Offered through the Department of Administrative Sciences at Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET), the Undergraduate Certificate in Business Management is a professional credential that builds your proficiency in the basics of business practices.

Today’s competitive business environment rewards those who continually refine new skills in specific areas. Whether you are looking to take the first step towards a future degree or want to enjoy the competitive advantage that comes with earning a meaningful credential from a leading research university, the Undergraduate Certificate in Business Management at BU MET will train you for a future in corporate leadership.

Program at a Glance

  • On Campus
  • Part-Time
  • 16 Credits
  • 8–12 Months to Completion

A Foundation for Success in Business Management

Metropolitan College’s Undergraduate Certificate in Business Management will equip you with:

  • Proficiency in the basics of business practices.
  • A knowledge-base that prepares them for graduate business work in the future.
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Why Complete Your Business Management Certificate at BU?

  • Engaged Faculty: In BU MET’s Business Management certificate program, an exceptional student-to-instructor ratio ensures close interaction with highly qualified faculty who draw from active research and substantial professional achievements in areas such as management studies, project management, and business strategy.
  • Extensive Network: Study financial concepts, organizational behavior, advertising, and principles of marketing alongside peers with professional experience, learn from faculty who have valuable contacts throughout the business world, and benefit from a global alumni community with strong connections.
  • Student Support: Benefit from access to personalized professional academic advice from the team of academic counselors in MET Enrollment & Student Success.
  • Valuable Resources: Make use of Boston University’s extensive resources, including the Center for Career Development, Educational Resource Center, Fitness & Recreation Center, IT Help Centers, Mugar Memorial Library, Center for Antiracist Research, Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, George Sherman Union, Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering, and many others.
  • Flexible Schedule: Pursue your studies part-time, at the pace that works for you, evenings on campus.
  • Affordable Tuition: Complete your studies part-time at BU at a substantial savings compared to full-time study.
  • Financial Assistance: Undergraduate students at BU MET are eligible for a range of financial aid and community-minded scholarship opportunities designed to support those investing in their education part-time who still need to navigate full-time responsibilities.

Flexible, Part-Time Degree Completion—at Boston University

Boston University’s Metropolitan College offers a wide range of bachelor’s degree completion programs in convenient, part-time evening formats—ideal for busy professionals who seek to earn a Boston University degree without turning their personal lives upside down or putting their careers on hold. Along with self-paced programs in a variety of majors on campus, MET also offers the Online Undergraduate Degree Completion Program, leading to a bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies.

A variety of undergraduate certificate programs provide the opportunity for focused study in a specific subject. Certificates can work into select degree programs at MET, offer breadth to current studies, or build professional skills and knowledge.

(Four courses/16 credits)

Plus one course, selected with advisor approval, which serves to enhance the student’s understanding of the business environment.

View all Management Studies undergraduate courses.

Business Management Faculty

Tuition & Financial Assistance

Competitive Tuition

Our part-time rates are substantially lower than those of the traditional, full-time residential programs yet provide access to the same high-quality BU education.

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Comprehensive Financial Assistance

Our services include scholarships, graduate loans, and payment plans.

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