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Fee-Based Programs

Students in all fee-based programs and fee-based degrees are ineligible for the tuition exemption program, institutional tuition waivers and the Undergraduate/Graduate University Grant programs, including the Husky Promise program.

However, it is possible for students in fee-based programs to qualify for some federal and state grants, loans, or the work study program, as well as some departmental scholarship programs. For information on federal or state aid, contact the UW Office of Student Financial Aid. For information regarding departmental aid, contact the department administering your fee-based degree program.

Below is a list of current fee-based programs at UW that are ineligible for tuition waivers and university grants. New programs may be added to this list at any time. If you have eligibility questions for a program or degree not included here, please contact the department.

Arts, Writing & Culture

» Bachelor of Arts in English
» Master of Arts in Museology
» Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Poetics

Biotechnology & Biomedical

» Master of Science in Biomedical Regulatory Affairs
» Master's in Medical Engineering
» Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering

Building Construction, Design & Real Estate

» Master's in Construction Engineering
» Master of Science in Construction Management
» Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management

Business

» Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (UW Bothell)
» Evening MBA
» Executive MBA
» Global MBA
» Global Executive MBA
» Master of Communication in Communities & Networks
» Master of Science in Computational Finance and Risk Management
» Master of Education in Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership
» Master of Professional Accounting – Auditing & Assurance
» Master of Professional Accounting – Taxation
» Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics
» Technology Management MBA

Communication & Media

» Bachelor of Arts in Communication
» Master of Communication in Communities & Networks
» Master of Communication in Digital Media
» Master of Science in Computational Linguistics
» Master of Science in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Computing & IT

» Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics & Health Information Management
» Master of Science in Clinical Informatics & Patient-Centered Technologies
» Master of Science in Computational Finance & Risk Management
» Master of Science in Computational Linguistics
» Master of Science in Computer Science & Engineering
» Master of Science in Computer Science & Software Engineering
» Master of Science in Computing & Software Systems
   (UW Bothell)

» Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering
» Master of Communication in Digital Media
» Master of Geographic Information Systems: Sustainability Management
» Master of Health Informatics & Health Information Management
» Master of Human-Computer Interaction & Design
» Professional Master's Program in Geographic Information    Systems  
» Master of Science in Human Centered Design & Engineering
» Master of Science in Information Management
» Online Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS)

Education

» Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood & Family Studies
» Doctor of Education in Leadership for Learning
» Education Specialist in School Psychology
» Master of Education: Danforth Educational Leadership Program
» Master of Education in Educational Policy
» Master of Education in Instructional Leadership
» Master of Education in Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership
» Master of Education in Secondary Special Education

Engineering

» Master of Science in Aeronautics & Astronautics Engineering
» Master of Aerospace Engineering
» Master of Aerospace Engineering in Composite Materials and Structures
» Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
» Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Renewable Energy Infrastructure)
» Master of Science in Civil Engineering: Construction Engineering
» Master's in Construction Engineering
» Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
» Master of Science in Human Centered Design & Engineering
» Professional Master's Program in Industrial and Systems    Engineering  
» Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
» Master's in Medical Engineering
» Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering
» Master of Science in Physics
» Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics
» Master of Sustainable Transportation

Environment & Sustainability

» Master of Geographic Information Systems  
» Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management
» Master of Sustainable Transportation

Health, Medicine & Social Work

» Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Accelerated (ABSN)
» Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Health Information Management
» Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences
» Doctor of Audiology
» Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP)
» Doctorate in Nursing Practice: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
» Doctor of Physical Therapy
» Executive Master of Health Administration
» Executive Master of Public Health
» Graduate Entry Program in Nursing (GEPN)
» Master's in Clinical Health Services
» Master of Science in Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies
» Master of Health Administration
» Master of Health Informatics & Health Information Management
» Master of Science in Medical Speech-Language Pathology
» Master of Public Health in Community-Oriented Public Health Practice
» Master's in Nursing
» Master's in Social Work Extended Degree Program

Humanities & Social Sciences

» Bachelor of Arts in English
» Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
» Professional Master's in Computational Linguistics

Law & Regulation

» Master of Law in Health Law  
» Master of Law in Intellectual Property Law and Policy
» Master of Law in Taxation

Nonprofit & Public Sector

» Master of Arts in Museology
» Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)

Science & Math

» Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
» Master's in Computational Finance and Risk Management
» Master of Science in Physics
» Master of Science in Statistics: Advanced Methods & Data Analysis