BU MET Online Programs Advance in U.S. News Rankings, Place in Top 10 For Eighth Year

Over eight years of U.S. News & World Report rankings, BU’s Metropolitan College (MET) has continued to place highly among the nation’s best online graduate programs. This year, despite unprecedented disruptions in 2020, each program has improved in its standing. MET’s online Master of Science in Criminal Justice advanced one spot to #2 (out of […]

In New Interview, Dean Zlateva Explains How CE Units Can Help Universities Serve Non-Traditional Learners

University continuing education units are in the spotlight, thanks to their role in helping their institutions establish protocols for remote learning in a COVID-19 world. The lessons learned now will inform how traditional universities serve their student populations in years to come, suggests Metropolitan College Dean Tanya Zlateva in “Continuing Ed’s Responsibility to Help Universities […]

New Master’s Degree in Applied Data Analytics

This fall, BU MET introduces the Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics. The newest addition to MET’s robust portfolio of analytics programs, the degree will help students develop key skills that will qualify them for the role of data scientist. “Managers need to know how to handle the explosion of information extracted from very […]

Urban Affairs Standout Joins State’s Citizens United Commission

Joyce Sanchez, a MET Master of Urban Affairs student, has been appointed by Attorney General Maura Healey to join a Citizen’s Commission. The 15-person commission, established as a result of Question 2 on the 2018 Massachusetts ballot, is tasked with exploring a constitutional amendment to overturn the US Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United decision, which […]

New Advantage for APR Credentialed PR Pros Seeking the Health Communication Master’s

In a promising development for public relations professionals seeking entry into high-growth health-related fields, Boston University’s Metropolitan College will now waive two required courses in the Master of Science in Health Communication (MSHC) program for admitted students bearing the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential. With the waiver, which grants accredited MSHC candidates exemptions from Contemporary […]

Online Health Communication Class Wins Innovative Teaching & Learning Award

A pair of Boston University Distance Education teaching professionals have been recognized for the success of an innovative new course in the Health Communication program by this year’s Blackboard Catalyst Awards. Instructor Alane Bearder and Senior Instructional Designer Elena Garofoli are the recipients of the 2017 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Teaching & Learning, bestowed for […]


World’s Project Managers Visit BU for Research Conference

This week, Boston University welcomes project managers from all over the planet as this year’s host of the International Research Network on Organizing by Projects (IRNOP) conference. Taking place from June 11–14 on the University’s Charles River Campus, this year’s conference focuses on “The Modern Project: Mindsets, Toolsets, and Theoretical Frameworks.” Organized by MET Director […]


New Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management

The Department of Administrative Sciences at MET has announced a new Master of Science in Supply Chain Management, to be offered online, on campus, and in a blended format. The master’s degree program includes three industry-specific concentrations in Global Business, Logistics Management, and Quantitative Approaches. Last fall, the department introduced a graduate certificate program in […]