Building Careers in
Nursing & Social Work
Become a Professor
Launch a second career and go from a professional to professor. CT Health Horizons is funding faculty positions for MSN- and MSW-level professionals who want to teach and influence the next generation.
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Become a Student
If you’re currently enrolled in a Nursing or Social Work degree program, or considering graduate school, you may be eligible for up to $10,000 in tuition assistance. See participating undergraduate and graduate programs.
CT Health Horizons was created in response to a critical workforce issue: a statewide shortage of nursing and social work professionals. Working in partnership with 30+ public and private colleges, CT Health Horizons addresses this need by:
- Providing tuition assistance to Nursing and Social Work students
- Expanding the number of faculty positions
- Creating career-based partner programs with healthcare providers
Grow & Diversify
CT Health Horizons is a three-year, $35 million initiative, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act. It unites several agencies—the Office of Workforce Strategy, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, the University of Connecticut, the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges, and the Connecticut Hospital Association—with one clear goal: to grow and diversify the next generation of healthcare professionals, particularly nurses and social workers.
Connecticut Health Horizons is funded through the federal American Rescue Plan Act – Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds awarded to the State of Connecticut by the U.S. Department of the Treasury (FAIN: SLFRP0128). CT Health Horizons is a collaborative partnership that includes Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, the Office of Workforce Strategy, multiple state agencies, the University of Connecticut, the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges, and the Connecticut Hospital Association.