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Cornerstone University's Professional & Graduate Studies (PGS) division exists to serve you as an adult student. That's why we're committed to being transparent about the cost of your higher education degree. From one-on-one financial aid counseling to program cost breakdowns, we want to partner with you in the achievement of your professional and personal goals.

While we annually update this information, the totals for each associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral and non-degree program are estimates. Rates are subject to change. To learn more, select a degree program of interest to you:

Associate of Science Degree Cost Information

PGS offers two-step associate degrees in business studies and human services. The total cost for a full associate degree is $24,955; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,200.

  • Step I Tuition ($355 per credit, 30 credits): $10,650
  • Step I Educational Resources ($135 per course, 10 courses): $1,350
  • Step I Application and Reservation Fee: $55
  • Step I Total: $12,055

  • Step II Tuition ($355 per credit, 32 credits): $11,360
  • Step II Educational Resources ($135 per course, 11 courses): $1,485
  • Step II Application and Reservation Fee: $55*
  • Step II Total: $12,900

*The Step II application and reservation fee only applies to new students who are starting the program at Step II.

Bachelor of Science Degree Cost Information

PGS offers bachelor's degrees in business administration and leadership, ministry leadership, organizational management and psychology. The total cost varies by degree program.

Business Administration and Leadership

The total cost for a bachelor's degree in business administration and leadership is $23,605; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,540.

  • Tuition ($450 per credit, 46 credits):* $20,700
  • Educational Resources ($190 per course, 15 courses): $2,850
  • Application and Reservation Fee: $55

Ministry Leadership

The total cost for a bachelor's degree in ministry leadership is $23,655; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,475.

  • Tuition ($450 per credit, 48 credits):* $21,600
  • Educational Resources ($125 per course, 16 courses): $2,000
  • Application and Reservation Fee: $55

Organizational Management

The total cost for a bachelor's degree in organizational management is $21,615; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,540.

  • Tuition ($450 per credit, 42 credits):* $18,900
  • Educational Resources ($190 per course, 14 courses): $2,660
  • Application and Reservation Fee: $55

Psychology

The total cost for a bachelor's degree in psychology is $22,630; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,475.

  • Tuition ($450 per credit, 46 credits):* $20,700
  • Educational Resources ($125 per course, 15 courses): $1,875
  • Application and Reservation Fee: $55

*Costs for additional elective credits beyond the core program are not included.

Master's Degree Cost Information

PGS offers master's degrees in education, TESOL, organizational leadership and business administration. The total cost varies by degree program.

Business Administration

The total cost for a master's degree in business administration (MBA) is $23,925;* this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,895.

  • Tuition ($565 per credit, 38 credits): $21,470
  • Educational Resources ($200 per course, 12 courses): $2,400
  • Application and Reservation Fee: $55

*If completing the global business concentration, please add an additional $3,000 to account for the cost of the optional Global Business Experience trip. Price subject to change.

Education

The total cost for a master's degree in education (M.A.Ed.) is $19,100; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,630.

  • Tuition ($515 per credit, 35 credits): $18,025
  • Educational Resources ($85 per course, 12 courses): $1,020
  • Application and Reservation Fee: $55

Organizational Leadership

The total cost for a master's degree in organizational leadership is $20,995; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,745.

  • Tuition ($515 per credit, 36 credits): $18,540
  • Educational Resources ($200 per course, 12 courses): $2,400
  • Application and Reservation Fee: $55

TESOL

The total cost for a master's degree in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) is $17,985; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,630.

  • Tuition ($515 per credit, 33 credits): $16,995
  • Educational Resources ($85 per course, 11 courses): $935
  • Application and Reservation Fee: $55

Doctoral Degree Cost Information

PGS offers a doctoral degree (Ed.D.) in organizational leadership and development. The total cost for the doctoral degree is $42,030; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per four credit course is $2,820.

  • Tuition ($665 per credit, 60 credits): $39,900
  • Educational Resources ($160 per course, 13 courses): $2,080
  • Application Fee: $50

Non-Degree Programs Cost Information

PGS offers select non-degree programs such as an ESL Endorsement, Educational Technology Endorsement and TESOL Graduate Diploma. If enrolled as a non-degree student, you are not eligible for financial aid.

ESL Endorsement

The total cost for the ESL Endorsement program is $11,950; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,630.

  • Tuition ($515 per credit, 22 credits): $11,330
  • Educational Resources ($85 per course, 7 courses): $595
  • Application Fee: $25

Educational Technology Endorsement

The total cost for the Educational Technology Endorsement program is $11,435; this includes tuition costs and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,630.

  • Tuition ($515 per credit, 21 credits): $10,815
  • Educational Resources ($85 per course, 7 courses): $595
  • Application Fee: $25

TESOL Graduate Diploma

The total cost for the TESOL Graduate Diploma program is $13,065; this includes tuition and course fees. The cost per three credit course is $1,630.

  • Tuition ($515 per credit, 24 credits): $12,360
  • Educational Resources ($85 per course, 8 courses): $680
  • Application Fee: $25