College & Beyond
After visiting CityLab, many students choose to further their education and enter careers in science. Below are some resources that we identified on the World Wide Web that may be useful to students. The sites contain information on colleges, financial aid, and careers in science. If you know of any sites that you feel would be a good site to include here, please let us know.
- The Higher Education Information Center at the Boston Public Library offers information about universities, vocational/technical schools, financial aid, and school selection counseling. To get a complete list of their services visit their website, call (1-800-442-1171), or visit their offices at 700 Boylston Street in Copley Square, Boston. There is a bilingual staff. All services are free and no appointment is necessary.
- The Massachusetts Board of Higher Eduaction has a web site that contains information about colleges in the state as well as scholarship information.
Educational Opportunities at Boston University:
- Boston University Metropolitan College (MET) offers a program in Biomedical Laboratory and Clinical Sciences. This is a joint program between MET and the School of Medicine. Courses are offered late afternoon (5:30 PM) and on Saturday mornings. Students may fulfill degree or certificate requirements on a part-time or full-time basis. This program benefits from MET’s reduced tuition rate (12 credits or less). Job and career counseling is available for program students.
Through this program you may earn a:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Two Certificates:
- Clinical Research
For further information, contact Connie Phillips, BLCS Director, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, S4, Boston, MA 02118; 617/638-5622; fax: 617/638-5621; email: Connie Phillips.
- Boston University offers a wide variety of science programs.
- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has a site that contains useful information about careers as well as general information about biotech.