Welcome to a powerful combination of convenience and academic excellence.

With BU Virtual, you’ll actively participate in a highly engaging and interactive learning experience, collaborating with a community of students and faculty who contribute a range of insights and backgrounds. As a leading institution recognized for top-tier research and education, our online programs blend course study and real-world experiences to create opportunities to apply what you learn in your career and in your community.

Imagine the impact
you can make on the world.

Explore our expanding portfolio of online programs, developed in collaboration with top tier faculty and researchers at Boston University.

The work we are doing today will shape the future of global online education tomorrow. We believe that our work at BU Virtual, which is done in collaboration with our award-winning schools and colleges, brings a new level of innovation, reach, and access to learners around the globe and reinforces our commitment to inclusion at scale. —Wendy Colby, VP and Associate Provost, BU Virtual

No matter where you are in your life, geography, or career, BU Virtual will help you develop and enhance world-class skills and experiences to succeed in a dynamic and rapidly evolving labor market. And, we provide the unparalleled competitive and reputational advantages that come from being a part of the Boston University global community.

Boston University on Your Terms

Boston University Virtual meets you where you are today and throughout any stage of your career. We are innovators, educators, entrepreneurs, and university leaders seeking to bring BU to the service of the world and the world closer to the vibrant BU community.

Our Programs

Boston University Virtual works in close collaboration with the schools and colleges across BU to provide innovative, high-quality online programs in areas ranging from business and public health to social work, occupational therapy, education, computer science, and more.

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