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TCNS Members Save on Online Graduate Nursing Programs

30% Tuition Discount

Current members of the Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS) may receive a 30% tuition discount for our online graduate nursing programs.

Eligibility

  • Be a registered nurse.
  • Be a current member of TCNS, with one full calendar year of TCNS membership.
  • Be an enrolled full-time or part-time Duquesne University School of Nursing graduate student in one of our degree or certificate programs.


Process

  1. Complete the Tuition Discount Program Student Contract and Verification Form for TCNS 
  2. Email the form to Dr. Kate DeLuca, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, at deluca899@duq.edu.

The 30% tuition benefit will commence with the beginning of the next semester or term after the date of membership. View the Academic Calendar for upcoming start dates.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am enrolled in a Duquesne University graduate nursing program. I am not currently a TCNS member, but plan to join. When would I be eligible for the 30% tuition discount?
You are eligible after one full calendar year of TCNS membership. The 30% tuition benefit will commence with the beginning of the next semester or term after the one-year membership anniversary date.

I am a Duquesne University nursing graduate student and a TCNS member. What are the next steps to ensure that I receive the tuition discount?
If you have been a TCNS member for one calendar year or longer, download and complete the Tuition Discount Program Student Contract and Verification Form for TCNS. Email the completed form to Dr. Kate DeLuca. The 30% tuition benefit will commence with the beginning of the next semester or term after the date of membership.

If you joined TCNS within the past 12 months, you will have to wait until you reach your one-year anniversary date to complete the form.

I am a Duquesne graduate nursing student and already receive the partner institution employee tuition discount. Am I eligible for the TCNS discount as well?

No, you can only receive one tuition discout at a time.

I am a Duquesne graduate nursing student and joined TCNS last September. Will I be eligible for the 30% discount this upcoming fall term since I will have been a TCNS member a full 12 months as of September 1?

No, you will only be eligible to receive discounted tuition for the spring semester following the one-year anniversary of your TCNS membership. The discount for TCNS members will commence with the beginning of the next semester or term after your one-year anniversary date of membership.

For the past year, I have been a TCNS member and enrolled as a Duquesne University graduate nursing student. Will I receive the 30% tuition discount for the classes I have already completed?
No. The partnership discount is new for the upcoming academic year. The discount cannot be applied retroactively.

Can the tuition discount be applied to "continuous registration" (which occurs when a student has completed all coursework and is only taking dissertation credits) for doctoral students?
No. This discount only applies to tuition. The Continuous registration is a fee.

Who can I contact if I have further questions about this partnership and/or my eligibility?
Please email Cherith Simmer, Assistant Dean for Recruitment and Enrollment Management, at simmer@duq.edu.

Who can I contact to learn more about TCNS?
Please email Lisa A. Dobson, Director of Operations for TCNS, at ldobson@tcns.org.