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Course Development and Redesign Fees

Fee Charts
Early Redesign


The charts below indicate the course development and redesign fees paid based on the work completed and contract requirements met.

A pay instrument is generated to compensate course designers when the course has been approved by the department chair/school director. Payment is usually received within eight (8) weeks of course approval.

MTSU Online and Hybrid Course Development Fees
Effective January 1, 2013

Course Development Credit Hours Fees
Undergraduate 1 $2,000
  2 $2,500
  3 $3,000
  4 $3,500
Development of Graduate Content Additional Fee $500


 Course Redesign Fees

Course Redesign
(undergraduate and graduate)
Redesign Fee $1,500
Conversion from Hybrid to Online $500
Revising existing online/hybrid course to add graduate content $500


Early Redesign

If a substantial redesign of an existing online or hybrid course is necessary prior to contract expiration (contracts run for three years) due to textbook changes or other extenuating circumstances, course designers can receive, with prior approval from Distance Education Faculty Services, the $1,000 redesign fee if a new contract is signed. Written requests for early redesign may be made to cindy.adams@mtsu.edu.


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