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Master of Professional Studies in
Nutritional Sciences

Costs and Financial Aid

Graduate Tuition

2022–23 Academic Year Rates
How many credits do you plan to take per semester? Cost
11 or fewer $1,007 per credit
12 or more $12,082 per semester

Tuition rates are for the 2022–23 academic year and are assessed every semester of enrollment.

Financial Aid and Military Benefit Opportunities

Some students may qualify for financial aid. Take the time to research financial aid, scholarships, and payment options as you prepare to apply. Military service members, veterans, and their spouses or dependents should explore these potential education benefits and financial aid opportunities, as well. 

Experiential Track – Additional Annual Expenses (estimated and subject to change)

Experiential Track — Additional Annual Expenses (estimated and subject to change)

  • Housing: $7,000–$9,000 — Supervised experiential learning sites are located in State College, PA, and surrounding areas or Hershey, PA, and surrounding areas. Housing arrangements are the responsibility of the student. (This expense does not apply to students choosing the distance location option of the Experiential Track.)
  • Travel: Some sites may require a travel time of 1 to 1.5 hours from the student’s living location. A car is required to travel to the supervised experiential learning sites (this expense is variable for students in the distance location option of the Experiential Track, depending upon where the student secures supervised experiential learning sites).
  • Professional Liability Insurance: $50
  • Textbooks and Supplies: $500 annually
  • Lab and Chef Coats (as recommended by site): Up to $25 each.
  • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Membership Dues: $50 annually
  • Background Checks (costs will vary depending on site requirements): $75 or more (one-time fees)
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