Costs and Financial Aid for our 100% Online Masters Programs in Business Administration, Education, and Catechetics | Franciscan University Online
  • Costs and Financial Aid for our Online Programs


    The costs per credit hour listed below are the total for the classes—there are no hidden fees. Your only additional cost is what you spend on books and proctoring fees (where applicable).*


    High School Students

    All information about our online programs for current high school students is available at the Franciscan FastTrack pages.


    Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

    Associate Degree Programs

    $525 per credit hour.

    Master of Arts in Theology and Christian Ministry

    $525 per credit hour x 36 credit hours = $18,900 total tuition

    If you need Background Classes: $525 per credit hour x 6 credit hours = $3,150 additional tuition

    Master of Arts in Catechetics and Evangelization

    $525 per credit hour x 36 credit hours = $18,900 total MACE tuition

    If you need Background Classes: $525 per credit hour x 6 credit hours = $3,150 additional tuition

    Master of Business Administration

    $525 per credit hour x 37 credit hours = $19,425 total MBA tuition

    Master of Science in Education

    $500 per credit hour x 36 credit hours = $18,000 total MSEd tuition

    Master of Catholic Leadership

    $525 per credit hour x 36 credit hours = $18,900 total tuition


    *annual tuition increases may occur.  Books, fees, cost of living, and other costs are not included in tuition

    Financial Aid

    Financial Aid is available for students taking 2 or more classes (totaling 5 or more credit hours) per term. No financial aid is available for high school students.

    Fill out the FAFSA and specify our school code 003036 to find out what aid you might be eligible for.

    Financial Aid Usage

    Financial Aid may be used to cover all tuition and books expenses for undergraduate and graduate programs.

    For the MA Catechetics and Evangelization, financial aid awards may also be used for attending the on-campus St. John Bosco Conference for Catechists.

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