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Program Costs – Online MDS Courses

The Online MDS requires a minimum of 30 credits of program-specific coursework. For each required course you should plan on the following investment:

DescriptionCost
Required Online MDS courses per credit*$350
Books (estimate per course)$120

Total Program Investment

The following is an example of the total program cost for a student completing the 30 credits of program-specific courses required to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies. This estimate also assumes you begin the program as core-certified. Should you need additional courses to reach core-certification, additional course fees will apply.

DescriptionCost
Boise State Undergraduate Admissions Application Fee$50
Courses (30 total credits @ $350 per credit*)$10,500
Books (estimate)$1,200
Graduation Application Fee $20
Approximate Total Investment$11,770
Other potential expenses may include a personal computer, webcam, headphones with mic, and internet access which are all required for this program.Varies

*The per credit fees listed above are for the 2018-19 academic year. Future academic year per credit fees may vary slightly and are finalized each May. For more details about other costs see Program Fees. Notice: Boise State and other state university employees: Fee waivers do not apply to this program.

Program Costs – University Requirements

Additional university courses are required if you are not core certified and have fewer than 90 transferable credits. For each additional required course you should plan on the following investment:

DescriptionCost
Required University Foundations and elective courses per credit**$350
Books (estimate per course)$150

** You will work closely with your advisor to identify your specific degree requirements once your transfer credits are evaluated for Boise State equivalencies. The per credit fee listed assumes you complete these additional requirements using courses available in our Online Degree Pathway. If you take additional courses outside the program and/or Pathway then you will be charged standard tuition and fees (including non-resident fees if you live outside the state of Idaho). The per credit fees listed above are for the 2018-19 academic year. Future academic year per credit fees may vary slightly and are finalized each May.


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Other Opportunities

In addition to federal financial aid, we encourage you to review other opportunities to help fund your education including:

  • Employer Reimbursement

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