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Boston University

Boston University was founded as one of the first all-inclusive universities, as well as a leading private research and teaching institution. With 32,000 students from 50 states and 140 countries, BU 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.

Access to Excellence, From Any Distance

Boston University’s faculty is made up of experts who blend both professional experience with scholarly achievement. Internationally recognized for their pioneering work and contribution to their fields, Boston University’s faculty have prepared thousands of students to be the leaders of tomorrow. While every faculty member brings a unique perspective to the classroom, they all share several common characteristics: they work closely with and take a personal interest in their students, are deeply committed to making the online learning environment meaningful and stimulating, and are dedicated to keeping the curriculum reflective of latest trends.

Student Services

Helping you succeed is the goal of every member of the University’s distance learning team. We provide you with five levels of support: your own personal Admissions Advisor, Program Manager and small group instructor. Further you will have access to the University’s highly regarded professors and live technical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Technology & Delivery

eLearning gives you access anywhere, anytime. The program’s online learning portal is the center of the online learning experience. It is here where you will access course information, communicate with your instructor and fellow eLearners, take quizzes, post assignments and view grades, all from the convenience of your home or office. This highly interactive educational Web site uses the highest quality multi-media to make your learning experience as engaging as it is effective. The online learning portal provides a framework for the highest quality communication and interaction between yourself, your instructor and your fellow eLearners.


Regional accreditation is the primary type of institutional accreditation in the United States. Boston University is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC, Inc.). In addition, Boston University holds accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) founded in 1924, is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges and universities with over 600 accredited institutional members. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials. The Physical Therapy program is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).