Educational Partners

Whether you’re starting your career in nursing or ready to take it to the next level, Nursing Connect gives you the resources you need to find a quality education at a value that makes sense to you. Premier Health’s educational partners provide onsite college fairs, and programs to meet your career development needs. RN to BSN, certificate, and graduate programs are offered by the partners. Some offer reduced tuition, scholarships and grants to qualifying students. 

Participating Schools

These colleges and universities offer reduced fees for qualifying Premier Health nurses:

Cedarville University
Cedarville University offers graduate programs, along with family nurse practitioner, global public health nursing, and nurse educator programs.  

Chamberlain College of Nursing
Partnership with Premier Health offers a 30 percent reduction on tuition and a 15 percent reduction on the MPH program.
Contact Rachel Musson at

Indiana University East
Indiana University East offers an RN to BSN Mobility option, as well as FNP, nursing education, and nursing administration graduate programs.
Contact Carla Ballenger at for questions about the RN to BSN Mobility option.

Indiana Wesleyan University
Premier Health employees receive a 10 percent discount with some exclusions. It does not apply to the primary care nurse practitioner program or doctoral programs.
Contact Stephanie Tillman at

Miami University Regionals
The RN-BSN completion program is entirely online.

Ohio State University
Tuition remission is offered to employees attending undergraduate or graduate programs.

Ohio University
Online undergraduate and graduate nursing programs; no discount to Premier Health employees; tuition remission available.

Purdue University Northwest
Scholarships are available for the RN to BSN online nursing program.

Sinclair Community College
Sinclair offers additional certificate programs for RNs. 

University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati offers an online RN-BSN completion program and graduate programs.

Walden University
Premier Health employees receive a 20 percent reduction in tuition for all programs except the family nurse practitioner program (no discount) and the Tempo Learning® BSN program (40 percent discount).

Wright State University
Wright State University offers a tuition match up to $3,500 per year to benefit-eligible Premier Health employees enrolled in WSU’s RN-BSN program.
Contact Theresa Haghnazarian at (937) 775-3131(937) 775-3131.

Onsite Programs

Indiana Wesleyan University offers onsite classes at Miami Valley Hospital South.