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Public Health Admissions

To qualify for the online public health program, you must be accepted to Boise State University and meet ONE of the following requirements:

  • Earned at least 60 credits from a regionally accredited institution with at least a 2.25 GPA
  • Earned an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science
  • Be core-certified from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

Please note: Some of the program courses require prerequisite coursework. Students who do not meet the credits required or the prerequisites for courses should explore our Online Degree Pathway or contact a student success coach for more information on how to get started.

This content is provided as a quick reference for planning. All official admission standards are published on the undergraduate catalog site.

Application deadlines by semester

SemesterApplication Deadline
1st 7-Week
Class Start
1st 7-Week
Application Deadline
2nd 7-Week
Class Start
2nd 7-Week
SummerApril 15*Early MayJune 1*Late June
FallJuly 15*Late AugustSeptember 15*Late October
SpringDecember 1*Early JanuaryFebruary 1*Early March

*Students interested in financial aid are encouraged to apply one month prior to these posted deadlines.

Before You Apply

Watch our application process video to learn what to expect and get tips from Eliseo Che, a Boise State Online student success coach. You can also call a student success coach today at (208) 426-5921 and we’ll walk you through the admissions process, answer questions and help you find a degree pathway that fits your unique goals.

This video is available with closed captions and a video transcript.

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