Graduate Tuition Rates

2019-20 Tuition Rates 

At JBU, we value honesty and transparency with our current and future students. JBU charges tuition on a per-credit-hour basis, which can vary depending on the program. JBU does not charge any hidden fees. You can accurately estimate your tuition based on the information below.

Cost Per Credit Hour

$560 per credit hour

  • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • MS in Marriage & Family Therapy
  • M.Ed. in School Counseling
  • MS in School Counseling

$460 per credit hour

  • MA in Teaching
  • MA in Higher Education
  • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
  • M.Ed. in Special Education

$600 per credit hour

  • MS in Cybersecurity
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MS in Design Thinking & Innovation
  • MS in Leadership
  • MS in Outdoor Program Management

Total Estimated Program Cost

Program Cost/Credit Hour Credit Requirement Est. Total Degree Cost
MA, Higher Education                     460                           30                          13,800
MAT, Teaching                     460                           36                          16,560
MBA (36-hour track)                     600                           36                          21,600
MBA (45-hour track)                     600                           45                          27,000
MEd, Educational Leadership                     460                           33                          15,180
MEd, School Counseling                     560                           49                          27,440
MEd, Special Education                     460                           35                          16,100
MS, Clinical Mental Health Counseling                     560                           64                          35,840
MS, Cybersecurity                     600                           30                          18,000
MS, Design Thinking & Innovation                   600                         30                        18,000
MS, Leadership                     600                           30                          18,000
MS, Marriage & Family Therapy                     560                           64                          35,840
MS, Outdoor Program Management                     600                           30                          18,000
Licensure Only, Educational Leadership                     460                           24                          11,040
Licensure Only, School Counseling                     560                           33                          18,480
Licensure Only, Special Education                     460                           23                          10,580


Payment Policy and Options

Students are required to pay all of the net balance due for the semester at the time of registration unless they choose the payment plan option that is available to students in good financial standing; details are available from the Business Office. Certain fees are applicable for students who choose the payment plan option.

Credit cards accepted: VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER, AMEX

For more information, visit JBU Student Accounts.

International Travel Costs

Courses that include an international travel component require additional fees to cover the costs of travel, accommodations and related expenses as determined by the program. Typical fees are $2,500–$5,500 per course in addition to the standard tuition. International travel is not required of all programs. For more information, visit the International Options page.