Nursing student at Dayton Children's Hospital

Dayton Children's is New Cedarville Partner

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by Clem Boyd, Communication Content Manager

Employees of Dayton Children’s Hospital are now eligible for a 15% discount off selected graduate programs offered at The Graduate School at Cedarville University.

The discount is available through the Cedarville Partners program, which offers the employees of partner organizations preferred pricing benefits on select Cedarville University graduate programs. Dayton Children’s joined the program this spring.

The Cedarville Partners program offers preferred pricing to the following graduate programs: Master of Business Administration; Master of Science in Nursing (Nurse Leadership in Healthcare Improvement  Nurse Educator and Global Public Health Nursing focus areas only); Master of Ministry (online or residential); and the Master of Divinity (residential).

Graduate certificates in Nursing EducationGlobal Public Health Nursing,  Cybersecurity ManagementHealthcare Management and  Operations Management are also eligible.

Other Cedarville Partners include Mercy Health, Kettering Health Network, Athletes in Action, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Edcor, and CRU. There are currently 15 organizations in the program, which began two years ago.

“Cedarville Partners provides a cost-saving benefit to organizations that might not have educational assistance programs,” explained Jim Amstutz, director of graduate admissions and student success. “This is a way for us to extend what we do in preparing adult students for God’s purpose as they move forward into different career plans or opportunities that are right in front of them.”

According to Amstutz, there are students enrolled in Cedarville graduate programs from each one of the current partners. “We’re a Christ-centered institution wanting to help them further their education,” he said. “We’re built on a biblical foundation. And for some of our partners, we are right here in their backyard.”

Cedarville Partners has also extended awareness of the growing private Baptist school, which has recorded 13 consecutive record enrollments and continues to offer an expanding and innovative array of master’s degree and professional doctorate options.

“We want to serve organizations by equipping their employees for professional success and ministry impact,” Amstutz offered. “Our tagline says it all: Fully Prepared. For His Purpose. That’s what we want to do by extending these partnerships.”

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,380 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and high student engagement ranking. For more information about the University, visit www.cedarville.edu.