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BU_Master_Logo Boston University Metropolitan College
Ruth Ann Murray
Assistant Dean, Business Development
Director, Center for Professional Education
Boston University Metropolitan College
755 Commonwealth Ave, Room 103
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617) 358-2197
Fax: (617) 353-6066
ramurray@bu.edu

Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) offers over 60 part-time evening, online, and blended degree and certificate programs in an array of career-oriented fields such as project management, information security, international marketing, banking and finance, health informatics, and business continuity/risk management – plus undergraduate degree completion and biomedical studies. MET partners with companies and organizations to provide programs that meet their workforce development objectives. On-campus programs are available in Boston and Chelmsford, MA. Corporate onsite programs are available in the Greater Boston area. Boston University’s Center for Professional Education specializes in high quality, non-credit programs that are designed to meet the continuing professional education and certificate needs of industries such as, financial planning, real estate, fund raising, and law.

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President's Logo UMass
Doug Banks
Associate Vice President for Economic Development
University of Massachusetts President's Office
225 Franklin Street, 12th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: (617) 287-4087
dbanks@umassp.edu

The University of Massachusetts mission is to provide an affordable and accessible education of high quality and to conduct programs of research and public service that advance knowledge and improve the lives of the people of the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world. The University system comprises five campuses – the flagship campus in Amherst, the medical school campus in Worcester and campuses in key strategic areas of the Commonwealth: Boston, Dartmouth and Lowell. The University helps create jobs, prepares its students to succeed in jobs, and inspires social activity that strengthens communities in every region of Massachusetts. In fact, the University of Massachusetts is one of the state’s largest economic engines, generating billions in economic activity each year. In fiscal 2013, UMass research and development expenditures reached nearly $600 million, and UMass licensing revenue was over $35 million. Enrollment is now over 73,000 – a growth of 30 percent over the last decade.

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Wpi_logo Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Stephen P. Flavin
Vice President and Dean, Academic and Corporate Development
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280
Phone: 508-831-5095
sflavin@wpi.edu

Founded in 1865 in Worcester, Mass., WPI was one of the nation’s first engineering and technology universities. Its 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. WPI’s talented faculty work with students on interdisciplinary research that seeks solutions to important and socially relevant problems in fields as diverse as the life sciences and bioengineering, energy, information security, materials processing, and robotics. Students also have the opportunity to make a difference to communities and organizations around the world through the university’s innovative Global Perspective Program. There are more than 25 WPI project centers throughout North America and Central America, Africa, Australia, Asia, and Europe.

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