Genealogy Studies Program

Tuition

Genealogical Principles

Genealogical Principles

Fall Session 1
$995
Class Begins: September 6, 2022
Enrollment Deadline: August 26, 2022
Length of course: 7 weeks

Boston University offers two start dates for the Genealogical Principles course. Choose the session that works best for your schedule.

Certificate in Genealogical Research

Certificate in Genealogical Research

Fall Session
$2,695
Class Begins: September 6, 2022
Enrollment Deadline: August 26, 2022
Length of course: 15 weeks

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Course books are required for all students.

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


NGSNEHGS, APG, SCGS, NYG&B, and AAHGS members receive a tuition reduction.

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 Programs. 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 Programs. 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 Programs. 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 Programs. 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 Programs. 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 Programs. Learn more about the group of historians and genealogists who strive to preserve African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity.

AAHGS member code: AAHGS82


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

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