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      Metropolitan College Ribbon-Cutting

      It's official: Metropolitan College celebrated its new home at 1010 Commonwealth Avenue with a ribbon-cutting on September 21. MET's new home is "an absolutely beautiful building, a state-of-the-art new facility" for teaching and learning and research...

Course Spotlight

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  • Electronic Health Records

    Electronic Health Records

    MET CS 581 Increasingly, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are used to automate the activities of health care clinicians—including physicians, nurses, and administrative staff. Gain insight into the challenges of implementing these EHRs, including the management of complex data, security standards, integration, and distributed user bases in this hands-on course, which features labs and case studies. See the full course description.

  • IT Security Policies and Procedures

    IT Security Policies and Procedures

    MET CS 684 Learn how to identify emerging security risks and implement highly secure networks in this course, which will also explore methodologies for quantifying, mitigating, and controlling risks. Students will implement comprehensive IT risk management plans (RMP) to identify alternate sites for processing mission-critical applications. Other topics covered will include disaster recovery, information security, protection of property and sensitive information, privacy issues, and criminal and hostile activities. See the full course description.

  • Big Data Analytics

    MET CS 777 Dr. Kia Teymourian leads this introduction to large-scale data analytics, where you will learn to extract actionable, non-trivial knowledge from massive data sets. The class will focus on the cluster computing software tools and programming techniques used by data scientists, providing familiarity with the important mathematical and statistical models required for large-scale data processing. See the full course description.

  • Introduction to R for Business

    ADR 100 Among the most popular programming languages in the world, R is a free, open-source, platform-neutral statistical analysis and visualization language. With the rise of big data, capability with R has become one of the technical skills most sought after by employers. This online, non-credit lab will teach you how to apply new concepts directly in an interactive, web-based learning environment that incorporates the use of the RStudio Integrated Development Environment as well as instructional lessons from the swirl extension package. See the full course description.

  • Cybercrime

    Cybercrime

    MET CJ 610 Discover the role computer crime plays in the criminal justice field in this course, which presents both history and analysis of several micro- and macro-level cybercrime theories, applies them to cases both past and present, and explores the ways they might be refined to improve the future of law enforcement. In addition, students will explore and evaluate causes, victimization, legal issues, control strategies, and societal costs regarding the "computer crime" problem. See the full course description.

  • Strategic Logistics Management

    Strategic Logistics Management

    MET AD 690 Learn the qualitative and quantitative methods and tools used by today's logistics and transportation managers in this course, which presents an applied problem-solving approach to the field’s challenges. Lessons will emphasize decision-making in the areas of transportation management, warehouse and distribution center operations, and logistics network design—including an understanding of the key tradeoffs and effects of variance in a logistics system. See the full course description.

  • Selected Topics in Urban Affairs: Globalization: Pandemics & Planning

    MET UA 510 Explore the roles of planning in global cities, with an emphasis on pandemics and other disasters as watershed experiences. With Boston serving as principal example, case studies illustrate the impacts of globalization, its cultural, technological, and socioeconomic development patterns, and its incumbent health risks. Lessons include economic resilience, international trade and supply chains, transportation, income inequality, the service economy, and the increasing importance of telecommunications. See the full course description.

  • Selected Topics in Urban Affairs: Cities and Analytics: Making Sense of Data

    MET UA 510 Cities across the globe are collecting data to support decision-making and transformation into sustainable and resilient places to live, work, and play. In this this two-phase, project-based course, students will examine urban renewal efforts by identifying policy and planning aspects and limitations. The second half of the class will be spent working with existing open datasets and selected basic analytical techniques to better understand real-world urban issues. See the full course description.

Featured Program

  • MS in Applied Data Analytics

    MS in Applied Data Analytics

    Learn to extract, analyze, and visualize data with the Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics—offered on campus and online—and create predictions using modeling and machine learning that will help your organization make smarter business decisions.

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