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Boston University

Boston University is one of the leading private research and teaching institutions in the world today, with two primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world. Boston University was the first university to open all its divisions to female students in 1872, the first coeducational medical college in the world in 1873, and proudly lists Martin Luther King, Jr. among its distinguished alumni. BU was the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman, the first woman admitted to the bar in Massachusetts graduated from Boston University as well as the first African-American psychiatrist in the nation.

With 30,000 students from all 50 states and 140 countries, Boston University is the fourth largest independent university in the United States. For over 150 years, Boston University has anticipated the changing needs of its students while serving the greater needs of society.

Bachelor's

  • Boston University Bachelor of Liberal Studies

Doctorate

  • Boston University Doctor of Musical Arts in Musical Education

Master's

  • Boston University Master of Arts in Art Education

  • Boston University Master of Criminal Justice

  • Boston University Master of Music in Musical Education

  • Boston University Master of Science in Banking and Financial Services Management

  • Boston University Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

  • Boston University Master of Science in Computer Information Systems in Computer Networks

  • Boston University Master of Science in Computer Information Systems in Database Management & Business Intelligence

  • Boston University Master of Science in Computer Information Systems in Health Informatics

  • Boston University Master of Science in Computer Information Systems in IT Project Management

  • Boston University Master of Science in Computer Information Systems in IT Project Management Online

  • Boston University Master of Science in Computer Information Systems in Security

  • Boston University Master of Science in Computer Information Systems in Web Application

  • Boston University Master of Science in Health Communication

  • Boston University Master of Science in Human Resource Management Online

  • Boston University Master of Science in Human Resources Management

  • Boston University Master of Science in Insurance Management

  • Boston University Master of Science in Management in Business Continuity, Security & Risk Management

  • Boston University Master of Science in Management in International Marketing Management

  • Boston University Master of Science in Management in Project Management

  • Boston University Master of Science in Management in Project Management Online

Rankings

Boston University's Sargent College programs are ranked among the top 15 percent in the country by U.S. News & World Report. And with our affordable, accredited graduate degree program, you'll take your career to the next level.

Boston University has been repeatedly recognized as an institution of great quality and academic excellence.

  • Top 100 national universities (U.S. News & World Report college rankings)
  • Top 100 graduate universities (QS Quacquarelli Symonds rankings)
  • Featured in Newsweek as the 35th best university in the U.S. and the 65th best university in the world
  • Top 20 best U.S. universities; Top 50 international universities (The Times Higher Education Supplement)
  • The Center for Measuring University Performance places Boston University among the top 50 research universities in the nation
U.S. News & World Report ranked Boston University as one of America's Best Graduate Schools in 2010.

Accreditation

Boston University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., one of six nationally recognized accrediting agencies.

Founded in 1885, the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Inc. (NEASC, Inc.), is the nation’s oldest regional accrediting association whose mission is the establishment and maintenance of high standards for all levels of education, from pre-K to the doctoral level.

The online Master of Science in Computer Information Systems is accredited by the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center (GAC) for Project Management. The Project Management Institute (PMI®) is the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession.

The National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security designated Boston University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education for academic years 2007 through 2012 and a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research for academic years 2008 through 2013.

Information security programs at Boston University are certified by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). The CNSS provides a forum for the discussion of policy issues, and is responsible for setting national-level Information Assurance policies, directives, instructions, operational procedures, guidance, and advisories for United States Government departments and agencies.