Education Cost and Aid

Let’s look at the cost of teacher licensure programs, MS or MEd at MBU, and some of the ways we work with you to make your education affordable for you and your family.

Undergraduate: Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure (PBTL)

Academic Year 2023–24

Tuition$460 per credit hour
Credentialing Fee
$75 per semester


Academic Year 2023–24

Coursework for Provisionally Licensed Teachers (CPLT)Master of Education/Master of Arts in Teaching/Master of Science (MEd./MAT/MS)
Tuition$325 per credit hour$495 per credit hour
Technology and
Credentialing Fee
$75 per semester$75 per semester

Indirect Costs

Students should also anticipate additional indirect costs such as books, supplies, travel, recreation, and personal items. These expenses are not billed by MBU but are considered when determining financial aid awards. 

Estimates for these expenses are included below but vary from student to student:

Books and Supplies:$900
Transportation: $1,356
Personal Expenses:$1,730
Loan Fees (if federal loans are borrowed):$220
Off-Campus Living:$16,000
Total Estimated Indirect Costs:$20,206