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GSE Estimated Program Cost

Program cost estimates are based on 2014-15 resident graduate PSU tuition and PSU fees only. This chart is provided to help you estimate the minimum tuition and fees for program completion. The PSU tuition calculator can be used to provide a more specific estimate based on the number of credits that you plan to take each term. 

Please note that additional fees may apply depending on the course of study that you choose to pursue and the specific courses for which you enroll. For additional program specific costs (eg - exams, fingerprinting, licensure), please contact the department directly.

A variety of financial aid and scholarship options are available to GSE students to offset the costs listed below. Visit our website for specifc details on how to qualify and apply. 


Program Credits Estimated Cost
Educational Leadership Doctorate                                      72   $28,224


Program  Credits Estimated Cost
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master's 90 $35,280
Curriculum and Instruction Master's 45 $17,270
Curriculum and Instruction Master's (Online) 45 $21,668
(includes distance education fee)
Leadership for Sustainability Education 45  $17,640
Masters in Early Childhood: Inclusive Ed and Curriculum & Instruction 45 $19,715 (includes distance education fee)
Marital, Couple, and Family Counseling Master's 90 $35,280
Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Master's 90 $35,280
Special Education Master's 45 $17,640
Postsecondary, Adult, and Continuing Education (PACE) Master's 45  $17,640

License and Master's

Program Credits Estimated Cost
Inclusive Elementary Educator License and Master's
(Includes dual endorsement) 
98 $35,049
Graduate Teacher Education Program (Full-time) 66 $22,248
Graduate Teacher Education Program (Part-time) 66 $25,564
School Counseling Initial License and Master's 81 $31,752
Secondary Dual Educator Program (SDEP)
(Includes dual endorsement) 
96 $39,502
Visually Impaired Learner                                                            63 $27,216
(includes distance education fee) 

Licensure programs

Program Credits Estimated Cost
Bilingual Teacher Pathway (BTP) 62 $23,794
International Teacher Education Program (ITEP) varies Contact advisor
Special Education License: Elementary 63 $21,582
Special Education License: Secondary 63 $23,519
Continuing Administrator License 28   $11,033
Initial Administrator License 24  $9,465 
School Counseling (Licensure only) 33  $12,654


Program Credits Estimated Cost
Added Endorsement in Special Education (AddSPED)  43  $17,101
Added Elementary Endorsement 32  $12,620
ESOL/Bilingual Endorsement  22  $8,950
Library Media Endorsement  29  $12,445 (includes distance education fee) 
Reading Endorsement 25  $10,051
ReadOregon Online Reading Endorsement  24  $9,211 (includes distance education fee) 

Graduate Certificates 

Program Credits Estimated Cost
Addictions Counseling Graduate Certificate  18  $7,206
Infant/Toddler Mental Health Graduate Certificate 20 $9,216
Marital, Couple, and Family Counseling Graduate Certificate 21  $8,464
Service-Learning and Community-Based Learning in Postsecondary Education Graduate Certificate* 18  $7,263
Student Affairs in Higher Education Graduate Certificate* 18  $7,263
Teaching Adult Learners Graduate Certificate* 18  $7,263
*If these certificate courses are taken as part of your master's degree, there is no additional tuition or fees.

PLEASE NOTE: PSU requires that all students taking 5 or more in-load, non self-support credits have comprehensive health insurance coverage. All eligible students will automatically be enrolled in the Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan available through PSU, which is $560 for each Fall, Winter, and Spring terms (Spring term covers insurance coverage throughout the summer). This cost is NOT factored into the tuition and fee estimator. If you already have a comparable health insurance plan in place, you may waive out of the student plan, and will not be charged the $560 per term. For more information on the PSU Plan or waiver process visit

PSU charges a $40/credit fee for online courses. That fee is not included in the above esitmates unless the program is completely online.