The Social and Behavioral Sciences programs are designed for people with a passion for making a difference in the lives of others.
Whether you are on your way up the corporate ladder or just getting started, our business degree programs and certificates could help you prepare to take your business career to a higher level.
Whether you want to enter the field of criminal justice or need credentials to advance your career, Kaplan University's criminal justice degree programs are designed to help you achieve your goal.
Our degree programs and certificates could help prepare you to teach diverse learners a broad range of academic content and educational foundations.
Our comprehensive fire science programs offer the flexibility of online learning, ideal for individuals in the fire science and emergency management fields who may work inconsistent hours.
You could acquire real-world knowledge and practical skills and prepare for a career in the health care industry by earning a health sciences degree, diploma, or certificate.
Our programs in legal studies, paralegal studies, and environmental policy are designed to fit your educational goals.
Our nursing degree and certificate programs are taught by practicing professionals who are dedicated to helping you prepare for real-world challenges in nursing.
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Kaplan University offers over 180 degree and certificate programs all available to military, veterans, and spouses of active duty members. In addition, several programs have been developed to complement specific military occupations or programs established by the military.
The Kaplan University School of General Education courses support the academic, social, personal, and professional development of learners throughout their engagement with the University.
Open College at Kaplan University (OC@KU) offers individualized, affordable education that integrates technology and personalized service to help learners meet their career, academic, and personal goals.
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Betty Vandenbosch, PhD, is President of Kaplan University
overseeing the academics and operations of the online schools and campus locations.
An award-winning educator and academic, Dr. Vandenbosch brings more than twenty-five
years of academic leadership, management, research, and teaching experience to
Since joining Kaplan University in 2008, Dr. Vandenbosch has
served in a number of leadership positions including most recently as Provost
where she was instrumental in the development of the University’s
competency-based education model and oversaw the creation of 25 new programs. In
addition, she oversaw the growth of KU’s career services capabilities, targeted
faculty development across the University, use of learning science across the
curriculum and a robust process for randomized control testing of new learning and
Dr. Vandenbosch came
to Kaplan University from Case Western Reserve University, where she served as
the Associate Dean of Executive Education and External Relations at the
Weatherhead School of Management. She filled several academic and leadership
roles including teaching, curriculum development, and management of Weatherhead’s
executive education programs. Dr. Vandenbosch has won several teaching awards
and research awards from the Academy of Management, the Administrative Sciences
Association of Canada and the International Conference on Information Systems.
She serves on the
board of the Presidents’ Forum and as a member of
the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) Education
Dr. Vandenbosch earned
her PhD in Management Information Systems at Western University in London,
Thomas C. Boyd, PhDDean, Vice President, School of Business and
Jody Dekorte, PhDDean, School of General Education
Sara Sander, PhD
Dean, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Joyce Schnur, MBADean, School of Professional and Continuing Education
Dr. Keith SmithDean, Vice President, Health Programs, School of Health Sciences
Betty Vandenbosch, PhDPresident
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