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MS-DI Program Expenses

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A student in the Georgia Southern Combined MS-DI program can expect to incur the following approximate expenses. The Graduate School expenses are eligible for financial aid.

Type of ExpenseApplication Costs
Georgia Southern College of Graduate School application fee$50
DICAS application fee$50
D&D Matching Service registration fee$55
Background Check$37
GRE Test$205
 Total$400
 Program Fees & Tuition Costs
Summer Graduate School tuition & feesNot applicable
Fall Graduate School tuition & fees*
Year One
$3, 550
($11,002 out-of-state tuition)
9 credits Fall term
Spring Graduate School tuition & fees*
Year One
$3,550
($11,002 out-of-state tuition)
9 credits Spring term
Summer Graduate School tuition & fees*$3,350
($10,802 out-of-state tuition)
9 credit Summer term
Fall Graduate School tuition & fees*
Year Two
$3,550
($11,002 out-of-state tuition)
9 credits Spring term
Spring Graduate School tuition & fees*
Year Two
$3,550
($11,002 out-of-state tuition)
9 credits Spring term
*based on 2021-2022 posted fees
Total $17,550
($54,810 out-of-state tuition)
 Living Expenses & Miscellaneous Costs
Textbooks & class supplies$2,000
Professional liability insurance$16 year two only
Health insurance$2,076 year two only
Vaccinations and TB test$164

Criminal background check & drug testing

*Practice sites may require additional background check, drug testing and physical exam.

$74
CPR certification$40
ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification$36
Nutrition organization membership$60 year two only
Auto insurance$2,400 ($200/month)
car needed in year two
Auto gasoline and maintenance$4,800 ($400/month)
car needed in year two
Housing$10,000 ($500/month)
Meals$6,000 ($10/day)
Other living expenses$10,000
 Total$37,666

Total Internship Costs

$55,621 ($92,881 out-of-state)

Clinical hospital rotation sites are located in Statesboro, Savannah, Brunswick, Douglas, Tifton, Macon, Warner Robins and Valdosta.

Last updated: 8/20/2021