Walden University signed academic partnerships with seven hospitals and health systems throughout the country.
Walden’s new partners range from the small, 25-bed, Sylvan Grove Hospital in Butts—a rural county in Northern Georgia—to the 1,018 bed Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Fla. Additional partners include: Illinois-based integrated healthcare service provider Carle, Iowa based Mercy Medical Center, Minnesota based North Memorial Care.
The university also signed agreements with two additional Georgia based hospitals Spalding Regional, which serves residents in five Northern Georgia counties, and Colquitt Regional Medical Center, which serves patients in Moultrie, Ga.
Walden has been aggressive about partnering with healthcare providers—the school now has partnerships with 71 healthcare-related organizations. The partnerships allow employees to take advantage of the school’s tuition reduction benefits.
Employees at the various hospitals and health systems Walden partners with are able to pursue one of the university’s 65 online bachelor’s, master’s or doctoraldegrees, including one of the university’s nursing degree programs. The partnerships provide employees of with limited tuition production.
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