District 1199C Partnership

For more than 150 years, Peirce College has stood as an institute of higher learning committed to providing working adults with the sort of career-based educations they need to begin or advance successful careers as members of the Greater Philadelphia workforce. Peirce is proud to be partnered with District 1199C in that endeavor. Thanks to our corporate partnership, 1199C employees can enjoy affordable tuition rates at a college that serves their unique needs as working adult learners.

Corporate Partnership Tuition Discount

District 1199C is itself dedicated to providing access to career pathways in healthcare and human services through education, training and work-based learning, making it an ideal partner organization for Peirce. If you’re an 1199C member or the spouse or dependent of an 1199C member, then you likely qualify for incredible education benefits at Peirce, like a discount on tuition. Qualified District 1199C members covered by the District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund may qualify for additional tuition assistance.

To receive your Peirce College corporate discount, simply complete a Peirce College application and select 1199C when asked how you heard about Peirce. A Peirce admissions representative will then be in touch to guide you through the next steps. To see a full list of benefits Peirce offers through our corporate partnership with 1199C, click here.

About District 1199C

District 1199C was formed in 1974 through collective bargaining agreements between District 1199C of the National Union of Hospital & Health Care Employees (NUHHCE) and 11 Philadelphia hospitals. Today, the Training Fund is available to those looking for guidance and support along their career path. Its programs and class offerings were designed to appeal to the needs of both healthcare employees and the healthcare industry at large. District 1199C’s Career Pathways train and develop graduates, enabling them to meet employer expectations and preparing them for the constantly evolving world of healthcare professions.

Regardless of what your experience level, educational background, career goals and whoever and wherever you are, District 1199C believes that lifelong learning is necessary to getting you to where you want to be. That’s why it provides work-based education and builds career pathways for workers of all skill levels and backgrounds.

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