Master’s and Professional Education at BU

Advance Your Passion. And Your Career.

Earning a master’s or professional degree at Boston University is a rewarding and exciting experience: an adventure of intellectual discovery, discipline, and creative thought. It’s a great way to further hone your analytical abilities and prepare for a successful career, or advance in your current one. Whether you are a recent college graduate, a seasoned professional seeking a career change, or you fall somewhere in between, Boston University provides the foundation, tools, resources, and support to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.  

At BU, you will join a vibrant community of more than 15,000 master’s and professional student practitioners and scholars. We offer more than 225 master’s programs across our 17 schools and colleges, from fine arts to engineering to business to public health, and much more. Explore our Program Finder tool to help find the one that’s right for you. And, explore the resources below to learn more about the BU master’s and professional student experience.

Getting a Master's at BU

Learn more about the value of a Boston University master’s degree.

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Ready to Apply?

Take the next step on your graduate application process by reviewing the resources below.

International Student Experience

BU is a large and inclusive university in a major international city. Learn more about joining our international graduate student community and discover resources to help you thrive.

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Support for Master's and Professional Students

Boston University provides a number of resources to support its master's and professional students.