Online Learning & Blended Programs
Imagine being at home and comparing notes on the latest project management strategies with a study-partner in Mumbai. Or maybe sitting at a café, engaged in a scholarly debate with a student who lives on the other side of the country. When you study online, you can tap into an exciting learning network—and dialogue—at any time.
Metropolitan College is responsible for Boston University’s Distance Education office, which brings interactive instruction to students around the world. You’ll find a variety of high-quality degrees and certificates online, providing a convenient alternative to studying on our campus.
Please explore our range of online programs. We continue to add innovative degrees and certificates to our curriculum—check back regularly for new offerings.
You can have the best of two worlds. With our blended programs, you can balance the interactive technology and accessibility of online study with the immediacy of classroom discussions and lectures. Blended courses and programs combine face-to-face interaction with innovative, multimedia online learning. Along with added flexibility, students gain a solid academic foundation, practical skills, and critical business competencies.
A reduced number of on-campus meetings throughout the semester makes blended courses and programs a convenient alternative for those whose commitments prohibit a full schedule of regular classroom attendance.
Blended courses include:
- Several traditional, face-to-face classroom sessions throughout the semester
- Online content that allows students to complete coursework and collaborate with classmates and instructors from wherever there is Internet service
- Multimedia online technology utilizing virtual lectures, video conferencing, real-time collaborative sessions, correspondence, projects, and assignments
- Course materials and discussion threads that are accessible online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Also look for individual courses with section “EL,” offered each semester.