Baton Rouge General Medical Center has partnered with Compete LA to create opportunities for employees to finish earning their degrees. Created for Louisianians with some college credit, Compete LA features a variety of online degree programs and other convenient class structures from the universities you know and love to get you across the finish line.
Take the first step toward your brighter future by joining Compete LA.
BR General encourages you to further your professional development through education. You’ve probably been thinking about finishing your degree for a while but didn’t know how to make it work with your lifestyle. Now, you have a chance to finish your degree, experience walking across the stage and improve your career. The better question is, “Why not?”
Your personal Compete LA coach will work with you to evaluate your existing credits and goals and guide you through re-enrollment. Your coach will provide support throughout your journey to help you navigate your college experience all the way through graduation. Plus, Compete LA’s flat-rate tuition includes fees so you won’t run into any fee bill surprises.
Allied health, health care management, health informatics, health sciences, kinesiology, nursing, and radiologic sciences are just some of the programs your employer has identified as options to help you advance in your career.
Visit competela.org/degrees/ to use our degree program finder to see what degrees we feature. Pursuing an online degree in the healthcare category might be the perfect fit for you!
Your employer values your professional growth and has made it a priority to offer opportunities for employees like you to attain additional education related to your profession.
Full-time employees are eligible to apply for tuition reimbursement after 12 months of continuous full-time employment. With BR General’s tuition reimbursement offer combined with Compete LA’s flat-rate tuition, re-enrolling to finish what you started has never been more affordable.
Questions about your benefits?
Contact Alicia Allement, BR General’s Manager, Total Rewards & Payroll, to find out how you can get the most out the BR General’s partnership with Compete LA.
Join Compete LA
Fill out an application to be connected with a Compete LA Coach.
Get Matched With A Coach
Your Coach will help you select a degree program based on your experience and aspirations.
Coach Evaluates Degree Path
Your Coach will evaluate existing credits to help choose degree program
Your Coach will guide you through the re-enrollment process, including scheduling and financial aid.
Stay Connected With Your Coach Through Graduation
Your Coach will provide guidance until you reach graduation
Am I eligible for Compete LA?
Do you live in Louisiana? Have you earned some college credit but not enough for a bachelor's degree? Have you been out of college for at least two years? You’re eligible!Get Started
How do I know this program is right for me?
Compete LA is designed to help you earn your degree. Your personal coach will address your specific needs and concerns and guide you toward your degree.Get Started
How can I work and go to school?
Compete LA offers more than 60 completely online degree programs. These programs are designed with adults in mind and provide flexibility for you to complete coursework outside of normal class and working schedules.Get Started
I left college with a low GPA. Can I re-enroll?
Your personal coach will evaluate your academic history and determine the best path forward for you. You may qualify for Compete LA Academy, an online monthly subscription platform that allows Compete LA students to start earning college credit for some courses immediately. It’s a great way to improve your GPA at a low cost before applying to a university.Get Started
Do I have to do everything alone?
No! Your personal coach will be with you for your entire journey. From enrollment to graduation, your coach will be by your side to help you earn your degree.Get Started
How much will it cost?
You're making a great investment in your future. With BR General's tuition reimbursement offer combined with Compete LA's flat-rate tuition, re-enrolling to finish what you started has never been more affordable..Get Started
How will I pay for this?
BR General's full-time employees are eligible to apply for tuition reimbursement after 12 months of continuous full-time employment. Your coach can help you with financial aid opportunities, too.Get Started