MSU College of Law

Tuition and Financing your degree

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Earning a master’s of Food Law is a strategic investment in your future. Global Food Law students fund their degrees in numerous ways including personal resources, tuition reimbursement plans, corporate sponsorship and private or public loans. You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding financing the degree below.

How much does the program cost?

The tuition rate for the 2016-17 academic year is $950 per credit hour regardless of in-state status. Students in the M.J. program must take 26 credits to graduate. LL.M. students take either 24 or 26 credits depending on their background..

When is tuition due?

Tuition is paid at the beginning of each semester based on the number of credits for which the student is enrolled. Our accounting department can set up direct billing with your employer.

Can I get financial aid for the degree?

Yes, most students can qualify for financial aid in the form of student loans. 6 credits per semester is considered full time and 3 credits per semester half-time. Our Office of Financial Aid can help you navigate your options.

Considering asking your employer for tuition support?

Find out more about employer sponsored tuition support.