MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capella University (http://www.capella.edu), a regionally accredited online university* that has built its reputation among online schools by providing high quality online degree programs for working adults, has announced an educational alliance with GNC Holdings. As part of that alliance, employees of GNC and their immediate family members are eligible for reduced tuition at Capella. They are also eligible for an Alliance Partner Grant of $3,000 if they begin a Capella degree program by Dec. 2, 2013.
“By partnering with Capella University, we can help build and sustain a high-performing workforce with the knowledge, tools, and resources necessary to achieve our business objectives.”
“GNC is committed to the educational and professional development of our employees,” said Terry Hatten, Senior Vice President of HR for GNC. “By partnering with Capella University, we can help build and sustain a high-performing workforce with the knowledge, tools, and resources necessary to achieve our business objectives.”
GNC specializes in health and wellness products, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplement products, sports nutrition products and diet products. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, GNC employs 15,000 at more than 8,300 locations.
As of June 30, 2013, approximately 36,000 students were enrolled at Capella University. The learning and career outcomes of Capella’s students and alumni can be found at www.capellaresults.org.
To learn more about the alliance between Capella and GNC, please visit www.capella.edu/gnc.
About Capella University
Capella University (www.capella.edu) is a regionally accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing quality online degree programs for working adults. As of June 30, 2013, about 70 percent of Capella students were enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, homeland security, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 144 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 22 certificate programs. Approximately 36,000 students were enrolled as of June 30, 2013, from all 50 states and 61 other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).
*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and
is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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