Tuition and Financial Aid


Students enrolled in the online Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.) program are charged tuition on a per unit basis. The current rate of tuition for 2018–2019 is $1,404 per unit, plus additional university fees.1 Please keep in mind that tuition rates are re-evaluated each year.

Program Tracks
M.S.T. in Childhood Education 36 $55,105
M.S.T. in Childhood Special Education 45 $67,741
M.S.T. in Early Childhood Education 36 $55,105
M.S.T. in Early Childhood Special Education 45 $67,741
M.S.T. in Early Childhood and Childhood Education 45 $67,741

Keep in mind that this is only an estimate, as tuition rates and fees may change. Students will also be responsible for fees and travel expenses related to completing the workshops required for graduation.

1 Additional university fees include technology, portfolio, field work, and other related fees. Students can expect to pay approximately $2,000 per year assuming they undertake the seven (7) term course of study. Some fees are associated with student course load and may increase or decrease based upon individual course of study.

Health Insurance

Fordham University requires that all students carry health insurance, either through the university or an alternative provider. You will be automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) unless you demonstrate that you have other coverage and request to waive coverage under the SHIP program. Detailed information on this requirement, including costs, may be found online here.


Students applying to the Education@Fordham online Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.) program may be considered for a scholarship of up to $10,000 for the Summer 2019 cohort. This scholarship will be awarded to a select number of aspiring elementary educators who are committed to inspiring students and addressing the challenges of 21st-century learners.

Students will be considered for scholarships based on their application for admission; no separate application is necessary. Please call 855-859-4851 if you have questions about Education@Fordham scholarships.

Financial Aid

When evaluating how to pay for your master’s degree, consider a number of resources available to you, including federal financial aid programs, external scholarships, and student loan programs.

Learn more about available student loans:

Applying for Federal Student Aid

In order to apply for federal student aid, including student loans, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Fordham University’s school code is 002722. Remember that you should complete the FAFSA each academic year in order to become eligible for federal student aid.

If you wish to start classes in August 2019, January 2020, or May 2020, please complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA.