Tuition and Fees

Invest in a Higher Education

Our goal at Dakota Wesleyan University is to help make your education affordable.

Tuition and Fees

Master of Arts in Education (36-credit program)

Educational Policy and Administration
$375 per credit hour
$13,500 total

Master of Business Administration — Strategic Leadership (36-credit program)

$425 per credit hour
$15,300 total

Athletic and Activities Administration (18-credit program)

$425 per credit hour
$7,650 total

Certificate – Communication for the Digital Age (12 credit certificate)

$375 per credit hour

$4,500 total

Certificate – Organizational Leadership (12 credit program)

$375 per credit hour

$4,500 total

If Peregrine Academic Services are required to meet requirements for admission, additional fees may apply.

No Application Fee
No Enrollment Fee

Financial Aid Opportunities

Earning an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree is a significant personal investment. How to successfully fund an education can be a major concern for students. Below are a few common paths some of our students take to finance their education at Dakota Wesleyan University Online.  You must be working toward a degree in order to be eligible for federal financial aid.  Certificate programs are NOT eligible for federal aid.


Complete your FAFSA online to begin the financial aid process and to determine the various types of aid you may qualify for to help finance your education. Dakota Wesleyan University’s code for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is 003461.

Employer Sponsorship/Reimbursement

Let your employer invest in your education.

If your employer has a tuition reimbursement plan, please forward a copy of the plan to the business office. As an employee, a bachelor’s or master’s degree from Dakota Wesleyan University means you’ll be better trained and equipped to serve your workplace.

Benefits to your employer:
  • Build on existing knowledge and experiences to add core business and management training.
  • Invest in employees and foster loyalty and commitment to your company, leaving well-educated and trained employees eager to put their new skills and knowledge to work in a professional setting.
  • Get a fast return on investment as employees can earn their degree in as little as one or two years.

Payment Plan

Several payment plan options are available:

  • Online with a checking account or credit card
  • Monthly payment plan
  • Check or money order
  • PLUS or alternative loan

Federal Student Loan Programs

Visit for information on what federal loans may be available to you.

Financial Aid may be available. Contact our Financial Aid Office at or 605-995-2656

Still have questions?

Contact our financial aid staff.