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    Why Kaplan University, Des Moines Campus?

    We strive to deliver a best-in-class educational experience with an unmatched commitment to your success. We understand that the decision to continue your education could help take your career to the next level. That's why we pride ourselves on being an outcomes-focused institution that offers relevant programs in many of the nation's fastest-growing fields. From day one, our curriculum will help you develop the skills to pursue a new career or advance in your current career.* This results-driven philosophy, along with support from our Career Services Department, is what enabled the Des Moines campus to achieve a 95 percent employment rate.

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        Patricia Merck

        Patricia Merck is the program chair for business, accounting, and legal programs at Kaplan University, Des Moines campus.

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        Peggy Maynes

        Peggy Maynes is the program chair for public services programs, including criminal justice, human services, psychology, and fire sciences. She joined Kaplan University in 2005 as an adjunct online professor and later became a full-time professor of criminal justice.

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  • * Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.

    Overall campus average. Individual program rates may differ. Kaplan University calculates internal employment rates to ensure that its students are succeeding beyond graduation. Those rates are calculated as the number of students who graduated between July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012, and were employed by December 31, 2012, divided by the total number of students who graduated between July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012, and were available for employment. Graduates available for employment are those graduates who do not have an employment waiver or are not otherwise unavailable for employment for reasons including health-related issues, pregnancy, continuing education, and military service. Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. For complete consumer information, visit http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu/student-consumer-information.aspx.

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