Biomedical Writing, MS, Certificates - Costs & Financial Aid

A USciences education just became more affordable

In the fall of 2018, the tuition and fees based on your program of study will be frozen at the 2017-2018 level as listed below, and will stay at that level for the remainder of your time at USciences.

Institutional Funding

A USciences education is a long-term investment, and institutional funding may help offset the cost of your degree. Our knowledgeable Financial Aid Office staff members are here to help you with the process and discuss your options.

Tuition Discounts for Organization Members

  • Members of Drug Information Association (DIA) will receive a discount for MBA in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, the MS in Health Policy, and the MS in Biomedical Writing.  More Information
  • Members of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) will receive a discount for the MBA in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business an the MS in Biomedical Writing. More Information
Costs for Students Entering Fall 2018

Tuition and Fees †

$1,000/credit*, billed each semester
* Graduate Discount (formerly Mayes Fellowship) applied to original $1,676 per credit cost.

University-sponsored Student Health Insurance – Plan Premium ^

$1,707

Room and Board

N/A

† Tuition and Fees for these students are frozen at this level for duration of their program

^ Enrollment is optional. Health insurance costs are subject to change annually.  Amount show is 2018-19 cost.


The University Administration reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and room and board charges.

Scholarships & Financial Assistance

Leon Leopold Benau Scholarship

This scholarship was established to provide financial support to a Master’s student or students in good academic standing and in financial need in the Biomedical Writing program; to cover the cost of one credit either to graduate or for life/qualifying test credit in the program. For more information about this scholarship please contact the Biomedical Writing Program Director.

Graduate Assistant positions

More details are available on this site.  Assignments for a graduate assistant within the Biomedical Writing program are determined by the program director. Past graduate assistants have worked projects pertaining to social media or were offered positions as a graduate tutor within the Writing Center.

Professional Association Discounts

Tuition discount are available for members of the  American Medical Writers Association and Drug Information Association.

More Information

If you would like further information on how to finance your degree, staff within the Financial Aid office are available to discuss the options available to graduate students. Information specific to graduate students is also available here.

Contact:

Danny A. Benau, PhD

Address:

Office Location: 4101 Woodland Ave, Room 141
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-7509

Email:

d.benau@usciences.edu