Brandman University Partners with Washington Fire Chiefs (WFC)

Scholarship program provides a high-quality, flexible and affordable path to undergraduate and graduate degrees and career advancement

LACEY, Wash. (October 20, 2011) - Brandman University and Washington Fire Chiefs (WFC) announced today their marketing partnership to offer current graduate and undergraduate programs at a special scholarship rate. WFC members who pursue furthering their education will enjoy this scholarship offering valued at approximately $150 per three-unit course.

Program offerings are available at all of Brandman’s Washington State campuses located at Bangor Naval Base Kitsap, Ft. Lewis, Lacey, McChord AFB, Whidbey Island and Online. This special pricing will also be available for Extended Education courses, but will exclude nursing degrees.

Mike Brown, Executive Director of the Washington Fire Chiefs said, “The WFC is proud to partner with Brandman University so Washington fire service members have access to the quality education and convenience provided by Brandman University while they work towards career advancement, undergraduate and graduate degree programs.”

Founded in 1958 and formerly known as Chapman University College, Brandman University is part of the prestigious Chapman University System and provides high-quality, innovative degree programs for working professionals. By blending Chapman University’s heritage of academic excellence with specialized student services and flexible curriculum delivery, Brandman is a highly regarded option for working professionals and community college transfers seeking meaningful degrees that have a reputation for quality.

“Our partnership with the Washington Fire Chiefs represents the university’s mission to offer a dynamic education based on excellence and flexibility that creates lasting value and relevance for evolving careers,” said Chancellor Gary Brahm of Brandman University. “We are proud to help firefighters pursue academic achievement while maintaining their work schedules and personal commitments.” 

About Brandman University 
Brandman University is a private, non-profit institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Established in 1958 and a part of the Chapman University System, Brandman blends a legacy of academic excellence with progressive, innovative curriculum and strong support services designed for working professionals. Solely dedicated to the working adult, the university serves more than 10,000 students annually in 52 undergraduate, graduate, credential, and certificate programs in business, arts and sciences, nursing and health professions, and education offered online and through 26 campuses in California and Washington. For more information, visit http://www.brandman.edu

About the Washington Fire Chiefs
The Washington Fire Chiefs is an incorporated nonprofit association.  Its mission is to be a source of information and education to its members and to take a lead role in influencing issues affecting the fire service. For more information, visithttp://www.washingtonfirechiefs.org/.

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About Brandman University
Brandman University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). As part of the Chapman University System, Brandman blends a legacy of academic excellence with innovative curriculum and strong support services designed for students with busy schedules. The university offers 50+ undergraduate, graduate, credential and certificate programs across its schools of arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and health. Brandman serves an average of 12,000 students annually with programs available online and at over 25 campuses throughout California and Washington. The university’s online programs consistently rank among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. www.Brandman.edu.

For more information contact Steve Quis, director of Public Relations at squis@brandman.edu.