Online Learning at Boston University

Highly ranked programs. World-class faculty. Flexible format.

Explore Online Learning at BU

Or, browse BU’s award-winning online programs.

  • #1 Master of Criminal Justice
  • #3 MS in Computer Information Systems
  • #6 Master’s degree programs in management

According to U.S. News & World Report

Advanced Computer Science & IT

Advanced Information Technology

applied-business-analytics

Applied Business Analytics

Arts Education

Art Education

Banking & Financial Services Management

Banking & Financial Services Management

Clinical Investigation

Clinical Investigation

Computer Networks

Computer Networks

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems

Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity & Cybercrime

Data Analytics

Data Analytics

Database Management & Business Intelligence

Database Management & Business Intelligence

Financial Markets & Institutions

Financial Markets & Institutions

Health Communcations

Health Communication

Health Informatics

Health Informatics

Information Security

Information Security

Information Technology

Information Technology

IT Project Management

IT Project Management

Insurance Management

Insurance Management

International Marketing Management

International Marketing Management

Taxation Law

Taxation Law

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Project Management

Project Management

Risk Management

Risk Management

Social Work

Social Work

Software Development

Software Development

Strategic Management

Strategic Management

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

Undergraduate Degree Completion Program

Undergraduate Degree Completion Program

Web Application Development

Web Application Development

Online Student Experiences


Cristiane Soares, a 2015 graduate, shares her thoughts on earning her Master of Criminal Justice online at Boston University.

Connect With Students Across the Globe

Experience the benefits of a global education community and interact with students in countries around the world.

Online BU Students World Map

3 programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report

3200 students currently enrolled  in online programs at BU

76 countries represented by BU online students

mortarboard-white8486 graduates with BU degrees earned online

Why Choose BU?

For more than 145 years, Boston University has been synonymous with pioneering research, academic innovation, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Today, BU’s online programs bring that unique experience to students worldwide.

  • BU’s award-winning online courses and programs are designed and taught by distinguished University faculty.
  • We bring together a diverse community of engaged, mature students.
  • Students benefit from the latest interactive technology and unparalleled support.
  • Upon graduation, you join BU’s network of over 342,000 alumni worldwide.

A world-class education is within reach—wherever you are. We invite you to explore our online programs.

“Our mission is to enrich and expand Boston University’s online initiatives, delivering an unparalleled distance learning experience to students who demand expert instructional design, state-of-the-art media production, a strong sense of community, and comprehensive academic support resources.”

  • USDLA Platinum Award 2016
  • USDLA Platinum Award 2015
  • Blackboard Catalyst Award

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