2016-2017 Tuition $850/credit hour
Application Fee $75
Enrollment Deposit $500
Nonrefundable  Residency Fee $575**
Technology Fee $125/semester

** Includes lunch and dinner daily and special events - mandatory for students attending the residency

Incoming students may apply to transfer up to 9 credits from approved graduate-level program or related courses successfully completed at accredited colleges or universities with the approval of the program director and a fee of $125 per credit. The course content must be similar to that offered by the Master of Arts Adminstration program.

All student accounts must be current before enrollment is allowed for subsequent semesters. A late fee will be assessed if payment has not been received by the due date.

In order to participate in commencement exercises, a student must have completed all academic requirements for the degree and have settled all college accounts.

A monthly payment plan is available from Sallie Mae (TuitionPay Payment Plan) at 1-800-635-0120 which may be helpful for students who do not qualify for or do not wish to take advantage of the Federal loan program.  Payments may be made by check, Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

Course and Research Materials

Students may purchase course texts and course packets from MBS Textbook Exchange, or from other vendors. Students are responsible for securing all research and other materials necessary for courses. During the residencies, computer research access as well as training is provided.

Minimum Technology Requirements for Online Courses
Computer Requirements

  • Windows XP or later, Mac OS 104 or later
  • Minimum 2 GB of memory (RAM)
  • The latest version of Java available from: http://www.java.com/en 
  • The latest version of QuickTime available from: http://www.apple.com/quicktime
  • A current word processing software
  • Headset with microphone

Internet Access

  • Broadband Internet connection is required. Examples of broadband internet connection are high-speed DSL or a Cable modem.
  • Use of Goucher e-mail is highly recommended

Refund or Credit Allowance

You will receive a refund of your tuition based on when you withdraw from a course.

A partial refund of payments may be made to students who withdraw from courses of their own accord. Any credit balance remaining after these adjustments to the student's account will be refunded. Institutional and federal aid as well as tuition and fees will be adjusted in accordance with the Federal Return of Title IV calculation.  The Title IV calculation is based on the day of attendance as a percentage of total days in the semester up until 60%. For example, if a student drops a class after completing 20% of the semester, the student would be eligible for all but 20% of the tuition (or an 80% refund). After 60% of the semester has been completed, no refunds are awarded.Refund/Credit Allowed
Before classes begin: 100% refund
Up until 60% of the semester: Prorated refund based on Title IV refund policy
After 60% of the semester: No refund