Cost, Aid & Assistance for the Online MHA

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The Online Master of Health Administration degree program is designed to allow you to work while you earn your degree.

  • Estimated Completion Time (part-time attendance): 28 months (7 terms)   
  • Credit Hours: 45
  • Cost Per Term: (Most terms are six credits. In two terms, students take seven and a half credits):

    6 credits: $12,488

    7.5 credits: $15,498.50

  • Total Cost: $94,437*

Tuition Cost Breakdown

Cost per credit $1,934
Registration and service fee for the first credit each term $519
Registration and service fee for each additional credit each term $73


Additional costs include textbooks, course materials, and transportation to New York City for the second term immersion.

Financial Aid


A limited amount of merit-based financial aid in the form of partial tuition scholarships may be available to exceptionally qualified candidates. Students can also apply for external scholarships offered by organizations unaffiliated with NYU.

Please contact an enrollment advisor at 646.504.3554 or by email if you have questions about scholarship offerings and eligibility.

Applying for Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, please submit the FAFSA using the code for NYU Wagner: 002785 as soon as you start your application. All eligible admitted students will be reviewed for federal financial aid, provided that they complete the most recent FAFSA and submit all necessary items to the NYU Office of Financial Aid.

After completing the FAFSA, students may be eligible for Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans and the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan:

  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan: The Direct Unsubsidized loan can cover up to $20,500 per academic year.

  • Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan: The Graduate PLUS Loan can cover up to the cost of attendance minus any financial aid received.

Need-based application fee waivers may also be available for applicants experiencing financial hardship.**

Employer Sponsorship

Some employers may provide tuition benefits, including tuition reimbursement or loans, to employees seeking out a graduate degree. If you think you may be eligible for financial assistance from your employer, reach out to your human resources or employee benefits department.

Yellow Ribbon Program

NYU Wagner provides up to $10,000 of funding towards tuition and fees under the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program for each eligible US veteran student. Veteran’s Affairs will match funding for a maximum benefit of $20,000 each academic year. The size of the Yellow Ribbon award is determined by the amount of other benefits provided to an eligible student. You may not be eligible for the maximum amount each year.


If you have questions about financing an Online MHA from NYU Wagner, please contact the enrollment team at 646.504.3554 or by email.


*Total costs are subject to annual tuition and fee increases.

**Applicants must provide a written statement of financial need, accompanied by documentation of financial status.

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