Fees/Costs

 

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Please keep in mind that SRJC has financial aid and scholarships available here: https://financialaid.santarosa.edu/ 

SRJC also has low-income, disabled, and first-generation assistance here: https://hope.santarosa.edu/program-eligibility.

Please reach out to those departments to get assistance with paying for your MA education. 

Here is a list of fees/costs (may not be exhaustive): 

  • The fee for the SRJC registration units. See this link for the exact total cost for the units, as unit fees vary by semester: https://admissions.santarosa.edu/fees-refund-information
    • The MA certificate program is 35 units total. This includes pre-requisite classes. This does NOT include the cost of General Education classes taken towards a degree/major.
  • The SRJC skills lab supplies fee. This fee varies by semester, based on supplier cost fluctuations, but is usually anywhere from $300 to $375 (paid only once).
  • The CastleBranch fee ranges from $100 to $110 (paid only once). 
  • The SRJC parking fee is $60/semester.
  • The cost of purchasing uniforms, shoes, etc can vary depending on where they are purchased, and the size. It is highly recommended that the student purchase 2 full sets of scrubs (2 scrub tops and 2 scrub bottoms). The uniforms are worn several times per week in all clinical and administrative semesters. The total cost for 2 complete sets of scrubs only (not including scrub jackets or shoes) ranges from $115 to $200. 
  • The ID badge fee is $4 each - total of $8 (paid only once). 
  • The cost of books varies by semester, but can range from $350 to $1200.
  • The cost of getting all the health requirements done (BLS/CPR, titers, vaccines, health exam, etc) prior to entry to the clinical and/or administrative internships/externships, varies greatly from provider to provider and cannot be listed here. Please see the Health Requirements section of this webpage, and the MA Student Handbook for low-cost resources. 
  • The cost of studying for, and taking, the highly recommended CCBMA state certification exam is not included here. Please go here for more information: www.ccbma.org