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Post-Baccalaureate Degree Program in Computer Science

If you already have an undergraduate degree in another field, you can get a second Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science through the Post-Baccalaureate (Post-Bacc) program by completing only the required classes from the undergraduate Computer Science program. This program is ideal for qualified students who have previously received degrees in other disciplines. Graduates of this program will be prepared for further advancement in their current field or for immediate employment in either the computer industry or many other businesses that increasingly rely on computer science.

Application and Admission Requirements

Interested students must:

  • Submit the Boise State University Undergraduate Admission Application, along with nonrefundable application fee, to the Admissions Office. You can apply online through the Admissions Office website. The application form may also be obtained by contacting the Admissions Office at (208) 426-1156/4184 or 1-800-824-7017 or by email at
  • Arrange for official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended to be sent directly to the Admissions Office.
  • After admission: schedule an appointment with the Department’s second degree advisor – Dr. Jim Buffenbarger to review your transcripts and develop a course plan.  Appointments may be scheduled online through