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

$500 per credit hour.


Master of Arts in Theology and Christian Ministry

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

If you need Background Classes: $500 per credit hour x 6 credit hours = $3,000 additional tuition


Master of Arts in Catechetics and Evangelization

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

If you need Background Classes: $500 per credit hour x 9 credit hours = $4,500 additional tuition


Master of Business Administration

$500 per credit hour x 37 credit hours = $18,500 total MBA tuition


Master of Science in Education

$440 per credit hour x 36 credit hours = $15,840 total MSEd 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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