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.

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Boise State Military Programs

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Degree Options

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Online Programs

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Programs and Resources

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Programs and Resources
Mountain Home & Gowen Field

Testing

Mountain Home & Gowen Field
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Support As You Transition Your Career

Veteran Career Resources Portal

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Support and Resources

On-Base Student Support

  • Gowen Field National Guard Base
  • Mountain Home Air Force Base

Outreach

  • Events for military members and their families
  • Tuition Assistance seminars

Connections to Resources

  • Financial Aid
  • Admissions
  • Advising

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Keep an eye on University and Federal deadlines

Boise State Academic Calendar

Military Student Academic Calendar

Air Force TA request deadline in AFVEC:  January 6
Army TA request deadline in GoArmyEd:  January 8
Recommended TA form submission to Boise State:  January 3

Testing

Boise State provides national testing services for students, service and community members at Gowen Field and Mountain Home Air Force Base.

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 (Available at Gowen and MHAFB)

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.


Testing at Gowen Field

Exams are held every Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Building 521. Appointments are highly encouraged, though walk-ins are welcome if space is available.

To Register For an Exam

Please email gowenfield@boisestate.edu to register for a CLEP exam.

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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.

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    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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