Children’s Nebraska Partnership

Clarkson College is pleased to partner with Children's Hospital and Medical Center, the region's premiere provider of both primary and specialty care for children. The organization is dedicated to providing the safest, highest quality pediatric care, and Clarkson College is proud to work with them to help prepare a compassionate and caring health care workforce.

Through the partnership, a scholarship is available to all eligible Children’s Hospital and Medical Center employees, spouses and their dependent children. Earning your degree at Clarkson College offers you the opportunity to further your education at a nationally recognized institution with high quality faculty, relevant coursework and award-winning online education.

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  • Children’s Nebraska employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children (23 years old or younger) are eligible for a Community Scholarship:
    • Bachelor's degree -- Approximately $28,000 over four years
    • Associate's degree -- Approximately $14,000 over two years
  • All applicants who meet admissions qualifications and are seeking enrollment in our online programs will be accepted. Preference will be given to applicants enrolling in our on-campus programs through additional points on their application.
  • Participants are eligible to apply for Clarkson College academic scholarships and Financial Aid. Learn more.
  • Graduates will have the opportunity to gain salary and advancement potential at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.

Scholarships are renewable for up to two years for an associate’s degree and four years for a bachelor’s degree, provided satisfactory academic progress and good standing are maintained, as outlined by Clarkson College policies. Awards are applied to tuition only. All scholarship totals listed are calculated at the maximum lifetime amount of each. This scholarship award is in addition to your financial aid award package. The Clarkson College Commitment to Excellence Scholarship, Founders’ Scholarship, and Community Scholarship may not be used in conjunction.

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Your reduced tuition rates apply to all undergraduate and graduate programs.
Detailed program information is provided below. 


Explore Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), LPN to BSN, RN to BSN, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), RN to MSN, Nurse Anesthesia, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and BSN to DNP options. Learn more.

  • Enroll part- or full-time
  • Begin courses in the fall, spring or summer
  • Learn from skilled faculty and experience early hands-on training
  • Program Length: Varies depending on program option
  • Career Opportunities: Critical care nurses, acute care nurses, nursing administrators, nurse educators and clinical research


Develop the skills and tools necessary to effectively provide services in a mental health setting or pursue a career in clinical, research or academic settings with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Learn more.

  • Enroll part- or full-time
  • Complete courses online and on-campus
  • Learn in classrooms with an 18:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Program Length: 8-10 semesters
  • Career Opportunities: Case managers, human resource specialists, counselors and rehabilitation specialists

Healthcare Business

Pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Healthcare Business Management or Administration or explore post-master’s and graduate certificate options. Learn more.

  • Complete courses 100% online
  • Choose from part- or full-time options
  • Transfer in existing credit to earn your Bachelor’s degree
  • Program Length: Varies depending on program option
  • Career Opportunities: Health care administrators, billing supervisors, health services managers and operations managers

Education and Leadership

Advance and excel in your professional leadership development through our Post-Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Doctor of Healthcare Education and Leadership (Ed.D.) options. Learn more.

  • Complete courses 100% online
  • Choose from part- or full-time options
  • Pursue research in a professional area of your choice
  • Program Length: 8-14 semesters (Ed.D.), 3-4 semesters (certificate)
  • Career Opportunities: Health specialty educators and health services managers

The degree programs listed above are a sampling of our offerings. All undergraduate and graduate programs are eligible for reduced tuition rates through our partnership.

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