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School of Professional Studies (Graduate Programs)

Tuition and fees are shown below. Additionally, be sure to check out Common Fees and Payment Due Dates.

Tuition - Degree Programsvaries by program (see below)

  • Clinical Research/Regulatory Administration (MS): $4,067/unit
  • Creative Writing (MA and MFA): $3,556/unit
  • Data Science (MS): $4,550/unit
  • Global Health (MS): $3,229/unit
  • Health Analytics (MS) $4,439/unit
  • Health Informatics (MS): $4,693/unit
  • Information Design and Strategy (MS): $3,656/unit
  • Information Systems (MS): $4,699/unit
  • Liberal Studies (MA): $3,346/unit
  • Literature (MA): $3,346/unit
  • Predictive Analytics (MS): $4,550/unit
  • Prose and Poetry (MFA): $3,556/unit
  • Public Policy and Administration (MA): $3,590/unit
  • Public Policy and Administration International: $11,669/full time tuition
  • Quality Assurance and Regulatory Science (MS): $4,067/unit
  • Regulatory Compliance (MS): $4,067/unit
  • Sports Administration (MA): $3,862/unit
  • Sports Administration (MA)-NU-Q: $3,862/unit
  • Writing (MA): $3,556/unit

 

Tuition Pre-Graduate Certificate Programsvaries by program (see below)

  • Analytics Management: $4,550/unit
  • Analytics and Modeling: $4,550/unit
  • Clinical Research: $4,067/unit
  • Communication with Data: $3,656/unit
  • Content Strategy: $3,656/unit
  • Data Engineering: $4,550/unit
  • ESports: $3,862/unit
  • Global Health Leadership: $3,229/unit
  • Global Sports Communication: $3,862/unit
  • Health Data Science: $4,439/unit
  • Healthcare Industry (blended): $3,065/unit
  • Learning Design: $3,656/unit
  • Public Policy and Administration: $3,590/unit
  • Regulatory Policy/Health Systems (blended): $2,680/unit
  • Sports Analytics: $4,206/unit
  • Sports Communication (blended): $2,632/unit

Tuition Post-Graduate Certificate Programsvaries by program (see below)

  • Advanced Graduate Predictive Analytics: $3,184/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Artificial Intelligence: $3,184/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Health Analytics: $3,107/unit
  • Advanced Graduate American Literature: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate American Studies: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate British Literature: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Chicago Studies: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Comparative and World Literature: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Content Strategy: $2,559/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Data Science and Analytics: $2,559/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Database and Internet Technologies: $3,290/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Digital Studies: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Dual-Genre: $2,489/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Fiction: $2,489/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Film, Literature and Visual Culture: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Fundamentals of Health Informatics: $3,284/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Global Policy: $2,514/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Health Informatics for Clinicians: $3,284/unit
  • Advanced Graduate  Health Informatics for Professionals: $3,284/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Healthcare Compliance: $2,846/unit
  • Advanced Graduate History: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Information Systems Management: $3,290/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Systems Security: $3,290/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies for Liberal Studies: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies for Literature: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies in Writing: $2,489/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Learning Design: $2,559/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Nonfiction: $2,489/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Poetry: $2,489/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Policy Analysis: $2,514/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Popular Fiction: $2,489/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Public Administration: $2,514/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Public Policy: $2,514/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Publishing and Professional Development: $2,489/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Quality Systems: $2,846/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Religious and Ethical Studies: $2,341/unit
  • Advanced Graduate Sports Analytics: $2,704/unit

Online Technology Fee$125/unit

Covers the cost of providing technology support for any student taking an online course.

 

588 Resident Fee

588 Resident Master's Study Fee: $1,842/unit

Tuition - Degree Programsvaries by program (see below)

  • Accelerated Public Policy and Administration (MS): $11,440/quarter 
  • Clinical Research and Regulatory Administration (MS): $3,929/unit
  • Creative Writing (MA and MFA): $3,486/unit
  • Data Science (MS)*: $4,439/unit
  • Global Health (MS)*: $3,181/unit
  • Health Analytics (MS) $4,439/unit
  • Health Informatics (MS)*: $4,579/unit
  • Information Design and Strategy (MS)*: $3,584/unit
  • Information Systems (MS)*: $4,630/unit
  • Liberal Studies (MA): $3,280/unit
  • Literature (MA): $3,280/unit
  • Medical Informatics: $4,579/unit
  • Predictive Analytics: $4,439/unit
  • Prose and Poetry (MFA): $3,486/unit
  • Public Policy and Administration (MS)*: $3,520/unit
  • Quality Assurance and Regulatory Science (MS): $3,929/unit
  • Regulatory Compliance (MS): $3,929/unit
  • Sports Administration (MA): $3,768/unit
  • Writing (MA): $3,486/unit

*Degree and certificate programs in Global Health, Health Analytics, Health Informatics, Information Design and Strategy, Information Systems, Data Science, and Public Policy and Administration (online program only) also charge an online technology fee as noted below.

Tuition - Certificate Programsvaries by program (see below)

  • Data Science*: $3,106/unit
  • Global Health*: $2,277/unit
  • Healthcare Industry*: $2,977/unit
  • Health Informatics*: $3,204/unit
  • Information Design and Strategy*: $2,509/unit
  • Information Systems*: $3,241/unit
  • Liberal Studies: $2,295/unit
  • Literature: $2,295/unit
  • Medical Informatics: $3,204/unit
  • Public Policy and Administration*: $2,465/unit
  • Regulatory Compliance: $2,750/unit
  • Regulatory Policy and Health Systems Compliance: $2,608/unit
  • Sports Administration: $2,638/unit
  • Sports Communication: $2,574/unit

*Degree and certificate programs in Global Health, Health Analytics, Health Informatics, Information Design and Strategy, Information Systems, Data Science, and Public Policy and Administration (online program only) also charge an online technology fee as noted below.

Online Technology Fee$120/unit

Covers the cost of providing technology support for any student taking an online course in the following programs:

  • Data Science
  • Global Health
  • Health Informatics
  • Information Design and Strategy
  • Information Systems
  • Public Policy and Administration (online program only)

Employer reimbursement

Northwestern University's employer reimbursement plan is designed for students in the School of Professional Studies and in the Kellogg School of Management’s part-time MBA program whose employers offer reimbursement for tuition charges. It allows participants to defer their tuition payments to Northwestern until after the term has been completed. See the Employer Reimbursement Plan brochure for the application and further information.

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