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Indiana Tech selected by Amazon as an education partner for its Career Choice Program

November 15, 2023

Indiana Tech has been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, providing Amazon’s hourly employees access to more than 100 career-focused online degree and certificate programs. Indiana Tech offers busy working adults associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates. Six-week online classes allow students to take one class at a time and make rapid progress toward program completion.

“Indiana Tech is pleased to partner with Amazon Career Choice to help their employees build valuable skills and pursue their higher education goals,” said Steve Herendeen, vice president for enrollment management at Indiana Tech. “Our diverse catalog of career-focused online degree and certificate programs in high demand fields like organizational leadership, project management, cybersecurity, marketing and more are an ideal fit for busy working adults who are ready to take the next step in their careers. We offer Amazon employees a high quality education at an affordable price, with personalized support every step of the way.”

Amazon’s Career Choice program is an education benefit that empowers employees to learn new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. The program meets individual learners where they are on their education journey through a variety of education and upskilling opportunities including prepaid college tuition, industry certifications designed to lead to in-demand jobs, and foundational skills such as English language proficiency, high school diplomas and GEDs. In the U.S., the company is investing $1.2 billion to upskill more than 300,000 employees by 2025 to help move them into higher-paying, in-demand jobs.

Amazon’s Career Choice program has a rigorous selection process for third-party partner educators, choosing partners that are focused on helping employees through their education programs, assisting them with job placements, and overall offering education that leads to career success. Learn more about Amazon Career Choice here.

“We’re excited to have Indiana Tech on board as an education partner for Career Choice, adding to the hundreds of best-in-class offerings available to our employees,” said Tammy Thieman, global director of Amazon’s Career Choice program. “We’re committed to empowering our employees by providing them access to the education and training they need to grow their careers, whether that’s with us or elsewhere. We have intentionally created a partner network of third-party educators and employers committed to providing excellent education, job placement resources, and continuous improvements to the experience. Today, over 150,000 Amazon employees around the world have participated in Career Choice and we’ve seen first-hand how it can transform their lives.”

Indiana Tech works with employers of all sizes to help them attract and retain a skilled workforce. To learn more about Indiana Tech’s corporate partnership opportunities, contact Gregory Perigo, director of strategic partnerships, at 260.422.5561, ext. 2463, or