2011-2012 Walden University Student Handbook (June 2012) 
    
    Apr 22, 2019  
2011-2012 Walden University Student Handbook (June 2012) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Tuition and Fees


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Tuition, Payment Policies, and Financial Aid 

Tuition and fees stated in this Walden University Student Handbook are for the 2011–2012 and 2012–2013 academic years and are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, contact the bursar’s office at bursar@waldenu.edu or 1-800-444-6795. 

 

Bachelor’s Tuition (per quarter credit hour)

 2011–2012 Academic Year


2012–2013 Academic Year

(Effective 9/4/2012)

Fundamentals course MATH 0090 $100 $50
General education courses $280  $290
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion Program (per quarter credit hour) $280 $290
B.S. in Accounting $280 $290
B.S. in Business Administration $280 $290
B.S. in Child Development (including Making Connections courses) $280 $290
B.S. in Communication $280 $290
B.S. in Computer Information Systems $280 $290
B.S. in Criminal Justice $280 $290
B.S. in Educational Studies $280 $290
B.S. in Forensic Psychology $280 $290
B.S. in Health Studies $280 $290
B.S. in Healthcare Management $280 $290
B.S. in Human Services $280 $290
B.S. in Information Technology $280 $290
B.S. in Instructional Design and Technology $280 $290
B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies $280 $290
B.S. in Political Science and Public Administration $280 $290
B.S. in Psychology $280 $290
B.S. in Public Health $280 $290

 

 

 

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

   
5000-level Courses $280 $290

 

 

 

Teacher Preparation Program Tuition (per semester credit hour)

   
Teacher Preparation Program with a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) $475 $510
     

 

 

 

Endorsement Program Tuition

   
Special Education Endorsement Program (per semester credit hour) $475 $510
Special Education Endorsement Program with an M.S. in Education with a specialization in Special Education—all courses except for M.S.Ed. courses (per semester credit hour for the first 21 semester credit hours) $475 $510
Special Education Endorsement Program with an M.S. in Education with a specialization in Special Education—M.S.Ed. courses (per semester credit hour for the last 12 semester credit hours) $465 $485

 

 

 

Master’s Tuition

   
Master of Business Administration (per semester credit hour) $805a $830a
Master of Business Administration, High-Tech (per semester credit hour)b $690 $690
Master of Healthcare Administration (per semester credit hour) $620 $650a
Master of Information Systems Management (per semester credit hour) $780a $810a
Master of Public Administration (per quarter credit hour) $440 $445
Master of Public Health (per quarter credit hour) $415a $445a
Master of Public Policy (per quarter credit hour) $440 $445
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—BSN Track: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner AND Family Nurse Practitioner specializations
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—introductory course (per quarter credit hour) N/A $395
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—core and specialization courses (per quarter credit hour) N/A $395
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—foundational courses (per quarter credit hour) N/A $395
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—BSN Track: Education, Leadership, AND Management Nursing Informatics specializations
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—introductory course: NURS 6000 N/A $555
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—core and specialization courses: NURS 6100–6510 (per semester credit hour) N/A $555
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—foundational courses (per semester credit hour) N/A $555
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—synthesis/project practicum N/A $555
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—RN Track: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner AND Family Nurse Practitioner specializations
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—introductory course (per quarter credit hour) N/A $395
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—core and specialization courses (per quarter credit hour) N/A $395
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—foundational courses (per quarter credit hour) N/A $320
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—RN Track: Education, Leadership, AND Management Nursing Informatics specializations
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—introductory course: NURS 6000 N/A $555
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—core and specialization courses: NURS 6100–6510 (per semester credit hour) $535a $555a
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—foundational courses: NURS 6006–6030 (per semester credit hour) $365 $380
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)—synthesis/project practicum N/A $555
     
M.S. in Accounting (per semester credit hour) $805a $840a
M.S. in Accounting and Management (per semester credit hour) $805a $840a
M.S. in Adult Learning (per semester credit hour) $600 $620
M.S. in Career Counseling (per quarter credit hour) $420 $440
M.S. in Clinical Psychology (per quarter credit hour) $410 $445
M.S. in Clinical Research Administration (per semester credit hour) $680 $720a
M.S. in Computer Engineering (per semester credit hour)b $895 $895
M.S. in Computer Science (per semester credit hour)b $895 $895
M.S. in Criminal Justice (per quarter credit hour) $420 $435
M.S. in Criminal Justice Leadership and Executive Management (per quarter credit hour) $420a $435
M.S. in Early Childhood Studies (per semester credit hour) $600 $620
M.S. in Education (per semester credit hour) $465 $485
M.S. in Electrical Engineering (per semester credit hour)b $895 $895
M.S. in Emergency Management (per quarter credit hour) $420 $435
M.S. in Engineering Management (per semester credit hour)b $690 $690
M.S. in Forensic Psychology (per quarter credit hour) $410 $445
M.S. in Health Informatics (per semester credit hour) $690 $710
M.S. in Higher Education (per semester credit hour) $600

$620

M.S. in Human Resource Management (per semester credit hour) $805a $840a
M.S. in Information Systems (per semester credit hour) $700a $810a
M.S. in Information Technology (per semester credit hour) $700a $725a
M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology (per semester credit hour) $495 $520
M.S. in Leadership (per semester credit hour) $765a $765a
M.S. in Management (per semester credit hour) $650a $680a
M.S. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling (per quarter credit hour) $420 $440
M.S. in Mental Health Counseling (per quarter credit hour) $420  $440
M.S. in Nonprofit Management and Leadership (per quarter credit hour) $440 $445
M.S. in Psychology (per quarter credit hour) $410 $445
M.S. in Project Management (per semester credit hour) $855a $895a
M.S. in Public Health (per quarter credit hour)b $415 $445
M.S. in Software Engineering (per semester credit hour)b $895 $895
M.S. in Systems Engineering (per semester credit hour)b $895 $895
Dual Degreesb $450 $450
 

 

 

Education Specialist Tuition

   
Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Administrator Leadership for Teaching and Learning; Adult Education; College Teaching and Learning; Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development; Reading and Literacy Leadership; Special Education; Teacher Leadership  (per semester credit hour)  $770 $795
Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Preparation) Program (per semester credit hour, including capstone)  $740 $765
Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Educational Technology; Leadership for Social Change in Education (per quarter credit hour)  $575 $595
Education Specialist (Ed.S.) Capstone Course (per course)c  $1,000 $1,000

 

 

Doctoral Tuition

   
Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) (per semester credit hour) $810a $845a
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) (per quarter credit hour) $735a $760a
Ed.D. (per semester credit hour) $770 $795
Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision (per quarter credit hour) $455 $470
Ph.D. in Education, KAM-Based (per quarter) $4,600 $4,760
Ph.D. in Education, Mixed-Model (per quarter credit hour) $4,600d $4,760d
Ph.D. in Education, Course-Based (per quarter credit hour) $575 $595
Ph.D. in Health Services, Course-Based (per quarter credit hour) $485 $505
Ph.D. in Health Services, Mixed-Model or KAM-Based (per quarter) $4,600 $4,760
Ph.D. in Human Services, Course-Based (per quarter credit hour) $490 $505
Ph.D. in Human Services, Mixed-Model or KAM-Based (per quarter) $4,600 $4,760
Ph.D. in Management (formerly Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Sciences), KAM-Based and Mixed-Model (per quarter) $4,600 $4,760
Ph.D. in Management, Course-Based (per quarter credit hour) $580 $605
Ph.D. in Psychology (per quarter credit hour)

Academic Programs

$495

$515
Professional Programs (Clinical/Counseling) $475 $485
Ph.D. in Public Health (per quarter credit hour)e $500 $520
Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration (per quarter) $4,600 $4,760
Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration, Course-Based (per quarter credit hour)  $470 $480

  

 

Master’s Fees

   
NTU Thesis Option (NCSC/NEEC/NEEP/NSEN/NSYS 8997)b $1,000 N/A
6-Day Residency for M.S. in Career Counseling and M.S. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling (2 residencies during the program) and M.S. in Mental Health Counselingf $1,500 each $1,550 each

 

 

Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Preparation) Program Fees

   
3-Day Residencyf $750 each $775
     

Doctoral Fees

   
3-Day Residencyf $750 each $775
4-Day Residencyf $1,050 each $1,090
8-day Residencyf $2,000 each $2,070
12-Day Residencyf $2,500 each $2,590
In-Residence Supplemental Tuition   $1,660
Virtual Residency $1,150 $1,190
Dissertation Writing Intensive $1,995 $2,065
DNP Field Experience (per quarter credit hour) N/A $760
Internship (PSYC 8882) (per quarter credit hour); 12 credits over four terms, 3 credits per term $615/$1,845 flat fee per term $615/$1,845 flat fee per term

 

Certificate Tuition and Fees

   
Organizational Psychology and Development Certificate to M.S. in Psychology (per quarter credit hour) $410 $445
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology (per semester credit hour) $495 $520
Post-Baccalaureate Certificates in Engineering and Applied Science (per semester credit hour)b $895 $895
Post-Baccalaureate Government Management Certificate (per quarter credit hour) $440 $445
Post-Baccalaureate Nonprofit Management Certificate (per quarter credit hour) $440 $445
Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning (per semester credit hour) $600a $620a
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Project Management (per semester credit hour) $855a,g $895a,g
Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management (per semester credit hour) $855a,g $895a,g
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Administration $680 $720
Graduate Certificate in College Teaching and Learning (per semester credit hour) $600a $620a
Graduate Certificate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (per semester credit hour) $465a $485a
Graduate Certificate in Developmental Education $600a $620a
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, and Leadership $600a $620a
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Public Policy (per semester credit hour) $600 $620
Graduate Certificate in Elementary Reading and Literacy (per semester credit hour) $465 $485
Graduate Certificate in Engaging Culturally Diverse Learners $465 $485
Graduate Certificate in Enrollment Management and Institutional Marketing $600 $620
Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership for Student Success $600 $620
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems (per semester credit hour) $700a $725a
Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology in the Classroom (per semester credit hour) $465 $485
Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching for Adult Educators (per semester credit hour) $600 $620
Graduate Certificate in Professional Development (per semester credit hour) $465 $485
Graduate Certificate in Public Policy and Administration (per quarter credit hour) $440 $445
Graduate Certificate in Science, Grades K–8 (per semester credit hour) $465 $485
Graduate Certificate in Special Education (per semester credit hour) $465 $485
Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership (per semester credit hour) $465 $485
Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adults English as a Second Language (per semester credit hour) $600 $620
Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field $600 $620
Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Diversity in Early Childhood Education $600 $620
Graduate Certificate in Teaching K–12 Students Online (per semester credit hour) $465 $485
Graduate Certificate in Training and Performance Improvement (per semester credit hour) $495 $520
Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult Education $770 $795
Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education $535 $555
Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Informatics $535 $555
Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Leadership and Management $535 $555
Post-Master’s Teaching Online Certificate (per quarter credit hour) $495 $515
Post-Doctoral Bridge to Business Administration Certificate (per semester credit hour) N/A $845
Post-Doctoral Bridge to Management Certificate (per quarter credit hour) N/A $605
Psychology Respecialization Certificates: Educational Psychology, Forensic Psychology, General Psychology, Health Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology (per quarter credit hour) $495 $515
Undergraduate Certificate in Homeland Security $280 $290
Certificate Application Fee $50 $50
Certificate Technology Fee (per quarter) $95 $95
Certificate Technology Fee (per semester) $130 $130

Other Fees

   
Bachelor’s Application Fee (one time) $50 $50
Master’s Application Fee $50 $50
Ph.D. Application Fee $50 $50
Technology Fee (per quarter) $95 (as of March 2012) $95
Technology Fee (per semester) $130 (as of March 2012) $130
Adobe Web Premium CS5h $353 $389.95

Support Coursesi

   
A Practical Course in APA Style (per quarter) $460  $360
Communications and Teamwork in a Global Society (per quarter) $700  $720
Critical Thinking and Logic (per quarter) $700  $720
Graduate Writing: Evaluative and Persuasive Composition (per quarter) $700  $720
Graduate Writing for Non-Native English Speakers (per quarter) $700  $720
Skills for Academic Integrity (1 credit) (per quarter) $230 $240
Writing a Literature Review (per quarter) $700  $1,080
Advanced Reading Strategies (per quarter) $460  $720
Succeeding on Academic and Professional Exams (per quarter) $460  $720
A Practical Course in APA Style (per semester) $460 $360
Communications and Teamwork in a Global Society (per semester) $700 $720
Critical Thinking and Logic (per semester) $700 $720
Graduate Writing I: Evaluative Composition Skills (per semester) $460 $360
Graduate Writing II: Persuasive Composition Skills (per semester) $460 $360
Skills for Academic Integrity (1 credit) (per semester) $230 $360
Writing a Literature Review (per semester) $700 $1,080
Advanced Reading Strategies (per semester) $460 $720
Succeeding on Academic and Professional Exams (per semester) $460 $720

Notes:

aIncludes course textbooks and materials.

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

cApplies to all Education Specialist (Ed.S) programs with the exception of Ed.S. in Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Preparation Program).

dFor the mixed-model format, each quarter is charged at a flat rate of $4,600 per quarter (for 2011–2012)/$4,760 per quarter (for 2012–2013) until students complete all of their Foundations, Core, and Research courses; KAMs; and their first dissertation course, EDUC 9001. Students will be charged $2,300 per quarter (for 2011–2012)/$2,380 per quarter (for 2012–2013) for the remainder of their dissertation courses, EDUC 9001, until completing their program.

eExcept for PUBH 5003, which is $580 per course and is optional. 

fFee does not include travel, food, lodging, and other miscellaneous expenses.

gThere is no charge for MSPM 6101, which is a 1-credit course, for certificate students. 

hRequired for the M.S. and B.S. in Instructional Design and Technology programs only. Price subject to change. Admitted Walden students can purchase the software at this price from the Walden Computer Store, which is accessible from the myWalden page.

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