Estimated Costs

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With a graduate certificate from Missouri State, you can grow your career opportunities and earning potential.


Graduate tuition, costs and fees

Cost breakdown

Active-duty U.S. military members assigned to Maryland, Virginia or the Washington, D.C. metro area may qualify for the Missouri-state resident tuition rate. Applicants should contact the School of DSS for more information, including required documentation. 

Tuition and fees
Item Seated Courses,
MIssouri State
Resident Status
Seated Courses,
Non-Missouri State
Resident Status
All Online
Estimated course totals $1,744 $2,782 $1,744
Estimated program totals (3 courses) $5,232 $8,346 $5.232
Tuition (per course) $1,044 $2,082 $1,044
Student fees (required per course) $700 $700 $700

*Out-of-state students may qualify for reduced tuition through the Midwest Student Exchange Program or MOGO Scholarship.

Actual costs may vary

The figures provided are estimates for planning purposes only and are subject to change. These estimates do not represent your final cost at Missouri State; actual expenses vary by student, based on credit hours, academic program, lifestyle and other factors.