Tuition for the complete degree program is $15,000 ($1,500/course). Consisting of 10 classes for a total of 30 credit hours, the term length for each class is 7.5 weeks.

You won’t be billed upfront for the whole degree. Instead, you’ll pay tuition for courses as you go. If conflicts arise and you need to take a term off, you won’t be charged during that term.

For a sample tuition payment schedule, see the “Program Length” section on the Academics page.

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Financial Aid

Financial support is available in the form of scholarships, grants, federal work-study, loans and outside resources. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70% of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.

Learn about the different types of financial aid available.

Financial Resources

To learn more about financing your degree visit the Degrees Financial Resources Hub.

Tuition Reimbursement
Seek tuition reimbursement through your employer. Connect with your manager or HR department to see what’s available to you as an employee.

Payment Plans
All students are eligible for university payment plans to break up tuition into monthly payments. Learn more about payment plans.

Student Loans
Student loans are available to fund remaining program costs. Learn more about student loan options.

Student Loan Options for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
Non-need-based loan funding can cover expenses associated with your degree. Please note that a student's total financial aid (scholarships, fellowships, and all education loans) cannot exceed the financial aid budget for the academic year.

The Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan program is available to all U.S. Citizens and permanent residents who meet basic federal requirements (i.e. student has never defaulted on a Federal loan, is not currently involved in filing bankruptcy, registered for Selective Service etc). Students can choose to borrow either Federal Direct Graduate PLUS or private student loan funds to supplement the Unsubsidized Loan annual maximum of $20,500. Research private education loan lenders to determine which option is best for you.

To apply for federal student loans, complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

Affording College

Explore available financial aid and scholarship opportunities. ASU offers a Cost Calculator, Budget Worksheet, and Scholarship Search to make the college planning process easier.

Admissions Information

Spring B 2023 deadlines:

  • December 14, 2022: Open applications
  • February 13, 2023: Final deadline

When you apply, ASU will make a decision within 2-4 weeks. Once accepted, you can start open courses right away!

Questions? Contact ASU Online Graduate Program Recruitment Services at 1-844-353-7953 or

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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.