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.
Kaplan University's IT programs are designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skills you need to start or advance your technology career.
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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The Kaplan University School of General Education supports the academic, social, personal, and professional development of students.
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The School of General Education provides instruction in composition, mathematics, social science, science, humanities, and student success.
Kaplan University has received the 2016 Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS) Exemplary Program Award in Revision or Enhancement of a Program. The award recognizes the University's continuous quality improvement process in its approach to online course assessment and integration of general education outcomes.
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The School focuses on the academic skills that enrich our personal and professional lives, from communicating effectively and thinking critically, to making ethical decisions and solving complex problems, to valuing the humanity, diversity, and wonders of nature which make our planet a wonderful place to call home. Wherever you are in your personal or professional journey, we can help you continue to expand your horizons, make new discoveries, and gain new insights in the fields of communication, culture and society (which reflect the fields of the humanities and social sciences), ethics, mathematics, and science.
The Kaplan University School of General Education courses support the academic, social, personal, and professional development of learners throughout their engagement with the University. We also provide a learning experience that is designed to be engaging, enjoyable, and applicable to students’ personal and professional lives, while preparing students to meet expectations in chosen fields of study. Kaplan University is committed to professional and career preparation for all graduates.
The field of communication involves all the ways in which humans communicate with one another, whether through reading, writing, speaking, singing, or even text messaging. Communication is interested both in how we communicate and how we can communicate better. Understanding our purpose, audience, and topic allows us to best convey our intended message.
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The study of any culture and society is enriched by an interdisciplinary use of methods and theories from history, anthropology, sociology, and gender studies. These disciplines illuminate through observations and material data how social groups are formed, and how and why people interact in the way they do in the past and present. The social sciences and humanities are all about asking big questions and discovering practical answers to the various aspects of the human experience.View Culture and Society Courses
The field of ethics is at its heart the philosophical study of right and wrong. Studying ethics helps us understand how to make moral decisions, how to identify ethical dilemmas, and how to make tough choices in a complicated world. Ethical decision making is an important skill in business, health care, the law, and, in fact, all careers. It is also an important skill to possess in one’s personal life.
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Mathematics is a science and a language. The field of mathematics is interested in revealing the patterns and relationships that help us understand the world around us. The term mathematics is often used to describe many areas such as number theory, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, and geometry. These are areas that, through their concepts and formulas, govern numbers, quantities, measures, shapes, and sets.
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Science as a discipline is about discovery and knowledge. It is the systematic, yet objective, approach of acquiring an understanding of our natural world and beyond as we try to satisfy our innate curiosities. Science is an integral part of all fields and disciplines—it permeates our daily lives and drives our actions.
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Kaplan University offers single courses to general, non-degree seeking students. You may petition for your completed single courses to count toward your degree or certificate program, should you choose to enroll in a corresponding degree program at Kaplan University. View the list of available courses.
Ellen Manning has been either teaching or in educational administration for over 30 years.
In the Humanities Department, Dr. Fail is a course leader in our Ethics course. He has been a strong member of the team since 2002.
Going ‘green’ is not only better for you and the planet, but it could put some extra green in your wallet.
In 2005, I completed my Master of Science in Applied Mathematics. That experience taught me that you never know when/where you will learn new and interesting things.
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