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Helping First Responders Maximize Their Futures

As an emergency first responder, you dedicate your life to serving your community – and we dedicate ours to serving heroes like you. With minimal spare time but big aspirations, it’s time to maximize your future with accredited, flexible online education that works with your schedule. Around-the-clock, Grantham University is here for you.

Reduced Heroes Tuition

Grantham makes higher education achievable for all kinds of heroes – law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics and other selfless civil servants. That’s why we offer first responders a unique Heroes Program with reduced $250 per credit hour tuition and no textbook, software or technology fees. And that’s for both graduate and undergraduate degrees.

We further reduce your education costs (and time to graduation), with generous transfer credit for experience you already have, including on-the-job training, life experience and prior college coursework. In fact, up to 75% of an undergraduate degree program can be covered with transfer credit.

Online Flexibility + Convenience

With your emergency response schedule, you can count on Grantham for the flexibility you need. Study when and where works best for you, thanks to our convenient online format and no set login times. And our flexible monthly course starts and eight-week classes allow you to move toward graduation at a pace your lifestyle allows.

Career-relevant Education

At Grantham, you can achieve your education and move up in your career or into a new field altogether. Whether your niche is nursing, healthcare, law enforcement, firefighting, or the many other first responder fields, you can choose from 50+ undergraduate or graduate degrees and certificates. A few examples of relevant education opportunities include:

  • Criminal Justice: Dive into criminal justice theory and law enforcement practice – enabling advancement in careers in the criminal justice system, legal or even law enforcement. You can specialize in Homeland Security where you’ll learn about border security and intelligence, terrorism prevention and analysis, and emergency and disaster planning – valuable knowledge for protecting our nation from all kinds of natural and man-made threats. Or choose the Computer Forensic Investigation specialty, to advance your cybersecurity career by studying computer crime, computer forensics, ethical hacking, computer crime scene investigation and criminal intelligence analysis.
  • Paralegal Studies: Gain foundational knowledge in legal support to start your paralegal career. Graduate prepared to support a legal team with legal research, analysis, and limited interview and investigating duties, as well as preparation of legal documents for client, attorney and court review. Potential employers include a small law practice, large firm, or even a corporate or government legal team.
  • Nursing: Earn the BSN or MSN you need to advance your nursing career. Depending on how quickly you need your bachelor’s degree – and how much time you can dedicate to completing it – we have both standard and accelerated options available. We also offer four specialized MSN programs that cater to BSN-holders who are ready to take their careers to the highest levels.
  • Healthcare: There are many healthcare fields you can specialize in, too. Whether it’s medical coding and billing, healthcare administration, health systems or health information management – Grantham offers a range of undergraduate and graduate-level degrees and certificates. With your degree, you could possibly work for not only hospitals, but also dental offices, specialty clinics, and even community health education offices. At Grantham, you’ll gain the technical know-how in your healthcare courses to make your mark and move your career forward.

This is just a sampling of Grantham’s diverse programs. Many other degrees and certificates are available, too, across business, computer science and engineering technology. Whatever your path, your time at Grantham will be well-spent, with impactful, immediately applicable education taught by industry experts. It’s your time to choose – and maximize your future.