At a Glance
Average completion time
Cost per unit
*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.
All stated financial information is subject to change. View additional tuition information.
Tuition and Aid
|Tuition (per unit)||$672|
|Base Program Cost||$28,224–$30,240|
Estimated Cost Breakdown
See the table below for the tuition charges and fees that comprise your estimated total program cost for the master's in special education.
|Graduate Application Fee for U.S. Students||$45|
|Graduate Application Fee for International Students||$45|
|Online Course Fee ($40/unit)||$1,680|
|School of Education assessment fee (Taskstream/Teacher Performance Assessment; flat fee equal to cost of .25–1 unit, depending on the program and course the fee is attached to)||varies|
|Graduate: Intent to Graduate||$80|
|Placement Files: Set-up and 10 mailings||$60|
View a complete list of university fees for graduate programs.
Paying for Your Degree
APU offers a variety of ways to help you pay for your online degree. From scholarships and grants, to loans and institutional aid, we're committed to being sure that cost doesn't keep you from reaching your educational goals.
Learn more about the financial aid opportunities available to you.
All stated financial information is subject to change. Please consult with the Office of Graduate Student Financial Services located in the Graduate and Professional Center, (626) 815-4570, for most current and controlling information.