Genealogy Studies Program

Tuition

Genealogical Principles

$50 off tuition in June for the fall Genealogical Principles course!

Genealogical Principles

Summer Session 2
$995
Class Begins: July 2, 2024
Enrollment Deadline: June 21, 2024
Length of course: 7 weeks
Genealogical Principles

Fall Session 1
$995
Class Begins: September 3, 2024
Enrollment Deadline: August 23, 2024
Length of course: 7 weeks

The Genealogical Principles course is offered 6 times per year – twice every spring, summer, and fall. Choose the session that works best for your schedule.

Genealogy Practicum

Genealogy Practicum

Summer Session 2
$995
Class Begins: July 2, 2024
Enrollment Deadline: June 21, 2024
Length of course: 7 weeks

The Practicum course is offered 3 times per year – once every spring, summer, and fall.

Certificate in Genealogical Research

Certificate in Genealogical Research

Fall Session 1
$2,695
Class Begins: September 3, 2024
Enrollment Deadline: August 23, 2024
Length of course: 15 weeks

The Certificate course is offered 3 times per year – once every spring, summer, and fall.

View withdrawal and refund policies.

Course books are required for all students.

Learn more about payment options, including payment plans and education loans.


Members of the following societies receive a tuition reduction on BU’s genealogy courses.

To use the discount code, copy the code and paste it in the “Discount Code” box on the checkout page, then click ‘Apply’.

National Genealogical Society

National Genealogical Society (NGS) members receive a 10% tuition reduction for the BU Genealogy Studies Program. Learn more about the NGS American Genealogy Home Study course. NGS member code: SD5LR4


American Ancestors


New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) members receive a 10% tuition reduction for the BU Genealogy Studies Program. Learn more about the country’s leading research center for genealogists and family historians.

NEHGS member code: LFR4M2


Association of Professional Genealogists


Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) members receive a 10% tuition reduction for the BU Genealogy Studies Program. Learn more about how APG members blend their diverse backgrounds to create a strong, competent genealogy industry.

APG member code: RQW4N9


Southern California Genealogical Society

SCGS Members receive a 10% tuition reduction for the BU Genealogy Studies Program. Learn more about how SCGS members collaborate, consult, and build a sense of community with others who share our passion for family history and genealogy.

SCGS member code: ZOA6T7


New York Genealogical and Biographical Society members receive a 10% tuition reduction for the BU Genealogy Studies Program. Learn more about the leading authority on genealogy research in New York State. Access New York records, free webinars, blogs, and third-party DNA tools.

NYG&B member code: NYG21B


Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society members receive a 10% tuition reduction for the BU Genealogy Studies Program. Learn more about the group of historians and genealogists who strive to preserve African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity.

AAHGS members please contact AAHGS for your offer code to receive 10% off course enrollment.


California Genealogical Society (CGS) members receive a 10% tuition reduction for the BU Genealogy Studies Program. Read how the premier genealogical resource in Northern California supports its members with research services, online genealogical indexes and databases, and an expansive research library.

CGS member code: CGS23R


Learn more about how IGSI members collaborate, consult, educate, and share our passion for Irish family history, including resources available through our research library in Minnesota.

IGSI member code: IGC23R


Learn more about how FSGS inspires and promotes awareness and appreciation of genealogy, family history, and Florida heritage through a network of individual members and Florida societies.

FSGS member code: FSG23R


Discover how ACGS assists individuals in exploring and researching their ancestral heritage in both the United States and Canada.

ACGS member code: ACG23R


Learn more about how MSOG brings together dedicated genealogy enthusiasts to share knowledge about new developments and opportunities in the field; about new technologies to use in researching; and about the research facilities available.

MSOG members please contact MSOG for your offer code to receive 10% off course enrollment.

To learn more, contact an Enrollment Advisor at 617-502-8822 or complete the form below.

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