Purdue University Global to Offer Educational Opportunities to Wellness Council of Arizona with Tuition Reduction

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Global continues to partner with healthcare organizations to provide strong educational opportunities with reduced tuition fees. The latest of these partnerships is with the Wellness Council of Arizona.

“The Purdue University Global School of Nursing is thrilled to partner with the Wellness Council of Arizona and is thrilled to support its mission around continuing education and the pursuit of academic advancement,” said Melissa Burdi, vice president and Dean of Purdue Global of the School of Nursing. .

The Purdue Global School of Nursing offers an Associate Degree Program, RN-BSN, six Master of Science in Nursing programs, and Doctorate in Nursing programs. Additional offerings from Purdue Global include business, criminal justice, social services, and psychology, among others. The partnership does not include Concord Law School or aviation programs.

Wellness Council of Arizona staff and immediate family members (spouse, domestic partner, children, siblings and parents) will continue to receive a 20% reduction in tuition fees for undergraduate programs, 14% for graduate programs and 10% for doctoral programs.

“The Wellness Council of Arizona is extremely excited about our new relationship with Purdue University Global,” said Dan Johnson, executive director of the Wellness Council of Arizona. “Being able to offer continuing education opportunities with reduced tuition fees is an added value that our member organizations will greatly appreciate. We look forward to working closely with the Purdue Global team as we help our organizations, their employees and their families advance in their education.

Purdue Global has similar partnerships with the Columbus, Nebraska Community Hospital, Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services, York, Nebraska, General and UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids.

About Purdue University Global

Purdue University Global provides personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility that they need to achieve their career goals. It provides personalized pathways for students to earn an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, depending on their work experience, desired pace, military service, previous college credits, and other considerations, no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue Global is a public not-for-profit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It is affiliated with the flagship institution of Purdue University, a leading public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue University also operates regional campuses in Fort Wayne and northwest Indiana, as well as science, engineering, and technology students at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. For more information, visit purdueglobal.edu.

About the Arizona Wellness Council

The Wellness Council of Arizona (WELCOAZ) strives to be the recognized leader and resource for workplace health promotion in Arizona. WELCOAZ works with healthcare providers, community leaders, businesses and institutions to improve the health of employees and their families. The Welfare Council received its original charter from the Department of Health and Human Services and the Health Insurance Association of America in 1985. We believed that advancing health knowledge, lifestyles and cultures support are invaluable tools in the workplace. The Arizona Welfare Council emerged from the Tucson Welfare Council in 2002.

Media Contact, Purdue Global: Tom Schott, 765-427-1721, [email protected]

Media Contact, Arizona Welfare Council: Sarah Mincheva, [email protected]

Sources: Melissa Burdi

Dan Johnson

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