Purdue University Global to Provide Educational Opportunities at Kearney Regional Medical Center with Tuition Fee Reduction

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A partnership with Purdue World University provide world-class educational opportunities for Kearney Regional Medical Center staff and their family members with reduced tuition fees.

“Purdue University Global is committed to helping our healthcare partners like Kearney Regional Medical Center encourage the educational and professional growth of their staff,” said Melissa Burdi, Purdue Global vice president and dean of the School of Nursing. “As a great regional center in Central Nebraska, we know the importance of online college programs for staff and family members, and we are committed to providing excellent academic training at KRMC.”

the Purdue Global School of Nursing offers an Associate’s 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. Partnership does not include Concord Law School, Aviation or Excel Track programs.

Kearney Regional Medical Center staff and immediate family members (spouse, domestic partner, children, siblings and parents) will receive a 20% reduction in tuition fees for undergraduate programs, 14% for graduate programs and 10% for doctoral programs.

“We are delighted to partner with Purdue Global to provide our staff and their families an opportunity to grow professionally with a high quality education and to create talented professionals in many facets of healthcare and other industries. flourishing, ”said Sara Fecht, human resources company. partner of Kearney Regional Medical Center.

Purdue Global has similar partnerships with Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services, York (Nebraska) General, Columbus (Nebraska) Community Hospital, UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids, the Arizona Wellness Council and Quality Living, Inc.

About Purdue University Global

Purdue University Global offers 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 offers 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 credit and other considerations, no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue Global is a Higher Learning Commission accredited, public, nonprofit university. 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 Kearney Regional Medical Center

The Kearney Regional Medical Center is a full-service acute care hospital located in the growing community of Kearney, Nebraska. As the region’s first physician-guided medical center, KRMC is run by a physician-led board of directors. This leadership model enables the organization to adapt quickly to the ever-changing healthcare environment and the needs of its community. Since opening in 2014, the state-of-the-art facility has grown to include a full-service medical clinic, 93-bed surgical and outpatient center, 24-hour emergency room, intensive care, a maternity care center and a level II neonatal intensive care unit. KRMC’s team of physicians is second to none, many having served the Kearney area for generations. Specialties include general and interventional cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, etc.

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

Media contact, Kearney Regional: Amanda Polacek, [email protected]

Sources: Melissa Burdi

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