Eligible Hannaford employees can now receive tuition fees
BANGOR, MAINE, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Hannaford Supermarkets and Husson University are working together to help Hannaford employees earn professional certificates, undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees. Students have the choice of taking online classes or attending classes at the Husson University campus in Bangor, Maine.
“With more than 180 stores and nearly 30,000 associates located in Maine, New York State, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont, Hannaford employees are spread over a significant geographic area,” said Marie Hansen, JD, PhD, SHRM-SCP, Dean of College of Business and New England School of Communications (NESCom) at Husson University. “Our robust online capabilities and our Bangor, Maine campus are ideally suited to help these busy professionals successfully access the types of higher education that can lead to career success.”
Husson’s online undergraduate degree offerings include programs in accounting, business administration, marketing, psychology, legal studies, and criminal justice, to name a few. The University also offers a variety of graduate programs online. These degree programs include masters in business administration with concentrations in risk management, entrepreneurship, healthcare, and business analysis. For a complete list of Husson University online degree programs, visit https://www.husson.edu/online/online-degrees/.
â€œHusson University helps Hannaford provide a cost effective option for our associates to pursue graduate studies and develop their skills,â€ said Matthew Rothman, manager of young talent development at Hannaford. â€œPartnering locally and extending advancement opportunities to our associates is another example of how Hannaford cares about our associates and our community. “
Any Hannaford employee who qualifies for company employment, and then successfully applies to Husson University and is enrolled in an uncapped undergraduate or graduate program, may receive a 15% reduction on tuition fees. This includes the popular Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Husson University. More Maine students choose to get their MBA from Husson University than any other college or university in the state.
Hannaford employees who wish to pursue a graduate degree in pharmacy will be eligible to receive a 10% reduction, provided they meet Hannaford’s employment requirements and are accepted into the program, after successfully applying to Husson University.
In addition to these discounts, Hannaford employees will be eligible for exemption from their application fees if they follow Husson’s admission procedures and agree to become an undergraduate or graduate continuing education student at the ‘University.
Hannaford employees who have previously obtained a bachelor’s degree from a recognized and accredited institution are welcome to apply to Husson’s graduate programs. As an added benefit for students pursuing an MBA, Husson University will offer a leveling course that can be taken online. This will provide students, who have a degree in a discipline other than business, with the basic training they will need to successfully complete their MBA studies.
Hannaford employees who have taken university courses have the opportunity to further reduce the cost of their studies by requesting a credit transfer. Those interested in applying for undergraduate transfer credits should contact Transfer Admissions by calling 207.941.7024 or by emailing Stephanie Cadwell, Associate Director of Transfer Admissions at [email protected] Those interested in applying transfer credits to their MBA program should contact Husson University Graduate Admissions by calling them at 207.404.5661 or by emailing them at [email protected] Undergraduate and graduate admissions are more than happy to answer any questions individuals may have about the admissions process.
â€œHusson University is home to the largest College of Business in Maine, with over 1,400 students enrolled in our management programs. We have been providing sales training for over 123 years, â€continued Hansen. â€œIn addition to offering a high quality education, degrees from Husson University are affordable. This makes Husson University an incredible value and the smart choice for business education.
Eligible Hannaford employees can also enroll in one of Husson’s 48 undergraduate degrees1 and 45 certificate programs available on the campus of Bangor University in Maine. This includes all programs offered by Husson’s College of Business, College of Health and Pharmacy, College of Science and Humanities, and New England School of Communications (NESCom). A full list of undergraduate and graduate programs at Husson University is available at https://www.husson.edu/academics/degrees/.
Find out more about Hannaford supermarkets:
Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, operates 184 stores in the Northeast. The stores are located in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. Hannaford employs nearly 30,000 associates. Additional information is available at Hannaford.com.
Learn more about Husson University:
For more than 120 years, Husson University has shown its adaptability and strength by delivering educational programs that prepare future leaders to meet the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to providing affordable classroom, online and experiential learning opportunities, Husson University has become a top value in higher education. Characteristics of a Husson education include advanced knowledge delivered through quality business educational programs; health and education; pharmacy studies; sciences and humanities; as well as communication. According to a recent tuition and fee analysis by US News & World Report, Husson University is one of the most affordable private colleges in New England. For more information on educational opportunities that can lead to personal and professional success, visit Husson.edu.
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1 Understands variations in concentrations