Study Options
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Part-time Option
Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition for the part-time MSIT program (two courses per quarter, Saturdays only) includes the cost of instruction, books, and other classroom materials, orientation and graduation events, meals and refreshments on class days, resources provided by the staff, and a variety of Northwestern University services.

2022-2023 Tuition

Total tuition cost: $40,866 per year ($6,811 per course or $13,622 per quarter, two courses per quarter). Please note: An approximate 5% increase in tuition is expected for following academic year. Official amounts for the future year will be announced in the summer before the start of the program.

At this time, MSIT does not offer stipends, scholarships or teaching assistantships. Approximately 50% of part-time MSIT students receive at least some financial support from their employer and about 75% apply for financial aid in the form of loans.

Health Insurance

Health Insurance is a requirement for all degree-seeking students at Northwestern University, which will cost each student an additional $4,698 for coverage from September 1, 2022-August 31, 2023. Students can fulfill the insurance requirement by:

The Northwestern Student Health Insurance Office is available to assist students in making appropriate insurance selections for their health care needs. Please contact them directly with health insurance questions.

Financial Resources

Many master’s students find funding through a variety of loan options or through other scholarship and resource opportunities, some of which are listed on McCormick’s website.

Additionally, students are encouraged to visit the Evanston Office of Graduate Financial Aid for information on a variety of federal and private loan and funding options.

Students using financial aid to fund their graduate degree must comply with the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy to maintain eligibility.