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Established in 1979, the Department of Computer Science at Metropolitan College (MET) was the first computer science department at Boston University, driven by exceptional faculty whose scholarly accomplishments and unique industry experience place them among the top of their field.Students who wish to combine technical competence in information systems with knowledge of managerial and organizational issues will benefit from the rigorous academic opportunities presented in BU MET’s computer information systems programs. At BU MET, you’ll learn from lessons with technical depth and knowledge about emerging technologies and issues, and gain proficiency in software and computing skills as they pertain to the design and implementation of database systems, data communications, systems analysis and design. As leaders in state-of-the-art IT areas, our faculty can prepare you to thrive in areas that include data analytics, security, web application development, computer networks, database management, IT project management, and health informatics. A regional and national leader in information security education for almost a decade, our curriculum is certified by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).Whether you come to our Boston campus to take class during the evenings, study online, or pursue your education via a balance of on-site and at-home learning, you’ll learn from, top-quality faculty with measurable achievements in their fields who are committed to giving you the preparation you need to succeed—whether you want to enhance your career, or change it.Master of Science in Computer Information Systems degree concentrations include:

  • Computer Networks
  • Data Analytics
  • Database Management & Business Intelligence
  • Health Informatics
  • IT Project Management
  • Security
  • Web Application Development
U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs - Graduate Computer Information Technology for Veterans

#7 Best Online Master's in Computer Information Technology Programs for Veterans

MET’s online master’s degrees in computer information technology are ranked #7 for veterans and active-duty service members in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report.

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U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs - Graduate Computer Information Technology

#10 Best Online Master's in Computer Information Technology Programs

MET’s online master’s degrees in computer information technology are ranked #10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2020.

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CNSS

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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PMI Accredited

MET’s master’s degree program in Computer Information Systems (IT Project Management concentration) is accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

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CAHIIM Accredited

The Health Informatics concentration is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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