Non-Degree Seeking Students Financial Aid 2017-2018 (Certificate and Pre-requisite Courses)

Nursing students getting briefed.

Federal regulations require students to be working toward a degree to be eligible for federal financial aid funding. Non-degree seeking students are generally not eligible for financial aid through federal or private loans. Nondegree seeking students may be eligible for assistance through their employer’s tuition benefit or through an alternative loan.

The charts provide an estimate of the costs associated with post-graduate certificate and online pre-requisite coursework. The estimated cost of attendance can be helpful in planning your educational budget and in determining how much financial assistance you will need.

Non Degree (Post Masters Certificate)

Tuition (per credit hour)*$1750
Academic Fees (per semester) **$500
Health Insurance***$6328

* Tuition is based on 2017-2018 tuition rates approved by the Board of Trustees. Future academic year tuition rates are subject to change. Tuition is charged per hour up to 12 semester hours.

** Academic fees will vary based upon the semester. This is an average amount per semester.

*** Health insurance is required for all students. You will be billed automatically for the university’s student health insurance plan if you do not provide proof of adequate coverage by another insurer.

Non Degree (Online Prerequisites)

Tuition (per credit hour)*$340
Academic Fees (per semester) **$350

* Tuition is based on 2017-2018 tuition rates approved by the Board of Trustees. Future academic year tuition rates are subject to change. Tuition is charged per hour up to 12 semester hours.

Tax Credits:

Under the Lifetime Learning Credit (LLC), taxpayers may be eligible to claim up to $2,000 of qualified tuition and related expenses as a tax credit. The LLC covers qualified education expenses paid for academic periods during the tax year. While the tax credit excludes expenses covered by scholarships, tax-free grants, or employer education assistance, it does include all qualified out-of-pocket expenses and those paid by loans. For detailed information, please refer to IRS Publication 970, "Tax Benefits for Education."

For questions about your financial aid options, contact the School of Nursing’s Admission and Financial Aid Office:
Katie Kennedy Director, Admissions and Financial Aid
404.727.7980
katie.kennedy@emory.edu