Cummings Graduate Institute Designated as a Military Spouse Friendly® School
The nonprofit, private, post-secondary institution specializing in integrated behavioral health education has been awarded the Military Spouse Friendly® School designation for the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® Cycle.
By: Cummings Graduate Institute
More than 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey, with 747 schools earning the Military Friendly® designation. The 2021-2022 Military Spouse Friendly® Schools list will be published in Military Spouse magazine's May issue and can be found at MilitaryFriendly.com.
Institutions earning the Military Spouse Friendly® School designation are evaluated using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools across the U.S. and responses from participating organizations. Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by Viqtory with input from the Military Friendly® Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Final ratings were determined by combining the institution's survey response set and government/agency public data sources, within a logic based scoring assessment. Military Friendly® measures the institution's ability to meet thresholds for Student Retention, Graduation, Job Placement, Loan Repayment, Persistence (Degree Advancement or Transfer) and Loan Default rates for all students and, specifically, for student veterans.
"Military Friendly® is committed to transparency and providing consistent data-driven standards in our designation process. This creates a competitive atmosphere that encourages colleges to evolve and invest in their programs consistently and with purpose. Schools who achieve designation show true commitment and dedication in their efforts. Our standards assist schools by providing a benchmark that promotes positive educational outcomes, resources, and support services. Focusing on the betterment of the educational landscape and providing positive outcomes and economic opportunity for the Military Community." - Kayla Lopez, National Director of Military Partnerships, Military Friendly®.
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) is committed to helping veteran, active-duty, guard and reserve personnel achieve their education goals and maximize military education benefits. CGI's dedication to veterans and military connected student success has been further acknowledged through a variety of recognitions including Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) program approval for VA Educational Benefits, achievement of the 8 Keys of Veterans' Success Signatory Status, status as a Signatory to the Principles of Excellence Program, and designation as a Top Ten Military Friendly® School for the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® Cycle. To learn more about resources for student veterans and military-connected students at CGI, visit: https://cgi.edu/
About Military Friendly® Schools
The Military Friendly ® Schools list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for more than 8,800 schools nationwide, input from student veterans, and responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly® Schools survey from participating institutions. The survey questions, methodology, criteria and weighting were developed with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of educators and employers. The survey is administered for free and is open to all postsecondary schools that wish to participate.Criteria for consideration can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.
Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs® and Military Friendly® brands. VIQTORY and its brands are not a part of or endorsed by the U.S. Dept of Defense or any federal government entity. Learn more about VIQTORY at www.viqtory.com.
About Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI)
CGI is a nonprofit, DEAC accredited, online post-graduate institution of higher learning offering post-graduate education and training in the field of integrated behavioral healthcare, including the Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) degree, graduate certificate programs, and continuing education. Cummings Graduate Institute is dedicated to disrupting healthcare by preparing entrepreneurial integrated care professionals through innovative and affordable quality distance education programs, grounded in the Biodyne Model, and focused on delivering human-centered care, population health improvements, and medical cost savings. CGI is focused on meeting the healthcare industry's need for a highly-skilled workforce to support an integrated approach to addressing patients' needs. To learn more about CGI visit, https://cgi.edu/
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