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CenterLight Health System Academic Partnership

For more than 90 years, CenterLight Health System has been caring for New Yorkers in need from all backgrounds and walks of life. Through a wide range of programs and services, including nursing, rehabilitation, home health care, adult day health care, and more their focus remains the same, to improve their patient’s quality of life. CenterLight Health System employees are committed to its core values. Through integrity, caring, creativity and diversity they are able to provide home and community-based long-term care and focus on their patients emotional, social, psychological, and spiritual needs.

CenterLight Health System has grown to be one of the largest comprehensive, not-for-profit healthcare organizations in the country, with more than 40 facilities and 4500 employees they are deeply embedded in the communities where their patients live.

As a way of saying "thank you" to the many CenterLight Health System employees who reside in our community, Marist College is offering special tuition pricing for all employees and their immediate adult family members.

Special Tuition Pricing for Employees

CenterLight Health System employees, along with their immediate adult family members, will receive the following benefits:

  • A tuition discount on eligible graduate and adult undergraduate degree programs. For our complete list of eligible programs and discounted pricing visit our eligible programs and pricing page.
  • Options for Full-Time and Part-Time Master's and Bachelor's degree programs offered 100% online, in-class or a mix of both.
  • Enjoy state of the art classrooms for our Bachelor’s and Master’s programs offered on our Main Campus in Poughkeepsie, NY.  We also offer a classroom-based MPA option at our satellite locations in Queens, NY, and Albany, NY.


CenterLight Health System employees and their immediate adult family members must show proof of employment in order to qualify for the partnership tuition rate.

Adult undergraduate students are defined as students who began their Marist academic career at age 22 or older and who are applying through the Office of Adult Undergraduate Admission. Graduate students are those students who are initiating an application for a stand-alone masters degree through the Office of Graduate Admission. 

Final determination of eligibility is made by Marist College.

Complete our online inquiry form to receive more information. All contact information provided is confidential.

Programs Offered

Marist College offers students a variety of programs on-site and online for both graduate and adult undergraduate (ages 22+) learners.

Please visit our eligible programs and pricing page for more information.