Online Degree Pathway

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Online Degree Pathway

Build a base for your bachelor’s degree with Boise State’s Online Degree Pathway. The foundation credits earned with the Pathway are the first step in attaining your degree, prepping you for upper division and degree-specific classes. The Pathway is perfect for learners like you: Working adults with the career and personal goal of earning a college degree.

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How Does Online Degree Pathway Work?

The Online Degree Pathway can be completed 100% online in either full- or part-time formats. The classes help you establish the critical skills you’ll need to excel in an academic program, and they have been purposefully designed and developed for online delivery using a set of quality standards. The Pathway provides you with a flexible, convenient method for working toward a degree without pushing pause on the rest of your life.

The Online Degree Pathway Offers:

  • Handpicked online courses that give you a clear path for completing foundation degree requirements
  • Student Success Coaches and Advisers who are there to help you every step of the way
  • Upon finishing, the ability to smoothly transition into an online bachelor’s degree completion program at Boise State
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Critical Thinking

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

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Problem Solving

Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

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Boise State Online Degree Pathway students can be found across the nation. Learn more on this interactive map, or visit the Google map.

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The Boise State Online Student Success Team works with you, starting with your specific situation, and will direct you to the best resources and information, accordingly. The team is well-connected throughout the university to be able to get you through any red tape and started on the right path for success.

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