Coursework Fees

Our professional and graduate institutes offer intensive credit and non-credit options. While both options provide you with valuable skills for career advancement and the opportunity to network with other professionals, they are geared towards learners with different goals and needs:

Credit vs non-credit options

Please note that after the class begins, it is not possible to switch between the noncredit and credit options. We are happy to discuss which option might be right for you, just contact us to set up an appointment.


  • Professional development
  • Transferable graduate credits
  • Official course transcript
  • An Institute "Professional Pathway"*

Course resources:

Can access all course tools and resources, e.g., online discussion boards, wikis and other communications and interactive tools.

Assignments & grading:

Required to submit all course assignments and will receive instructor feedback and grade.


$920 per credit

Financial aid:

Eligible for a Community Scholars Scholarship


*The Institute programs have a “Professional Pathways” option for students who take at least 12 credits in courses reflecting the core competencies of each Institute. Culminating in a certificate of competency, these micro degrees allow students to acquire the skills to differentiate themselves and advance their career in a particular area of focus.


Professional development or personal edification

Course resources:

Limited access to course tools and resources.

Assignments & grading:

May complete assignments, but will not receive a grade.


$795 - $1590 per course

Non-credit course registration form

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  • Assistant Director of Communications, Outreach, and Admissions