Master of Distance Education (MDE)
What does the MDE cost?
You will pay tuition fees for each course. Currently, these fees amount to about $659 per credit hour (Summer 2013), and fees are based on a three-credit course. To complete the Master of Distance Education & E-learning (MDE), you will need to earn 36 credit hours (or 12 three-credit courses), which amounts to $23,724. Special regulations and funding options apply for different categories of U.S. students.
For details see the UMUC website about tuition.
German students are obviously not eligible for similar reductions or funding arrangements. However, by investing in professionally-relevant education, German students may be eligible for tax breaks.