Founded in 1839, Boston University (BU) is one of the largest independent universities in the nation as well as one of its leading research-based universities. In addition to its on-campus programs, the University offers a variety of online degree programs. Its online doctoral and master's degree programs are built on the University's strong foundation and are taught by the same outstanding faculty who bring the latest research directly to BU's on-campus students.
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Boston University Online currently offers several degree and certificate programs consisting of both graduate and undergraduate courses. Of particular interest are three programs which lead to graduate degrees:
Each BU Online program has specific application requirements and procedures. Applicants should contact an Admissions Advisor using the University's toll-free number. After learning the program of interest, the Advisor will guide the applicant through the process.
The faculty is made up of experts who combine scholarly achievement with professional experience. Many of the University's instructors are internationally recognized for their pioneering research and contributions to their field.
Students in the online graduate programs are mostly working professionals looking to increase their knowledge and advance their careers. BU itself serves more than 31,000 students, and BU Online has graduated over 250,000 students worldwide.
BU Online students have remote access to a wealth of online resources. The Student Link is an online resource which affords access to information such as grades, class schedules, and financial aid. The Online Learning Portal is the center of the online learning experience, providing access to course information, quizzes, assignments and grades; and facilitating communication with instructors and fellow eLearners.