Schools around the country with online masters degree in therapy programs have a median tuition of $6,885 per year. The median tuition has increased over the past few years. This change in tuition was around 32.9%. In 2007, the median tuition at these online colleges and universities was $5,180 annually.
The range of tuition at colleges offering online therapy programs at the masters level from most to least expensive is shown in the following chart:
|Tuition Level||Number of Schools|
A yearly tuition of over $21,600 is charged by the costliest schools that have online masters degree in therapy programs. On the other end of the spectrum, tuition at the cheapest colleges and universities is in the range of $1,714 to $4,032 per annum. The accredited online therapy masters degree schools that are the lowest cost are located in Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and South Dakota.
- Master of Science in Occupational Therapy – Pediatrics
- Master of Science in Pharmacy – Medication Therapy Management
- Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Medication Therapy Management
- Master of Science in Counseling – Marital and Family Therapy
- Master of Science in Counseling – Marriage, Family, and Child Therapy
- Master of Science in Occupational Therapy – Low Vision Rehab
- Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
- Post-Professional Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
- Master of Occupational Therapy
- Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
A reported 33% of therapy graduates with masters degrees from online schools around the US graduated from these affordable programs in 2011. Therefore, of the 519,978 graduates from across the country, 172,958 are from the least costly colleges. From 2006 to 2011, the number of therapy graduates with masters degrees from the least costly online colleges has increased by 36,607 graduates per annum. Also, the percentage of graduates from these colleges has increased.
Tuition ranging from $4,815 to $6,885 yearly is charged by other somewhat more expensive online therapy masters degree colleges. Of the 25 online colleges and universities that have masters degrees in therapy programs in the nation, 6 have tuition in this range.
In 2011, 24.6% of the country’s therapy masters level graduates received their credentials from these reasonably priced online programs. This represents 127,971 students. The number of students graduating from these colleges was only 102,795 students in 2006, which was only 5 years prior. Therefore, the number of students graduating from these reasonably priced online colleges has increased by 25%.
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