The Higher Education Assessment graduate certificate includes 4 courses. For the 2022-23 year, each class is 3-credit hours at $487 per credit hour in-state and $497 per credit hour out-of-state.

This online certificate program will provide the most up-to-date information about assessment practice and help you develop skills to apply that knowledge at your institution.

Financial Aid

If you need financial assistance to pay for the program, there are a number of options.

Private loans: For information regarding private loans for credit certificate programs, please visit JMU’s Office of Financial Aid manages scholarships and loans for Graduate Students. If you have any questions, please contact or 540/568-7820.

GI Bill: Service members and veterans interested in using their educational benefits for credit certificate programs should contact the Office of the Registrar’s VA Certifying Officials to inquire if the certificate is approved by the State Approving Agency.

If you would like help or guidance with the financing process, please feel free to email or contact one of our enrollment counselors at 540-208-2597

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