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Tuition & Fees

Students who register for a course in this program are assessed tuition and, if applicable, mandatory fees. The program uses the semester academic calendar. Applies to course sections beginning with PCA* or PWA*.

Program Tuition

Tuition is assessed at the University-approved per credit rate. The chart provides tuition costs for each term of registration at 1, 3, or 9 credits.  In addition, there is an estimated cost based on the total number of program credits for the master’s (4+1 Option—27 credits and 36-credit Option).

Academic Year 1 Credit 3 Credits 9 Credits Estimated: Master's, 4+1, 27 credits Estimated: Master's, 36 credits
2022-2023 $1,079.00 $3,237.00 $9,711.00 $29,133.00 $38,844.00

Mandatory fees are assessed according to location, delivery type, and semester.

Category Semester Description Academic Year 22-23
Graduate Student Fees Fall or Spring 9 or more credits $605.00
Graduate Student Fees Fall or Spring 8 or less credits $312.50
Winter Distance Fee Winter Flat rate $46.00
  • Graduate Student Campus Fees, Mandatory: Assessed based on the total number of registered credits each fall or spring semester/term for any course held on campus. For a breakdown of fees, see Student Financial Services -Tuition and Fees.
  • Winter Distance Learning Fee, Mandatory: Flat rate charged for any course registration that does not require students to come to campus (e.g., internships, courses offered completely online). Supports university resources and registration services.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other University publication, the University reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by the University and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Although changes in tuition, fees, and charges ordinarily will be announced in advance, the University reserves the right to make such changes without prior announcement.

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