Tuition Reimbursement covers courses toward a certificate, a diploma, an Associate’s degree, a Bachelor’s degree, or a graduate degree in a healthcare related field. Your program of study must have a realistic potential for a full-time position in a healthcare facility. All courses must be taken at an accredited educational institution. A listing of accredited postsecondary institutions can be found at https://ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/home
Tuition Reimbursement also covers short-term trainings, workshops, conferences, or online courses in a non-degree or non-credit program taken for the purpose of skills enhancement and/or career advancement in the healthcare field.
Study at home programs are eligible, if the program of study itself is eligible.
If your program of study doesn’t fit the above, the Fund will reimburse you for prerequisite courses such as English and Math and some electives that are required toward your degree. Please check with the Training Fund office if you have any questions about this.
The maximum reimbursement is $2,500 per semester. You may be eligible to be reimbursed up to three (3) times per calendar year. The maximum reimbursement for an LPN program is up to $2,500 for 4 Terms. You must receive a grade of C or better in your coursework to be eligible.
Textbooks, nursing uniforms and other materials required by the school for your classes will be reimbursed at 50% in addition to tuition and fees. Notebooks, pens, and other school supplies are not reimbursable. Items considered multi-use such as computers, printers, cameras, or casual clothing are not reimbursable.
Please refer to the Eligibilty page for more information on initial eligibility for benefits.