2013-2014 Health Care Management (HCM) Tuition and Withdrawal Policy

Tuition for the class entering July, 2013 is $71,000 for the entire 42.5 credit program. One quarter of the tuition will be charged in May 2013, December 2013, May 2014, and December 2014. A registration fee of $125.00 will be charged for each quarter of the billing cycle.

Bill Date/Due Date Bill Date/Due Date Bill Date/Due Date Bill Date/Due Date
5-2013/5-30-2013 12-2013/1-14-2014 5-2014/5-31-2014 12-2014/1-15-2015
Tuition: $17,750 Tuition: $17,750 Tuition: $17,750 Tuition: $17,750
Registration Fee: $125 Registration Fee: $125 Registration Fee: $125 Registration Fee: $125


Tuition for the returning class (entered July, 2012)
 is $67,500 for the entire 42.5 credit program. One quarter of the tuition will be charged in May 2013, and December 2013. A registration fee of $125.00 will be charged for each quarter of the billing cycle.

Bill Date/Due Date Bill Date/Due Date
5-2013/5-30-2013 12-2013/1-14-2014
Tuition: $16,875 Tuition: $16,875
Registration Fee: $125 Registration Fee: $125

NOTE: Due dates for bills are approximates, please pay careful attention to the due date that is printed on your billing statement.

Other Fees: Course materials and library fines are other fees that may appear on a student’s bill. It is recommended that a student review the bill carefully each month to ensure accuracy in billing.

Payment of Bill: Billing options for students are outlined as follows:

  1. Students must either pay the bill in full by the due date listed, or arrange for one of the following options. Note: those who wish to pay the entire program of tuition of $71,000.00 may do so; the overpayment will carry as a credit to your account.
  2. Students may enroll in the monthly payment plan to pay the bill in monthly installments. To enroll, please contact the Student Receivables Office in Cambridge at 617-495-2739.
  3. Students may have a sponsor pay the bill. This option requires submission of a sponsored billing form completed by a third party indicating payment will be made in full. Students should provide their sponsor with a copy of the Sponsored Billing Form.
  4. Students may have loans credited to their bill to cover the tuition and fees (application and approval required through the HSPH Office of Student Financial Services).

WITHDRAWAL 2013-2014
Students wishing to withdraw from the degree program must submit a letter to the Registrar stating the effective date of withdrawal. Withdrawals will be effective the date the letter is officially received, or a later date, if specified by the student in writing. Withdrawals may not be retroactive. Tuition refunds for withdrawals of degree candidates in the MHCM degree program follow the schedule below (note that this schedule differs from the one posted in the Student Handbook).

Schedule for the May bill: 

Before July 8, 2013 100% tuition refunded – $500 non-refundable deposit
End of day, July 8, 2013
90% tuition refunded
End of day, July 10, 2013
75% tuition refunded
End of day, July 12, 2013
50% tuition refunded
End of day, July 17, 2013
25% tuition refunded
July 18, 2013 or later:    0% tuition refunded

  

Schedule for the December bill:

Before September 20, 2013 100% tuition refunded – $500 non-refundable deposit
End of day, Sept. 20, 2013
90% tuition refunded
End of day, Sept. 23, 2013
75% tuition refunded
End of day, Nov. 18, 2013
50% tuition refunded
End of day, Jan. 11, 2014
25% tuition refunded
Jan. 12, 2014 or later:    0% tuition refunded