About Us

The healthcare industry is suffering from a shortage of practitioners in nearly every aspect of patient care. Since being founded in 2003 in Carmel, Indiana, Orbis Education has worked to solve this problem by partnering educational institutions with healthcare providers—linking supply and demand. Orbis Education is now the nation’s leading manager of online, hybrid, accelerated degree programs designed to equip future healthcare professionals with the career-readiness to fulfill healthcare shortages in the United States. In 2019, it became a subsidiary of Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (GCE), allowing Orbis to expand into new markets and disciplines to better address healthcare shortages.

Orbis Education is a subsidiary of Grand Canyon Education

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (GCE) is a shared services partner dedicated to serving colleges and universities. Through its business model, GCE can design and support campus, hybrid, or online programs at the undergraduate, master, and doctoral levels. Since 1983, GCE’s leadership team has been a cornerstone leading educational transformation that achieves organizational growth and student success.

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of GCE, Orbis Education is primarily focused on pre-licensure healthcare programs that relate the needs of the employer with the growth of its university partners.

We are dedicated to generating outstanding outcomes through our commitment, passion, and unmatched industry expertise.

Orbis in Motion

The name Orbis is derived from the word orbit. We as an organization work in “full orbit,” which means every effort within our organization is aimed fill the current healthcare demands with a sustainable supply of graduates, bringing our solution full circle. The Orbis Solution’s trajectory involves aspiring students to become skilled practitioners whom healthcare organizations feel confident in hiring. As a result, professionals are skilled, competent and equipped for the job, employers gain a competitive advantage and providers can give people the highest level of trustworthy healthcare.

Our Mission

Our mission is to build unmatched partnerships between students, universities, and healthcare systems through innovative educational programs that empower students to transform lives, enable universities to increase enrollments and achieve their academic goals, and create experienced, clinically trained professionals for employers.

Our Community

As a growth-minded solutions provider driven by technology, experience and an altruistic spirit. We make an impact because of our focus, adaptability, authenticity, principles and combined efforts of every single member of our community. Each person that is a part of the Orbis community, whether an employee, a partner or a student of one our programs, has the chance to make a real difference in improving the quality of life for people in need.

Our Partners

We have helped our growing list of academic partners educate thousands of career-ready graduates across the U.S., helping healthcare providers fill the demand for licensed professionals.