Kaplan University

Kaplan University
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Why Kaplan University?

Earn your degree on your own time
Do you dream of earning your degree without having to give up your current life? With Kaplan University’s online degree programs, this dream can become a reality. Our flexible online degree programs utilize modern technology to allow you to complete your degree at your own pace. Our online classrooms are available to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, giving you the ability to create your own schedule.

Kaplan University Quick Facts

  • 50,000+ students taking classes online or at campuses
  • 63% age 30+
  • 74% women / 26% men
  • 89% complete their coursework online 11% in campus programs
  • Campus locations in Iowa, Nebraska, Maine, and Maryland
  • More than 180 degrees and programs
  • Kaplan students get involved – 7,700 students participate in at least 1 student organization
  • In Kaplan’s graduate survey, 86% believed their educational program met their expectations
  • Average class size of 22 for undergraduate courses
  • Average class size of just 13 for graduate course
  • 96% of faculty have advanced academic degrees
  • Over 19,000 benefited from transfer credits

Prepare yourself for a changing economy

Kaplan University strives to prepare out students for the ever-changing needs of their communities today and in the future. By earning a quality, career-focused degree from Kaplan University, you will be able to launch, enhance, or change your career path. The valuable lessons you will learn while earning your degree will help you develop academically, personally, and professionally.

Kaplan University Mission Statement

Kaplan University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing innovative undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education. Our programs foster student learning with opportunities to launch, enhance, or change careers in a diverse global society. The University is committed to general education, a student-centered service and support approach, and applied scholarship in a practical environment.


Our Degree Programs

Kaplan University offers many Associates, Bachelors, and Masters degrees across a variety of disciplines, as well as professional certificates and law degrees. Our schools include:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • Graduate School of Education
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Legal Studies
  • School of Information Systems and Technology

Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. We also offer special tuition discounts to military service members.

Programs Offered at Kaplan University:

Associate Degrees
AAS in Accounting
AAS in Business Administration
AAS in Criminal Justice
AAS in Fire Science
AAS in Health Information Technology
AAS in Human Services
AAS in Information Technology
AAS in Medical Assisting
AAS in Medical Office Management
AAS in Medical Transcription
AAS in Paralegal Studies
AASBA – Banking Service
AASBA – Business
AASBA – Customer Service
AASBA – Event Planning
AASBA – Food/Hotel Management
AASBA – Health Club Operations
AASBA – Information Processing
AASBA – Office Management
AASBA – Sales
AASBA – Small Business Management
AASIT – Application Development
AASIT – Help Desk Administration
AASIT – Network Administration
AASIT – Web Development

Bachelor Degrees
BS in Accounting
BS in Business Administration
BS in Communication
BS in Criminal Justice
BS in Criminal Justice Administration and Management
BS in Early Childhood Development
BS in Environmental Policy and Management
BS in Fire and Emergency Management
BS in Fire Science
BS in Health and Wellness
BS in Health Science
BS in Healthcare Administration
BS in Human Services
BS in Human Services – Child and Family Welfare
BS in Human Services – Human Services Adminstration
BS in Human Services- Gerontology
BS in International and Comparative Criminal Justice
BS in Legal Studies
BS in Liberal Studies
BS in Nutrition Science
BS in Paralegal Studies
BS in Political Science
BS in Psychology
BS in Psychology – Applied Behavioral Analysis
BS in Psychology – Child Development
BS in Psychology – Substance Abuse
BS in Public Administration and Policy
BSA – Auditing/Forensic Accountancy
BSA – Managerial Accountancy
BSA – Public Accountancy
BSA/Tax Accountancy
BSBA – Business Process Management
BSBA – Financial Analysis
BSBA – Human Resources
BSBA – Information Assurance
BSBA – Information Systems Management
BSBA – Management
BSBA – Marketing
BSBA – New Media/Internet Marketing
BSBA – Procurement
BSBA – Project Management
BSBA – Risk Management
BSBA – Sales Management
BSCJ – Computer Crime
BSCJ – Crime Scene Investigation
BSCJ – Forensic Psychology
BSCJ – Homeland Security
BSCJ – Juvenile Justice
BSCJ – Law Enforcement
BSCJ – Corrections
BSIT/Applied Technology Track
BSIT/Applied Technology Track – Information Systems Management
BSIT/Applied Technology Track – Network Administration
BSIT/Applied Technology Track – New Media/Internet Marketing
BSIT/Applied Technology Track – Project Management
BSIT/Applied Technology Track – Web Development
BSIT/Information Systems Track
BSIT/Information Systems Track – Application Development
BSIT/Information Systems Track – Database Management
BSIT/Information Systems Track – Health Informatics
BSIT/Information Systems Track – Information Security and Forensics
BSIT/Information Systems Track – Mobile Computing

Master Degrees
MA in Teaching (for Aspiring Teachers Grades 5-12)
Master of Business Administration
Master of Health Care Administration
Master of Public Administration
Master of Public Health
Master of Science in Health Education
Master of Science in Management
Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Gerontology Practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner
MBA – Entrepreneurship
MBA – Finance
MBA – Health Care Management
MBA – Human Resources
MBA – Information Technology
MBA – Marketing
MBA – Project Management
MPA – Criminal Justice
MPA – Fire and Emergency Services
MPA – General MPA
MPA – Governmental Management
MPA – Health Care Management
MS in Finance
MS in Finance – Financial Analysis
MS in Finance – Financial Planning
MS in Accounting
MS in Accounting – Audit Specialization
MS in Accounting – Finance Specialization
MS in Accounting – Government Specialization
MS in Accounting – Tax Specialization
MS in Criminal Justice
MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)
MS in Educational Psychology
MS in Environmental Policy
MS in Higher Education – College Administration and Leadership
MS in Higher Education – College Teaching and Learning
MS in Higher Education – Educational Assessment and Evaluation
MS in Higher Education – Online College Teaching
MS in Higher Education – Student Affairs
MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management
MS in Information Technology
MS in Legal Studies
MS in Psychology
MS in Psychology – Addictions
MS in Psychology – Applied Behavioral Analysis
MS in Psychology – General Psychology
MS/Management – Health Care Management
MS/Management – Human Resources
MS/Management – Information Technology
MS/Management – Leadership
MS/Management – Organizational Design and Development
MS/Management – Project Management
MSCJ – Corrections
MSCJ – Global Issues in Criminal Justice
MSCJ – Law
MSCJ – Leadership/Executive Management
MSCJ – Policing
MSE in Instructional Technology (K-12)
MSE in Instructional Technology – Adult Learning/Higher Ed
MSE in Instructional Technology – Adult Learning/Organizations
MSIT – Business Intelligence
MSIT – Entrepreneurship
MSIT – Information Security and Assurance
MSIT – Project Management
MSLS – Education and the Legal System
MSLS – Health Care Delivery
MSLS – Legal System and the Media
MSLS – State and Local Government
MSN – Nurse Administrator
MSN – Nurse Educator
MSN – Nurse Informatics

Pathway to Paralegal Postbaccalaureate Certificate
RN to BS in Nursing
RN to MS in Nursing


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