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Graduate Student Costs

Tuition and Fees – Per Credit

Fall 2021/Spring 2022
Type Tuition Fees Total
General Graduate (Master’s, Certificate and Certification) –  Per Credit $721.52 $30.05 $751.57
F-1/J-1 International Students (Master’s, Certificate and Certification) – Per Credit $756.00 $30.05 $786.05
Doctoral (regardless of residency status)- Per Credit $658.86 $30.05 $688.91

The tuition and fees listed above are applicable to the majority of our graduate programs. Please Note: Some programs may have specific tuition and fee rates, regardless of residency status. For a comprehensive listing of these programs, please review the section below.

Graduate Programs with Specific Tuition/Fee Structures

Please Note: All programs below have specific tuition/fees structures, regardless of residency status.

Program Name 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 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 Cost: $31,930
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) – Online Total Program Cost: $25,000
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Pre-licensure Total Program Cost: $48,000
Master in Social Work Total Program Cost: $35,790
Master in Music Performance
(Completed in four (4) semesters)
Total Program Cost: $30,000
Artist Diploma
(Completed in four (4) semesters)
Total Program Cost: $20,000
Performer’s Certificate
(Completed in two (2) semesters)
Total Program Cost: $10,000

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.

Students are billed on a semester basis. A $50.00 New Student Enrollment Fee will be assessed to all new graduate students in the first semester of their enrollment.

Last Modified: Thursday, December 2, 2021 3:23 pm