Faculty Spotlight

Faculty

Professor Gordon Lloyd earned his bachelor of arts degree in economics and political science at McGill University. He completed all the course work toward a doctorate in economics at the University of Chicago before receiving his master of arts and PhD degrees in government at Claremont Graduate School. The coauthor of three books on the American founding and sole author of a book on the political economy of the New Deal, he also has numerous articles, reviews, and opinion-editorials to his credit. His latest coauthored books are The Two Narratives of Political Economy (2010) and The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry (2013). He is the creator, with the help of the Ashbrook Center, of four highly regarded websites on the origin of the Constitution. He has received many teaching, scholarly, and leadership awards including admission to Phi Beta Kappa and the Howard White Award for Teaching Excellence at Pepperdine University. He currently serves on the National Advisory Council for the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center through the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.

Tuition & Fees

All tuition, fees, and other charges are set by the university and subject to change without prior notice. For fall and spring courses, tuition must be paid at the time of registration. For summer courses, payment may be deferred until April 1.  After April 1, payment is due at the time of registration. In addition, students are responsible for acquiring the books for each course.

The total cost of the MAHG or MASTAHG degrees – including tuition, room and board (for on-campus courses only), and books – ranges from $17,000 to $26,000 depending upon the student's program options and the number of courses taken online.

Tuition and Fees for Spring 2014

Live Online Courses

Live Online Course Tuition (AHG 501 - AHG 660) $800 ($400 per semester hour)
Live Online Audit Tuition (non-credit) $400 ($200 per semester hour)

Other Courses

Education Courses (EDxx prefix) $1422 ($474 per semester hour)
AHG 670 - Directed Study (2) $1070 ($535 per semester hour)
AHG 690 - Research Methods (2) $1070 ($535 per semester hour)
AHG 691 - Thesis (4) $2140 ($535 per semester hour)
AHG 692 - Capstone Project (4) $2140 ($535 per semester hour)

Tuition and Fees for Summer 2014

Weeklong Summer Courses

Weeklong Summer Course Tuition (AHG 501 - AHG 660) $1070 ($535 per semester hour)
Weeklong Summer Audit Tuition (non-credit) $535 ($262.50 per semester hour)
Room and Board $475 per week
Total $1545 per course

The Room and Board fee for courses taken at the Ashland main campus includes double-occupancy housing in Ashland University apartments or residence halls and all meals, from dinner Sunday through lunch Friday. Check-in begins each week on Sunday at noon; students must check-out by Friday at 4 pm. Students taking courses in consecutive weeks may choose to remain in campus housing for the weekend between courses at no additional charge with prior notice to the MAHG office. No meal service is provided over the weekend.

Live Online Courses

Live Online Course Tuition (AHG 501 - AHG 660) $800 ($400 per semester hour)
Live Online Audit Tuition (non-credit) $400 ($200 per semester hour)

Other Courses

Education Courses (EDxx prefix) $1422 ($474 per semester hour)
AHG 670 – Directed Study (2) $1070 ($535 per semester hour)
AHG 690 – Research Methods (2)  $1070 ($535 per semester hour)
AHG 691 – Thesis (4) $1070 ($535 per semester hour)
AHG 692 – Capstone Project (4) $1070 ($535 per semester hour)

Textbooks

Students are responsible for acquiring the required textbooks for each course. Students should budget approximately $125 per course, but the exact amount varies from course to course. Books may be purchased directly from the Ashland University Bookstore, or students may purchase them elsewhere. Titles, authors, and edition information will be provided in the syllabus for each course.

Other Fees

Application Fee $30
Graduation Fee $100
Transcript Fee $6 and up

Fees in general are non-refundable. Tuition is non-refundable in the instance of an unofficial withdrawal. Students who make official withdrawals or reduce their course loads should consult the Ashland University Business Office for the schedule of refunds. It is the responsibility of the student to obtain and complete withdrawal forms and procedures from the education center where they are enrolled.