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Online Multidisciplinary Studies

  • Online MDS student
    It’s time to finish what you started! Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies

    The Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies (MDS) degree is designed to meet the needs of adult students with significant life experience.

  • 2016 Multidisciplinary Studies Graduate

  • 2016 Multidisciplinary Studies Graduate

  • 2016 Multidisciplinary Studies Graduate

Online MDS Degree Overview

The Online Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies (MDS) at Boise State University is designed for adult students returning to college.

Our flexible program allows you to maximize the impact of your previous education to expedite your bachelor’s degree. We understand your need to balance school with your professional, personal and life responsibilities. Our student success team will guide you to integrate your long-term goals with our relevant coursework. You can do this. It’s time to finish what you started.

Degree Benefits

The Online MDS Degree will open doors to your future. Graduates find our degree provides them with enormous flexibility, whether they are interested in advancing in their career, changing professions or continuing on to graduate school. Our graduates:

  • Enter careers that require a bachelor’s degree but not a specific major. As examples, graduates of our program have pursued occupations as business executives, firefighters, and federal government workers.
  • Advance within their company and to positions requiring a bachelor’s degree for promotion.
  • Enroll in a variety of graduate programs, including Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, and Physician Assistant.


We Bring the Blue to You

Boise State Online Multidisciplinary Studies students can be found across the nation. To view an interactive map, select the image or this link to the interactive map.

Google map of BSU online Multidisciplinary Studies students


Personal Student Support for all your Academic, Career, and Technical Needs

  • Tutoring, Workshops, and Writing Consultations

    academic supportThe Advising and Academic Support Center (AASC) provides academic support for students including online tutoring, academic coaching, and success workshops. The Boise State Writing Center provides online consultations for students who want feedback on their writing assignments.
  • Accessible course content and services

    educational accessWe design all our courses to meet current accessibility standards. However, if you need an additional accommodation to fully participate in online courses or programs at Boise State University, the Educational Access Center is here to support you. You can request services online and an Educational Access Specialist will work with you and your program to provide the necessary support for you to be successful.
  • Career Planning and Job Search

    career centerThe Career Center is your resource for applying for an internship, planning for your career, searching for a job, or preparing for graduate school. You can even schedule an appointment to speak with a Career Counselor. To learn more, visit the Virtual Career Center.
  • Research, Citations, Tutorials, Inter-library Loan

    library servicesThe Albertsons Library at Boise State is a wealth of knowledge and resources you can use throughout your academic career. You will find resources to aid in your research, properly cite your sources, how-to videos, and a variety of tools you can access from a distance.
  • myBoiseState, Google Apps, Blackboard, Passwords

    tech supportThe Office of Information Technology at Boise State provides support for a variety of systems including myBoiseState, Google Apps, and Blackboard. Students can also download software like Microsoft Office, review online tutorials, and contact tech support. For more details see OIT Services for Students.

  • Proctored exams from a distance

    proctored examsSome programs and courses may require one or more proctored exams. Proctoring promotes academic fairness and ensures both the integrity and credibility of online courses and programs. The Testing Center can assist in locating and scheduling a proctored exam with an approved proctor.
  • GI Bill, Academic Services, Support

    veteran servicesIf you are an active, transitioning, or veteran member of the military, the staff in Veteran Services are here to serve you. Veteran Services is your source for information and procedures relevant to all education benefits provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Let us help you take that next step!

Boise State Online – #WeBringTheBLUEToYOU!
(208) 426-5921


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