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Interdisciplinary Professional Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Professional Studies lets you take creative ownership of your education.

  • Online coursework and full- and part-time scheduling options help you balance classes with your life.
  • Use the credits you’ve already completed and earn credit for previous learning experiences — only pay for what you need.

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Next Application Deadline: June 1


The application deadline for the first summer seven-week session has passed. Apply now to start classes in July.

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Professional Studies 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 interdisciplinary professional studies 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.

If you are not planning to transfer credits to earn your interdisciplinary studies degree online, the Online Degree Pathway from Boise State Online can help you get started.

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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Technical Credits

Your 12 technical education credits 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 your experiences through work, volunteering and life should 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

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Customize Your Degree

Choose between two options to customize your interdisciplinary professional studies degree:

  1. Create an individualized degree plan and choose one or more concentrations to match your interests.
  2. Choose an emphasis area in community and social impact, cyber operations management or design and media management. Emphasis areas are only available for students taking classes 100% online.

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Online Community and Social Impact Emphasis

Available for students taking classes 100% online.

Online Cyber Operations Management Emphasis

Available for students taking classes 100% online.

Online Design and Media Management Emphasis

Available for students taking classes 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 an interdisciplinary studies degree online 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’s interdisciplinary professional studies program can be found across the nation.

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