Academic Partners


Samuel Merritt University Logo

“Welcome to Samuel Merritt University’s RN to BSN program! Our program is designed to help working RNs gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to change the way we deliver health care.  You start the program with a meditation course to help enrich self-care practices.” – Samuel Merritt University is the official partner for the RN to BSN program offered by the Nurse Scholars Academy.


University pf San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions Logo

“The School of Nursing and Health Professions at the University of San Francisco advances the mission of the university by preparing health professionals to address the determinants of health, promote policy and advocacy and provide a moral compass to transform health care in order to further equity and positively influence quality, delivery, and access.” – University of San Francisco is the official partner for the MSN-CNL and ELDNP programs offered by the Nurse Scholars Academy.


 Other Educational Opportunities


Capella University Logo

In partnership with the Nurse Scholars Academy, Capella offers discounted rates on certificate programs designed for nurses who hold at least a bachelor’s degree:

  • Diabetes Nursing (graduate certificate)
  • Nursing Leadership (graduate certificate)
  • Care Coordination (graduate certificate)
  • Nursing Informatics (graduate certificate)
  • Nursing Education (post-master’s certificate)

To learn more go to or download their flyer.


Duke University School of Nursing

“Over the past 80 years, Duke University School of Nursing has built its reputation as a global leader in nursing education, clinical service and research. At Duke, we believe that preparing nurses to meet the current and emerging needs of society involves the active transformation of knowledge into practice.”

To learn more go to


Other Partners and Resources


MyHR Logo

Also check out the Employee Discounts section of MyHR where you can find discounts for even more educational institutions.

And for benefitted employees there is Tuition Reimbursement available to help pay for your education.


National Workforce Planning and Development Logo

No matter where you are in your career journey you will probably find something of interest on the Kaiser Permanente Career Development site.  You should stop in there to see the amazing array of programs, guidance and courses that are available.


KP Nursing - Nursing Pathways Logo

To learn more about the profession of nursing at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, check out the web site’s NCAL section.


Check out the eBooks and eJournals section under the Reference Shelf –> kpLibraries. There are many useful titles available to aide you in your professional development.


More Partners are added regularly so come back soon to learn more.