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Tuition and Aid

Financing Your Education

Montclair State University assists eligible students in meeting their educational expenses through loans, grants and scholarships. Graduate students enrolled in degree programs or select certification programs, and enrolling in a minimum of 3 credits per semester, may be eligible for federal and private financial aid loan programs. Students enrolled for less than 3 credits may apply only for private educational loans. For more information, visit the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Tuition payment plans are also available to help break your tuition into monthly payments.

Graduate Online Programs Tuition and Fees

Fall 2021

Fall 2021/Spring/Summer 2022

Program Name Credits Cost
Child Advocacy and Policy, MA – Online 3 credits  $1,905.00
Educational Leadership, MA – Online 3 credits $1,905.00
Sustainability Science, Sustainability Leadership, MS/PSM – Online 3 credits $1,905.00
Information Technology, Applied IT, MS/PSM – Online 3 credits $1,905.00
Online Child Advocacy and Policy Certificate Per credit  $515.00
Online Computing Technology Certificate Per credit $515.00
Online Customer Experience and User Experience Research Certificate Refer to Summer Graduate Tuition
Online Data Collection and Management Certificate Refer to Graduate Tuition
Online Educational Assessment Certificate Per credit $515.00
Online Gifted and Talented Education Certificate Per credit $515.00
Online Bilingual Bicultural Teacher Certificate Per credit $515.00
Online K-12 Computer Science Teaching Certificate Per credit $515.00
Online Virtual Learning for Students with Disabilities Certificate Per credit $515.00
Online Elementary School Certification with Subject Matter Specialization: Mathematics in Grades 5-8 Per credit $515.00
Master of Business Administration, MBA – Online Refer to MBA Program
MSBA and MBA-MSBA Dual Degree Program Refer to MSBA and MBA-MSBA Dual Degree
Dance, MFA – Low-Residency Total Program $31,930
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) – Online Total Program $25,000

Students are billed on a semester basis. A $50 New Student Enrollment Fee will be assessed to all new graduate students in the first semester of their enrollment. Please view miscellaneous fees related to graduate programs. Students who enroll in a course that fulfills requirements in a master’s degree and graduate certificate will be billed at the master’s tuition rate for that course.

Please Note: Montclair State University reserves the right to change tuition and fees every academic year. All costs are subject to change by our Board of Trustees.