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Paula Schuerer

Master of Science `17

Online courses allowed Paula Schuerer to study around her busy schedule and earn her master’s in biomedical sciences from the University of Missouri. “Being a full-time veterinarian and practice owner, if I want to study at 10 p.m. or at 10 a.m., it’s very, very flexible."

Tuition and financial aid

Online graduate students pay in-state tuition regardless of residency.

30
credit hours
$498.49
tuition + fees per credit hour
$14,954.70
estimated program cost

This estimate is for illustrative purposes only and is based on academic year 2018 information. It includes:

  • College of Veterninary Medicine biomedical sciences graduate tuition of $485 per credit hour, plus
  • Information technology fee of $13.49 per credit hour.

This estimate does not include your application fee, textbooks or course materials. Additional fees may apply. Course fees vary from department to department. Your actual program costs will vary from these estimated totals.

See more about tuition and fees.

Financial aid

Graduate students may receive several types of financial aid, including loans, grants and scholarships.

3 out of 4 MU graduate students receive some form of financial aid. Financial aid is contingent upon eligibility.

$20,307
Average financial aid package*

* In the 2015 academic year, 9,153 graduate students were enrolled at MU; 6,938 (75.8 percent) of them received a combined total of $140,889,924 in need-based and non-need-based financial aid.

The Student Financial Aid Office can provide further information and assist you with federal aid and upcoming scholarship deadlines.

Academic scholarship for veterinary technicians

An academic-based scholarship is available for veterinary technicians who have graduated in the top 10 percent of their veterinary technician class and achieved GRE scores of 151 (verbal) and 142 (quantitative) or higher. Recipients also must be working toward an online MU degree or certificate in veterinary biomedical technology. For more information and an application, contact the online program in veterinary biomedical sciences at biomed@missouri.edu.

Ask us about this program

This program is administered by the College of Veterinary Medicine.

The University reserves the right to increase or decrease the fees charged for attendance and other services at the University when the Board of Curators considers it in the best interest of the University to do so. Any increase in fees must be approved by the Board of Curators not less than thirty (30) days prior to the beginning of the academic term (semester, etc.) to which these fees will be applied. Any change in fees will be effective irrespective of whether fees have or have not been paid by or on behalf of a student prior to the effective date of the modification. For more information on tuition and fees, visit the Office of Cashiers.

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