Computer Science & Information Technology

As increasingly complex systems evolve, the world will depend upon people who understand how these systems work—as well as those who can continue to develop new software and applications. Technology is already interwoven into every industry, and is integral to libraries, schools, hospitals, transportation, business, technology, science, project management, security, travel, video game design, and many other areas.

The future of IT is full of possibility for those with quality credentials in the field.

Metropolitan College offers a broad range of information technology degrees and certificates in the area of information technology. Whether you take class during the evening on our Boston campus, study online, or enroll in one of our blended programs, you get top-quality faculty with measurable achievements in their fields. Plus, we offer the preparation you need to succeed in the industry—whether you want to enhance your career, or change it.

A National Center of Academic Excellence

Boston University has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. Our IT degrees are certified by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). The MS in Computer Information Systems is accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) and the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Master of Science in Computer Science concentration in Computer Networks

Computer Science, Master's with Computer Networks Concentration

The Master of Science in Computer Science concentration in Computer Networks provides students with a broad foundation in information technology (IT), and an in-depth understanding of computer data communication and modern networking.

Types: Degree, Graduate, On campus

Master of Science in Computer Science concentration in Data Analytics

Computer Science, Master's with Data Analytics Concentration

The master’s in Computer Science concentration in Data Analytics provides students with solid knowledge of data analytics practices and theories, accompanied by exposure to the methods and tools for data mining and knowledge discovery.

Types: Degree, Graduate, On campus

Master of Science in Computer Science concentration in Security

Computer Science, Master's with Security Concentration

Specialize in information security and advance your network security career with a computer science graduate degree with a concentration in security from Boston University Metropolitan College.

Types: Degree, Graduate, On campus

Graduate Certificate in Crime Analysis

Crime Analysis, Graduate Certificate

Available on campus and online, the Graduate Certificate in Crime Analysis develops students’ ability to use and analyze a variety of data sources to inform the investigations, strategies, and policy decisions of criminal justice organizations.

Types: Certificate, Graduate, On campus, Online

Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Crime Analysis Concentration

Criminal Justice, Master's with Crime Analysis Concentration

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice concentration in Crime Analysis offers an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to help students use and analyze a variety of data sources to inform the investigations, strategies, and policy decisions of criminal justice organizations.

Types: Degree, Graduate, On campus, Online

Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity Concentration

Criminal Justice, Master's with Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity Concentration

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice concentration in Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity allows students to develop competency and practical knowledge, enabling them to work with various issues related to cybercrime, including cybercriminology and the legal practices, practical digital investigative knowledge, and policies related to cybersecurity risk assessment.

Types: Degree, Graduate, On campus, Online

Cybercrime Investigation Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate

Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) offers an interdisciplinary approach that combines criminal justice and cybersecurity. The curriculum ensures that students develop competency and practical knowledge, enabling them to work with various issues related to cybercrime.

Types: Certificate, Graduate, On campus, Online

Data Analytics, Graduate Certificate

Data Analytics, Graduate Certificate

Data Analytics Graduate Certificate at BU MET. Prepare for job growth in the areas of big data and data science. Available on campus and online.

Types: Certificate, Graduate, On campus, Online

Database Management & Business Intelligence Graduate Certificate

Database Management & Business Intelligence, Graduate Certificate

Database design, data mining, data warehousing, and business intelligence courses. Earn a certificate in database management in Boston, online, or in the blended format.

Types: Blended, Certificate, Graduate, On campus, Online

Digital Forensics Graduate Certificate

Digital Forensics, Graduate Certificate

This specialized graduate certificate program in digital forensics is also available as a blended program that combines online study with on-campus IT courses in Boston.

Types: Blended, Certificate, Graduate, On campus