To prepare students for opportunities in these multidisciplinary areas, Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate certificates, degrees, and master’s degree concentrations designed to confer the skills needed to thrive and advance. In these areas, MET partners with other BU branches—like the School of Medicine for the BS in Biomedical Laboratory & Clinical Sciences, and the College of Communication for the MS in Health Communication—to ensure that students enjoy the full breadth of relevant academic resources available at BU, including career counseling and networking opportunities. Biomedical students benefit from hands-on training through externships at local research facilities, and guidance from experienced faculty from the industry and BU School of Medicine facilities.
With BU MET’s Health Informatics Research Lab (HILab), you can tap into collaborative research and development in health informatics, bioinformatics, and clinical research. The College offers two master’s programs in Health Informatics that are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Completion of a CAHIIM-accredited master’s program entitles you to sit for professional certification exams offered through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), such as the Certified Professional in Health Informatics (CPHI™) exam.
BU MET’s programs in health communications and biosciences are invaluable assets; whether you are in pursuit of a career change, a professional certification, or simply seek to add new skills to your toolkit.
BS in Biomedical Laboratory & Clinical Sciences
MS in Computer Information Systems, Health Informatics Concentration
MS in Health Communication
MS in Health Communication, Healthcare Promotion, Media & Marketing Concentration
MS in Health Communication, Visual & Digital Health Communication Concentration
MS in Health Informatics
MS in Health Informatics, Applied Data Analytics Concentration
MS in Health Informatics, Health Information Management Concentration
Biotechnology Undergraduate Certificate
Clinical Research Undergraduate Certificate
Foundations of Health Communication Graduate Certificate
Health Informatics Graduate Certificate
Healthcare Promotion, Media & Marketing Graduate Certificate
Medical Information Security & Privacy Graduate Certificate
Pre-Medical Studies Postbaccalaureate Certificate
Visual & Digital Health Communication Graduate Certificate
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