Tuition & Fees

Direct Costs


  • The 2018-2019 tuition rate is calculated at $7214.00 per semester; $21,642.00 annually (summer, fall, spring). 
  • *This tuition rate is for students entering the MSAT program in May 2019. Tuition rates for future cohorts may be subject to change; however, a cohort’s tuition rate will remain the same for the entirety of their program. 


  • Student Activity Fee (SGA): $100/semester or $300/year
  • ExamSoft Fee: $60 annually
  • Technology Fee: $165/semester or $495/year
  • Graduation Fee: $200 (paid during final semester)

Indirect Costs

  • Textbooks & Course Materials: 

    • $1,000.00 (this cost is for all 6 semesters and only an estimate). Textbooks can be purchased through numerous websites or from the Emory & Henry College bookstore.

  • Personal Laptop Computer (required): 

    • ~$800.00. The price of computers varies widely and depends on model and configuration.

  • Equipment Costs (required): 

    • $100.00. 

  • Blue Scrubs (required) and Long Lab Coat (highly recommended for anatomy labs): 

    • $50.00 (all students must have and wear blue colored scrubs and it is recommended that a long lab coat is worn while in the cadaver lab).

  • Background Check and Drug Screen: 

    • $69.00. The program has made arrangements to have this completed through Viewpoint Screening. Additional information will be given once you have been accepted into the program. Some clinical sites may also require separate and more specific background checks and drug screenings.

  • American Heart Association (AHA) CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers Training.

    • Cost varies. If students do not have certification prior to starting the program, opportunities will be given to obtain certification through Emory & Henry College for $25.00. Certification lasts for 2 years and students must maintain certification throughout the program’s duration.

  • Health Insurance (required): 

    • $2166.00 (2018-19) - subject to change annually (Student health insurance is required of all full-time students at Emory & Henry College. The College, via the Institutions of Higher Education Consortium Trust, is able to offer all full-time students a health insurance indemnity plan, underwritten by National Guardian Life Insurance Company. Unless an annual waiver is completed, all students are automatically enrolled in the student health insurance.
    • Students who need health insurance can enroll online at or call (877) 220-1790 the enrollment window opens on June 1, but plans do not go into effect until August.
    • Alternatively, students may also check for more competitive rates via the federal government’s official ACA website (you may be eligible to enroll out of the typical enrollment period) - or the general health insurance marketplace website.
    • Students who do not need health insurance must complete the online waiver annually at

  • Student Professional Liability Insurance:

    • Two-Year policy ~ $75.00  (Discount available for NATA members)

  • NATA Membership (highly recommended prior to matriculation):

    • Varies by state. Required once clinical phase begins. 

  • Clothing Expenses: 

    • The SHS graduate programs require students adhere to a business casual dress code on days when not in lab experiences or with guest lecturers. This may require the purchase of additional clothing to accommodate the dress code requirement. Clothing expenses can vary greatly depending on individual student needs and choices. An Emory & Henry College AT polo shirt ($30.00) is required for all students. Information about the polo shirt and sizing options will be sent to the student with their textbook list.

  • Living and other expenses: 

    • In addition to the above, students can expect additional costs for room and board, miscellaneous school supplies, etc. Living expenses can vary greatly depending on individual student choices.

  • Travel Expenses: 

    • Students must provide their own transportation to and from clinical sites. This cost will vary with placement site but is estimated to be around $300.