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Tuition and Transfer Credits

Refer to the following tuition and transfer credit information for the online Master of Arts in Education degree program.

Tuition

Tuition is $330 per credit. Including the $50 application fee, the complete cost of the thirty-credit degree program is $9,950.

Transfer Credits

As described in the Augustana graduate catalog, students may transfer up to nine credits from accredited institutions (colleges and universities), or three credits of transcripted workshop credits, granted they are previously approved as relevant to the student’s plan of study by the Program Director and Director of Graduate Education (some restrictions apply, as outlined in the graduate catalog). This applies to core as well as concentration courses.

Charges for different types of transfer courses into the MA in Education program (previously-taken or current enrollment):

  • Course from an accredited institution (e.g., the University of South Dakota). No charge to student.
  • Learner’s Edge, Inc. (LEI) Continuing Education course. Student pays $600 for a three-credit course (pro-rated for different number of credits). Up to nine credits allowed. (Current students are not allowed to apply Continuing Education courses to the program.)
  • Non-LEI Continuing Education (workshop) course. Student pays $600 for a three-credit course (pro-rated for different number of credits). Up to three credits allowed. (Current students are not allowed to apply Continuing Education courses to the program.)