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State-of-the-art programs to meet evolving workforce needs. Innovative approaches to teaching. Supportive learning environments. Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) connects motivated students from all walks of life to a world-class Boston University education through high-quality part-time programs—evenings on campus and 100% online.

BU MET’s online master’s degrees have ranked among the top 10 since 2014.

US News and World Report Ranking - Best Online Program - Criminal Justice 2022US News and World Report Ranking - Best Online Program - Grad Computer Information Technology 2022US News and World Report Ranking - Best Online Program - Grad Business 2022

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A college education is an investment that pays off. And while financing your studies can be a challenge, we can help you make it a reality. It is surprisingly affordable to earn a Boston University degree when you study part-time or online through MET. We also offer comprehensive financial aid services to help you meet your educational goals. You may qualify for:

  • Federal or private loans
  • Scholarships
  • Graduate assistantships
  • Employer tuition reimbursement
  • Payment plans
  • Veterans benefits

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MET Makes News

3rd Annual White Hat Conference Puts Combating Crypto Crimes in Focus

3rd Annual White Hat Conference Puts Combating Crypto Crimes in Focus

The third annual International White Hat Conference was held June 1–2, hosted once again by Boston University Metropolitan College and the Center for Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity. Bringing together stakeholders from government, the private sector, and academia, the events were emceed by one of the first-ever graduates of MET’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice […]

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Fulbright Specialist Award for Cybersecurity Sends Professor Chitkushev to Ecuador

Fulbright Specialist Award for Cybersecurity Sends Professor Chitkushev to Ecuador

Metropolitan College Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Lou Chitkushev has been granted a prestigious Fulbright Specialist Foreign Scholarship award for work that takes him to Ecuador, where the associate professor of computer science and director of health informatics and health sciences will lend his expertise in cybersecurity to the nation’s military academy. Funded primarily […]

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City Planning & Urban Affairs Interim Director Yeşim Sungu-Eryilmaz Receives Initiative on Cities Grant

City Planning & Urban Affairs Interim Director Yeşim Sungu-Eryilmaz Receives Initiative on Cities Grant

Assistant Professor Yeşim Sungu-Eryilmaz, director ad interim of MET’s City Planning & Urban Affairs programs, has been awarded a grant by BU’s Initiative on Cities dedicated to investigating the relative community impact of private sector real estate development projects in the city. As part of the grant, Sungu-Eryilmaz, whose research focuses on sustainability, will investigate […]

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Boston’s New Police Commissioner Should Implement Direct Community Oversight, Says Shea Cronin

Boston’s New Police Commissioner Should Implement Direct Community Oversight, Says Shea Cronin

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Shea Cronin recently spoke with BU Today about Boston’s newly appointed police commissioner, Michael Cox, who arrives to the job with a mandate to reform the department he oversees. The chair of MET’s Department of Applied Social Sciences, Cronin offered suggestions on how Cox can help the Boston Police Department […]

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MET Health Communication Program Cofounder Helps Examine Neighborhood Iconography in Visual Media Journal

MET Health Communication Program Cofounder Helps Examine Neighborhood Iconography in Visual Media Journal

In recent a contribution to The Journal of Visual Communications, visual literacy expert Dr. Domenic Screnci, who helped to found Metropolitan College’s groundbreaking MS in Health Communication, turns his eye to a different kind of medium: the religious lawn shrines of Italian American neighborhoods like the East Boston one where he grew up. “Bathtub Madonnas […]

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What's Happening At MET

Academics Alumni Events Lectures & Seminars Research Student Events

Computer Science Research Seminar Series – “The Internet of Materials: Rethinking the future of computing”

Day: Monday Oct 3rd Time: 12:30pm

(ERC) Let's Speak Russian!

Day: Monday Oct 3rd Time: 4:30pm - 5:20pm 100 Bay State Road, Room 555

CCD-ERC Info Session with the Newbury Center

Day: Monday Oct 3rd Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm Yawkey Center, CCD Sixth Floor, 100 Bay State Rd

Student Success Week: Essential Tips to Manage Your Time

Day: Tuesday Oct 4th Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Zoom

(ERC) Let's Speak Portuguese!

Day: Tuesday Oct 4th Time: 5:00pm - 5:50pm Zoom

Mindfulness Hosted by BU Chaplain Karen Coleman

Day: Tuesday Oct 4th Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm Newbury Center, 755 Commonwealth Ave, Suite 18

Student Success Week: Fostering Academic Motivation

Day: Wednesday Oct 5th Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm 100 Bay State Road, Room 545A or Zoom

Student Workshop: Art & Identity – First Gen focused

Day: Wednesday Oct 5th Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm Terrace Lounge (2nd flr), George Sherman Union 775 Commonwealth Ave
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