Future Members: Why Participate

 

Each Member Institution

  • Offers its own degrees

  • Makes distance learning courses available to the consortium

  • Bolsters its own offerings with elective courses from other collaborators

 

A Collaboration Based on Trust

  • Students enroll in NEXus courses through their home institution

  • Includes both PhD and DNP programs

  • Members respect the academic standards of all other members

  • Students enroll in NEXus courses through their home institution

  • Teaching institutions maintain control and responsibility for their curriculum

  • Institutions minimize student barriers to participation

  • Common tuition price across all NEXus courses

 

Tuition

  • Common price

  • Tuition is split between institutions

 

The Business Case

  • Ability to fill seats in classes

  • Collaborators can offer a broader range of courses than any single university

  • Faculty can reach a larger group of students with specialized courses

 

The Result for Students

  • Increased access for students across the country

  • Networking opportunities

  • Diversity in education

  • Experience with new teaching modalities