Clarkson College and Boys Town Sign Partnership to Help Meet Needs of the Health Care Workforce

Clarkson College is pleased to announce a partnership with Boys Town, the region’s premiere provider of mental and health care services to youth and families of all backgrounds. The partnership will offer Boys Town employees as well as their spouses and dependent children tuition savings and employment growth opportunities.   

“Clarkson College is excited to partner with Boys Town to help fulfill a workforce need through  a collaborative effort to better serve the  community,” says Dr. Andreia Nebel, Vice President of Academic Affairs at Clarkson College. “We aim to be a part of the solution and are committed to working hand-in-hand with Boys Town to equip and prepare health care professionals for the increased challenges faced in mental health, community health, nursing, allied health, health care business, and more.”

Through the partnership, all Boys Town employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children ages 23 and younger, will receive a tuition savings rate at Clarkson College. Boys Town employees will have the opportunity for salary growth potential and advancement within the organization. The partnership leads the way to creating a more highly trained workforce and opportunities for career advancement, especially within areas of critical need including mental health and nursing.

Individuals who are interested in the mental health field and pursuing a career at Boys Town can explore the Bachelor of Science in Psychology option, newly launched in fall 2022, or consider a career path toward a Graduate Nursing degree specializing in mental health. Students will develop the skills and tools necessary to provide services in a mental health setting to patients of all ages and have the opportunity to learn on the job at Boys Town while completing their degree. Employees and their family members can also explore career options in Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiography, Medical Imaging, Healthcare Business, Health Information Management, Community Health, and Education and Leadership. 

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