Welcome to Metropolitan College at BU.

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.

U.S. News and World Report Ranking - Best Online Program - Criminal Justice 2024U.S. News and World Report Ranking - Best Online Program - Grad Information Technology 2024U.S. News and World Report Ranking - Best Online Program - Grad Business 2024

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A BU Education Is Within Your Reach

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

Ready to learn about your options? We are available to help you take the next step.

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MET Makes News

Urban Affairs Award-Winning Graduate Takes Aim at Career in Higher Ed

Urban Affairs Award-Winning Graduate Takes Aim at Career in Higher Ed

Award for Excellence winner Corey Louis Coleman came to Boston University’s Metropolitan College (BU MET) with a clear set of goals. Motivated by the academic legacy of his grandfather, he wanted to take his career skills in the field of construction and amplify them with a Master of Urban Affairs, to further his ambitions to make an eventual transition into higher education and teaching.

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What's Happening At MET

Careers Student Events

Let’s Talk About Your Resume & Cover Letter

Day: Monday Mar 4th Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Zoom
Careers

MET Career Development Pop-Up Advising

Day: Tuesday Mar 5th Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm 1010 Commonwealth Ave, First Floor
Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions Webinar

Day: Tuesday Mar 5th Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm Online
Careers Student Events

Elevate Your LinkedIn Profile & Networking Strategy (Career Development Workshop Series)

Day: Tuesday Mar 5th Time: 5:00pm - 6:15pm Hybrid
Careers

MET Career Development Pop-Up Advising

Day: Wednesday Mar 6th Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm 1010 Commonwealth Ave, First Floor

2023 Menino Survey of Mayors Release Event

Day: Thursday Mar 7th Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm The Rockefeller Foundation, 420 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10018 Lunch will be provided
Careers Student Events

Let’s Talk About Your Internship & Job Search

Day: Thursday Mar 7th Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm Zoom
Careers Student Events

Graduate Students: Resume / CV Writing & Tailoring for Graduate Students

Day: Friday Mar 8th Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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