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Alternative Fee Programs

Idaho State Board of Education policy states that certain online and self-support programs charge fees in lieu of tuition (Section V, Subsection R Establishment of Fees).  Boise State University lists these approved programs below.  During fall, spring, and summer semesters, students in these programs are charged a unique per credit fee for all courses in that program; students are not charged tuition or nonresident tuition.  Paying these fees entitles students in these programs to some but not all Boise State University services and benefits (see services offered).  The courses in the programs listed below are not eligible for the Educational Tuition and Fees Waiver Benefit  for employees, and spouse or dependent (unless otherwise noted by **). If you need additional information about the program, please contact the appropriate academic department listed.

Academic DegreeDepartmentPer Credit Hour Fee 
UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL
Associates of Arts (Online)College of Arts and Sciences$350
Associates of Science (Online)College of Arts and Sciences$350
Bachelor of Applied Science (Online)Bachelor of Applied Science$350
Bachelor of Arts in Digital Innovation and Design (Online)College of Innovation and Design$350
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Professional Studies (Online)Interdisciplinary Professional Studies$350
Bachelor of Arts in Public Health (Online)Public Health and Population Science$350
Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Strategic Communications (Online)Media$350
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work {in Twin Falls}School of Social Work$297.50*
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management (Online)Management$350
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice {in Twin Falls}Criminal Justice$300*
Bachelor of Applied Science in Cyber Operations and Resilience (Online)College of Engineering$350
Bachelor of Science in Advanced Medical Imaging (Online)Radiologic Sciences$395
Bachelor of Science in Cyber Operations and Resilience (Online)College of Engineering$350
Bachelor of Science in Imaging Science (Online)Radiologic Sciences$395
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Degree Completion Program or RN to BS) (Online)Nursing$350***
Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care (RRT to BS Degree Advancement Program) (Online)Respiratory Care$300
MASTERS LEVEL
Education Specialist in Educational Technology (Online)Educational Technology$478/$599**
Executive MBA Program {in Boise}College of Business and Economics$1,245
Master in Athletic Leadership {in Boise}Kinesiology$385
Master of Arts in Education, Language, Literacy, and Culture (Online)Literacy, Language and Culture$470*
Master of Business Administration (Online)College of Business and Economics$750
Master of Education, Specialist in Executive Education Leadership {in Boise}College of Education$420
Master of Educational Technology (Online)Educational Technology$478**
Master of Nursing in Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (Online)School of Nursing$890
Master of Nursing in Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (Online)School of Nursing$890
Master of Science in Accountancy (Online)Accountancy$545
Master of Science in Accountancy - Foundation (Online)Accountancy$545
Master of Science in Cyber Operations and Resilience (Online)College of Engineering$525
Master of Science in Educational Technology (Online)Educational Technology$478**
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling (Online)School of Allied Health Sciences$982
Master of Science in Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning (Online)Organizational and Performance and Workplace Learning$530
Master of Population and Health Systems Management (Online)School of Allied Health$790
Master of Science in Respiratory Care (Online)Respiratory Care$500
Master of Social Work (Online)School of Social Work$495
Master of Social Work (Advanced) (Online)School of Social Work$495
Master of Social Work {in Coeur d' Alene}School of Social Work$425*
DOCTORAL LEVEL
Doctor of Education in Educational Technology (Online)Educational Technology$599**
Doctor of Nursing Practice (Online)School of Nursing$820
UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATES
Business Creation (Online)Management$350
Business Prep (Online)College of Business and Economics$350
Communication Management (Online)Media$350
Conflict Management (Online)Conflict Management$350
Data Analysis for All (Online)College of Innovation and Design$350
Interventional Radiology/Interventional Cardiology (Online)Radiologic Sciences$395
IT Support for All (Online)College of Innovation and Design$350
Media Content Management (Online)Media$350
Professional Readiness (Online)Interdisciplinary Studies$350
Project Management for All (Online)College of Innovation and Design$350
Public Health (Online)Public Health and Population Science$350
Resort Operations and Hospitality Management (Online)Management$350
User Experience (UX) Professional (Online)College of Innovation and Design$350
GRADUATE CERTIFICATES
Accounting Foundations (Online)Accountancy$545
Adult Gerontology - Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (Online)School of Nursing$890
Adult Gerontology - Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (Online)School of Nursing$890
Analyst and Threat Intelligence (Online)College of Engineering$525
Computer Assisted Language Learning (Online)World Languages/ Educational Technology$478
Conflict Management (Online)Conflict Management$435
Designing Accessible Online Education (Online)Educational Technology$478**
Educational Games and Simulations (Online)Educational Technology$478**
Governance Policy Administration (Online)College of Engineering $525
Instructional Technology Coaching (Online)Educational Technology$478**
Mathematics Instruction, Learning and Leadership (Online+)College of Education$300
Online Teaching (Online)Educational Technology$478**
Resilience Engineering (Online)College of Engineering$525
School Technology Coordination (Online)Educational Technology$478**
Technology Integration Specialist (Online)Educational Technology$478**
Workplace E-Learning Design and Development (Online)Organizational and Performance and Workplace Learning$530
Workplace Instructional Design (Online)Organizational and Performance and Workplace Learning$530
Workplace Performance Improvement (Online)Organizational and Performance and Workplace Learning$530

*Online delivered courses in this program will have an additional $30 per credit fee attached to fund course development and enhancements.

**courses in this program are eligible for the Educational Tuition and Fees Waiver Benefit for employees, and spouse or dependent.

***Courses in this program will have an additional $15 per credit Internet fee attached to fund administration costs.

Online+ program courses will have scheduled meeting times throughout the semester and meet virtually via technology (e.g., Zoom).

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