faqs

How much time is required for this program?

Most students spend approximately 20 hours per week on coursework. This will vary by course and the student’s familiarity with the material.

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When do I start the program?

You may start the program six times per year. For a complete list of important dates, check out our academic calendar.

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How much does the program cost?

To learn more, check out our tuition information here.

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Am I entitled to a course waiver?

For some professional designations or certifications, you can earn one or more course waivers. Please visit each program section to determine if you are eligible for course waivers based on professional designations or certifications. For more information, contact an Enrollment Advisor.

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Are there any program prerequisites?

We welcome applications throughout the year. Admission to the College’s degree programs is highly competitive, and each candidate is assessed by the admissions committee based on a range of criteria, including curriculum vitae, professional experience, academic transcripts, letters of recommendation and/or references, and a personal statement. Admission decisions are made after a full evaluation of […]

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How many credits and courses do I take each semester?

You will earn a total of eight credits each semester by taking two consecutive courses. (Each course is four credits.)

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How long is the program?

With the exception of the MS in Insurance Management, all of the management programs can be completed in two years. You can start the program six times per year in spring, summer, or fall. You will take one seven-week class at a time. For more information about the MS in Insurance Management, contact an Enrollment […]

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How are the programs accredited?

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges accredits Boston University for its degree granting programs. The Master of Science in Project Management program is accredited by the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center. The management programs are accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Program Accreditation System (EPAS); BU is one of […]

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Is this online degree any different from the one that is earned on-campus at Boston University?

No, you will receive an official Boston University diploma. Our online master’s degrees carry the same excellence as those earned in a traditional classroom setting.

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