Computer Science & Information Technology Graduate Programs at Boston University’s Metropolitan College
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#6 Best Online Master's in Computer Information Technology Programs

Computer Science & Information Technology Graduate Programs: Rigorous, Practical, Immersive Learning

Earn a master’s degree and/or graduate certificate from a leading research university with top-ranked programs

  • Evenings on campus
  • Online
  • Part-time or full-time
  • No GRE/GMAT required

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment to grow 15 percent in the area of computer and information technology from 2021 to 2031—a pace faster than the average for all occupations. It’s an ideal time to advance in your career with a master’s degree and/or graduate certificate from Boston University—one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions.

Choose from the following online and on-campus degree programs:

  • Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics (on campus and online)
  • Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (on campus, online, and blended)
  • Master of Science in Computer Science (on campus)
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics (on campus and online)
  • Master of Science in Software Development (on campus and online)

BU’s Metropolitan College (MET) has more than thirty years of experience in computer science & IT graduate professional education, offered in flexible evening, online, and blended formats. Because MET is focused on practical, insightful, and adaptable knowledge, the tools and skills you learn at MET today can be immediately applied on the job while remaining relevant, useful, and valuable to your career growth for years to come.

Top Reasons Why You Should Consider BU’s Computer Science & IT Programs

  • MET’s Department of Computer Science was founded in 1979, and has been dedicated to meeting and anticipating the evolving needs of the technology industry with cutting-edge programs ever since.
  • Convenient part-time and full-time study options, evenings on campus or 100% online.
  • Faculty are engaged in current research, and have hands-on expertise in high-technology and business industries.
  • Diverse on campus and online classrooms ensure vital connections with other students and professionals from around the world—networks that can open doors.
  • Merit scholarships available for domestic students to help finance your degree.
  • A 15:1 student-to-instructor ratio, ensuring close interaction with faculty and access to support.

Prepare for the Top 10 Technology Jobs

MET’s degree and certificate programs in computer science and IT can prepare you for high-paying jobs that typically have low unemployment rates. U.S. News & World Report ranks the following technology jobs in the top ten:

  1. Software Developer
  2. IT Manager
  3. Information Security Analyst
  4. Data Scientist
  5. Web Developer
  6. Computer Systems Analyst
  7. Computer Network Architect
  8. Database Administrator
  9. Computer Support Specialist
  10. Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Science & IT Programs

The graduate programs in computer science & IT meet your needs with liberating flexibility, an engaged community, and rigorous academics that offer practical, interactive learning.

Master’s Degree Programs

  • Applied Data Analytics
  • Computer Information Systems Concentrations:
    • Computer Networks
    • Data Analytics
    • Database Management & Business Intelligence
    • Health Informatics
    • IT Project Management
    • Security
    • Web Application Development
  • Computer Science Concentrations:
    • Computer Networks
    • Data Analytics
    • Security
  • Health Informatics Concentrations:
    • Applied Data Analytics
    • Health Information Management
  • Software Development

Graduate Certificates

  • Advanced Information Technology
  • Computer Networks
  • Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Database Management & Business Intelligence
  • Digital Forensics
  • Health Informatics
  • Information Security
  • Information Technology
  • IT Project Management
  • Medical Information Security & Privacy
  • Software Engineering
  • Web Application Development

PMI GAC LogoThe MSCIS concentration in IT Project Management is accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).
The GAC Accredited Program seal is a mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

CNSS LogoComputer Science & IT degrees are certified by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).

CNSS LogoThe Health Informatics concentration is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

CNSS LogoBoston University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).