Graduate Certificate in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion

Costs & Financial Aid

It is important to take into consideration the cost of your graduate education and your individual financial needs. Financial planning for the Graduate Certificate in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion should include estimated tuition and fees, supply costs and living expenses.

Graduate Certificate in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion
Estimated Tuition and Fee Rates, 2015-2016

The estimated annual educational fees for 2015-2016 provide estimated financial costs to assist you in planning. Since this is an online graduate certificate, the tuition and fee rates include graduate education fees and fees applicable to online coursework. These estimated expenses are subject to change without notice.

Semester Expense Estimate
Fall/Spring Resident Tuition $345.20 (per credit hour)
*Metro Rate Tuition $345.20 (per credit hour)
**Non-Resident Tuition $891.30 (per credit hour)
Information technology fee $13.70 (per credit hour)
***Online course fee $15.00 (per credit hour)

*Graduate, non-professional students who are legal residents of Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, Wyandotte, Atchison, Douglas, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Osage or Shawnee counties in Kansas will be assessed educational fees equivalent to those of a Missouri resident (the “in-state” rate). Metro Rate is contingent on meeting residency rules established by the Office of Admissions.

**Non-resident students who take a part-time credit load of six hours or less during a 16-week term may be eligible to receive a tuition waiver to offset the non-resident portion of their educational fees.


***The online course fee is set to increase to $30 per credit hour in Fall Semester 2017 and $45 per credit hour in Fall Semester 2018.

Phone: 816-235-1111

All numbers above are approximate and do not include additional university and program fees or any living expenses. For exact tuition and fee figures, please see the Cashiers Office Website.


Financial Aid

The UMKC Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships can assist with providing additional information regarding financial aid programs, including federal and state grant and loan programs. In addition, the UMKC Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships can offer you more information on the types of expenses you can expect, as well as the type of assistance that might be available to you.

Students who do not reside in Missouri but have Missouri state personal income tax may be eligible for the Non-Resident Taxpayers Scholarship. Visit for more information.

In general, students interested in merit or need-based financial aid may be eligible for various loans, grants and/or other financial aid programs. To be considered for such programs, a student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available through the UMKC Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships or online at

The priority date for filing the FAFSA is March 1.


Additional Discounts & Assistance

For more information regarding UMKC discounts and assistance, please go here. You may also contact the UMKC Cashiers Office directly at 816-235-1365.


For additional financial aid information, contact:

UMKC Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
University of Missouri – Kansas City
101 Administrative Center
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2449
Phone: 816-235-1154