Educational Discounts

The educational discounts included below are overseen by WorkLife at UC Davis Health. These special rates are available to all employees, students, and retirees. 


National Healthcareer Association 

Offer: Receive 10% off the purchase of an NHA certification exam.
NHA empowers people to access a better future through certification exams, preparation materials and study guides across eight allied health careers. NHA offers eight nationally recognized, allied health certifications:

  • Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • EKG Technician
  • Electronic Health Records Specialist
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician/Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician


  1. Go to
  2. Click “login” in the upper right corner
  3. Type in your email address and password or “create new profile,” on the left of screen, to create a new account
  4. Enter code "10UCD" during checkout
National University 

About: On-campus and Online Degree Programs
Offer: 15% off tuition (Note: Pre-licensure Nursing and Radiation Therapy programs are excluded from discounted offer)

Fast Track Scholarship- Every 4th course free (can be stacked with the partner 15% tuition reduction scholarship)
Contact: Tony Ruiz | (714)

Southern New Hampshire University

About: Southern New Hampshire University is an accredited, nonprofit institution with a proud 85-year history of helping people transform their lives. SNHU offers hundreds of career-focused programs and two interactive ways to learn.

Offer: All UC Davis Health employees receive the following benefits: 

  • 15% on course-based SNHU programs
  • Access to SNHU's College for America program for only $5,000 per year.

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Staff Tuition for Education Program (STEP)

About: The UC Davis Health Staff Tuition for Education Program (STEP) is an educational reimbursement program available to non-academic UC Davis Health career employees in support of career advancement training. The primary focus of STEP is to encourage eligible employees in their efforts to pursue accredited matriculated degree programs (e.g. associates, bachelors, masters, Ph.D., etc.) as well as certain accredited vocational and other specialized studies that prepare candidates for skilled positions that are significantly utilized at UC Davis Health. Eligible vocational programs typically require one to two years of study to complete.
Offer: Go to the Learning and Development page for guidelines, eligibility information, and forms.

UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education

Offer: 20% fee discount (with a savings of up to $200) that applies to most course offerings.  A 50% fee discount when eligible employees enroll in a course three or fewer working days prior to the course start date. This discount is only offered on a space-available basis and applies to most CPE courses.  
Contact: (800) 752-0881

UC Employee-Student Reduced Fee Program Offer: Two-thirds reduction of the UC registration and education fees (up to nine units or three regular session courses per quarter, whichever is greater). This reduced fee program does not apply to UC Extension courses and most UC Davis professional schools (e.g., School of Veterinary Medicine, Graduate School of Management, School of Nursing, etc.).
Conditions: Non-probationary UC career employees who meet the admissions requirements of the University of California are eligible for this program. To apply eligible employees must complete the Reduced Fee Authorization Form, have their employment status certified by UC Davis Health Training and Development and submit to the Registrar’s Office by the 10th day of instruction.