Online Learning at Boston University
Highly ranked programs. World-class faculty. Flexible format.
Welcome to Boston University’s online programs.
When you learn online at Boston University, you connect to world-class faculty, highly motivated students, supportive staff, and academic programs that provide specialized skills in some of the most competitive industries. Whether pursuing your master’s, completing your bachelor’s, earning a doctoral degree, or seeking a graduate certificate, Boston University offers an innovative approach to distance education, along with a deep commitment to online students and a trusted reputation.
Become part of the Boston University community—from wherever you are.
Advanced Information Technology
Applied Business Analytics
Applied Data Analytics
Applied Urban Informatics
Computer Information Systems
Curriculum & Teaching
Cybersecurity & Cybercrime
Database Management & Business Intelligence
Enterprise Risk Management
Foundations of Health Communication
Gastronomy & Food Studies
Global Marketing Management
Health Informatics, Computer Information Systems
Health Information Management
Healthcare Promotion, Media & Marketing
Higher Education Administration
Interprofessional Leadership in Healthcare
IT Project Management
Medical Information Security & Privacy
Performing Arts Enterprise
Program & Project Portfolio Management
Religion and Public Leadership
Strategic Management in Criminal Justice
Supply Chain Management
Undergraduate Degree Completion Program
Visual & Digital Health Communication
Web Application Development
Online Student Focus
A BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development online student shares her experience in the course Methods in Teaching ESL (TL508).
Connect With Students Across the Globe
Experience the benefits of a global education community and interact with students in countries around the world.
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
Over 10,000 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 407,000+ alumni worldwide.
A world-class education is within reach—wherever you are. We invite you to explore our online programs.
“The mission of the Office of Distance Education 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.”
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News & Announcements
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