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Boise State University provides access to graduate education that addresses the needs of our region, is meaningful in a global context, and is respected for its high quality. Learn more about Idaho’s largest graduate school.

The Graduate College at Boise State University provides institutional oversight for all graduate programs at the university. With 13 doctoral programs, 71 master’s programs, and 36 certificates established across the academic colleges and schools, over 900 graduate degrees and certificates are awarded each year. Programs span the breadth of graduate education, from certificate and master’s programs that prepare students for leadership roles in a wide variety of professional settings, to research-focused doctoral programs that develop the next generation of scholars.

The Graduate College works closely with the Graduate Council, the deans and graduate faculty of the academic colleges and schools, university administration, and external accrediting organizations to ensure excellence in all aspects of the graduate experience. The scope of activities embraced by the Graduate College is broad, including identification and implementation of policies and procedures, recruitment and admission, strategic development of graduate initiatives and programs for student and faculty professional development, problem resolution for individual faculty members and graduate students, and participation in regional and national forums on graduate education.