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College of Nutrition

Tuition and Fees

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition (MSCN)

The Master’s of Science in Clinical Nutrition Degree is on a four-quarter calendar system, each quarter is 12 weeks. The estimated cost of attendance is an average expense during the 2022-2023 academic year. The tuition for 2022-2023 is based on a per credit rate of $669.

MSCN Program of StudyAverage CreditsTuition*Institutional Fees**Total
Year One32$21,408$1,330$22,738
Year Two22$14,718$1,060$15,778
Total54$36,126$2,390$38,516

*Tuition and fees are subject to change annually.
**A complete listing of all fees can be found in the Sonoran Course Catalog.

Students should allow for an average textbook, materials and supplies cost of approximately $500 – $1,000 per quarter.
Please contact the Financial Aid Office at finaid@sonoran.edu or call us at 480-378-0618 or 480-270-4950 for more information.

Executive Master of Science In Nutrition Business Leadership (MSNBL)

The Executive Master of Science in Nutrition Business Leadership is on a four-quarter calendar system, each quarter is 12 weeks. The estimated cost of attendance is an average expense during the 2022-2023 academic year. The tuition for 2022-2023 is based on a per credit rate of $1,253.

MSNBL Program of StudyAverage CreditsTuition*Institutional Fees**Total
Year One32$40,096$1,080$41,176
Year Two7$8,771$520$9,291
Total39$48,867$1,600$50,467

*Tuition and fees are subject to change annually.
**A complete listing of all fees can be found in the Sonoran Course Catalog.

Students should allow for an average textbook, materials and supplies cost of approximately $500 – $1,000 per quarter.
Please contact the Financial Aid Office at finaid@sonoran.edu or call us at 480-378-0618 or 480-270-4950 for more information.

Supervised Practice Experience (SPE)

The SPE program cost is $2,893 per quarter.
All Sonoran students and alumni receive a waived $50 application fee and an exclusive rate of $1,929 per quarter.


What are the fees?:
Non-refundable fees* and a $300 administrative fee.
*Fees associated with the Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen are paid directly to the vendors and are non-refundable. Please note that tuition and fees are subject to change. 

Are payment plans available?:
Monthly payment plans are not available.

When are payments due?:
Payment is due no later than the Friday before the start of the corresponding quarter.

Is Federal Financial Aid available for Sonoran’s SPE program?:
No. The SPE program is a postgraduate, non-degree program and therefore, per Federal policy, is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

Does participation in Sonoran’s SPE program allow for an additional grace period on my federal loans; am I still considered ‘in school’?:
No. The SPE program is a postgraduate, non-degree program and therefore, per Federal policy, students are not eligible for Title IV aid and the federal student loan grace period is not applicable while enrolled in the SPE program.