Back to School
Methodist Hospital Educational Assistance
If you have thought about going back to school to earn a college degree
or would like to become certified in your area of work, Methodist Hospital
offers a benefit to help you reach that goal with Educational Assistance.
Educational Assistance has been offered to employees since 1995 and is
designed to give financial assistance to offset certification cost or
college tuition, books and lab fees. To be eligible, you must have worked
for Methodist Hospital for six months, be in good standing with no active
written warnings on file and be in a position budgeted for 20 hours or
more per week.
Employees can receive up to $4,000 per fiscal year (July-June) for college
expenses. The amount of money per student is determined by the level of
degree the employee is pursuing and if that occupation is critical and
necessary to the operation of the Hospital. Reimbursement for an initial
certification test, including course work and or books, is half of the
cost, up to $300. The costs of re-certifications are not eligible for
If you are interested and would like to learn more about this benefit,
please review the Educational Assistance policy or contact Human Resources
at ext. 7540.