Tuition and Aid

Many financial aid options are available to make your physical education degree affordable.

Graduate Physical Education Programs Tuition and Fees

Cost
Graduate Physical Education Programs (per unit)$730
Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization (per unit)$705

View a complete list of university fees.

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, at (626) 815-4570 for the most current and controlling information.

Financial Aid

Several types of financial aid are available to graduate students who are U.S. citizens. The resources range from federal loans and state grants to, for some graduate programs, fellowships and scholarships. For details about financial aid available for your program, please contact the Office of Graduate and Professional Student Financial Services at (626) 815-4570.

Military Benefits

Military members—and in some cases their spouses and dependents—qualify for financial assistance covering tuition, housing, and books. Azusa Pacific is a Yellow Ribbon University, Military Friendly School, and Best for Vets College, so you can be confident that you’ll receive the benefits and flexibility you need to complete your education.

Physical Education Scholarships

Kyle Ian MacDonald Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is in honor of Kyle Ian MacDonald, M.S. ’15, a graduate of APU’s M.S. in Physical Education program. The intent of this scholarship is to financially support students in the pursuit of teaching and mentoring students through coaching, physical education, exercise science, and sport management. Awards range from $2,500-$2,800. To apply, fill out the 2018-19 Kyle Ian MacDonald Memorial Scholarship Application (PDF) and email the completed form to sbautista@apu.edu.

Physical Education MOU Partner Discounts

Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) are agreements between Azusa Pacific University and various entities (such as cities, counties, and businesses) that allow for employees of those entities, their spouses, and their children (up to age 26) to receive a tuition discount for select Azusa Pacific programs. MOUs are a great way for employers to promote the professional development and advancement of their employees.

The School of Education and the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences offer a 10 percent tuition discount for eligible employees of the following districts, counties, and charter schools who will start in a graduate education program through the School of Education or a graduate physical education program through the School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences.

Please note: The School of Education’s doctoral program (Ed.D. in Educational Leadership) is not eligible for any MOU discount. The discount cannot be combined with other institutional aid.

  • Arcadia Unified School District
  • Colton Joint Unified School District
  • Corona-Norco Unified School District
  • County of Orange
  • Moreno Valley Unified School District
  • Opportunities for Learning Charter Schools
  • Options for Youth Charter Schools
  • Orange County Unified School District
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
  • San Bernardino City Unified School District
  • San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
  • San Jacinto Unified School District
  • Victor Elementary School District
  • Walnut Valley Unified School District

Students fill out the 2018-19 School of Education MOU Agreement Discount (PDF) form and provide proof of employment along with a form every year of enrollment. Contact Student Financial Services for complete eligibility details.

School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences Alumni Tuition Discounts

APU’s School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences (BAS) offers a 15 percent alumni tuition discount for APU alumni starting in the following graduate programs:

A 10 percent alumni tuition discount is available for APU alumni starting in the following graduate programs:

Students must maintain continuous enrollment half-time for the fall and spring terms. Students must be in good academic standing and maintain satisfactory academic progress with a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0. If qualifications are met, the discount may be renewed each year until graduation. This discount cannot be combined with other institutional aid. Contact Student Financial Services for complete eligibility details.

Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

Footnotes

  1. Discount only applies to Inland Empire, Orange County, and San Diego regional campuses.