Academic Partnership

Athena Career Academy has teamed up with multiple institutions to provide our Nursing Graduates with access to the best education options! Please see each program’s details below.


Grand Canyon UniversityGrand Canyon University is a private Christian university committed to delivering an affordable and transformative higher education. Founded in 1949 and based in beautiful Phoenix, Arizona, GCU integrates a welcoming Christian worldview into our dynamic academic programs, informed by industry and student learning outcomes.

As of June 2023, GCU offers online students over 270 academic programs, including over 100 degree programs, over 130 emphases and over 35 certificate programs that are designed to challenge and inspire you to become an innovative thinker, effective communicator, global contributor and the kind of changemaker who invigorates your community by placing the interests of others before your own. Our digital platform supports online learning and connects over 85,500 online students1 (Fall 2022) with knowledgeable faculty and allows you the freedom to earn your degree on your time — from wherever you are.

Whether you take one class at a time or double up to accelerate your bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate, GCU believes that a quality education should be accessible to all with a supportive graduation team behind you. Learn more about GCU’s programs, competitive tuition rates and scholarship offers from your dedicated university counselor who takes a personalized approach to helping you achieve your academic goals. Find your purpose at GCU. Private. Christian. Affordable. Visit


Are you interested in earning your BSN by turning your diploma into college credit?

Bowling Green State University offers up to 16 college credits for passing the NCLEX-PN and 40 college credits for passing the NCLEX-RN.  We are a 100% online RN to BSN program that offers flexible and meaningful course work. 100% of our graduates have stated they have improved their clinical judgment by earning their BSN at BGSU and 100% of students also stated they would recommend this program to a friend!

If you are interested in learning more about a program designed with both your personal and professional needs in mind check out our website at: or contact the program coordinator: Dr. Lara Wilken at We look forward to hearing from you soon!


Athena Career Academy has partnered with the Purdue University Global School of Nursing to provide you with access to world-class online nursing programs at a reduced tuition.*

Purdue Global offers flexible programs designed for working adults who are balancing career, family, and other responsibilities. Classes start throughout the year and terms last for 10 weeks. Plus, you can try the undergraduate programs for 3 weeks before you owe any tuition.†

To learn how Purdue University Global can help you save on tuition and graduate sooner, contact MJ Bassett at or 708-334-2561.

Benefits of Athena Career Academy’s collaboration with Purdue University Global:

Public. Online. Accredited.


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Athena’s partnership with Chamberlain University provides you with access to high-quality nursing and public health education programs at a partner tuition rate.

Athena Career Academy recognizes that Chamberlain’s up-to-date, relevant curriculum provides information and insight that even the most seasoned practitioner can apply to their current and future roles. And, with 100% online coursework, you can continue to work your normal schedule while still having time left for you and your family.

So Athena Career Academy is connecting you to the best resources for investing in your future as a healthcare professional through Chamberlain University. Take advantage of all the benefits provided, including the partner tuition rates, today and start earning an advanced degree from Chamberlain to help take your career to the next level.

For more information, contact:  Denise McKenna, Chamberlain University. Call 216.544.3912, schedule a phone call here or email 

Benefits of Athena Career Academy’s collaboration with Chamberlain:

Earn your degree online – on your time – while continuing to work.

If you have any questions about thee programs we urge you to reach out to the institution directly or contact Dawn Belzung at Athena Career Academy for more information.

* May not be combined with other Purdue Global tuition reductions or ExcelTrack™ pricing. Tuition rates are subject to change at Purdue Global’s discretion at any time and, as a result, the tuition price may change.
† Classes count toward a degree if satisfactorily completed. No credits are earned if the student withdraws during the introductory period (3 weeks for new qualifying undergraduate students), which begins day one of the first term. Students who choose to continue their studies at Purdue Global will need to meet specific requirements. Graduate programs not included. Additional terms may apply.
to international and non-U.S. citizen students. For further information, see the University Catalog.
‡ Purdue Global does not guarantee transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.