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.
Offering the flexibility of online education and support for military students.
Every day, talented individuals are proving it's never too late to think about the future.
Learn more about becoming an international student at US-based and accredited Kaplan University.
Learn about transferring your previously earned college credits to Kaplan University.
We have partnered with many employers and educational institutions to provide their employees and students with education opportunities.
Corporate and Academic Partners
Kaplan University is dedicated to the support, engagement, and involvement of our graduates.
Resources for current Kaplan University students.
We have 15 ground locations across the country. Explore our locations to see if we're in your neighborhood.
Learning Center Experience
By Dr. Celine Santiago Bass, Science Department Chair, School of General Education
When the average person hears the words “air pollution,” images of smokestacks, smog, and even vehicle exhaust fill their minds. People immediately think of outdoor air pollution. However, one of the most common forms of air pollution is right in your own home. Many people spend 80 to 90 percent of their lives indoors working, studying, eating, drinking, and sleeping—all in enclosed environments that typically have poor air circulation. Some common indoor air pollutants include tobacco smoke, mold, cleaning products, carpet and paint fumes, allergens (e.g., pet dander, cockroach), radon, and carbon monoxide, to name a few.
If too little outdoor air enters a home, pollutants can accumulate to levels between 25 to 62 percent higher indoors than outdoors, and can pose serious health problems—some of which may occur immediately (e.g., throat and nose irritation) or after several years of being exposed (e.g., brain and liver damage).
Human activities are a significant source of indoor air pollution. So, how can you tell if you’re at risk? Look for signs of problems with the air circulation in your home, including moisture condensation on windows or walls, dirty central heating and air cooling equipment, areas where items (e.g., books, shoes) become moldy, and smelly or stuffy air. A simple exercise is to step outside for a few minutes, and then when you come back in, see if there are any noticeable odors.
Indoor air quality test kits can range in price from $50 to $1,600 depending on the number of contaminants being tested. Some test kits can be performed at home, and some require the results be mailed to a lab for analysis—taking anywhere from a few hours to weeks to complete. If you think that you may have a problem, here are some simple steps that you can take to improve your indoor air quality from some of the most common perpetrators.
No matter where you spend your time—in an apartment, house, school, office building, or all of the above—indoor air pollution is likely impacting your life in some way. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a brochure to help you protect both you and your loved ones from this common problem. Download a copy to learn how to help improve your indoor air and reduce your family’s risk of health concerns related to indoor air quality.Interested in learning more about your environment? The Science Department in the School of General Education offers a wide variety of courses that touch on what’s important to you and your family including nutrition and health, as well as everyday environmental concerns—all of which are listed in the Kaplan University Catalog. For more information, contact Celine Santiago Bass, PhD, Science Department Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to an advisor.
6 Steps to Prevent Indoor Air Pollution in Your Home, http://www.servicemagic.com/article.show.6-Steps-to-Prevent-Indoor-Air-Pollution-in-Your-Home.10542.html
KU Facebook Page
KU Twitter Page
KU YouTube Channel
KU Google+ Page
KU LinkedIn Page
KU Pinterest Page
KU Instagram Page
Registered User Login
Student Consumer Information
LEARNING AT KAPLAN UNIVERSITY