Boston University Online?
Boston University Online seeks to meet the needs of students
just like you.
We've taken great care to assure that you can get the education
you want. No matter where you live, no matter what your job,
no matter how hectic your schedule is.
At Boston University Online, you can earn your degree during
the hours and in the location that work best for you - without
settling for anything less than the resources and distinction
of a great university.
About Boston University
Boston University Online is a unique collaboration between
the Office of Distance Education and faculty members throughout
the many Schools and Colleges that comprise Boston University.
As part of Boston University's Division of Extended Education,
the Office consists of a team of instructional designers,
video producers, and support staff who specialize in online
education. The Office serves as a resource for Schools and
Colleges that seek to develop online programs, and works closely
with faculty to ensure that the Boston University Online experience
is of the high caliber for which Boston University is regarded
throughout the world.
The faculty and staff who design and create Boston University
Online programs share a philosophy that your computer is a
unique and powerful educational tool. We seek to maximize
the capabilities of today's technologies in order to engage
the full learning potential of each student. To do so, we
strive to create an exciting and interactive online instructional
environment that incorporates simulations, video, audio, multimedia,
and group activities such as discussion boards.
An online degree from Boston University represents achievement
of a high academic standard. Our programs are accredited through
the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.,
one of six nationally recognized accrediting agencies.
In addition to academic rigor, a vital component of all Boston
University Online programs is the availability of outstanding
Student Services. The Office of Distance Education assures
that Boston University Online students receive prompt and
attentive assistance throughout their learning experience,
from application and registration to technical support to
Boston University Online is an active member in the online
education community. We are member of, and participate regularly
with, the following associations:
- University Continuing Education Association (UCEA)
- The Sloan Consortium
- United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)