Boise State University

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Introduction to Boise State University

Boise State University offers online master's degrees and graduate certificates to students seeking a flexible way to continue education. Bachelor's degree completion programs are also available for certain healthcare industry topics. The school also offers a variety of online classes that are not part of an online degree program. Classes are typically taken by Boise State University students and feature such topics as biology, chemistry, counseling, English, nursing and history.

Boise State University -- Prospective Student Information

Prospective students interested in enrolling in an online degree program at Boise State University should contact the school's distance education department by calling 208-426-1709. Most online classes run on a traditional semester calendar. Enrollment is available for summer, fall and spring semesters.

Boise State University offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to online and on-campus students. Tuition assistance programs include scholarships, state grants, national grants and student loans.

FAQs on Boise State University

Does Boise State University Offer Reputable Online Degrees?

As with all college programs at Boise State University, the online degrees earned by graduates are fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Various individual programs have further accreditation by other organizations.

Boise State University is renowned as a premier research university. Online students have access to the same level of curriculum and faculty as on-campus students. Degrees earned online also retain an equal degree of prestige as a Boise State University education earned on campus.

What Is the Admissions Process for Online Degrees at Boise State University?

Admissions requirements vary depending on whether students are seeking academic or professional education credit. Professional education credit results in a pass/fail grade system and typically only requires the submission of an admission application. Academic credit enrollment is more stringent and requires the inclusion of transcripts, an application fee and other supporting materials.

What Is the Structure of Online Learning at Boise State University?

Boise State University incorporates popular web teaching applications such as Blackboard and Teleweb to deliver a fully interactive and engaging learning environment. Students learn through a combination of asynchronous online class discussion, teacher seminars, multimedia and examinations.

Communication with teachers and fellow students is encouraged through online forums and group study discussions. For students who need technical assistance, Boise State University offers a variety of free online tutorials.