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Reduced Rate Program

The Reduced Rate Program allows out-of-state students to get a reduced tuition rate to take Public Health courses. It is available only for students who are enrolled in eligible Public Health online degree concentrations and certificates. Currently, out-of-state students pay a tuition rate of $877.17 per credit hour. Through the Reduced Rate Program, out-of-state students can pay a rate of $525.00 per credit hour plus a $30 online fee per credit hour (the Executive MPH is $600 per credit hour).

Eligible Degree Concentrations and Certificates
The following online graduate programs are eligible for the Reduced Rate Program:

The following online graduate certificates are eligible for the Reduced Rate Program:

Registration
The student will complete the Reduced Rate Program registration form and email it to their department coordinator. The department coordinator will review the courses and forward the form over to the Academic and Student Affairs office. Once received by the Reduced Rate Program, the student will be registered into the approved courses and a waiver will be processed for each student. If the student needs to drop any courses, please notify the Online Programs Administrator.

***ATTENTION RRP STUDENTS***
DO NOT REGISTER YOURSELF INTO COURSES.
ALL REGISTRATION IS DONE THROUGH THE ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE.
Registering yourself will result in being charged the full amount of the out of state tuition.

Department Coordinators

Health Policy Management  (HPM)
Somer Burke
sburke@health.usf.edu
Epidemiology & Biostatistics (EPB)
Jane Lundh
jlundh@health.usf.edu
Community & Family Health (CFH)
Kristina James
kjames3@health.usf.edu

Global Health (GLH)
Jessica Grossman
jgrossma@health.usf.edu
College-Wide (C-W)
Todd Williams
twilli16@health.usf.edu
Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH)
Nolan Kimball
nkimball@health.usf.edu

Please direct all questions regarding registration, tuition or tuition waivers to:
Lakiecher Murphy
Online Programs and Scheduling Administrator
lmurphy6@health.usf.edu

Important Dates
Spring 2015 continuing student registration submission deadline: Friday November 21, 2014
Spring 2015 new student registration submission deadline: Friday December 5, 2014
Spring 2015 payment deadline: Friday January 9, 2015

Summer 2015 continuing student registration submission deadline: Friday April 3, 2015
Summer 2015 new student registration submission deadline: Friday April 17, 2015
Summer 2015 payment deadline: Friday May 15, 2015

Fall 2015 continuing student registration submission deadline: Friday July 17, 2015
Fall 2015 new student registration submission deadline: Friday July 31, 2015
Fall 2015 payment deadline: Friday August 28, 2015

Please Note……

  • The Reduced Rate Program is only for students with an out-of-state residency status who are enrolled in one of the eligible programs listed above. You are not eligible for the Reduced Rate Program if you are a Florida resident or an Academic Common Market (ACM) student.
  • Academic Common Market (ACM) is a residency status. ACM students must be enrolled full-time (9 credits per semester). If you are an ACM student and want to enroll part-time as a Reduced Rate student, you must change your residency status to out-of-state. Please find more information on this process here: http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/academicaffairs/registration/acommon_market.html
  • You may see out out-of-state tuition, in addition to the reduced rate program fees charged to your account once you are registered for courses. The reduced rate program will submit a waiver to cover the out-of-state charges on your account. However, you must pay your expected tuition charges by the stated deadline to avoid late fees and class cancellation.
  • Please plan to submit registration request by the posted deadline. Failure to do so will result in late fees and cancellation of classes.

Reduced Rate Registration Worksheet
Download the Registration Worksheet.