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Online Degree Pathway

Explore your interests or build a base for your bachelor’s degree with Boise State’s Online Degree Pathway. With online courses and flexible scheduling options, working adults like you can find a path to fit your goals.

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The Online Degree Pathway is delivered in a convenient, 100% online format featuring 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.

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What is the Online Degree Pathway?

Boise State’s Online Degree Pathway helps you establish the critical skills you need to succeed now and in the future. Complete University Foundations classes, explore your interests with a pathway, finish a certificate or seamlessly transition into a bachelor’s degree at Boise State. Whatever your educational goals are, you can take the first step with the Online Degree Pathway.

Pathways include classes and certificates that help you meet elective credit requirements, explore your interests and prepare for a bachelor’s degree at Boise State.

Classes are offered 100% online and run for seven or 15 weeks at a time. You can choose a full-time or part-time pace — whichever works with your schedule.

Learn how the Online Degree Pathway lets you explore different subject areas while progressing toward your educational goals. Closed captions and a video transcript are available.

Specialized Pathways for Popular Online Degrees

The Online Degree Pathway offers specialized pathways to prepare you for three popular online bachelor’s degrees: advanced medical imaging, business management and project management.

These degrees require you to have obtained a specific number of college credits before you apply. If you don’t meet those application requirements, enrolling in the Online Degree Pathway and choosing a degree-specific pathway helps you earn those credits so you don’t have to give up on your goals.

Not sure which pathway is right for you? Use our pathway exploration tool to help you get started.

Pre-Advanced Medical Imaging Pathway

Gain modality-specific training as a professional technologist. Choose this pathway to meet admissions requirements for the online Bachelor of Science in Advanced Medical Imaging.

Pre-Advanced Medical Imaging Pathway

Pre-Business Administration Pathway

Advance your career and become an effective, ethical leader. Choose this pathway to qualify for the online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management.

Pre-BBA in Management Pathway

Pre-Project Management Pathway

Prepare to sit for credentialing exams and enter a career in a fast-growing industry. Choose this pathway to easily transition into the online Bachelor in Project Management.

Pre-Project Management Pathway

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

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

Should you choose to extend your educational journey, Boise State’s online bachelor’s 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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