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Graduate tuition

No-fee tuition

We are excited to bring financial clarity to your graduate degree. Know what you are paying for with Messiah’s no-fee tuition. The cost per credit is what you pay – there are no hidden fees for labs, courses, services or technology. We put the true cost of your program upfront so that you can accurately compare and plan for your graduate education. This model does not include the physical therapy program, and fees are noted below.

2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $920

Family Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP) tuition cost for the entire 86 credit-hour program at the 2023-2024 rate: $79,120

Nursing Leadership (Post Master’s DNP) tuition cost for the entire program at the 2023-2024 rate: ranges from $31,280 (34 credits) to $35,880 (39 credits)

DNP students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

Fall 2024 cohort

No fee tuition & locked-in rate per graduate credit hour: $1020

Cost for the entire 110 credit-hour program: $112,200

Note: There will be additional costs to the program not billed through Messiah University (background checks, clearances, course materials, fieldwork expenses, etc.)

DPT students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

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2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition costs for the entire program at the 2023-2024 rates range from: $43,035  (57 credits) to  $43,790 (58 credits)

DSc in PT students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire 60 credit-hour program at the 2023-2024 rate: $45,300

Other costs may be incurred throughout the program. Click here for further information.

MA in counseling students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

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2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire 36 credit-hour program at the 2023-2024 rate: $27,180

MA in higher education students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

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2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire 36 credit-hour program at the 2023-2024 rate: $27,180

MA in higher education students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

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2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire 30 credit-hour program at the 2023-2024 rate: $22,650

MA in strategic leadership students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

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2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire 36 credit-hour program at the 2023-2024 rate: $27,180

MBA students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

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2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire program at the 2023-2024 rate: ranges from $22,650 (30 credits) to $58,890 (78 credits)

M.Ed. students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

 

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2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire program at the 2023-2024 rate: ranges from $22,650 (30 credits) - $24,915 (33 credits).

MM in Conducting students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

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2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire program at the entire 33 credit-hour program at the 2023-2024 rate: $24,915.

MME students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Please review this link to learn more.

Summer 2024 cohort

No fee tuition & locked-in rate per graduate credit hour: $1,020

Tuition cost for the entire 80 credit-hour program: $81,600

Additional costs may be incurred throughout the program. Learn more about the potential costs.

MOT students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Learn more about financial aid.

 

2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire 60 credit-hour program at the 2023-2024 rate: $45,300.

2024-2025

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $780

Tuition cost for the entire 60 credit-hour program at the 2024-2025 rate: $46,800.

 

2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire 35 credit-hour program at the 2023-2024 rate: $26,425.

2024-2025

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $780

Tuition cost for the entire 35 credit-hour program at the 2024-2025 rate: $27,300.

Other costs may be incurred throughout the program. Click here for further information.

 

2023-2024

No-fee tuition per graduate credit hour: $755

Tuition cost for the entire program at the 2023-2024 rate: $28,690 (38 credits) to $29,445 (39 credits)

MSN students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Learn more about financial aid.

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  • CERTIFICATE RATES 

    • 2023-2024: The tuition rate for all CAGS, graduate certificates, certification and non-degree course work is $755 for 2023-2024.

  • CAGS and certificate students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.  Learn more about financial aid.

  • Tuition is reviewed and subject to adjustment each year.

  • Books -  Charges for books are not included in the the cost of tuition.  However, all new students are opted into the Slingshot Book Program automatically, and books will be sent to the student prior to the start of their registered classes.  You can manage your account and preferences in the Slingshot Campus Bookstore program. When a student begins, the preference will be rental books as the default, as it is the most affordable. You will stay opted in for future terms unless you choose to opt out.  Any student can opt in or out at any time, and return any un-needed books. Charges for books through the automatic Slingshot program will be added to the student’s Messiah account.

  • Total tuition cost listed for each graduate program is estimated based on current-year cost per credit hour. Additional undergraduate or graduate level courses will increase the estimate of total tuition costs.

Other Expenses

Return ACH or check: $50 non-refundable cost for non-sufficient funds or incorrect bank account or routing numbers

Health Insurance (per year): The 2023-2024 rate is $2,654.  This insurance is available only for graduate students in Athletic Training, Nutrition/Dietetic Internship, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and also Higher Education Graduate Assistants. Insurance must be waived if the student is covered by an approved health care plan.

Pre-registration Deposit: $500 non-refundable for all new DPT and MOT students.  All other programs have a $200 non-refundable for new, first-time graduate students or re-enrolled graduate students. The deposit will be applied as a prepayment to the first semester’s tuition and fees. Payment can be made online via credit card at: Messiah Graduate Deposit.

Tuition Insurance: An optional Tuition Insurance plan is offered by GradGuard Insurance to supplement our refund policy if a student needs to withdraw due to illness, injury, mental health issues, unforeseen loss of life, or other reasons. Please visit the Tuition Insurance page for additional information. Students who are interested must purchase the insurance at least one day prior to the start date of the semester.