Welcome Community Health Center Employees and NACHC Members


WGU and NACHC are proud to offer special benefits for NACHC Member Community Health Center (CHC) and Primary Health Care Association (PCA) employees.

NACHC NACHC member CHCs and PCAs nationwide are joining forces with WGU, the nation’s leading competency-based online university designed to build a better workforce without the time, place, and financial barriers of a traditional university. WGU students that hold an individual membership to NACHC are eligible to apply for a tuition discount and scholarship offers!

Partnership Benefits for employees of CHC’s and PCA’s:

PCA partners may have additional scholarship offers:

For more information on NACHC’s workforce education partnerships, contact Gerrard Jolly at 301-347-0400.

WGU Offers Respected and Recognized Healthcare Degree Programs

CCNE Accreditation

CCNE logo Western Governors University’s nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791). An autonomous accrediting agency supported by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), CCNE’s mission is to ensure the quality and integrity of U.S. baccalaureate and graduate degree programs that educate nurses. CCNE is one of two national nursing accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

WGU was named an Center of Excellence™ in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing (NLN) for 2015–2019 for creating environments that enhance student learning and professional development. This prestigious award has only been given to 45 colleges and universities nationwide and is a result of a rigorous review process by an external team who examined WGU’s nursing programs and outcomes before extending the recognition through 2019.

CAHIIM Accredited


Western Governors University’s Health Information Management program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Respected by Industry Leaders

A crucial measure of a degree’s value is the reputation of the university where it was earned. Leading healthcare organizations—including HCA, Tenet Healthcare, Cedars-Sinai, and others—have supported WGU and entrusted us with the education of their employees. And employers of our alumni love their WGU grads: In a recent survey, 100% called WGU grads well-prepared for their jobs. Even the White House highlighted WGU as an example of “what works” in reinventing higher education.

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