration options within the program include International Finance and Investment Analysis.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Financial Services Compliance (Graduate Certificate)

    The Graduate Certificate in Financial Services Compliance opens up BU Law’s renowned banking and financial services expertise to students seeking to join one of the fastest-growing careers in financial services. Taught by industry experts and backed by more than 30 years of experience in financial services education, the curriculum is specifically tailored to people looking to be leading compliance officers.

    School of Law | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time Online
    aml, anti-money laundering, banking structure, compliance, financial services law, insurance compliance

    Food Studies (Graduate Certificate)

    Ideal for students and professionals who are considering a career change or seeking to enhance their credentials, the Food Studies graduate certificate provides a solid foundation in gastronomy—and allows focus on food-related areas such as business, communication, history and culture, or policy. Upon completion, students are eligible to continue into the MA in Gastronomy program.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    culinary studies, gastronomy

    Forensic Anthropology (MS)

    The Master of Science in Forensic Anthropology trains individuals in the theory, practice, and research methods of biological and skeletal anthropology. Students receive extensive training in osteology, forensic anthropological techniques and procedures, forensic anthropology field methods, biological anthropology theory, taphonomy, mortuary archaeology, human anatomy, crime scene investigation, and methods of human identification.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Foundations of Health Communication (Graduate Certificate)

    The Foundations of Health Communication graduate certificate offers the essential knowledge, insights, and training to prepare students for work in the growing health and wellness industries, where business-to-consumer and business-to-business communication is vital. Our curriculum provides a baseline understanding of health communication, including awareness of health systems and stakeholders, population-based research, campaign planning, and practice using health literacy strategies and plain language for diverse populations.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time Online
    health communication, healthcare promotion, marketing, media, visual & digital health communication, visual communication

    French Language & Literature (MA)

    The Master of Arts in French Language & Literature prepares students with an advanced knowledge of French and Francophone literature, its history, and major works, as well as a sound knowledge of the traditions, aims, and methods of scholarly research in the field. Our graduates go on to doctoral study in literature or pursue careers in education, international law, public health, development, and business.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    French Language & Literature (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in French Language & Literature provides you with a thorough knowledge of French and Francophone literature, its history, and its major works. You will gain extensive knowledge of a specialized area within the field of study; advanced skills in the use, evaluation, and production of critical scholarly and research materials; experience communicating knowledge acquired through original research; and training in pedagogy and/or other relevant practical training.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    romance studies

    Fundraising Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The Fundraising Management graduate certificate provides administrative, financial, technical, and leadership skills for those seeking careers as professional fundraisers or nonprofit managers who wish to substantially enhance their ability to raise funds. The program is also appropriate for professionals considering a career change and those in the arts, healthcare, education, and human services fields.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    arts administration, arts management, nonprofit management

    Gastronomy (MA)

    Cofounded by Jacques Pépin and Julia Child, the Master of Arts in Gastronomy is a unique, multidisciplinary program that encompasses the arts, humanities, and natural and social sciences. Students examine the role of food in historical and contemporary societies from a variety of perspectives—gaining a holistic view of the impact of food, food science, and nutrition on world civilization.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Genetic Counseling (MS)

    The Master of Science in Genetic Counseling provides high-quality clinical training through dynamic coursework, dedicated mentoring, diverse fieldwork, and innovative research, in order to develop motivated genetic counselors to meet the needs of an expanding landscape in genetics and genomics.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Genetic Counseling (MS) and Public Health (MPH)

    The Division of Graduate Medical Sciences and the School of Public Health offer a dual degree that allows genetic counseling professionals to broaden the depth and scope of their practice, and increase future employment opportunities across the public health, advocacy, health education and research fields.

    Graduate Medical Sciences, School of Public Health | Master's, Dual-Degree
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Geriatric Dental Medicine (CAGS)

    The Geriatric Dental Medicine certificate of advanced graduate study program trains dentists in the treatment of geriatric patients and adults with special needs through didactic and clinical education with diverse populations in a long-term care facility, nursing homes, a home care program, and a conventional dental clinic. Participants are part of an interprofessional team with dental specialists and clinicians from various healthcare disciplines.

    Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine | CAGS
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Global Development Economics (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Global Development Economics is an intensive program that prepares students for careers in the economic development of lower- and middle-income countries and in-transition economies in as little as three semesters. Coursework provides a strong foundation in economic theory and training in the related disciplines of international relations, international public health, governance and political economy, infrastructure, and environmental planning.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Global Health (MS)

    This program is designed to provide a practical and versatile tool kit of analytic skills relevant in the field of Global Health research. Global Health research is often multidisciplinary, and accordingly, the training provides graduate students with capacity in epidemiology, biostatistics, health finance and economics, qualitative research and statistical programming. Students will receive close one-to-one mentorship and/or team-based mentoring on an original and publishable scientific project.

    School of Public Health | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time Hybrid Off-campus, On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Global Marketing Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The Global Marketing Management graduate certificate introduces innovative marketing concepts, focusing on internet-enabled approaches combined with the marketing skills necessary for today’s highly competitive and international environment. Students learn internet-based marketing skills such as web design, SEO, and SEM, and develop an appreciation for the power of social media.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    business, international

    Global Marketing Management (MS)

    The Master of Science in Global Marketing offers a solid academic core in marketing complemented by state-of-the-art classes in areas with a critical impact on the field—including e-commerce, project management, product and service development, and financial, economic, and data analysis. Students obtain a broad understanding of the marketing research, decision-making, and advanced marketing techniques needed to excel in the global marketing field.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Global Policy (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Global Policy is a rigorous year-and-a-half program that provides students with breadth of training in the various facets of global policy as well as in-depth training in a Specialization such as Environmental Policy, Developmental Policy, or International Public Health Policy. In their final semester, students take a capstone seminar in which research teams design and carry out an interdisciplinary policy analysis comparable to those performed for a government or nonprofit agency, often for a real-world client.

    Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Graphic Design (Graduate Certificate)

    The Graphic Design graduate certificate offers students a one-year, full-time rigorous and intensive study in graphic design. Students who wish to pursue design for the first time or those already in the field who want to increase their skills will bolster conceptual and artistic skills in a professionally focused design curriculum as they work towards their individual goals.

    College of Fine Arts | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Graphic Design (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design program takes a studio-driven approach to design thinking. With an emphasis on critical thinking, the program sets itself apart as a maker-based design department set within an art school. Faculty are leaders in the field who work closely with students to develop their technical skills, placing them at the forefront of entrepreneurial thinking.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Health Communication (MS)

    The Master of Science in Health Communication provides the essential skills, strategic insights, and industry knowledge required to navigate and interpret evolving information about healthcare, enabling students to provide informed messaging that cuts through the conflicting data, misinformation, and jargon that confuse the public. Concentration options within the program include Healthcare Promotion, Media & Marketing and Visual & Digital Health Communication.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Part-time Online
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    Health Informatics (Graduate Certificate)

    The Health Informatics graduate certificate exposes students to modern health IT, including heath data collection, processing, and storage. This program primarily focuses on electronic medical data generated and stored in healthcare and public health organizations. Students gain knowledge of health information technology, systems, and electronic health records, as well as a solid exposure to the latest medical technologies.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    computer information systems, computer science, health it  , healthcare it, information technology

    Health Informatics (MS)

    The Master of Science in Health Informatics is ideal for those who wish to contribute to advances in healthcare IT, as well as anyone who seeks to improve health outcomes and care delivery efficiency using the tools and informatics approaches of information technology. The CAHIIM-accredited Health Informatics master’s degree program offers optional concentrations in Applied Data Analytics and Health Information Management.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Health Professions Education (Graduate Certificate)

    The Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education program is designed to help doctors, nurses, advanced practice providers, therapists and a wide range of other health professionals become experts in health professions education.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online On-campus
    medical education

    Health Professions Education (MS)

    The Master of Science in Health Professions Education prepares leaders in education in their health sciences field. Graduates will be capable of preparing novel health sciences curricula, including competency-based goals and objectives, innovative teaching methods, and a variety of evaluations of measurable, meaningful learning outcomes. Graduates will also be capable of offering expertise and mentorship in both classroom and clinical teaching. This program is available in part-time and full-time flex path options, allowing students to take nearly all courses in an online or in-person modality as desired.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's, Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Health Sector Management (MBA)

    Master of Business Administration students learn essential management skills and develop the conceptual frameworks necessary to apply them successfully in the field of healthcare. The Health Sector Management curriculum augments the core MBA with required courses that provide an in-depth understanding of the structure and operation of healthcare systems, and requires a Health Sector internship. The Health Sector Management curriculum focuses on health service delivery, life science products, and health sector consulting.

    Questrom School of Business | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Health Services and Policy Research (PhD)

    Health Services and Policy Research is the multidisciplinary field of scientific investigation that studies how social factors, financing systems, organizational structures and processes, health technologies, and personal behaviors affect access to healthcare, the quality and cost of healthcare, and ultimately our health and well-being. A key strength of the PhD program in Health Services and Policy Research is the engagement of a talented interdisciplinary faculty that is eager to mentor doctoral students in a variety of areas.

    School of Public Health | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Healthcare Emergency Management (MS)

    The Master of Science in Healthcare Emergency Management provides students with a comprehensive background for facing the challenges of a career in emergency/disaster preparedness, by emphasizing hands-on training in exercise development and incident command in its focus on risk, crisis, and emergencies that may occur in healthcare environments.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Healthcare Promotion, Media & Marketing (Graduate Certificate)

    The Healthcare Promotion, Media & Marketing graduate certificate allows students to develop or refresh skills vital for today’s professional health communicator. Using persuasion theory, media effects theory, communication planning, and other fundamental behavioral and management concepts, students learn to design integrated public relations, media, and marketing plans that help achieve the goals of health-related organizations and clients.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time Online
    digital communication, health communication, marketing, media relations, social media, visual & digital health communication, visual communication

    Hispanic Language & Literatures (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Hispanic Language and Literatures provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of Spanish literature and Spanish American literature and the traditions, aims, and methods of scholarly research in those fields, preparing students for teaching and other careers. The small size of our classes facilitates interaction between students and faculty who are leaders in their respective fields.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Hispanic Language & Literatures (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Hispanic Language & Literatures allows you to develop thorough knowledge of a specific area of Spanish and/or Spanish American literature and culture. You will also develop the conceptual and communicative skills needed to conduct and disseminate original research, as well as the ability to be a successful teacher in the classroom. Our students should have at least a bachelor's degree or its equivalent in a related field.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    history, romance studies

    Historical Performance (DMA)

    The Doctor of Musical Arts in Historical Performance celebrates the spirit of music by re-creating the conditions of its original setting. Through performance seminars, instruction in period performance, coached chamber music ensembles, and performance opportunities, students will learn to make informed musical decisions and to capture the character of the music. Students choose between recital and dissertation tracks.

    College of Fine Arts | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    History (MA)

    The Master of Arts in History prepares students through expansion of basic historical knowledge and development of a working understanding of the historical profession in order to allow them to teach at the secondary school level or at a community college, or to prepare to enter a PhD program or a law school. While our general expectation is that our MA students will pursue one of these paths, we also welcome those who wish to expand their historical knowledge for a variety of other reasons.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    History (PhD)

    The Doctor of Philosophy in History will train you to do original research that leads to scholarly publications intended to make original and important contributions to History and its subfields. You will be prepared to become the next generation of history teachers, able to instruct on a wide range of topics. It is our expectation that our students will become professors at research universities, colleges, and community colleges, and staff members at research libraries and archives.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    african, american, asian, european

    History of Art & Architecture (MA)

    The Master of Arts in History of Art & Architecture provides a scholarly grounding in the history of both Western and non-Western art, architecture, and material culture, offering a foundation for a career in academia or the museum world, to which the Department of History of Art & Architecture has strong links.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    History of Art & Architecture (PhD)

    The Doctor of Philosophy in Art & Architecture prepares you to produce and defend an original contribution to knowledge and to teach the disciplines of history of art and architecture at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Our students choose one of two tracks: a general track (which includes students specializing in Asian and other non-Western art and architecture) and a track with specialized focus on the history of architecture.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    architectural, museum

    Hospitality Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The SHA Graduate Certificate in Hospitality Management is an accelerated graduate-level certificate that prepares students for hospitality industry success anywhere in the world. Ideal for hospitality professionals hoping to gain a competitive edge or advance their skills in a new area.

    School of Hospitality Administration | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    hospitality, lodging, tourism

    Hospitality Management (MMH)

    For students with a strong business or liberal arts background, the Master of Management in Hospitality will enhance management skills and prepare students to begin careers in hospitality leadership. Professionals currently working in the hospitality industry will gain the necessary education to advance your careers and be competitive and knowledgeable in the changing industry.

    School of Hospitality Administration | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Hospitality Management (MS)

    The Master of Science in Hospitality Management is a two-year program designed for students who are interested in pursuing academic research. The MS degree program aims to build your knowledge in hospitality administration, research methodology, and statistics. It empowers you to own your original research on a topic that reflects your academic interest. The program also formally prepares you for PhD studies in hospitality and tourism management.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Hospitality Real Estate (MS)

    This graduate program is designed to inspire and develop the next generation of real estate leaders to excel in the international world of hospitality real estate. Over the course of this program, students will develop expertise in a dynamic and critical part of the hospitality industry, connect with leading industry professionals, and complete 300 hours of work experience in the field.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Human Physiology (MS)

    The Master of Science in Human Physiology program offers a dynamic and flexible path for students interested in pursuing careers in biomedical research or strengthening their applications to healthcare professional programs. Our program provides a strong foundation for doctoral-level studies in biology, physiology, and neuroscience. You have the opportunity to select a specialized area for research and study that is right for you.

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    Human Physiology (PhD)

    In the PhD Program in Human Physiology, you’ll have the chance to work with and be mentored by leading educators and researchers in their fields. Many hold joint appointments with the BU Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, College of Arts & Sciences, and College of Engineering. They approach their research questions from multiple perspectives, too—from molecules to cells to circuits to behavior.

    Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible

    Information Security (Graduate Certificate)

    The Information Security graduate certificate will touch upon various aspects of information security, including IT security policies and system security. Students learn digital forensics to help in investigating a security breach, how information is stored in a database, and what services are available to protect their business, preparing graduates to develop and implement IT security in their organizations.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    computer information systems, computer science, cybersecurity, information security, information technology

    Information Technology (Graduate Certificate)

    The Information Technology graduate certificate provides students with hands-on experience in various aspects of software design and implementation, offering comprehensive knowledge about the state-of-the-art in information technology. Today’s business world seeks graduates with good technical skills, and our program gives students a broad business perspective, systems/IS skills, and cutting-edge technology knowledge to be successful in their organization.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    computer information systems, computer science

    Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Graduate Certificate)

    The Innovation & Entrepreneurship graduate certificate focuses on providing students with key managerial competencies required in today’s and tomorrow’s rapidly changing technological, economic, and cultural environments—ranging from start-ups to large multinational companies, and from high-tech and biotech companies to more traditional environments such as retail, healthcare, and financial services.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    business, management

    Insurance Management (MS)

    The Master of Science in Insurance Management is designed specifically for professionals who have earned a bachelor's degree and are designated as a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter. This program is a unique opportunity for professionals to achieve further distinction by complementing their demonstrated expertise in insurance issues with a mastery of general management principles in accounting, finance, operations, and leadership. Optional concentrations in business analytics, finance, project management, and supply chain management.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Intellectual Property and Information Law (LLM)

    The LLM in Intellectual Property and Information Law offers a range of intellectual property and intellectual property–related courses through the JD curriculum, learning from law faculty consistently named to the top of Princeton Review’s “Best Professors” list. Students focus in copyright law, patent law, and trademark and unfair competition law.

    School of Law | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    International Affairs (MA)

    The Master of Arts in International Affairs prepares students for careers in international relations, including work for governments, IGOs, and NGOs. Specializations in Diplomacy, Global Economic Affairs Security Studies, International Communication, and Religion enable students to develop in-depth understanding of the issues most important to them. Pardee's broad-based curriculum that enables students to build a holistic understanding of global affairs.

    Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    International Business Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The International Business Management graduate certificate is designed to provide a diverse background in international business. Students can follow a course of study best suited to their individual objectives, determining which areas of international business are most appealing to them—from e-commerce to finance to operations—or combining courses to gain a wider international business perspective.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus

    International Finance (Graduate Certificate)

    The International Finance graduate certificate is designed for professionals whose work involves multinational corporations and global financial markets. Students learn how to address corporate questions pertaining to foreign exchange risk, transaction and translation exposure, and corporate strategy and foreign direct investment. Graduates are qualified for jobs in credit risk evaluation, quantitative security selection, risk measurement and mitigation, and cash management.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    business, corporate, global, management, risk

    International Relations (MA)

    The Master of Arts in International Relations is an intensive one-year program designed for professionals looking to advance their careers. This flexible program allows individuals to design a course of study tailored to their interests and career goals. Applicants must have at least three years of work experience relevant to international relations or a master's degree in a related discipline. This program is ideal for military professionals.

    Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    International Relations (MA) and Business Administration (MBA)

    The Master of Arts in International Relations & MBA dual-degree program meets the needs of students seeking careers in administrative management, consulting, international banking, or finance. Students learn essential skills of business management through coursework in the Questrom School of Business and couple that with an understanding of international politics, economics, and security issues learned through coursework in the Pardee School. Students may also earn the MBA portion of their degree in Health Sector Management or Social Impact.

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    Investment Analysis (Graduate Certificate)

    Designed for industry professionals (or those seeking positions) in investment research, risk management, security selection, and portfolio management, the Investment Analysis graduate certificate provides in-depth knowledge of investment strategies, asset valuation, and investment management. Graduates will be prepared to excel at a variety of careers in finance involving analysis and valuation of financial assets as well as risk management.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    business, finance  , management, risk

    IT Project Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The Information Technology Project Management graduate certificate is particularly valuable for those engaged in the administration of technical projects. It introduces general concepts embodied in the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK, while exploring specialized techniques for software risk management, software cost estimation, agile, scrum, and software quality management. Students learn virtual project management, enabling them to manage geographically distributed software development.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    computer information systems, computer science, information technology, pmp, software

    Journalism (MS)

    In our three-semester Master of Science in Journalism, we make Boston our classroom. Our distinguished faculty welcomes you as a colleague to dive into a comprehensively crafted curriculum that blends both practical skills and theory. You'll gain hands-on experience through the Daily Free Press, BU News Service, BUTV, WTBU, and an internship. Electives include courses in video journalism, newsroom, investigative reporting, feature writing, narrative radio, advanced photojournalism, sports journalism, and more.

    College of Communication | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Language & Literacy Education (EdM)

    The EdM in Developmental Studies in Language and Literacy Education program examines research and practice in literacy and language in public and non-public education settings. The course of study addresses the acquisition, development, and use of language and literacy in home, school, and community settings. Students concentrate in either Language Education or Literacy Education, or combine courses from both disciplines.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Latin American Studies (Graduate Certificate)

    The growing relevance of Latin America on the world stage is beyond dispute. Dive into the history, literature, politics, economics, culture, and social involvements of this vibrant region with an inter-American and global perspective. Pardee regional graduate certificate programs complement any BU graduate degree by enabling students to master interdisciplinary regional knowledge.

    Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    brazil, caribbean, environment, hispanic, latinoamerica, lusophone, politics

    Latin American Studies (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Latin American Studies is a one-year program offering students a broad, multidisciplinary, and holistic approach to understanding the complexities of Latin America. Graduates are prepared for careers working on Latin American issues in a variety contexts, including the private sector, NGOs, government, and education. Students write and orally defend an MA paper and demonstrate proficiency in either Spanish or Portuguese.

    Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Law (JD)

    In our juris doctor program, you’ll combine a rigorous academic curriculum with professional training in critical lawyering skills. Low faculty-to-student ratios in both classrooms and clinics ensure a highly personalized educational experience. As a graduate of our JD program, you will possess substantive and procedural law and the ability to perform legal analysis and reasoning, legal research, problem-solving, and communication in the legal context. You will also understand proper professional and ethical responsibilities and demonstrate the skills of collaboration, counseling, and negotiation required of a member of the legal profession.

    School of Law | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    clinics, externships, law, moot court, transactional law

    Law (JD) and Banking & Financial Law (LLM)

    Qualified students with a strong interest in both law and financial services may apply for the accelerated LLM in the renowned Banking & Financial Law at BU Law. The program offers students the time and cost advantages of obtaining both a JD degree and an LLM degree in six or seven semesters.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Law (JD) and Chinese Law (LLM)

    Through this program abroad, students have the opportunity to receive their Juris Doctor from our School of Law and Master of Laws in Chinese Law from Tsinghua University School of Law. Tsinghua University School of Law, regarded as one of mainland China’s most prestigious law faculties, is located in the heart of China’s capital city in Beijing.

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    Full-time In-person Off-campus, On-campus
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    Law (JD) and English (MA)

    Qualified students have the unique opportunity to combine the study of law with coursework in English and American literature. Law and Literature is an established scholarly field. The dual degree program facilitates inquiry into the common terrain of these two disciplines, including textual analysis and interpretative techniques, legal and literary theory, rhetoric, and the role of law in literature.

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    Law (JD) and European Law (LLM)

    Through this program abroad, students have the opportunity to receive their Juris Doctor from our School of Law and Master of Laws in European Law from Université Panthéon-Assas in Paris, France. Originally part of the Sorbonne Law School, Paris II is renowned for its excellence in international and comparative law, and students spend a full year in residence there.

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    Full-time In-person Off-campus, On-campus
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    Law (JD) and Finance (LLM)

    This program gives third-year Juris Doctor students an opportunity to learn in Frankfurt, Germany, thereby earning a Master of Laws in Finance through the Institute for Law and Finance. The program is designed for students with a focused interest in international financial services and capital markets, and students are required to complete an eight-week internship at a financial institution.

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    Law (JD) and History (MA)

    The dual degree program in history and law offers qualified students the opportunity to combine the study of law with coursework in history. The dual degree program facilitates inquiry at the two fields’ intersection in legal history.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Law (JD) and International & European Business Law (LLM)

    Through this program abroad, students have the opportunity to receive a Juris Doctor from the School of Law and a Master of Laws in International and European Business Law from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid (ICADE). The program focuses on the institutional framework for EU business affairs, EU and international business regulation, and EU market regulation.

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    Full-time In-person Off-campus, On-campus
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    Law (JD) and International Arbitration (LLM)

    Through this program abroad, students have the opportunity to receive both the JD degree from BU School of Law and an LLM AWArDS (Assas World Arbitration and Disputes Settlement) from Université Panthéon-Assas in Paris, France.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Law (JD) and International Relations (MA)

    The dual degree program in international relations and law prepares students for careers in national governments or international agencies, international negotiation, and human rights organizations. Students JD coursework includes four electives in international and/or comparative law. IR coursework complements students’ law skills by enabling them to develop regional or thematic expertise.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Law (JD) and Medicine (MD)

    This six-year program is designed for students interested in both medicine and the legal aspects of medicine. It links the MD degree with intensive training in the law and provides a full JD education with an additional focus in the health sector. Completion of the law degree will prepare graduates of the dual degree program for careers in health law practice, as well as healthcare systems and healthcare policy, in both government and private sectors. Graduates of the program will also gain the qualifications to practice law and/or medicine, depending on their career direction.

    Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, School of Law | Professional Doctorate, Dual-Degree
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    health law

    Law (JD) and Philosophy (MA)

    Public life in constitutional democracies depends on a theoretical understanding of the nature and application of law—the focus of the dual degree in law & philosophy. Successful candidates may earn both the JD and the MA degrees in the three years ordinarily required for law study, not the four years that would be required if the degrees were pursued separately.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Law (JD) and Preservation Studies (MA)

    Legal and regulatory frameworks have played an increasingly significant role in the stewardship and conservation of architectural and cultural resources. Local, state, and federal laws seek to balance the societal interest in heritage with individual private property rights. This program allows students to graduate in seven semesters with both a law degree and a master’s degree in preservation studies.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Law (JD) and Public Health (MPH)

    This dual degree program offers highly motivated students a unique opportunity to combine professional training in law and public health. Successful candidates receive both a JD and MPH. Program graduates enter careers in federal and state government agencies and legislative offices, private law practices, universities, hospitals, insurers, biotechnology companies, and nonprofit organizations.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Law (JD) and Taxation (LLM)

    Highly motivated students can complete both their Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in Taxation on an accelerated basis in six or seven semesters by taking qualifying courses during the second and third years of the JD program. As one of the premier tax programs in the country, the LLM in Taxation offers an ideal balance between tax law theory and practical application.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Leadership, Policy, and Advocacy for Early Childhood Well-Being (MA)

    The MA is for students seeking to work in advocacy, policy, administration, research, educational or other settings who are seeking to gain knowledge and experience with a focus on early childhood well-being. Students will be prepared to work toward and advance systems-level change on behalf of young children and families.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Lighting Design (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Lighting Design program aims to develop students by fostering a passion for storytelling, design, and collaboration. The program encourages students to critically analyze a wide range of texts, movement, and design; create and interpret visual, conceptual, and emotional responses; and communicate through light and design to an audience in support of the theatrical experience.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Linguistics (Graduate Certificate)

    The Linguistics graduate certificate is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in linguistics, but who do not have the necessary background in linguistics. This certificate prepares students to submit applications to MA or PhD programs and may be of interest to professionals seeking additional training and credentials.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person On-campus
    language, linguistic, speech

    Linguistics (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Linguistics provides students with a solid foundational knowledge of the traditional core areas of linguistic analysis as well as a deeper specialization in a chosen subfield or interface area, enabling a level of preparation suitable for pursuit of more advanced work in linguistics or for careers in allied fields with a commitment to the study of language such as speech and language technologies or education.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Linguistics (PhD)

    Human language is a multifaceted phenomenon. The Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics aims to produce scholars who are versatile enough to be experts in aspects of linguistic inquiry, yet skilled enough to do cutting-edge research in a particular subfield of the discipline. We offer a solid grounding in a range of research methods, including field methods, quantitative methods, and computational methods.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus
    phonetics, phonology, semantics

    Literacy Instruction and Intervention (Graduate Certificate)

    Our four-course Graduate Certificate in Literacy Instruction and Intervention focuses on leadership in literacy assessment and instruction for teachers and administrators working with children in elementary and middle schools. Our literacy program faculty are committed to preparing outstanding professional educators, producing research that improves the practice of education, and providing excellent professional support to our partners in the field.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person On-campus
    leadership, literacy education

    Literary Translation (MFA)

    The MFA in Literary Translation equips students with the skills, connections, and portfolio to find translation work and to pursue a wide variety of international careers, not only in literary but also in technical, legal, and humanitarian fields. They will be well qualified to work as editors in literary publishing or pursue other translation related fields.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Management Studies (MS)

    The Master of Science in Management Studies is a full-time, business fundamentals building program that relies upon a challenge-driven, experiential curriculum that incorporates client-facing business projects, team innovation tournaments, and business simulation to build management skills. Students complete all fall courses and projects together as a cohort and through preassigned small teams. Students in the spring can tailor the course to their career goals through elective courses and the innovation project they decide to undertake.

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    Materials Science & Engineering (PhD)

    The Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) post-bachelor’s PhD and post-master’s PhD programs offer specialized study in the science, engineering, and technology of modern materials, integrating courses in engineering, chemistry, and physics. Through coursework and dissertation research, students will learn to apply experimental and computational methods to address cutting edge problems in advanced materials in biotechnology, nanotechnology, electronic and photonic devices, energy processing, and other emerging areas. Students will receive instruction in communications and ethics as appropriate to the social impact and implications of materials science and engineering.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Materials Science & Engineering (MEng)

    The Master of Engineering in Materials Science & Engineering is a professional program for students who want to develop skills in materials science and engineering and management in preparation for industrial jobs in a wide range of fields. The flexible program allows students to focus coursework and practicum in concentrations including, Biomaterials, Electronic/Photonic Materials, Materials for Energy and Environment, and Nanomaterials.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Materials Science & Engineering (MS)

    The Master of Science in Materials Science & Engineering trains students in the design of new materials for careers in electronics, biotechnology, energy, and plastics industries. The 32-credit degree establishes a foundation in solid-state materials, thermodynamics, and the kinetic processes of materials. In addition to advanced coursework, students choose a concentration in Biomaterials, Electronic/Photonic Materials, Materials for Energy and Environment, or Nanomaterials.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Mathematical Finance (PhD)

    The Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Finance is for students seeking careers in research and academia. Doctoral candidates will have a strong affinity for quantitative reasoning and the ability to connect advanced mathematical theories with real-world phenomena. They will have an interest in the creation of complex models and financial instruments as well as a passion for in-depth analysis.

    Questrom School of Business | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible

    Mathematical Finance & Financial Technology (MS)

    The Master of Science in Mathematical Finance & Financial Technology (MSMFT) is a full-time, 3-semester, 39-credit program with a common core during the first semester. In the two remaining semesters, students choose elective courses to prepare for their preferred work areas, such as risk or portfolio management and financial technology.

    Questrom School of Business | Master's
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    Mathematics (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Mathematics provides advanced training in the theory of mathematics and probability and in their applications to a broad range of disciplines. This program prepares students for positions in education, government agencies, industry, or nonprofit institutions, or for further graduate study leading to a PhD degree. To enter, students need a bachelor’s degree in mathematics or in a closely related discipline.

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    Mathematics (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, with a Group I ranking by the Natural Research Council, will provide you with rigorous classroom training in the theory of mathematics and their applications to a broad range of disciplines. We offer you the opportunity to work with faculty on advanced research topics over a wide range of theoretical and applied topics. Our students should have the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in pure or applied mathematics.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Mathematics Education (CAGS)

    Our CAGS in Mathematics Education is perfect for experienced math teachers who already hold a math teaching license and a master’s degree but want to dig deeper into current issues in mathematics education. Our program is flexibly tailored based on each student's needs, interests, and background.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | CAGS
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Mathematics Education (EdM)

    Our EdM in Mathematics Education is designed for practicing teachers, or those with an initial teaching license, who have a strong commitment to teaching and wish to broaden their knowledge about the teaching and learning of mathematics. The program is highly flexible and is tailored to meet each individual teacher’s needs, interests, and background.

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    Mathematics Education (MAT)

    Our MAT in Mathematics Education prepares students to teach secondary mathematics (grades 5-12) and leads to an initial license. The program is designed for students who have an undergraduate degree in mathematics or have significant coursework in mathematics. Our program offers multiple, specialized courses in methods of teaching mathematics as well as two field experiences.

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    Mechanical Engineering (MS)

    Our 32-credit Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering is designed for students who desire advanced training in specific areas of mechanical engineering as a prelude to a career in either research or industry. Students can focus on a variety of specific disciplines, including robotics, dynamics, systems and controls, MEMS/nanotechnology, biomechanics, solid mechanics/materials, thermofluids, and acoustics.

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    Mechanical Engineering (PhD)

    MechE PhD candidates have the opportunity to study and research in a broad range of areas within the exciting field of mechanical engineering. Students work closely with our faculty at the forefront of theoretical, computational, or experimental research in Robotics, Mechanics of Bio/Soft Materials, Sustainable Energies, and Space Technologies among other inspiring areas of research.

    College of Engineering | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Media Science (MS)

    With BU's three-semester Master of Science in Media Science, you'll gain deep expertise in the social scientific study of media, explore the changing media landscape, and learn the skills you need to strategically create, distribute, and evaluate media messages. You'll focus your studies further by choosing courses in political campaigns, health campaigns, or marketing communication, and delve deeper or explore other paths in the field through your electives. Prepare for careers in strategic media planning, content creation, and media design, message development and dissemination, and analysis and evaluation of media messages and media campaigns.

    College of Communication | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Media Science with Specialization in Marketing Communication Research (MS)

    Data is the universal language, and virtually every industry needs data storytellers at every level - especially in the consumer insights industry. In BU's three-semester Marketing Communication Research program (a concentration in the Master of Science in Media Science), you'll learn rigorous research methods for examining communication that show you how to influence your target audience and gather and analyze data. You'll develop data-driven recommendations and strategies that clients can immediately use to interpret consumer insights, identifying purchasing behaviors, understand media consumption, and analyze decision-making processes about brands, services, products, and political candidates. Students can also opt to receive an additional certificate in data analytics.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Media Ventures (MS)

    Make your mark as a media innovator, creator, and entrepreneur and learn the business of the media industry in our three-semester Master of Science in Media Ventures. Develop your idea for a new business, a game-changing app, or an innovative marketing strategy for an existing media company in Boston in the fall while taking classes that include media trends and digital innovation. Then head to BU in Los Angeles in the spring and summer, where you'll take classes and intern at media and digital innovation companies, before pitching your own media venture to executives and successful entrepreneurs at our annual Pitchfest.

    College of Communication | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Medical Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Practice (MS)

    The Master of Science in Medical Anthropology & Cross-Cultural Practice is a two-year program that requires research methods and theory courses, seven electives, a service-learning internship, summer fieldwork, and an original thesis. (Students may elect to participate in the program on a half-time basis.) Program training prepares students for successful careers across a wide range of academic and professional fields. 

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Medical Information Security & Privacy (Graduate Certificate)

    The Medical Information Security & Privacy graduate certificate provides exposure to the complex and varied factors surrounding information security issues within healthcare systems. Students learn how to design and build secure and reliable systems by developing an understanding of the special requirements of healthcare systems, where privacy of personal data must be balanced with access to patient records.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Medical Sciences (MS)

    The Master of Science in Medical Sciences is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in a health-related field. The program introduces students to a broad range of topics in the medical sciences while strengthening their academic credentials for admission to professional school.

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    Medical Sciences (MS) and Clinical Research (MS)

    The dual degree program in Medical Sciences and Clinical Research was developed to prepare students for a career in medicine by providing an academic environment that fosters integrity, collaboration, professionalism, cultural competence and lifelong learning. The dual degree option allows students to gain training that will serve them well as clinician-researchers.

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    Medical Sciences (MS) and Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine (MA)

    This dual degree program was developed to prepare students for a career in medicine by providing an academic environment that fosters integrity, collaboration, professionalism, cultural competence and lifelong learning. The program offers students an opportunity to combine a broad-based program in Medical Sciences with a professional study in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine, including a strong academic foundation in neuroscience.

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    Medical Sciences (MS) and Public Health (MPH)

    Graduate Medical Sciences and the School of Public Health offer a dual degree that is broadly based in preclinical medical sciences and public health. Students must apply and be accepted to both the Graduate Medical Sciences and to the School of Public Health. The acceptances do not have to be concurrent, but students must be accepted to both programs before completing either program.

    Graduate Medical Sciences, School of Public Health | Master's, Dual-Degree
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Medicine (MD)

    The Boston University Aram V. Chobanian & Edward Avedisian School of Medicine is a diverse institution with a thriving research program, broad commitments to education, and a very active clinical program. Our faculty are dedicated to educating physicians and scientists in the context of a mission of service to all members of our society. Our affiliations with Boston Medical Center (the largest trauma center in New England) and more than 20 other institutional partners give our students the opportunity to treat diverse patient populations.

    Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Medicine (MD) and Clinical Research (MS)

    Combining medical education with training and experience in clinical research, this Doctor of Medicine and Master of Science dual degree prepares clinician-researchers to improve patient health as well as healthcare. The program is appealing to those students who are interested in pursuing careers in the areas of medicine and clinical research, in either an academic environment or pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry setting.

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    Medicine (MD) and Health Sector Management (MBA)

    This five-year program is designed specifically for students interested in both medicine and the business aspects of medicine. Students will complete the first three years of the medical school curriculum and then spend their fourth year fully integrated into the MBA program at the Questrom School of Business within the Health Sector Management program, then return to complete their MD.

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    Medicine (MD) and Medical Sciences (PhD)

    The Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy program offered by the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and Graduate Medical Sciences is designed for highly qualified individuals who are motivated toward a career in medicine and research. Students have the opportunity to obtain advanced education and research training in one of the medical sciences and in clinical medicine.

    Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences | PhD, Professional Doctorate, Dual-Degree
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible

    Medicine (MD) and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (CAGS)

    In the Doctor of Medicine and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery program, dental school graduates enter Year Two of medical school. Didactic instruction and core clinical rotations/clerkships provide comprehensive training in medical school and oral surgery components. Graduates are eligible for American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery certification and are educationally qualified for state medical licensure within the US.

    Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine | Professional Doctorate, CAGS
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Medicine (MD) and Public Health (MPH)

    The Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health dual degree program at Boston University is designed for students who envision a medical career that incorporates public health. The MPH curriculum emphasizes knowledge and skills that students need for public health practice. This flexible program combines traditional MD preparation with an MPH tailored to students' particular public health interests.

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    Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine, a CACREP-accredited program, is designed to meet the requirements for independent licensure in clinical mental health counseling in all 50 states. The program prepares students for careers in clinical mental health counseling and provides them with a complementary background in behavioral medicine, health psychology, and neuroscience.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry (MA)

    The Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry curriculum provides students with a solid foundation in these three and related interdisciplinary fields through coursework, seminars, and research, in order to prepare students for research and/or teaching positions in academia, industry, or government. The program is based on an interdisciplinary environment and a breadth of approaches and biological interests and includes faculty members from multiple departments: Biology, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Health Sciences, and Physics.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry (PhD)

    Our PhD in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry (MCBB) helps you build a solid foundation in the three related fields and develop the skills for achieving cutting-edge research. The program is based on an interdisciplinary environment and a breadth of approaches and biological interests, with faculty from Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, and Health Sciences, among others. Our students are propelled into successful careers in academia, research institutions, and industry (e.g., biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries), or in government as policymakers.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    analysis, biotech, biotechnology, computational analysis

    Music Education (CAGS)

    The Music Education certificate of advanced graduate study online program allows hardworking music teachers with a master's degree to pursue career advancement and revitalization of their practice, without leaving the community or job they love, or committing to a lengthy doctoral program. Students have the ability to design their own program to suit their pedagogical interests.

    College of Fine Arts | Certificate/Diploma, CAGS
    Full-time, Part-time Online

    Music Education (DMA)

    The Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education online program prepares students for advancement in the field of music education by honing research skills, sharpening proficiency in theory and history, developing a specialization, and producing a dissertation of publishable quality that adds new knowledge to the field. Join the ranks of scholars redefining music education for the 21st century.

    College of Fine Arts | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time, Part-time Online

    Music Education (DMA)

    The Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education is a professional degree for individuals committed to leadership in music education policy and practice, both in and out of schools. Students prepare for advancement in the field by honing research skills, sharpening proficiency in theory and history, developing a specialization, and producing a dissertation that adds new knowledge to the field.

    College of Fine Arts | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Music Education (MM)

    The Master of Music in Music Education online program encourages students to critically examine a variety of research that informs music education. Students explore philosophical, sociological, and psychological ideas and problems in the field of music education and graduate reenergized, with their teaching bolstered by new techniques. The program is wholly online, allowing students flexibility to move ahead without leaving home.

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    Music Education (MM)

    The Master of Music in Music Education program tasks students with the critical examination of a variety of research that informs music education, bolstering their teaching with new techniques and grounding their research in theory and history. Students can also earn licensure in Massachusetts by taking additional methods coursework and completing a practicum.

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    Music Theory (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Music Theory program is designed for students seeking to acquire a secure foundation in scholarly music theory prior to entering doctoral study. Students will develop familiarity with essential approaches and techniques for the theory and analysis of tonal and posttonal music. Emphasis is also given to secondary fields of interest like musicology, composition, and performance.

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    Musicology (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Musicology dedicates itself to interdisciplinary, disciplinary, historical, translational, analytical, and cross-cultural thinking. The faculty is comprised of both musicologists and ethnomusicologists, and houses research centers in Early Music and Beethoven Studies. Students are encouraged to explore within a cooperative environment dedicated to a shared purpose, and a field without walls between scholarship and performance.

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    Musicology (PhD)

    The Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology dedicates itself to interdisciplinary, disciplinary, historical, translational, analytical, and cross-cultural thinking. The faculty is comprised of both musicologists and ethnomusicologists, and houses research centers in early music and Beethoven studies. Students are encouraged to explore within a cooperative environment dedicated to a shared purpose, and a field without walls between scholarship and performance.

    College of Fine Arts | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Muslim Studies (Graduate Certificate)

    Explore the numerous regions that comprise the Muslim world including the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, and Europe. Students will take a cross-disciplinary approach to Muslim Studies that incorporates anthropology, history, religion, politics, literature, language, and the arts. Pardee regional graduate certificate programs complement any BU graduate degree by enabling students to master interdisciplinary regional knowledge.

    Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    arabic, islam, mena, religion, security

    Neuroscience (PhD)

    The Graduate Program for Neuroscience is a campus-wide training program in neuroscience. The research of GPN training faculty covers virtually all areas of neuroscience, from molecular and cellular to systems and computational. An essential feature of the GPN training mission includes a set of core courses that are aimed at developing a community of thinkers and fostering cross-disciplinary collaborations.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible

    Nutrition (Dual)

    This program is for students without undergraduate backgrounds in nutrition who want to complete the didactic requirements (DPD) for credentialing as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, a graduate-level academic program (MS) in nutrition, and an accredited Dietetic Internship (DI).

    Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Nutrition (MS)

    If you’ve received your undergraduate degree and completed the prerequisite courses in nutrition and the biological and chemical sciences, this program offers you advanced study in human nutrition. With a Master of Science in Nutrition, you’ll have a wide range of career options, including public health programs, nutrition and health communication, consulting or research, and nutrition-related businesses.

    Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Nutrition & Metabolism (MS)

    The Master of Science in Nutrition & Metabolism equips students with multidisciplinary knowledge of how food is used for growth and maintenance of optimal health as well as the mechanisms by which it leads to chronic diseases. Coursework provides an understanding of molecular, biochemical, and physiological mechanisms that regulate metabolism, and prepares students for careers in scientific research or public health, as well as for future studies in medicine, dentistry, or at a doctoral level. Students will learn scientific methods for carrying out research studies in the laboratory and in clinical studies of humans.

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    Nutrition with Dietetic Internship

    The Master of Science with Dietetic Internship (DI) program will prepare you to critically evaluate and implement the results of current research, solve problems, and communicate effectively. You’ll study with faculty involved in research, education, administration, professional practice, communication, and consulting. The MS degree program must be completed before entry into the DI, 29-week, full-time course following completion of the MS degree program.

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    Occupational Therapy (OTD)

    Earn your Doctor of Occupational Therapy from Boston University, which ranks among the world’s most esteemed educators of the next generation of leaders in occupational therapy. In fact, U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate school rankings named Boston University’s graduate Occupational Therapy program #1 (tied) out of 156 accredited programs.

    Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Occupational Therapy (PP-OTD)

    Our online Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy is for practitioners who have a professional degree in occupational therapy from an ACOTE or WFOT-accredited degree program or a National Government Recognition document of their program. Through a mentorship and collaborative learning environment, students develop the advanced knowledge needed to create innovative responses to the current and future needs of individuals, communities, and populations.

    Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences | Professional Doctorate
    Part-time Online

    Opera Performance (Performance Diploma)

    The Opera Performance performance diploma is offered by the BU Opera Institute is an intensive two-year training for emerging operatic artists featuring a performance-based curriculum that includes voice lessons, repertoire coaching, Italian, acting, movement, business strategies, social protocols for the artist, auditions, and networking. Singers have the opportunity to participate in two large-scale productions with a full orchestra per year.

    College of Fine Arts | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

    The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery certificate of advanced graduate study program integrates clinical training, basic science study, and research, within hospital and dental school environments. The program provides excellent didactic and clinical education; residents are extremely well-prepared for careers in clinical, academic, and private-practice settings. The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinical certificate of advanced graduate study may be combined with the MSD or DScD.

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    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Research (MSD, DScD)

    The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery MSD or DScD advanced research program trains participants for leadership roles in education, research, and health policy. Candidates should already have completed an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery CAGS. The MSD or DScD programs require a major research effort related to oral and maxillofacial surgery and/or oral biology.

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    Oral Biology

    The Oral Biology Master of Dentistry Science research programs include didactic courses and basic science laboratory research relevant to oral medicine. The Oral Biology Doctor of Science (nondentists) prepares students to pursue academic or research-oriented careers. Research is supervised by oral biology faculty in the Department of Translational Dental Medicine. The research degree may be combined with a dental specialty certificate of advanced graduate study.

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    Oral Health Sciences (MS)

    The Master of Science in Oral Health Sciences is a rigorous biomedical science program that introduces students to a broad range of topics in oral health and medical sciences while strengthening their academic preparedness for dental school admission. Students take courses in the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine’s Graduate Medical Sciences, and develop essential critical thinking and research skills for future success in professional school. The program fosters an environment of high standards for professionalism, integrity and collegiality where students build upon their abilities to enable future success.

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    Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

    The combined clinical/research programs in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics prepare students as competent clinicians who can successfully analyze and treat dentofacial deformities. Emphasis on craniofacial growth and development, cephalometrics, biomechanics, occlusion, and neuromuscular physiology. Students participate in didactic and clinical training and research, including a thesis and defense.

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    Painting (MFA)

    Our Master of Fine Arts in Painting promotes the discipline in its varied manifestations as a fundamental form of artistic expression. At its core, the program is studio-driven, with rigorous expectations about each student’s commitment to their own artistic practice. We supplement this emphasis with critical dialogue, in the form of studio visits, critiques, weekly seminars, lectures, field trips, and workshops.

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    Pathology Laboratory Sciences (MS)

    The Master of Science in Pathology Laboratory Sciences prepares students to work in basic science, biotechnology, clinical pathology, and other biomedical research laboratories designing, performing, and evaluating research. Students learn to prepare and evaluate animal or human cells and tissues for the effects of test compounds, devices, or procedures using morphologic, molecular, and other methods.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Pediatric Dentistry

    The Pediatric Dentistry certificate of advanced graduate study program prepares students as competent specialists providing primary, comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral healthcare for infants and children through adolescence, including individuals with special healthcare needs, in the context of family, culture, and community. Residents are trained in institutional, private, and public health settings. MSD, DScD, and CAGS/research programs require research, thesis, and defense.

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    Performance (Artist Diploma)

    The Artist Diploma in Performance is a nondegree program for the specialized training of the unusually gifted and accomplished performer. The program focuses on the practical aspects of musical training: private instruction, performance, participation in musical organizations and chamber music, and musicianship skills.

    College of Fine Arts | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Performance (DMA)

    The Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance program is offered in eight areas: strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, piano, collaborative piano, organ, and voice. Performance students combine performance studies with courses in theory, musicology, pedagogy, and related music studies, with each student being assigned a teacher with whom they study individually during their degree program. Students choose recital or dissertation track.

    College of Fine Arts | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Performance (MM)

    The Master of Music in Performance program is offered in eight areas: Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Piano, Collaborative Piano, Organ, and Voice. Performance majors combine performance studies with courses in theory, musicology, pedagogy, and related music studies, with each student being assigned a teacher with whom they study individually during their degree program.

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    Performance (Performance Diploma)

    The Performance Diploma is a non-degree program created for the specialized training of vocalists and performers of orchestral and keyboard instruments. The program is narrow in focus, and specifically tailored to the student who desires intensive, performance-oriented training. It is offered in the following areas: voice, opera, keyboard instruments, and orchestral instruments.

    College of Fine Arts | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Periodontology

    The Periodontology certificate of advanced graduate study program prepares students as competent specialists through didactic courses and clinical experiences; training includes sedation, treatment planning, clinical medical sciences, oral medicine, implant support crown restoration, periodontal microsurgery and oral implantology. The certificate may be combined with oral biology or periodontology research, which requires a dissertation and defense. Periodontology research degrees are available without the clinical program.

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    Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics (PhD)

    Pharmacology has historically been an interdisciplinary field, positioned at the point of convergence of physiology, biochemistry, organic chemistry, behavioral science, and medicine. The pharmacology of this century will bring together an even wider range of disciplines, combining traditional aspects of pharmacology with novel approaches drawn from other disciplines such as biophysics, biomedical engineering, bioinformatics, bioimaging, and molecular genetics.

    Graduate Medical Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible

    Philosophy (PhD)

    In our PhD in Philosophy you will acquire the conceptual ability, and the speaking and writing skills, needed for intensive examination of questions concerning what is true, what is good, and what is beautiful. Our program is committed to pluralism in philosophy and harbors an exceptionally wide spectrum of philosophical views and positions with faculty representation in the major historical periods, the principal approaches, and the basic problem areas of classical and contemporary philosophy. Our students should have completed the equivalent of an undergraduate major in philosophy.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Physical Therapy (DPT)

    The Doctor of Physical Therapy program offers academic coursework and 44 weeks of full-time clinical education, which includes a six-month internship. After completing the program and passing the licensure examination, students are not only clinically competent but also truly confident as they enter clinical practice. In the job market, a DPT degree from Boston University will work hard for you in return. Over the last two years, 100 percent of BU graduates actively seeking employment found jobs.

    Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Physician Assistant (MS)

    The Master of Science will be conferred upon those who successfully complete the 30-month Physician Assistant program. This professional degree program, housed in Graduate Medical Sciences, combines medical and PA students for the first 18 months followed by 12 months of clinical rotations . Students complete a Master Thesis on a topic of their choice.

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    Physics (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Physics will train you to teach and to carry out original research that is theoretical, experimental, or both. Our students must have at least a bachelor’s degree in physics or a closely related discipline. Our program offers numerous interdisciplinary opportunities and will prepare you for a career in academic, industrial, and government settings.

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Playwriting (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting is offered by the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GRS) in close collaboration with the College of Fine Arts (CFA) School of Theatre. Playwriting students collaborate with artists connected with every aspect of a play and gain the skills of a professional playwright and theatre scholar, preparing them for a career in the theatre and teaching at the graduate level.

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    Political Science (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science has course offerings in the five core fields of the discipline and public policy and will equip you to undertake original research in your chosen area of interest. Our program will train you in research and teaching methods, preparing you for positions in colleges and universities, research institutions, and government agencies. Our students must have a bachelor's or master's degree.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Population Health Research (MS)

    The Master of Science in Population Health Research provides students with a foundation in the theory and practice of public health research while offering the opportunity to specialize in a unique area of interest. Population Health Research students develop knowledge in quantitative and qualitative research methods, receive comprehensive training in analytical methods for decision-making, and gain practical experience through real-world application.

    School of Public Health | Master's
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    PreK-12 Music Teaching (Graduate Certificate)

    The PreK–12 Music Teaching graduate certificate is built for qualified postbaccalaureate students who are interested in initial licensure in PreK–12 Music Education. The program prepares students to teach instrumental, choral, and general music in elementary and secondary schools. Students who pass the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure may apply for initial licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

    College of Fine Arts | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Preservation Studies (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Preservation Studies will prepare you for a meaningful, professional career. You'll learn important architectural concepts and history from leading experts as you build your portfolio through hands-on projects here in Boston, the historical heart of the US, and dive into preservation planning, historical research, and exploration of the built environment and cultural landscape.

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    Print Media & Photography (MFA)

    The Print Media & Photography MFA emphasizes photographic and printmaking practices within a contemporary art context and is an ideal incubator for artists to engage multiple studio disciplines in the development of their work. Interdisciplinary by its nature, it reimagines conventional methods and allows students to refine and expand their practice. A select program within a robust MFA environment, it strives to encourage inquiry, experimentation and an inventive approach.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Product Design & Manufacture (MS) and Business Administration (MBA)

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Questrom School of Business offer a coordinated MBA/MS in Product Design and Manufacture which is designed to train modern engineers to generate compelling new ideas—as well as the passion and leadership skills to translate those ideas into the practical design and mass production of innovative and cost-effective new products. Students may also opt for an MBA in Social Impact or Health Sector Management.

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    Product Design and Manufacture (MS)

    The Master of Science in Product Design and Manufacture trains modern engineers to generate compelling new ideas—as well as the passion and leadership skills to translate them into the practical design and mass production of innovative and cost-effective new products. This program provides students with in-depth knowledge of engineering design, new product manufacturing, and the business skills required for new product success.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Production Management (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Production Management provides theatre professionals with the opportunity to cultivate their artistic identities while honing their craft. The program fosters the development of a production manager as theatre artist: a collaborator within a team; an innovator of design and production; and an orchestrator of a rehearsal and production environment that encourages creative exploration.

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    Project Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The Project Management graduate certificate delivers comprehensive knowledge of essential techniques for successful, cost-effective management of both large- and small-scale projects. Under the guidance of distinguished faculty, students examine detailed case studies, conduct project simulations, and gain both theoretical and practical expertise in preparation for a wide variety of project management–related careers.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Project Management (MS)

    Accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs, the Master of Science in Project Management encompasses both introductory and advanced knowledge. While learning the tools and techniques to monitor and track project costs and schedules, students develop the ability to manage project resources/communications, and to complete a complex project within a specific time frame and budget. Optional concentration in Program & Project Portfolio Management also available.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Prosthodontics

    The Prosthodontics certificate of advanced graduate study program includes instruction in complete dentures, removable partial dentures, fixed prosthodontics, implant dentistry, geriatrics, temporomandibular disorders, and maxillofacial prosthodontics. The clinical program emphasizes diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance, and health of patients with missing/damaged teeth and orofacial defects using biocompatible substitutes. The certificate and research can be combined or pursued separately.

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    Psychology (MA)

    In only one year of full-time study, the Master of Arts in Psychology provides students with a strong foundation in scientific research methodology in the field while offering the flexibility to pursue coursework in areas including clinical psychology; developmental psychology; and brain, behavior, and cognition. Graduates are prepared for doctoral study or employment in a variety of fields.

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    Psychology (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology will train you at the highest level in one of three specialty areas of psychology: Brain, Behavior, and Cognition; Developmental Science; and Clinical. Our highly rated program, ranked 37th in the world by U.S. News & World Report, will thoroughly prepare you for post-graduate training and to eventually assume teaching and/or research positions in academia or industry, or to obtain clinical positions. Our students should have an undergraduate degree in psychology or a related discipline (e.g., neuroscience).

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Public Anthropology (MA)

    The Master’s in Public Anthropology provides students with basic anthropological training and an appreciation of the significance of a cross-cultural perspective in professional practice. It is designed for individuals who are already engaged in, or plan to enter, such fields as medicine, public health, education, journalism, law, environmental management, social services to refugee or immigrant populations, rural development, or public policy evaluation.

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    Public Health (DrPH)

    The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program is an interdepartmental offering intended for experienced public health professionals who seek advanced training for leadership positions in public health. The DrPH is the highest professional degree in public health. This practice-oriented degree program will train public health professionals to develop, implement, and evaluate public health programs and policies nationally and internationally.

    School of Public Health | Professional Doctorate
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus

    Public Health (MPH)

    What if you really could change the world for a living? Real change, significant change, change that transforms lives. Named #8 in U.S. News & World Report rankings, our distinctive approach to public health education combines foundational learning and practical training. Mobilize your career and your ability to drive change in the world by pairing your passion, experience, and education with a Master of Public Health.

    School of Public Health | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Hybrid On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Public Health (MPH) and Health Sector Management (MBA)

    The MBA/MPH is a full-time, 82-credit program leading to the award of both an MBA from Questrom School of Business and an MPH from the School of Public Health. The goal of the program is to provide students with a solid foundation in both management and public health in an integrated, structured curriculum.

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    Public Health (Online MPH)

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    Public Health Data Science (MS)

    This program explores data science in the context of public health research. As part of the Population Health Research umbrella program, students learn how to contribute to public health research through data-driven insights. The program prepares students for hands-on careers as health data scientists and analysts, public health researchers, or for further study.

    School of Public Health | Master's
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    Public Relations (MS)

    In BU's three-semester Master of Science in Public Relations, you'll balance academics with practical application through work with real-world clients in PRLab, the nation's first student-run PR agency. You'll gain an overview of the role of media through the development of PR campaigns that incorporate research, strategic planning, communication, measurement, and evaluation. You'll hone your ability to write clearly and concisely in a variety of media formats to address different audiences. Explore electives that reflect industry trends and can lead to a wide range of jobs that include brand promotion, content creation, social media, crisis communication, media relations, community relations, reputation management, and marketing communications.

    College of Communication | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Reading Education (CAGS)

    Our CAGS in Reading Education is an opportunity for advanced study designed for teachers who already possess an initial license and a master's degree in a related field. You will conclude your course of study with a capstone experience in which you will apply your understandings to solve a problem of practice in a school, community, or policy setting.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Reading Education (EdM)

    Our EdM in Reading Education is designed for students who already hold an initial teaching license. Through the program's coursework and fieldwork, you will gain a deep and thorough understanding of the theory and research that is fundamental to successful teaching of reading and writing. The program may lead to the Specialist Teacher of Reading license.

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    Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD)

    Mentorship by exceptional faculty and exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary research and collaboration: these are among the many advantages that draw students to our PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences. In this interdisciplinary field, we engage in research focused on understanding the factors that promote activity, function, and participation in daily life among people who have disabilities or are at risk of developing them. Our PhD program prepares students—with and without professional degrees—for academic careers in research and teaching.

    Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Religion and Public Leadership (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Religion and Public Leadership (MARPL) degree program is ideal for persons in any profession who wish to gain a more robust appreciation for the ways in which religious traditions, including their own, shape and creatively engage public life.

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    Religious Studies (PhD)

    Our Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies will train you as a scholar of religion who will distinguish yourself through research, teaching, and service to universities, colleges, seminaries, and the world at large. Our students choose from one of six specializations: Buddhist Studies, Islamic Studies, Jewish Studies, Religions in American Culture, Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean World, or Religion in Philosophy, Politics, and Society. Our students should have a major in religious studies (or a related discipline).

    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Remote Sensing & Geospatial Sciences (MS)

    Whether you are interested in ecology, public health, or urban planning, this unique one-year program will train you in the theory and application of in-demand skills including geographic information systems, spatial analysis, and digital cartography. Our students are prepared for successful careers in governmental planning, defense, and transportation departments; environmental, resource management, and public safety agencies; and consulting firms, research labs, and academia.

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    Robotics and Autonomous Systems (MS)

    The Master of Science in Robotics and Autonomous Systems is designed to prepare students for professional careers in the broad area of robotics and autonomous systems, systems and control, remote sensing, and others. These include medical devices and robots, technologies for smart cities, autonomous vehicles, home robots, educational robots, industrial robots and more. The program provides students with a strong foundation in the underlying theoretical basis for modern robotics and autonomous systems, as well as hands-on experience in the field through an internship with a leading robotics company or BU faculty lab.

    College of Engineering | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Sacred Music (MSM)

    The Master of Sacred Music trains professional musicians to serve in religious contexts as performers, teachers, liturgical artists, and/or ministers of music. The program offers an organ concentration (choral conducting is currently on hiatus). The degree can be completed in conjunction with the Master of Divinity as a dual-degree program in four years, allowing those with a calling to prepare for ordination and broaden their professional ministry.

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    Sacred Theology (STM)

    The Master of Sacred Theology has an open curriculum consisting of eight courses of the student's choosing. It appeals to students who want to become professors of religion as well as those with ministerial goals who want to focus studies in one area, such as chaplaincy, religion and conflict transformation, or social and environmental justice. A previous theological master's is required for admission.

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    Scene Design (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Scene Design program focuses on critical thinking, detailed research, and the development of skills needed to communicate ideas such as drafting, drawing, painting, model making, and story boarding. Students are exposed to a variety of artistic challenges with a focus on how design can inform, reveal, and transform a story into a potent and meaningful theatrical event.

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    Science Education (CAGS)

    Our CAGS in Science Education program provides opportunity for advanced study for students who hold a master’s degree and wish to deepen their knowledge and skills in pursuit of a leadership role in science education. Students in our program have the opportunity to craft a combination of elective courses that best represent their background, interests, and career goals.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | CAGS
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus

    Science Education (EdM)

    Our EdM in Science Education is designed for practicing professionals who want to deepen their knowledge and skills as formal or informal science educators. Our curriculum integrates science content and pedagogy to prepare graduates to be effective teachers and leaders in science education by connecting emerging and experienced teachers with up-to-date science content and innovative pedagogy.

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    Science Education (MAT)

    Our MAT in Science Education combines coursework and field-based experiences that are consistent with our mission to graduate effective and confident science educators. We emphasize teaching linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse learners. Students develop and practice techniques that will engage their students in the learning process, allow learners to experience science actively, and develop reflective practices that inspire scientific thinking.

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    Screenwriting (MFA)

    In BU's two year Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting, you'll spend three semesters in Boston and one semester in Los Angeles -- writing two feature-length films, several short scripts, an episode of an existing dramatic series, an episode of an existing sitcom, and an original TV pilot script. You'll prepare to sell and produce your work in the film and television industry, as well as teach and lead workshops with undergraduate screenwriters. After three semesters of rigorous writing training in Boston, intern in your fourth semester in Los Angeles to gain practical industry experience while networking with our LA-based alumni. 

    College of Communication | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Sculpture (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture provides the tools and language for students to become rigorous thinkers and artists in the twenty-first century. Our students’ work is characterized by its fluid movement among modes of art production, which include sculpture, installation, video, performance, image-making, text, and all that is possible across and among these genres.

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    Social Impact (MBA)

    With Questrom’s Social Impact Full-Time MBA program (formerly the Public & Nonprofit MBA), you’ll study at the vital juncture where business fundamentals meet opportunities to create social value. Whether you aspire to work at a nonprofit organization, a for-profit company, or in government, Questrom’s Social Impact MBA program gives you the chance to learn and apply rigorous business skills in the service of positive social change.

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    Social Studies Education (CAGS)

    Our CAGS in Social Studies Education is designed for self-directed, continuous learners preparing for careers as teachers, department chairs, supervisors, curriculum developers, museum educators, and consultants in the disciplines of history, government/civics, geography, economics, and the other social sciences. This program requires a master’s degree as a prerequisite.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Social Studies Education (EdM)

    Our EdM in Social Studies Education is intended for teachers who currently hold initial teaching licensure or plan on working outside public school systems. We help develop educators of social studies, which includes the disciplines of history, government/civics, geography, economics, and other social sciences, as intellectuals and reflective practitioners who are committed to working with diverse student populations.

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    Social Studies Education (MAT)

    Our MAT program prepares future social studies teachers, helping them develop as intellectuals and reflective practitioners who are committed to working in urban and suburban schools with diverse student populations. Through coursework in history and social sciences, classroom management, curriculum development, and teaching methods, future teachers are prepared to foster their own students’ historical thinking, citizenship skills, and content knowledge.

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    Social Work (MSW)

    Considering part-time study? We offer our top-ranked MSW degree on a part-time basis in three other Massachusetts locations outside of Boston (Bedford, Fall River, Cape Cod), as a more flexible alternative for working professionals. You’ll experience the same high caliber faculty, curriculum and resources as our full-time on-campus program: dynamic, hands-on learning and a multi-method curriculum guided by faculty experts and dedicated practitioners who prepare you for success in a range of social work careers. As an Off-Campus student, you’ll have the opportunity to customize your learning experience by choosing a track option that fits your background, and the opportunity to pursue a minor in Macro Practice or one of five specializations.

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    Social Work (MSW) and Divinity (MDiv)

    Social workers and religious leaders work with people on the margins of society every day. Our dual degree program equips students with the necessary skills in both areas so they can take on a leadership role in developing and administering creative responses to individuals in need. Graduates work in a variety of roles including as LCSWs, counselors, chaplains, nonprofit leaders, ministers, policymakers, church and community organizers, and activists.

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    Social Work (MSW) and Education (EdM)

    Social workers and educators are deeply involved in working with children and families at risk. Our dual degree program is designed to help them develop creative responses to the changing needs of their clients. This multifaceted course of study leads to two master’s degrees—Master of Social Work and Master of Education, with options to focus either in Special Education or Educational Leadership.

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    Social Work (MSW) and Public Health (MPH)

    The dual degree program in Social Work and Public Health is designed for students who want to address the many complex health problems facing contemporary society. Graduates earn a Master of Social Work and a Master of Public Health and emerge with the skills and knowledge to work broadly across the fields of social work and public health on issues such as health equity, prevention and population well-being, in settings such as government agencies, community health centers, hospitals, youth development, research, and prevention programs.

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    Social Work (MSW) and Theological Studies (MTS)

    Since 1980 this program has supported students who wish to add a faith dimension to professional social work practice, and to add an urban clinical or macro practice dimension to theological studies. The primary theological focus is within Christian faith and practice, but the program is available to people of any (or no) faith tradition.

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    Social Work (PhD)

    The highly individualized Doctorate in Social Work offers hands-on research, teaching experience, and rigorous coursework. The core curriculum requires a mixed methods foundation, grounding in social work values and a social justice lens, and training in teaching excellence. Students take part in a hands-on practicum, the development of a specialization area, and mentored research training.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Social Work: On-Campus Boston Program/Charles River Campus (MSW)

    The top-ranked Master of Social Work offers a dynamic, hands-on learning experience located in the heart of Boston in full-time or part-time formats. Students complete a multi-method curriculum guided by BU faculty experts and dedicated practitioners who prepare you for success in a range of social work careers. You can choose from two majors (Clinical or Macro), five specializations, Advanced Standing, or three dual degree options: Education, Public Health, or Theology. This program takes place on BU's Charles River Campus.

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    Social Work: Online Program (MSW)

    Our top-ranked Online MSW Program offers an innovative part-time format with majors in Clinical or Macro Practice and three track options, ensuring your graduate program is tailored to your academic and professional experience. Fall, Spring, and Summer entry options are available. You’ll fulfill the requirements for the MSW degree by:

    • Taking required and elective courses in a convenient online format, delivered asynchronously
    • Attending weekly required Live Classroom sessions
    • Completing one or two field internships (depending upon track) within or near your geographic area
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    Social Work: Worcester Hybrid Program (MSW)

    Experience the best of classroom, field and online learning. BUSSW's top-ranked MSW program is offered in an innovative, hybrid off-campus/online part-time format with majors in both Clinical and Macro, plus two track options (Traditional, Human Service Experience), ensuring that your graduate program is tailored to your academic and professional experience. You'll enroll in foundation courses at the Worcester Campus and complete your degree by taking additional practice, advanced, and elective courses online.

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    Sociology (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Sociology prepares students with advanced training beyond the undergraduate level for work as an applied social scientist outside of academic life, as in government administrative jobs or research departments or community programs. The program requirements include coursework and an MA thesis that makes an original contribution to sociological knowledge.

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    Sociology (PhD)

    As a student in our PhD program in Sociology, you will acquire advanced knowledge of sociological theory and research in chosen areas of specialization within the discipline in order to make a significant and original contribution to the field. Our program emphasizes core knowledge and theory, as well as rigor and innovation in research, and will prepare you to take up teaching and research positions in academia or beyond.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Software Development (MS)

    The Master of Science in Software Development recognizes the ubiquitous and growing need for new and evolving software. Founded on the principle that developers must be thoroughly practiced in understanding new requirements in diverse fields, students learn to be team members and leaders who are fully competent to deliver secure, reliable software.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Software Engineering (Graduate Certificate)

    The Software Engineering graduate certificate is designed to produce software engineers who will participate in and lead development projects. Students learn to plan, design, and implement software applications. The program emphasizes the object-oriented method, but also covers structured techniques, project management, and testing. C++ and Java are the principal object-oriented languages used, although knowledge of Java is not a prerequisite.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Sound Design (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Sound Design will help students define themselves as both sound designers and artists, developing the skills to enter industry with technical competence and artistic integrity. Students will gain skills in digital audio manipulation and audio systems design, as well as an understanding of signal flow, interconnection, systems networking, MIDI, production intercom systems, and video.

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    Special Education (CAGS)

    Our Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Special Education is designed for students with a master’s who wish to pursue specialized study. We are a program dedicated to studying the nature of disabilities and how individuals, families, schools, and local, state, and federal agencies work to improve the quality of life and outcomes for individuals with disabilities in school, employment, recreational, and residential settings.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Special Education (EdM)

    Our EdM in Special Education prepares students to work in roles such as: co-teacher in an inclusive classroom, inclusion facilitator, resource room teacher, or teacher in a self-contained classroom. Through a combination of coursework and fieldwork, students learn to adapt the general education curriculum and use the explicit instruction model to meet the needs of a wide range of learners.

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    Speech-Language Pathology (MS)

    When you enroll in one of the country’s top programs in speech-language pathology, you can expect to do much more than meet certification requirements. At Boston University’s College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, your education will include a rare combination of clinical, academic, and research opportunities. Our three-year, first-time passing rate on the NCB Examination is 100 percent.

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    Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences (PhD)

    Sargent College prepares students to excel through a combination of advanced academic work, extensive lab experiences, and mentored, original research. With the resources of Boston University and the surrounding area, doctoral students have the opportunity to take courses in a wide variety of departments across BU such as psychology, linguistics, graduate medical sciences, education, engineering, and neuroscience.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Statistical Practice (MS)

    The one-year Master of Science in Statistical Practice prepares students for careers in a variety of fields through in-depth coursework in statistical methods and applications and guided hands-on consulting practice. Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and tools for high-level data analysis and a professional portfolio of work showcasing their skills in collaboration and presentation.

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    Statistics (MA)

    The Master of Arts in Statistics provides advanced preparation in fundamental statistical theory and methods through a combination of traditional courses and electives in addition to modern topics in computation and data science. The program prepares students for positions in the fields of education or industry, or for future graduate study leading to a PhD.

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    Statistics (PhD)

    Our PhD in Statistics is part of a Group I department (the highest level nationally) in the National Research Council's rankings and will provide you with rigorous training in the theory, methodology, and applications of statistics and probability. Our students need a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related discipline. Our program has international visibility, and has placed graduates both in academia and industry, in places such as Carnegie Mellon, Harvard, and MIT.

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    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Strategic Management in Criminal Justice (Graduate Certificate)

    The Strategic Management in Criminal Justice graduate certificate offers an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to provide the skills needed to face contemporary criminal justice challenges and lead reforms, both domestically and internationally. Effective leadership requires a strong footing in ethics, business, and analysis, as well as the ability to keep pace with issues of terrorism, cybercrime, police legitimacy, and correctional outcomes.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    corrections, law enforcement, policing

    Supply Chain Management (Graduate Certificate)

    The Supply Chain Management graduate certificate covers key operations management concepts and methods, and state-of-the-art tools used in the process of designing and managing global supply chains. Students gain hands-on experience with qualitative and quantitative techniques used in supply chain management, exploring the essentials of operations management, global supply chains, strategic logistics management, international trade, and import/export operations.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    business, global, logistics, operations

    Supply Chain Management (MS)

    The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management examines the design, optimization, and operation of a global supply chain. The curriculum examines lean production, global supply chain coordination, risk mitigation, strategic logistics management, and import/export operations. Students learn how to improve business processes and become confident decision-makers in an ever-changing global environment. Concentration options include Analytics, Risk Management, and Logistics Management.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Systems Engineering (MEng)

    The Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering is a professional degree for students focused on engineering, consulting, or management careers in industry, business, or government. They learn analysis, design, and management of complex dynamic systems spanning cyber, social, and physical domains. Concentrations include Energy and Environmental Systems, Computational and Systems Biology, Control Systems, Network Systems, Production and Service Systems, and Operations Research.

    College of Engineering | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Systems Engineering (MS)

    The Master of Science in Systems Engineering is designed for students who wish to engage in coursework focused on the analysis, design, and management of complex dynamic systems that span the cyber, social, and physical domains. Students model, design, analyze, and optimize human-made and natural systems. Students establish the necessary foundation of systems engineering in addition to advanced systems engineering coursework.

    College of Engineering | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Systems Engineering (PhD)

    Systems Engineering (SE) offers the Post-Bachelor’s PhD (MS/PhD) and the Post-Master’s PhD which both provide opportunities for research in automation, control and robotics, communication and networking, computational and systems biology, information sciences, and production, service systems and supply chain management. As a cross-disciplinary program, it leverages the expertise of Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Management and Medical faculty from the College of Engineering, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Questrom School of Business and the School of Medicine.

    College of Engineering | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus STEM-Eligible
    automation, communication, computational and systems biology, computational biology, control and robotics, controls, information science, networking  , production and service systems, robotics, supply chain, supply chain management

    Tax Law (MSL)

    The MSL in Tax Law provides a foundational training in the legal aspects of taxation for nonlawyers. The program is offered residentially and online, and can be completed in two semesters (full-time) or up to four years (part-time). The program is open to recent graduates from accounting programs in addition to experienced practitioners.

    School of Law | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online On-campus
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    Taxation (LLM)

    The LLM in Taxation offers one of the most comprehensive curricula for advanced tax studies in the country. Students are equipped with the practical skills required for immediate success in the field of taxation, whether they earn the degree on campus in Boston, online, or a combination of formats.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
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    Teaching English as a Second Language (Graduate Certificate)

    BU Wheelock’s graduate certificate in English as a Second Language (ESL) Pre-K–6/5–12 (Licensure) prepares educators to teach English as a second language and to develop academic supports for English learners in US elementary, middle, and high schools. In this program, you’ll discuss the relationship between language, culture, and equity—and how they relate to the linguistic, academic, and social-emotional development of English learners. You’ll also gain thorough background knowledge about second-language acquisition, assessment, culturally sensitive teaching, and curriculum development. 

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus

    Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Graduate Certificate)

    The TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages) program offers a graduate certificate that prepares future teachers of English and other languages. You will be exposed to how language works, the ways that people learn to speak a second language, and communicative approaches to language teaching. The TESOL graduate certificate program is ideal for those who already hold advanced degrees, people making mid-career changes, or those who are already volunteering or working in this field.

     

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person On-campus
    english, english language education, language education

    Technical Production (MFA)

    The Master of Fine Arts in Technical Production provides developing theatre professionals the opportunity to enhance artistic expression, communication, and production skills through hands-on mentored production experience within a wide range of opportunities and classroom instruction. Students will have the opportunity to lead large crews, draft and engineer scenery, and work alongside professional technicians and designers.

    College of Fine Arts | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Television (MS)

    Accelerate your career in the television and streaming media industry - study in both Boston and Los Angeles. BU's three-semester Master of Science in Television offers two tracks: producing/writing for students who want to become creative writing forces and producing/management for students who want to become entertainment managers and leaders. Our hands-on, on-campus production networks let you create and deliver content, develop your skills, and gain writing, producing, and management experience. You'll also receive valuable internship experience working alongside established TV professionals while finishing your thesis and classes in Los Angeles for your third (and final) semester.

    College of Communication | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    TESOL & Applied Linguistics (EdM)

    Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) & Applied Linguistics Master of Education (EdM) program at Boston University prepares students to teach English and other languages to adults, adolescents, and children in both public and private settings. After finishing the program, you’ll have the necessary training to teach in international K–12 schools, foreign language schools, and postsecondary institutions. You’ll also get a solid grounding in applied linguistics research for future graduate study.

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    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    TESOL Multilingual Learner Education (EdM)

    The EdM in TESOL (Teaching English as a Second or Other Language) Multilingual Learner Education program prepares prospective educators who want to pursue their first Massachusetts initial teaching license in English as a Second Language (ESL), as well as educators who are already licensed in another subject but want to earn an advanced degree in TESOL and an ESL initial license. You can choose two tracks within the program: PreK–6 (elementary school) or 5–12 (middle and high school). Students will gain foundational knowledge about second language acquisition, linguistics, and policy as well as practical skills related to literacy instruction, assessment, culturally sustaining pedagogy, and curriculum development.
    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Theatre Artisan (Artisan Certificate)

    The Theatre Artisan Certificate is a two-year program designed for students who completed a BA/BFA and are proficient in their craft but seek to enhance their artistic and technical experience in order to gain employment in leadership roles in the profession. The Artisan Certificate also offers specialization in scene painting.

    College of Fine Arts | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Theological Studies (MTS)

    The Master of Theological Studies is a two-year program for those interested in the academic study of religion and/or preparation for nonprofit leadership, social justice advocacy, chaplaincy, nontraditional ministry, or the professoriate in the field of philosophy and theology. Many graduates go on to PhD studies and eventually teach at the university level. Students in the program enjoy excellent financial aid.

    School of Theology | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Theological Studies (MTS) and Teaching (MAT)

    This dual degree program allows students to prepare for bivocational ministry. Graduates will have earned the Master of Theological Studies degree (which can be focused on nonprofit leadership, social justice advocacy, chaplaincy, or parish ministry) as well as the Master of Arts Teaching, which allows students with significant academic background in a content area (ex. English, history, etc.) to train for licensure as secondary teachers.

    School of Theology, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's, Dual-Degree
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Theological Studies (PhD)

    The PhD in Theological Studies prepares students to teach as professors at the collegiate or seminary level. Students can specialize in a track and concentration of their choice. The program includes generous funding for five years of study.

    School of Theology | PhD
    Full-time In-person On-campus

    Theology and LatinX Studies (Graduate Certificate)

    The Certificate in Theology and LatinX Studies signifies a student’s concentrated development of research and/or practical competencies in Latinx history, theology, and religious culture. The goal of the program is to prepare students for meaningful and effective work in Latinx communities of faith and to explore the rich depth of Latinx religious traditions. 

    School of Theology | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    diversity, hispanic, immigration, latinx, ministry, race, religion, social justice, theology

    Transformational Leadership (DMin)

    The Doctor of Ministry enriches religious leaders in traditional and nontraditional settings, deepens their understanding of ministry, and refines their ministerial practice. The program curriculum offers the opportunity to build connections with fellow leaders and faculty during two trips to Boston University each year, followed by cohort learning in online coursework. A previous theological master's is required for admission to the program.

    School of Theology | Professional Doctorate
    Part-time Hybrid On-campus
    bible, christianity, church, ministry, ordination, pastor, religion, theological studies, theology

    Translation and Implementation Science (MS)

    The program provides students with the skills to design evidence-based interventions that generate sustainable results and improve health overall.  The specialization emphasizes skills in implementation science research, organizational change theory, community-engaged research, and qualitative and quantitative research methods. The program enables  public health leaders and policymakers to conduct practical, evidence-based research and develop solutions that improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of health care.

    School of Public Health | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time Hybrid Off-campus, On-campus STEM-Eligible
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    Two-Year LLM Program (LLM)

    The Two-Year LLM is a rigorous program tailored for international students and legal professionals seeking success in U.S. law. It blends legal, academic, and English language skills crucial for excelling in American law schools and a career in the law. This longer duration often includes more chances for engaging in internships and participating in moot courts or other practical training activities, enhancing practical legal skills that are invaluable for future legal practice. The two-year program offers LLM degrees in American Law, Intellectual Property, Banking and Financial Law, Tax Law, and a Master's in Tax Law for non-lawyers.

    School of Law | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Urban Affairs (MUA)

    The Master of Urban Affairs 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 program provides the theoretical, analytical, and practical foundations for understanding the complexities of the urban environment.

    Metropolitan College | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
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    Urban Policy & Planning (Graduate Certificate)

    The Urban Policy & Planning graduate certificate provides an in-depth, multidisciplinary perspective on complex twenty-first-century urban issues, including housing and community development, public health, economic and infrastructural management, and environmental sustainability. Students study policy analysis and formulation; urban public financing; comparative planning and development; urban spatial analysis; and the political, legal, social, and economic dimensions of urban development.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Full-time, Part-time In-person On-campus
    city planning, urban affairs, urban planning, urban policy

    Visual & Digital Health Communication (Graduate Certificate)

    The Visual & Digital Health Communication graduate certificate prepares students for health marketing and outreach careers through the development of visual and digital storytelling tools. Students learn and apply the fundamental principles of design to the creation of powerful health education and delivery application tools, such as infographics, data visualization graphics, videos, websites, mobile apps, branded content, and social media.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time Online
    communications, health administration, health communications, social media, storytelling, visual communication

    Visual Narrative (MFA)

    The MFA in Visual Narrative integrates the BU School of Visual Arts’ strengths in drawing and design with sequential art storytelling practices. Come work with leaders in the field to build powerful narratives that integrate writing with visual language. Engage with university classes and the resources of the College of Fine Arts to inform and expand your practice. Learn the theory of how word and image function together and the history of the medium. Graduate prepared to enter this quickly expanding field and make your mark by doing what you love.

    College of Fine Arts | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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    Web Application Development (Graduate Certificate)

    The Web Application Development graduate certificate introduces fundamental concepts and provides a comprehensive coverage of both client-side and server-side development. The latest topics in JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, jQuery, AngularJS, PHP, and Node.js are widely covered. Students also work with cutting-edge technologies for building desktop and mobile web applications, creating real-world web application projects with databases, including Oracle, MySQL, and NoSQL.

    Metropolitan College | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online, Hybrid On-campus
    applications, apps  , computer information systems, computer science, information technology

    World Language Education (EdM)

    The EdM in World Language Education is designed as a full-time or part-time program that may begin in the spring, summer, or fall of each year. Aspiring world language educators complete a student teaching practicum as part of their program to provide structured support to prepare them as classroom teachers. Advancing world language educators complete a field experience course in which they are observed in their own classroom, receive structured feedback and coaching on their teaching, and prepare a portfolio demonstrating professional standards of effective world language teaching.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time, Part-time In-person, Online Off-campus, On-campus
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    World Language Education (Graduate Certificate)

    The Graduate Certificate World Language Education is open to educators of any modern language, as well as program leaders in the field. It is is designed for educators in the field looking to advance their expertise of world language pedagogy, curriculum & assessment design, and equitable practices to support all learners. Teachers may use this program to advance to the professional teaching license.
    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Certificate/Diploma
    Part-time In-person, Online On-campus
    language teacher preparation, online language teacher preparation, world language educator

    World Language Education (MAT)

    Our MAT in World Language Education prepares students to become teachers of Arabic, French, Mandarin Chinese, or Spanish. Using a yearlong, cohort-based model, we prepare teachers to work in a variety of school contexts through coursework in foreign language pedagogy, special education, classroom management, foundations of education, as well as elective courses in Arabic, French, Mandarin Chinese, or Spanish.

    Wheelock College of Education & Human Development | Master's
    Full-time In-person On-campus
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