2017-2018 Walden University Student Handbook (March 2018) 
    
    Sep 28, 2020  
2017-2018 Walden University Student Handbook (March 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Quarter-based Programs–Tuitions and Fees


  2016–2017 Academic Year (Effective 2/27/2017)

Bachelor’s Tuition (per quarter credit hour) 

 

Fundamentals course—MATH 0090

$50

General education courses

$335

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion Program RN-BSN-MSN

$335

Bachelor of Social Work

$335

BS in Accounting

$335

BS in Business Administration

$335

BS in Business Communication

$335

BS in Child Development (including Making Connections courses)

All courses in the BSCD major: $250/credit

All General Education courses for BSCD students: $250/credit

All other undergraduate course electives: $335/credit

BS in Communication

$335

BS in Computer Information Systems

$335

BS in Criminal Justice

$335

BS in Educational Studies

$335

BS in Elementary Education

$335 Non-field experience courses

$200 Field experience courses

BS in Forensic Psychology

$335

BS in Health Studies

$335

BS in Healthcare Management

$335

BS in Human Services

$335

BS in Information Technology

$335

BS in Instructional Design and Technology

$335

BS in Interdisciplinary Studies

$335

BS in Political Science and Public Administration

$335

BS in Psychology

$335

BS in Public Health

$335

Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) Tuition (per quarter credit hour)

5000-level Courses

$335

Master’s Tuition (per quarter credit hour)

MS in Addiction Counseling

$465

MS in Career Counseling (in teach-out)

$480a

MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

$465

MS in Clinical Psychology

$525

MS in Criminal Justice

$495

MS in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management

$495

MS in Developmental Psychology

$525

MS in Emergency Management

$495

MS in Forensic Psychology

$525

MS in Health Education and Promotion

$440

MS in Human Services

$475

MS in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology

$525

MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

$465

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

$480

MS in Psychology

$525

MS in School Counseling

$425

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

$480

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

$480

Master of Public Health (MPH)

$470

Master of Public Policy (MPP)

$480

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)–BSN Track

Leadership and Management, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics

$470

Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner (for students starting the AGNP or FNP specializations March 2013 and prior)

$545

Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner (for students starting the AGNP or FNP specializations June 2013 and after)

$680

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)–RN Track

Leadership and Management, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics

$145–Preparatory/Provisional
 courses (if applicable) 

$385–Foundation courses

$470–NURS 6001, Core, and
 Specialization courses

Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner (for students starting the AGNP or FNP specializations March 2013 and before)

$145–Preparatory/Provisional
 courses (if applicable) 

$385–Foundation courses

$545–NURS 6001, Core, and
 Specialization courses

Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner (for students starting the AGNP or FNP specializations June 2013 and after)

$145 - Preparatory/Provisional
 courses (if applicable) 

$385–Foundation courses

$680–NURS 6001, Core, and
 Specialization courses

Master of Social Work (MSW)

$560

Education Specialist (EdS)  

 

Education Specialist (EdS) in Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability (per quarter credit hour)

$670

Education Specialist (EdS) in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment; Early Childhood Education; Educational Leadership and Administration (Non-Licensure); Educational Technology; Reading, Literacy, and Assessment; and Special Education

$605
Education Specialist (EdS) in Educational Technology $670 This rate applies only for students who started prior to 8/15/2015.

Education Specialist (EdS) in Leadership and Social Change

$670 This program is no longer accepting students.

Doctoral Tuition (per quarter credit hour)

 

Doctor of Education (EdD)

$605

Doctor of Healthcare Administration (DHA)

$580

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

$830

Doctor of Public Administration (DPA)

$610

Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

$565

Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

$605

PhD in Criminal Justice

$610

PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision

$545

PhD in Developmental Psychology

$585

PhD in Education, KAM-Based (flat fee)

$5,250

PhD in Education, Mixed-Model (flat fee)

$5,250

PhD in Education, Course-Based

$670

PhD in Health Promotion and Education

$565

PhD in Health Services, Course-Based

$580

PhD in Human Services (now PhD in Human and Social Services), Course-Based

$605
PhD in Human Services (now PhD in Human and Social Services), KAM-Basedb $5,250a,c

PhD in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology

$585

PhD in Management (formerly PhD in Applied Management and Decision Sciences), KAM-Based (flat fee)

$5,250

PhD in Management (formerly PhD in Applied Management and Decision Sciences), Mixed-Model (flat fee)

$5,250

PhD in Management, Course-Based

$725

Tuition is $725/quarter credit. Any students who started prior to March 2015 will be billed at $695/quarter credit.

PhD in Nursing

$730

PhD in Psychology

$585

PhD in Psychology Professional Programs (Clinical/Counseling)

$495

PhD in Public Health

$565

PhD in Public Policy and Administration, Course-Based

$610

PhD in Public Policy and Administration, Mixed-Modela

$5,250

PhD in Social Work

$605
2017 Fees for Required Residenciesc
2017 Residency Fees For Residencies Taking Place After January 1, 2017c
BAYR

$937.50 per course @ 2 courses per term

= $1,875 per BAYR residency

(included in program tuition)
CES 1 $1,375

CES 2 and 3

$2,550 for students starting prior to February 27, 2017

$1,900 for students starting February 27, 2017 or after

DBA $1,375
DHA $1,375
DIT $1,375
DrPH $1,375
DSW $1,450
EdD $960
MS CMHC
MS MCFC
MS AC
MS SC

$1,920 for residency students starting prior to February 27, 2017 (not included in program tuition)

$1,450 for pre-practicum students starting February 27, 2017 or after (included in program tuition)

   
   
 
MSW

$1,450 for residency students starting prior to February 27, 2017 (not included in program tuition)

$1,450 for social work skills lab students starting February 27, 2017 or after (included in program tuition)

PhD $1,375d
2017 Fees for Optional Residenciesc
Consulting Skills Intensive Retreat $1,450 (see Capstone Intensives for more information and inclusions)
PhD in Forensic Psychology Special Topics Intensive Retreat $1,450 (see Capstone Intensives for more information and inclusions)
EdD Advanced Residency $960
EdD Advanced Virtual Residency $1,060
Doctoral Residencies and Capstone Intensives Outside the 48 Contiguous U.S. States Higher than U.S. domestic, varies based on location
Dissertation or Doctoral Study Intensive Retreats (available for PhD, DBA, DIT, EdD, DNP) $2,450 (see Capstone Intensives for more information and inclusions
PhD Professional Conferences $960
PhD Virtual Residency $1,475

Certificate Tuition and Fees (per quarter credit hour)

Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice

$495

Graduate Certificate in Government Management

$480

Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security

$480

Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management

$480
Graduate Certificate in Public Health $470

Graduate Certificate in Public Management and Leadership

$480

Graduate Certificate in Public Policy and Administration

$480

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Planning and Public Policy

$480

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Organizational Psychology and Development

$525

Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education

$470

Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Informatics

$470

Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Leadership and Management

$470

Post-Master’s Online Teaching in Psychology Certificate

$585

Post-Doctoral Certificate in Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability

$670

Post-Doctoral Bridge to Management Certificate

$725

Tuition is $725/quarter credit. Any students who started prior to March 2015 will be billed at $695/quarter credit.

Psychology Respecialization Certificates: Educational Psychology, Forensic Psychology, General Psychology, Health Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology

$585

Technology Fee

$135

Support Coursesc (per quarter course)

 

Advanced Reading Strategies

$195

Basic APA Style: Citations and References

$195

Critical Thinking and Logic

$195

Doctoral Writing Workshop: Revising and Editing the Introduction

$195

Doctoral Writing Workshop: Revising and Editing the Literature Review

$195

Doctoral Writing Workshop: Revising and Editing the Methodology Section

$195

Doctoral Writing Workshop: Revising and Editing the Proposal

$195

Doctoral Writing Workshop: Revising and Editing the Postproposal Sections

$195

Effective Assignment Strategies

$195

Effective Essay Strategies

$195

Graduate Writing I: Basic Compositon Skills

$195

Graduate Writing II: Intermediate Composition Skills

$195

Graduate Writing for Non-Native English Speakers

$195

Preproposal Doctoral Writing Workshop

$195

Skills for Academic Integrity

$195

Succeeding on Academic and Professional Exams

$195

Writing a Literature Review

$195

See the Residencies website for more information.

 

 Notes:

aProgram no longer accepting applications; tuition applies to current students only.

bFee does not include travel, food, lodging, and other miscellaneous expenses. 2017 residency fees take effect for residencies held in January 2017 and after.

cSupport courses are included in the quarterly tuition for KAM students.

dResidency fees are NOT included in your program tuition.

Exceptions:

  • Blended Academic Year in Residence (BAYR) residencies for PhD in Psychology licensure.
  • Social Work Skills Lab fees for MSW students starting February 27, 2017 or after.
  • Pre-Practicum fees for MS in Counseling and CES 2 or CES 3 students starting February 27, 2017 or after.

Residency fees are billed in the term of the residency and collected in accordance with the university’s billing cycle. These fees vary by degree program and are subject to change throughout the academic year.

eFees for residencies occurring outside the 48 contiguous U.S. states vary based on location and are higher.