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EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY: 50% off tuition for Graduate Nursing Preceptors

A 50% tuition discount is now available to preceptors in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) programs.
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Preceptorship bridges the gap between the classroom and the clinical area where nursing is practiced. At the Saginaw Valley State University College of Health & Human Services, precepted experiences are used in senior-level courses to prepare the student for the role of graduate nurse.

In addition to 50% off tuition, receive these preceptor perks!

  • Individual faculty support with your student
  • Free access to
  • Access to exclusive continuing education opportunities as available
  • Access to extensive library resources
  • A letter from SVSU that verifies the number of hours served as a preceptor, which can be useful when renewing national certification

Learn more about this unique opportunity! Read our FAQs


Do I Qualify?


Currently enrolled at Saginaw Valley State University


Precept an SVSU FNP or PMHNP student in the semester in which you are receiving the discount.


Have a minimum of one year of experience as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse


Pay for your semester tuition by the payment deadline, and then you will be reimbursed the 50% off.


Complete your commitment to precept the student for the semester in order to receive your reimbursement. Forfeiting your commitment could result in loss of reimbursement.


Submit a current resume and valid APRN license to the clinical coordinators each academic year.

Apply Now — Three Easy Steps!

1 Apply for Admission

Your first step to continuing your education with SVSU is applying.

Applying is easy and it’s free!

Apply Today

2 Enroll

Once you are admitted, you will establish your schedule with the coordinator of your program.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Certificate – Dr. Kathleen Schachman

Graduate Nursing Programs – Dr. Cynthia Hupert

3 Finance your education

Complete your FAFSA, sign up for a payment plan, or pay in full.


Requirements to Keep 50% Tuition

In order to maintain 50% tuition throughout your program of study, you must:

  • Precept a SVSU student during the semester in which you request a reimbursement (subject to administrative and department decision).
  • Have satisfactory student and faculty evaluations.
  • Maintain an unencumbered APRN license.
  • Complete and submit the tuition reimbursement form for each semester that you wish to receive the discount. Note: You may continue to qualify for reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year. Reimbursement may not exceed this amount during a calendar year.

Questions? We are here to help!

Danielle Premo

Text: 989-964-4172


Danielle Premo

Learn more about this unique opportunity! Read our FAQs

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