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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.
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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.
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Founded as Hagerstown Business College in 1938, our campus became a part of Kaplan University in 2009. Today, we provide career-focused associate’s, bachelor’s, and master's degrees in business, health care, information technology, and more. We are responsive to the needs of adult learners, offering real flexibility and one-on-one attention. The nearly 120 faculty and staff members are committed to helping students make the most of their education. In 2002, the Hagerstown campus was named the Kaplan Higher Education Campus of the Year. We have also received the Washington County Business Award for Workforce Development, which is presented to outstanding businesses in the community.
You know the importance of a solid education. At Kaplan University, we could give you just that. With personal attention, specialized courses, and career-focused degree and certificate programs, we could help you build the foundation needed to succeed in today's competitive markets. We welcome you to come see why enrolling at Kaplan University is a great choice.
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Kaplan University, Hagerstown campus, offers a variety of student life activities that could help you further your personal and professional goals. Through participation in clubs, such as Caduceus(chartered by the American Medical Technologists as a chapter of Registered Medical Assistants), students are given the opportunity to participate in extracurricular experiences relevant to their interests and career goals. In addition, our campus works closely with local employers to concentrate its programs in disciplines that prepare students for employment opportunities in the community.
At Kaplan University, we are committed to your education, your goals—you. That's why we've introduced the Kaplan CommitmentSM. We believe you should have the opportunity to experience Kaplan University for an introductory period with no tuition obligation. It's part of our core principles that ground us, guide us, and ensure our dedication to helping you succeed.The Kaplan Commitment is a new way for you to get to know us and for us to get to know you. There's no financial obligation beyond the application fee. It's available to new students, online or on campus.
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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 Hagerstown campus to achieve a 97 percent job placement rate.†
As we continue to grow and expand we are now coordinating international programs. We have a long term arrangement with the Chinese which is mutually beneficial and allows the campus a more international flavor. For additional information concerning our international programs please contact our Director of International Programs, Larry Glenn or our Principle Liaison, Wendy Liu.
George Snyder joined Kaplan University, Hagerstown campus, in 2006. He is the legal, criminal justice, and human services program director.
Michele Buzard joined Kaplan University, Hagerstown campus in 2002. She is currently the director of the phlebotomy program.
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† 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
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