Education Benefits

You can grow and develop in a supportive learning environment that fosters community and encourages knowledge sharing for your continued success. Offerings include generous education benefits, educational partnerships with opportunities for no- and low-cost degrees and certificates, exploring new roles, working on an individual development plan with your leader, and access to a wide range of educational webinars and resources.

Below are just some of the many education benefits. Visit the eSource Learning page for information on more ways to learn and develop at OhioHealth.

Education Reimbursement & Direct Pay Programs

Pursuing your education while working is more affordable than ever at OhioHealth. You are eligible for these programs upon hire.

The education reimbursement and direct-pay benefit pays expenses for programs of study at regionally or select nationally accredited institutions, related to positions at OhioHealth.

Direct Pay Program. OhioHealth will directly pay for tuition upfront up to $5,250 per year to eligible associates in critical need roles at more than 50 preferred in-network colleges and universities.

Education Reimbursement Program. This program reimburses eligible associates up to $5,250 per year for educational expenses at regionally or select nationally accredited institutions, related to positions at OhioHealth. There are select colleges and universities that will reduce their tuition to equal the OhioHealth $5,250 a year education benefit for full-time associates, meaning you may be able to earn your education at no cost.

Dependent benefits for education are also available through tuition discounts at many colleges and universities.

Eligibility for education benefits begins your first day of employment. The benefit amount paid is based on hours worked and role.

  • Full-time associates (64 – 80 hours per pay period): Maximum benefit amount = $5,250 per year
  • Part-time associates pursuing degrees in certain workforce critical roles (32 – 63 hours per pay period): Maximum benefit amount = $5,250 per year
  • Part-time associates pursuing degrees in non-critical roles (32 – 63 hours per pay period): Maximum benefit amount = $3,000 per year
  • Associate dependents may receive tuition discounts at local institutions that partner with OhioHealth the list of schools can be found on the eSource-Learning page

Student Loan Relief Benefit

OhioHealth has partnered with Fiducius to assist associates in taking control of their student loans. Fiducius provides in-depth education and comprehensive support on student loan restructuring options including (Forgive) Public Service Loan Forgiveness, (ReFi) loan refinancing, and (SimpliFi) loan consolidation. Learn more here.

How to make the most of this benefit

Visit the eSource Learning page for more information about learning and developing

Questions?

For OhioHealth education benefits eligibility and policy questions, contact the HR Resource Center at (614) 533.8888 or email HRRC@ohiohealth.com.

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