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Graduate Tuition & Costs

Do More with a Graduate Degree

When you’re ready to invest in your career (and yourself) with a graduate degree, and LVC is with you every step of the way. Learn about our graduate tuition costs and explore grant and scholarship opportunities below.

Graduate & Professional Studies Tuition by Program

For many of our programs, you can pay per term based on the number of courses you take, spreading out your investment over time.

LVC’s tuition costs are for basic tuition and do not include books, course materials, or lab costs. Total costs are estimates, depending on your academic path. Tuition may be adjusted annually.

Graduate Business Programs

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $761/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for the entire program (36 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $27,396
  • Students receive a personalized prerequisite evaluation when they apply to the program. If prerequisite modules are required, they are affordable and communicated after acceptance into the program.
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

MBA students are eligible to apply for scholarships and federal financial aid.

Certificates are: Healthcare Management; Leadership and Ethics; Marketing; Project Management; Supply Chain Management

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $761/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost per graduate business certificate program (9 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $6,849
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

Graduate business certificate students may be eligible for financial aid.

Graduate Education Programs

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $713/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for the entire program (33 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $23,529
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

M.Ed. students are eligible to apply for scholarships and federal financial aid.

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $713/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for the entire program (33 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $23,529
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.
  • If graduate students elect to take private music lessons, these will be billed at a separate rate of $888/credit hour.

MME students are eligible to apply for scholarships and federal financial aid.

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $713/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for the entire program (33 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $23,529
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

MSSE students are eligible to apply for scholarships and federal financial aid.

Certificates are: Integrative STEM; Modern Band; Online Teaching & Learning; Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness; Curriculum & Assessment for PreK-12

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $713/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost per graduate education certificate program (12 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $8,556
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

Graduate Education Certificate students are eligible to apply for scholarships and may be eligible for financial aid.

Graduate Social Sciences & Psychology Programs

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $713/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for the entire program (60 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $42,780
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

MCMHC students are eligible to apply for scholarships and federal financial aid.

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $713/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for the entire program (60 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $42,780
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

MSSC students are eligible to apply for scholarships and federal financial aid.

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $713/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for Trauma-Informed Counseling Certificate program (12 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $8,556
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology

Trauma-Informed Counseling Certificate students are eligible to apply for scholarships and may be eligible for financial aid.

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $761/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for the entire program (30 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $22,830
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

MSISS students are eligible to apply for scholarships and federal financial aid.

Graduate Exercise Science Programs

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $730/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for the entire program (33 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $24,090
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

MSAK students are eligible to apply for scholarships, the Applied Kinesiology Fellowship, and the Graduate Assistant Lab Instructor position. They can also apply for federal financial aid.

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $730/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for the entire program (33 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $24,090
  • Travel, room, and board costs for residency weekends are not included in the tuition fee and are the responsibility of the student.
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology students are eligible to apply for scholarships, the Graduate Assistant Lab Instructor position, and federal financial aid.

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $730/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for the entire program (33 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $24,090
  • Travel, room, and board costs for residency weekends are not included in the tuition fee and are the responsibility of the student.
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.

Master of Science in Sport Performance students are eligible to apply for scholarships, the Sport Performance Graduate Assistantship, the Graduate Assistant Lab Instructor position, and federal financial aid.

  • 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $730/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Tuition cost for Sport Enhancement Certificate program (9 credits) at the 2023–24 rate: $6,570
  • Travel, room, and board costs for residency weekends are not included in the tuition fee and are the responsibility of the student.
  • No additional fees for courses, services, or technology.
  • Sport enhancement certificate students are eligible to apply for scholarships and may be eligible for financial aid.

Full-Time Health Professions Students

The Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Athletic Training, and Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology degrees require full-time and part-time tuition. Part-time enrollment typically occurs in summer. Students who enroll in fewer than nine credits in a semester will be billed at the part-time per-credit rate. Certain courses charge additional fees such as lab fees. The charge is assessed at the time of registration for that course.

Health Professions Tuition & Fees

Full-Time Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Enrollment

  • Full-time Physical Therapy Professional Years Graduate Tuition for 2023–24: $35,840
  • Full-time Physical Therapy Professional Years Graduate Fees for 2023–24: $1,300
  • Full-Time Physical Therapy Professional Years Graduate Total Tuition and Fees for 2023–24: $37,140
  • Full-time Physical Therapy Professional Years Graduate Tuition for 2024–25: $37,090
  • Full-time Physical Therapy Professional Years Graduate Fees for 2024–25: $1,340
  • Full-Time Physical Therapy Professional Years Graduate Total Tuition and Fees for 2024–25: $38,430

 

Part-Time Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Enrollment

  • Part-time Physical Therapy Professional Years (1st Year) 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $802/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)
  • Part-time Physical Therapy Professional Years (2nd & 3rd Year) 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $1,021/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)

DPT students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Full-Time Master of Athletic Training (MAT) Enrollment

  • Full-Time Athletic Training Professional Years Tuition for 2023–24: $34,500
  • Full-Time Athletic Training Professional Years Graduate Fees for 2023–24: $1,300
  • Full-Time Athletic Training Professional Years Graduate Total Tuition and Fees for 2023–24: $35,800
  • Full-Time Athletic Training Professional Years Tuition for 2024–25: $35,710
  • Full-Time Athletic Training Professional Years Graduate Fees for 2024–25: $1,340
  • Full-Time Athletic Training Professional Years Graduate Total Tuition and Fees for 2024–25: $37,050

Full-time MAT students are eligible to apply for the MAT Scholarship.

 

Part-Time Master of Athletic Training (MAT) Enrollment

  • Part-time Athletic Training Professional Years 2023–24 per credit hour rate: $713 per credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)

MAT students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Full-Time Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MSLP) Enrollment

  • Full-Time Speech-Language Pathology Professional Years Graduate Tuition for 2023–24: $34,500
  • Full-Time Speech-Language Pathology Professional Years Graduate Fees for 2023–24: $1,300
  • Full-Time Speech-Language Pathology Professional Years Graduate Total Tuition and Fees for 2023–24: $35,800
  • Full-Time Speech-Language Pathology Professional Years Graduate Tuition for 2024–25: $35,710
  • Full-Time Speech-Language Pathology Professional Years Graduate Fees for 2024–25: $1,340
  • Full-Time Speech-Language Pathology Professional Years Graduate Total Tuition and Fees for 2024–25: $37,050

New Full-time MSLP students are eligible to apply for the MSLP Fellowship.

 

Part-Time Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MSLP) Enrollment

  • Part-time Speech-Language Pathology Professional Years 2023-2024 per credit hour rate: $713/credit hour (effective Fall 2023, Session I)

MSLP students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

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Scholarships, Grants, & Fellowships

LVC provides scholarships for graduate students to help you afford your advanced education (for eligible students). We also offer fellowships and assistantships, both of which provide financial assistance and career experience.

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Graduate Student Financial Aid

In order to apply for graduate student loans, you must be registered for a minimum of 4.5 credits per semester and complete the FAFSA, which has a priority deadline of March 1. For financial aid purposes, graduate students are considered independent, so parental information is not required on the FAFSA.

Other Costs & Fees

Private Music Lessons (part-time graduate): $859/credit hour

Certain courses charge additional fees such as lab fees, etc. The charge is assessed at the time of registration for that particular course.

 

Fee Type Fee Amount
Laboratory fee $60/lab course
Auditing Fees charged at part-time rate (as listed above)
Change of registration: $25
Late registration $25
Application $30
Challenge exam $150/exam
Experiential credit review $150/review
Late payment fee $200
Senior Citizen Audit Fee $35/credit
Returned check fee $20
Returned eCheck fee $25