Week-long academic Intensives allow students to create their own pace for completing the program. Life-long learners are also welcome to audit courses. Students may complete multiple classes per month or space out their studies to fit with their family and work commitments. Additionally, by 2019 students will be able to complete up to forty percent of their coursework on-line – adding even more flexibility. The fee for each week-long course is $1,750. Ten courses and a dissertation are required for a doctoral degree, and 14 classes and a thesis/practicum are required for a master’s degree.

There are discounts offered to alumni and spouses of students, you can learn about those here.

Introductory-Opportunity provides an opportunity for persons to attend ONE Intensive for a half day to explore what FICS is like in part. This is a one-time only experience which can be taken with any Intensive. The cost of Intro-Op is $550.

Contemporary Issues Student is a new category and opportunity for persons to attend Intensives for a half day; this only applies to courses that fulfill the Crucial Contemporary Issues requirement. The cost is $550.

Estimated cost for degrees

Total degree costs with fees are estimated at $19,275 for a doctorate and $25,675 for a master’s degree, depending upon which program you select. Five courses are required for a certificate for an estimated cost of $9,225. Visit the documents section to download a description of educational fees.