At Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET), we uphold the values and fearless innovation that make BU a great university (ranked #41 in the nation and #70 in the world by U.S. News & World Report).

As a student at BU MET, you will benefit from high academic standards and a rigorous education that embraces the latest developments, approaches, and technologies that drive industry. Our accreditation and rankings represent our success at providing a solid education and preparation for the workplace.

BU MET’s offers a wide range of online programs, ranked among the nation’s best.

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2023 Best Online Programs Rankings



Boston University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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Accredited member of AACSB International

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

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PMI Global Accreditation Center (GAC) for Project Management

PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management

BU MET’s MS in Project Management and MS in Computer Information Systems concentration in IT Project Management are accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

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CAHIIM-Accredited Health Informatics Master’s Degrees

BU MET's MS in Health Informatics and MS in Computer Information Systems concentration in Health Informatics are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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A National Center of Academic Excellence

Boston University has been designated a Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense and Research by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. Our information security programs are certified by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).

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