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Graduate Education Cost and Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees (2020-21)

How much will my program cost? It varies depending on the degree you’re wanting to pursue — whether that’s a master’s, a specialist degree, or a doctorate. Each of these programs have their own adjusted tuition and fees. SBU strives to offer affordable costs and financial aid opportunities for our students.

Master of Science in Education and Master of Science in Educational Administration

Tuition (per credit hour):

  • Fall 2020 and Spring 2021: $295

Technology fee (per course): $40

Education Specialist

Tuition (per credit hour):

  • Fall 2020 and Spring 2021: $305

Technology fee (per course): $40

Doctor of Education

Tuition (per credit hour): $440
Technology fee (per course): $40

Submit for Financial Aid

To receive any financial aid for which you may qualify, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). SBU's recommended deadline for submitting the FAFSA is March 15. If you have questions about financial aid for graduate students, please call (417) 328-1822.

Submit Your FAFSA

Purchase Textbooks

After enrolling in courses, you may purchase any needed textbooks online through the SBU Campus Store. Use the course numbers to look up which books are required for each course.

Visit the SBU Campus Store Website

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