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Welcome Hartford HealthCare employees! Our partnership provides you with access to exclusive benefits and affordable online programs specifically built for working adults and designed to advance careers, especially in the health care field. Let’s get started.

All eligible employees of Hartford HealthCare can access the benefits of our partnership.
  • 10% tuition discount for undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs.
  • Application fee will be waived.
  • State of the art CCNE accredited online RN/ADN-to-BSN designed for licensed RNs working in the field.
  • Relevant healthcare degrees in Health Care Administration, Health Information Management , Psychology, Sociology, as well as Certificates in Medical Coding, CDI, Long Term Care, etc.
  • Meet with Charter Oak representatives quarterly to discuss our programs.
  • Virtual events specifically for Hartford HealthCare employees.


Charter Oak State College is Connecticut’s state public online College. The College’s programs are 100% online. Complete partnership details for Hartford HealthCare employees can be found on this page.

The College maintains administrative offices in New Britain, CT.

Charter Oak State College offers online Bachelor’s, Master’s and Associate degrees, as well as professional Certificates. The College has key signature programs in Health Care career fields including Health Care Administration, Health Information Management (CAHIIM®-accredited), Health Informatics, Clinical Documentation Improvement, Nursing (CCNE-accredited RN/ADN to BSN), Medical Coding, Sociology, Psychology, Leadership and more.

All Hartford HealthCare colleagues are eligible for a 10% tuition discount on undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs at Charter Oak State College. Plus, HHC employees apply FREE! College representatives will be at on-site locations quarterly and colleagues will be invited to Open Houses and events.

Charter Oak is one of Connecticut’s most affordable options in-state. They offer College credit for qualified credentials and a flexible credit transfer policy designed to honor credits you have already earned. Charter Oak’s Tuition and Fees can be accessed here.

Colleagues can use Hartford HealthCare’s tuition assistance program of up to $5,250 a year for full-timers or $3,000 a year for part-timers, to cover all or part of your education costs, depending on how many credits you take in a calendar year.

Charter Oak State College will honor partnership benefits for all Hartford HealthCare employees. Annually, students in our partnership program will be asked to validate their employment in the form of a valid email.

Email Charter Oak’s Bursar’s office identifying yourself as an HHC employee. The discount is not retroactive but employees will receive all benefits going forward.

Charter Oak is Connecticut’s public online College. We partnered together because they are experts at educating adults working in Health Care environments. They offer:

  • 100% online programs (excluding any required on-site practicums)
  • Full student support services online
  • The College’s niche is Health Care
  • Faculty are experts in their field
  • Asynchronous courses mean you log on at your convenience. Perfect for accommodating shift work!
  • The College was built for working adults and has been teaching online for over two decades.

Click the purple "Request Information" button, complete the form and receive the link to your free application in your email.

Hartford HealthCare Entities Covered by Our Partnership
  • Backus Hospital (E. CT)
  • Cedar Mountain Commons (ALF owned by HH)
  • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (Torrington)
  • Hartford HealthCare at Home
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network
  • Hartford HealthCare Senior Services
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Institute of Living (part of HH)
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut
  • Jefferson House (LTC and rehab - part of HH)
  • MidState Medical Center
  • Natchaug Hospital (mental health/addiction)
  • Rushford (mental health/addiction)
  • St. Vincent's Medical Center (Bridgeport)
  • Windham Hospital (E. CT)

Why Charter Oak State College?