Certificate Programs

Graduate Certificates

How Do I Apply?

Spring, Summer, & Fall 2019 Applicants

Apply Online

Graduate Admissions Committees meet on an ongoing basis. Admission is normally granted for September, January, and May of each year.

Application Deadlines

Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring 2019 January 22, 2019 December 1, 2018*
Spring 2 (online only) March 19, 2019 February 15, 2019
Summer 1 2019 May 14, 2019 April 1, 2019
Summer 2 July 9, 2019 June 1, 2019
Fall 2019 September 3, 2019 August 1, 2019
Fall 2 (online only) October 29, 2019 October 1, 2019

*Even though the deadline has passed, MET is still taking applications for the Spring Term.

International on campus applicants should apply by the deadlines below, allowing time for I-20 visa processing

Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring 2019 January 22, 2019 November 15, 2018
Summer 1 2019 May 14, 2019 March 1, 2019
Fall 2019 September 3, 2019 June 1, 2019

A complete application for admission to a graduate certificate must include:

  • A completed Application for Graduate Admission
  • Three letters of recommendation. It is required that one be an academic reference if you graduated or engaged in post-graduate education in the past three years
    • You must supply the names and email addresses in order to submit your application. Your application will not be reviewed for admission until all three recommendations have been received.
  • A self-evaluation (short essay discussing your motivation for study)
  • A current résumé
  • Transcript(s) from each college and graduate school attended. Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded to your application. Official transcripts will be required upon matriculation.
  • A nonrefundable $25 application fee

Transcripts and letters of recommendation can be added to your file after submission.

International students should refer to the international students application page to learn more about additional requirements and steps needed to complete the application process.

Having trouble accessing the application? We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox, our preferred browsers. If you are still having issues, please contact our technical support at 857-304-2008 or via email.

Contact Information Certificates Offered
Administrative Sciences
1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Fourth Floor
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-3016
adminsc@bu.edu
Applied Social Sciences
Mary Ellen Mastrorilli, Chair ad interim
1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Fifth Floor
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-3025
memastro@bu.edu
Arts Administration
Douglas DeNatale, Director ad interim
808 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 269F
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-4064
Arts Administration: artsad@bu.edu
Fundraising: fr@bu.edu
Computer Science
1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Third Floor
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-2566
csinfo@bu.edu
Gastronomy
808 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215617-353-9852
gastrmla@bu.edu
Health Communication
Leigh Curtin-Wilding, Director
755 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
leighcw@bu.edu

Undergraduate Certificates

To apply for an undergraduate certificate program, download the application form or contact:

Boston University Metropolitan College
Undergraduate Student Services
755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 102
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-353-2980
Email: metuss@bu.edu

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies

To apply for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies, you may download the application form or contact:

Boston University Metropolitan College
Undergraduate Student Services
755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 102
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-353-2980
Email: metuss@bu.edu