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Military Programs

Whether you are Active Duty, National Guard or Reserve, a Veteran or a civilian, Boise State is here to assist you with earning your college degree.  You may have questions about balancing school with your busy schedule or about taking advantage of your benefits-  We can help.

We are now waiving application and enrollment fees for current military members and their spouses!  Contact our team to ask how.

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Boise State Military Programs

Tuition Assistance

Submit your TA request here

Military Academic Calendar

Dates & Deadlines

Degree Options

Undergraduate and Graduate

AU-ABC

For CCAF grads

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Cybersecurity Certificates

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Testing

Mountain Home AFB

Air Force GEM

Complete gen-ed courses online

GI Bill Information

Veteran Services

Why become a Military Bronco?

Boise State has been recognized as one of the most innovative higher education institutions in the country.  Our Military Programs department has raised the bar for how universities serve military members in their pursuit of a college degree.

Students experience a level of quality in our programs and support services that is unmatched.  Our team has expertise on education benefits for all branches, and we’re ready to help you get started.

Fee waivers for Active Duty, National Guard, Reserves and their spouses
A variety of online programs that can be completed wherever you are stationed
Additional funding for online students using Tuition Assistance
Start and complete your education wherever you go

Boise State Online

Online delivery is the overall preferred mode of learning for military members.  We offer a selection of online degrees that you can complete anywhere in the world with the flexibility to fit into your busy schedule.

The Tuition Assistance Promise program is designed for military students using TA in fully-online programs.  It saves eligible students an average of $1,800 per year!  Read more about Boise State Online here:

Online degree programs

Undergraduate, graduate, and certificates

The TA Promise

Extra funding for students using Tuition Assistance

Online Degree Pathway

To complete general education requirements

Air Force COOL

Credentialing for Airmen

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Testing

Boise State provides national testing services for students, service and community members on Mountain Home Air Force Base in addition to the Boise State campus.

Additional information about transferability of military credits and testing with CLEP and DSST is available through the Office of the Registrar.

Exams and Services Offered

CLEP® Testing

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP®) is designed to test knowledge in specific college subjects and can fulfill major requirements as well as CORE by earning qualifying scores. Approximately 2,900 colleges and universities will accept credit for successful scores. All 33 exams are administered on the computer in the Testing Services Office. Boise State was recognized as one of the top 25 National Military Test Centers worldwide in 2018 by the College Board.
To learn more about these exams, the fees and instructions, please visit the CLEP Testing Information website

Proctored Exams (MHAFB)

Proctoring for students in the Mountain Home area (either Boise State or those attending other universities and colleges). Fees are $28.50 per exam for non-Boise State students

The DSST™ Program (MHAFB)

The DSST™ credit by exam program gives students the opportunity to receive college credit for life experience as a form of prior learning assessment. Recommended for credit by the American Council on Education, the 38 exams are offered in diverse subject areas such as health, ethics, finance, and technology.

To learn more about these exams, the fees and instructions, please visit the DSST™ Program Information website.


Testing at Mountain Home AFB

To learn about which exams are available, please download the CLEP/DSST exams list. (PDF)

Testing Start Times

TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9 a.m. and 12 p.m.9 a.m. and 12 p.m.9 a.m. and 12 p.m.9 a.m.

NOTE: Hours may vary on some days to accommodate special group testing. If you are making a special trip to Mountain Home Air Force Base to test, please call (208) 426-4245 to make sure we have availability.

Register For an Exam

Please visit the National Testing Services for Mountain Home Students web page to register for the exam you wish to take.

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    Laura Porter

    Boise State Military Programs Coordinator

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    Laura meets with students on Mountain Home AFB, Gowen Field, and on the Boise State campus.

    Follow us on Facebook to learn about upcoming events, using military education benefits and tips for college success.

    Schedule an appointment

    Laura meets with students on Mountain Home AFB, Gowen Field, and on the Boise State campus.

    Follow us on Facebook to learn about upcoming events, using military education benefits and tips for college success.

  • Bonnie Jaks, Extended Studies, faculty/staff, studio portrait

    Bonnie Jaks

    Academic Coordinator/Intake Advisor

    Schedule an appointment

    Bonnie meets with students on Mountain Home AFB on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome.

    Follow us on Facebook to learn about upcoming events, using military education benefits and tips for college success.

    Schedule an appointment

    Bonnie meets with students on Mountain Home AFB on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome.

    Follow us on Facebook to learn about upcoming events, using military education benefits and tips for college success.

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