Non-Degree Courses: Cost and Payment Information

Tuition Rates for 2022-2023 Academic Year

(Rates go into effect starting Fall 2022)
  • Tuition Rate:
    Graduate-Level Non-Degree Courses: $1,397.00 per credit
    Audit Rate:
    Graduate-Level Non-Degree Courses: $695.00 per credit
  • Tuition Rate:
    Graduate-Level Health Professions Education Certificate: $1076.00 per credit
    Audit Rate:
    Graduate-Level Health Professions Education Certificate: $538.00 per credit
  • Tuition Rate:
    Graduate Level Courses for the Literacy and Language Certificate: $830.00 per credit
    Audit Rate:
    Graduate Level Courses for the  Literacy and Language  Certificate: $415.00 per credit
*Note: Not all courses offer the audit option.  

(These are the current rates)
  • Standard Tuition Rate:
    Online Prereq 400/500 level courses (3 credit): $1575.00 per course
    Online Prereq 400 level courses (4 credit): $2100.00 per course
    Online Prereq 400 level labs (1 credit): $525.00 per lab
  • Discounted Tuition Rate for Veterans and IHP Applicants with a completed application:
    Online Prereq 400/500 level courses (3 credit): $1350.00 per course
    Online Prereq 400 level courses (4 credit): $1800.00 per course
    Online Prereq 400 level labs (1 credit): $450.00 per lab


A $72 per credit General Student Fee is charged based on total registered credits for graduate level non-degree courses. Fees are non-refundable.

Please refer to our Refund Policy for refund information.

For detailed tuition and fee information visit our main Tuition and Fees page.

Prerequisite discounts for Veterans and IHP Applicants with a completed application prior to registration.

Starting in the Summer 2022 semester, Veterans and IHP applicants with a completed application will be charged at the rate of $450.00 per credit for prerequisites courses. 
This rate is subject to change as each year's tuition and fees are approved.

To be eligible, you must either:

  • Be a Veteran (must provide documentation of Veteran Status)
  • Be an IHP applicant with a completed application prior to registration for any of our professional programs entering in the following terms:  Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Sumer 2022, or Fall 2022.
    A completed application means that you have fulfilled all application requirements for your chosen program.  This can be confirmed by receiving a "complete for review" email from the Office of Admission.

Payment at the time of Registration

Graduate Level Courses:
Students are required to enclose full payment of tuition and fees at the time of registration. Methods of payment include:

  • Personal Check
  • Credit Card (Most Cards are honored)
  • Approved Institute Voucher(s)
    Vouchers only cover tuition costs and do not cover fees. Fees are the responsibility of the registrant and must be included with any vouchers.

Prerequisite Courses:

  • Credit Card (Most Cards are honored) - Register and pay online using this payment method.
  • Approved Institute Vouchers(s) - If you choose to register online, you must make full payment
    at that time.  Vouchers can then be submitted before the 5th class day and a refund of tuition
    will be processed.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are using a credit card that is not in your name, we require written permission from the cardholder for our files. This permission must be sent within 5 days via US mail with the following information:
1.    Cardholder Approval and type of card
2.    Cardholder Name
3.    Cardholder Address
4.    Cardholder Phone
5.    Cardholder Email
6.    Cardholder Signature
Once we receive this information, your payment/registration will be considered official.
Mailing Address:
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Attn: Assistant Registrar for Non-Degree Programs
36 1st Avenue, Building 39
Boston, MA 02129-4557 

Financial Aid

For financial aid purposes, students who are taking pre-requisites are considered non-degree and can apply for alternative loans. Learn more about alternative loans on our financial aid page or emailing our financial aid office ( 


If submitting an Institute Voucher for payment, make sure that it is the original and that all necessary approvals have been obtained. Also be sure to include payment of applicable fees for graduate level courses.

Vouchers must be redeemed by the 12th class day of the semester of enrollment. For shortened modules, vouchers must be redeemed by the 5th class day of the module. See Voucher Redemption Policy page for more detailed information.

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Non-Degree Student Contact Information

Laura Stengle
Assistant Registrar
for Non-Degree Programs,
New Student Liaison

Office of Enrollment Services, Building 1CW
Phone: (617) 643-2126
Fax: (617) 724-3849