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Bachelor of Applied Science

The Bachelor of Applied Science leverages the credits you’ve already earned from your technical associate degree (Associate of Applied Science), Intermediate Technical Certificate (ITC), Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) or other college credits and applies them to fast track your bachelor’s degree.

Choose from a variety of concentrations and emphasis areas to create a meaningful, individualized degree plan that advances your career. You will learn in a supportive academic environment, either by taking classes 100% online or in a combination of online and on campus.

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Next Application Deadline: Sept. 15


The application deadline for the second fall seven-week session has passed. Apply now to start classes in January.

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The Bachelor of Applied Science features seven-week courses and six start dates a year. All application materials must be received by the deadline to be considered for the program. You must apply separately for admission to Boise State University.

Bring Your Experience With You

Each Bachelor of Applied Science student brings experience when they start their path at Boise State. Our goal is to build on your education and experience to help you get ahead instead of feeling like you are starting from scratch.

Transferring credits from an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Intermediate Technical Certificate or Advanced Technical Certificate is required to be admitted to this program.

Community College Partnerships

Boise State’s applied science and interdisciplinary professional studies programs have partnered with community colleges across Idaho to help you transfer up to 80 general and technical education credits.

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AAS and Technical Credits

Your Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Intermediate Technical Certificates and Advanced Technical Certificates can help you earn your bachelor’s degree. Talk with a student success coach to learn how this degree leverages your hard work.

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Credit for Prior Learning

Not all learning happens in the classroom, and we believe that your experiences through work, volunteering and life have the potential to count toward your degree. Create a portfolio that showcases your learning and earn credits to save time and money.

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Program Details

Use the program detail cards to learn more about the Bachelor of Applied Science.

How to Apply

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Classes and Scheduling

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How much does this program cost?

Career Opportunities

What can I do with a Bachelor of Applied Science?


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Graduation Guide

How to graduate

Military and Veteran Students

The Bachelor of Applied Science is an approved AU-ABC program

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Customize Your Degree

Choose between two options to customize your Bachelor of Applied Science degree:

  1. Create an individualized degree plan and choose one or more concentrations to match your interests.
  2. Choose an emphasis area in cyber operations essentials, early childhood education or project management. Emphasis areas are only available for students taking classes 100% online.

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Create an individualized degree plan.

Online Business Administration Emphasis

100% Online

Online Cyber Operations Essentials Emphasis

100% online

Online Early Childhood Education Emphasis

100% online

Health Administration Emphasis

Online or Hybrid

Online Project Management Emphasis

100% online

Online Public Health Emphasis

100% Online

Online Resort and Hospitality Management Emphasis

100% Online

Student Support

From application to graduation, students are supported throughout their journey at Boise State.

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Among The Top In The Nation

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Earning a bachelor’s degree from Boise State University can help open doors to opportunities and a promising future.

Boise State’s online programs are specifically created for online learning, offer the same support as our traditional degree programs and are ranked in the top 8% of online bachelor’s degrees in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

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We Bring The Blue To You

Students in Boise State Online’s Bachelor of Applied Science students can be found across the nation.

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