Graduate Programs

Graduate Student Tuition

Tuition at the graduate level is assessed per credit hour. The costs of graduate programs vary depending on the field of study; additional fees and exceptions may apply.

2024-2025 Academic Year

Graduate ProgramFormatTotal Credit HoursPer Credit HourTotal Estimated Tuition*
Accountancy, MAcOn Campus or Online30$562$16,860
Applied Behavior Analysis, Graduate CertificateOnline24$507$12,168
Athletic Training, MATOn Campus59$523$30,857
Communication Disorders, MAOn Campus47$523$24,581
Counseling, MAOnline60$562$33,720
Data Science, Graduate CertificateOnline15$523$7,845
Data Science and Analytic Storytelling, MSOnline30$523$15,690
Disability Studies-Applied Behavior Analysis, MAOnline38$507$19,266
Education, MAEOn Campus35-41$523$18,305-$21,443
English, MAOnline36$507$18,252
Gifted Education, MAOnline30$322$9,660
Leadership, MAOn Campus or Online33$507$16,731
Music, MAOn Campus32$523$16,736


  • Additional special class fees may be assessed depending upon individual course selection.
  • Students taking a combination of undergraduate and graduate hours will be assessed separately for the number of undergraduate and graduate hours taken.
  • The maximum standard graduate class load (for fall and spring semesters) is 15 credits. The University will charge an overload fee for 16 credits or more.
  • *The tuition rate is approved annually by Truman’s Board of Governors during their late spring or early summer sessions and may be subject to change for the following academic year.

Some instructors may require the use of remote proctoring services, or other services designed to verify one’s identity when examinations or other graded activities are completed remotely. Any cost associated with these services will be disclosed at the time of registration.  To locate this information, click on the 4-digit CRN number listed next to the course prefix and number (e.g. ENG 190).  Doing so will open detailed information about the course including any additional fees.  Faculty will also disclose this information on their syllabus.

Student Accounts and Payments

All charges are assessed on the student’s official account through the Business Office. The Cashier’s Window is available to help conduct financial transactions. Payments should be made payable to Truman State University.  Questions regarding payments may be directed to Student Accounts or by email at