2018-2019 credit hour rates*

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Graduate Programs – $710 per credit

Curriculum and Instruction Leadership
Educational Administration
Leadership Studies


Master of Science (M.S.) Graduate Business Program – $590 per credit

Organizational Leadership


Master of Arts in Education (M.A.E.) Graduate Education Programs – $570 per credit

M.A.E. in At-Risk and Alternative Education
M.A.E. in Educational Leadership
M.A.E. in Educational Technology
M.A.E. in Special Education
M.A.E. in Teacher Education


Licensure Programs – $570 per credit

Alternative Education
Director of Instruction
Director of Special Education and Pupil Services
School Principal
Reading Teacher
School Business Administrator
Special Education
Teacher Education


Graduate Nursing Programs – $750 per credit

Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Educator)
Nursing Educator Certificate


Graduate Thanatology Programs – $570 per credit

Master of Science in Thanatology
Thanatology Certificate

Additional fees for certain courses or programs may be required due special materials, supplies, equipment, and/or facilities.  Students enrolled in clinicals/practicum are assessed fees that cover the direct non-teaching costs incurred by the University.


The costs of textbooks vary by program and course.  Marian University offers affordable options through the Marian University Bookstore.  New and used books are available for purchase.  Text rental is also available to students.

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*The following rates apply starting with the Fall 2017 term.