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  • Kaplan University offers a variety of college degree programs and certificates in Hagerstown. Find a college or graduate degree program in Hagerstown, MD. Our campus location is designed to offer students access to faculty, resources and facilities that foster strong study habits, to help you meet your academic goals. With campuses across the US, and well as online degree programs, Kaplan University provides robust resources designed to serve students at every level of their academic goals. 

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    Doctorate Degrees

    Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Kaplan University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is designed to prepare advanced practice nurses to thrive in today’s rapidly changing health care environment. This degree could open the door to new opportunities for clinical and leadership positions in a variety of roles. 

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 60

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    Master's Degrees

    Master of Arts in Teaching—Noncertification (Outside Iowa)

    If you are interested in the field of education, but have already earned a bachelor's degree in another field of study or are working in another profession, Kaplan University offers pathways to teacher certification through our alliances with the American Board’s Plus Program and the Education Career Alternatives Program (ECAP). Note: completion of the Master of Arts in Teaching’s noncertification track is not required in order to pursue a state alternative teacher certification program.

    Learning Method:Online

    Total Degree Credits: 45

    Time to Complete: 16 months or less (full-time)

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    Master of Business Administration

    Kaplan University’s Master of Business Administration curriculum was developed by a select panel of global business professionals and features international business case studies and examples. As a student, you’ll collaborate on practical résumé–building projects that promote sound business and management decisions. Beyond practical skills, the online MBA program is also designed to foster thought leadership, innovation, and corporate social responsibility on a global scale. 

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 60 or 76

    Time to Complete: Minimum of 15 terms (1 course per term)

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    Master of Health Care Administration

    The Kaplan University master’s degree in health care administration could help prepare you to seek leadership and management positions in governmental, nonprofit, and private organizations. The program is designed to help you compare theoretical health care principles essential to leadership positions, assess the impact of economics, ethics, professional standards, and the law have on health care administration and develop policies and programs to address health care industry concerns.

    Learning Method: Online 

    Total Degree Credits: 52

    Time to Complete: 18 months or less (full-time)

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    Master of Health Informatics

    Kaplan University’s online Master of Health Informatics could prepare you for an exciting career and open doors to a variety of HI management and leadership positions.* We also offer a sequence of programs that serves as a specialized career pathway for health informatics professionals looking to build on their skills and expertise. 

    Learning Method: Online 

    Total Degree Credits: 48

    Time to Complete: 18 months or less (full-time)

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    Master of Health Information Management

    Health information management is a diverse, rapidly evolving field with many opportunities for qualified professionals. The Master of Health Information Management can help prepare you with the knowledge and skills to pursue leadership positions in the dynamic fields of health information management, administration, education, and research.*

    Learning Method: Online 

    Total Degree Credits: 48

    Time to Complete: 18 months or less (full-time)

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    Master of Public Administration

    The core curriculum teaches you how to evaluate, implement, and manage policy and spans diverse topics including public administration and management, ethics and leadership, budgeting and the administration of public funds, strategic planning, and applied research. Additionally, the program offers you the flexibility to pursue a general Master of Public Administration or to focus on an intensive study area in health care management, governmental management, disaster and emergency management, or criminal justice.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 55

    Time to Complete: 2 to 2.5 years (full-time)

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    Master of Public Health

    Kaplan University’s Master of Public Health could help you develop the administrative, ethical, and professional skills needed to apply public health principles to health education and communication programs.

    Learning Method: Online 

    Total Degree Credits: 56

    Time to Complete: 2 years or less (full-time)

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    Master of Science in Accounting

    The Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue mid-level management positions in both the public and private sectors. The curriculum is designed to enrich skills in auditing, taxation, cost accounting, and financial accounting while providing students the opportunity to choose elective courses and concentrations to meet their specific interests and goals. 

    Learning Method: Online 

    Total Degree Credits: 52

    Time to Complete: 13 terms (1 course per term)

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    Master of Science in Criminal Justice

    If you already have a bachelor's degree from a regionally or nationally accredited college and want to earn an advanced degree to further your career in criminal justice, Kaplan University's Master of Science in Criminal Justice program offers a convenient, flexible opportunity to help achieve your goal. In addition to developing a broad foundation in criminal justice, this master's program is designed to enhance your knowledge in the concentration that best fits your career and educational goals.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 55

    Time to Complete: 12 to 18 months full-time or 24 to 33 months part-time

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    Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management

    As the risk of cyberthreats continues to rise, organizations are looking for qualified cybersecurity executives with experience in the field and an advanced degree to lead and protect their critical infrastructures. With a Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management from Kaplan University, you can prepare to advance your career in this thriving industry. You'll study how to develop, implement, evaluate, and update the security policies and practices that help organizations respond effectively to cyber attacks.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 60

    Time to Complete: Minimum of 13 terms (1 course per term)

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    Master of Science in Education

    At Kaplan University, we understand the value of nurturing students in unique teaching and learning environments. Our own virtual classrooms focus on adding a human touch to the high technology of learning online, allowing you to earn a Master of Science in Education entirely on your own schedule from anywhere you have access to the Internet.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 46

    Time to Complete: Standard Track: 16 months (full-time: 1 course per term); Leadership Track: 19 months (full-time: 1 course per term)

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    Master of Science in Educational Psychology

    Kaplan University’s Master of Science in Educational Psychology teaches you how to build, implement, and evaluate instructional regimens that are both competitive and educationally effective. You’ll receive training in the latest instructional techniques, technologies, educational trends, and learning behaviors.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 52

    Time to Complete: 18 months to 2 years (full-time)

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    Master of Science in Environmental Policy

    Turn your passion for global preservation into a meaningful career with a master’s degree in environmental policy. This program is designed to prepare you to take on a specialist or leadership role in the environmental industry by helping organizations develop, maintain, or design better sustainable solutions.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 55

    Time to Complete: 2 years (full-time)

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    Master of Science in Finance

    Our Master of Science in Finance curriculum offers two areas of specialization designed to help you develop professional expertise: financial analysis and financial planning. In both areas, you will have the opportunity to develop and implement your critical-thinking skills to solve complex financial problems. If you already have a bachelor's degree and wish to advance your existing career or begin an exciting, new profession, this program could prepare you with the knowledge and skills to help you succeed.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 52

    Time to Complete: 13 terms (1 course per term)

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    Master of Science in Health Education

    The Kaplan University master’s degree in health education is designed to help you identify major concepts, theories, issues, and trends in health education and promotion; develop and analyze health education programs using the proper concepts, principles, and methods, and design and critique research in health education programming.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 52

    Time to Complete: 18 months or less (full-time)

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    Master of Science in Higher Education

    The Master of Science in Higher Education program stresses the practical knowledge, critical thinking, research, and writing skills relevant to leaders in today’s colleges and universities. Whether your interests are in administration, teaching, student development, or other areas within higher education, you will have the opportunity to work closely with your instructors and other students who share your interests. 

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 50

    Time to Complete: Minimum of 16 months (full-time)

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    Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management

    The Kaplan University Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s curriculum focuses on the legal, social, business, economic, and political aspects of the industry. You will explore how societal institutions, government agencies, lawmakers, businesses, and other organizations find sustainable security and emergency management solutions on a local, regional, national, and global level.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 55

    Time to Complete: 12 to 18 months full-time or 24 to 33 months part-time

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    Master of Science in Human Services

    The Master of Science in Human Services program is designed for professionals who are committed to improving the quality of life for all people in the growing field of human services. Earning this degree can help you advance in a position or pursue a leadership career within the human services field.

    Learning Method: Online 

    Total Degree Credits: 45

    Time to Complete: 18 months or less (full-time)

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    Master of Science in Information Technology

    The Master of Science in Information Technology program is designed to provide you with an integrated design and technology background that may help you advance your career. You will have the opportunity to apply appropriate technologies in the analysis and design of information systems, as well as assess ethical, legal, and social issues. You will also have the opportunity to study the theory, principles, and practices of information systems.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 60

    Time to Complete: Minimum of 13 terms (1 course per term)

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    Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology

    Kaplan University’s Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology focuses on the design, development, and evaluation of instructional programs, materials, and media in K-12, higher education, and corporate and military environments. Our program is designed to help you develop skills you can use to create new curricula to meet the demands of a changing society and the needs of new generations of students.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 50

    Time to Complete: 16 months to 2 years (full-time)

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    Master of Science in Legal Studies

    If you have an interest in the law and social issues and wish to incorporate that interest into your career, earning the Master of Science in Legal Studies could help you earn the valuable credentials employers demand. Our online program is designed for busy, working adults who want to further their knowledge of the legal system without the pressures of law school or studying for the bar exam.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 55

    Time to Complete: 2 years (full-time)

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    Master of Science in Management

    Our online program focuses on the most effective management and organizational strategies and concepts to help you make a difference in today’s business environment. This comprehensive online master's degree program is designed to provide you with rigorous training—including assignments, reports, presentations, and group projects—to help you develop the savvy and proficiencies to find solutions in real-life business situations.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 56

    Time to Complete: 14 terms (1 course per term)

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    Master of Science in Nursing

    Our online master’s degree is designed for nurses who desire to advance to the next level in their careers—especially in advanced practice and leadership positions. The program offers curriculum with specialized courses in advanced health assessment, pathophysiology, pharmacology, organizational theory, health care finance, health policy, human resources, information technology, and health care systems.

    Learning Method: Online 

    Total Degree Credits: 60, 75, or 90

    Time to Complete: 1.5 to 2 years full-time depending on chosen concentration or population focus area

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    Master of Science in Nursing—DNP Path

    Kaplan University's Master of Science in Nursing—DNP Path allows you to study online and earn the credentials to pursue career advancement in administrative or advanced practice roles.* If you possess a bachelor’s degree and apply to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, you must enroll in this program. Successful completion of the Master of Science in Nursing—DNP Path is required to move on to the Doctor of Nursing Practice.

    Learning Method: Online 

    Total Degree Credits: 60 or 90

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    Master of Science in Psychology

    Pursuing a Master of Science in Psychology from Kaplan University offers you a unique opportunity to blend the rich, academic tradition of psychology with exciting, contemporary applications of the science. You will focus on the processes that underlie the individual human experience and behavior, as well as core knowledge, theories, and research in the field. You may select one of four areas of specialization—general psychology, addictions, applied behavioral analysis, or industrial/organizational psychology.

    Learning Method: Online 

    Total Degree Credits: 65 or 70

    Time to Complete: 2 years or less (full-time)

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    Bachelor's Degrees

    Bachelor of Science in Accounting

    In this program you will work closely with faculty members who are experienced in the accounting field and are dedicated to helping you acquire a solid background in economics, finance, management, law, information systems, quantitative methods, and taxation.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years or less (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

    Through our comprehensive curriculum, you will have the opportunity to focus on developing critical thinking and communication skills and developing the technical competencies to become an effective business leader. You will also study business functions including human resources, marketing, operations, finance, and accounting.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years or less (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Communication

    Through a combination of theory and application, this program is designed to help you develop strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills applicable in any career field. The Bachelor of Science in Communication curriculum emphasizes writing and speaking skills, group dynamics, team building, and resolving complex issues that arise in the workplace. You could also gain an understanding the effects of technology, government and industry regulation, and legal and ethical issues in communication.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Corrections

    The Bachelor of Science in Corrections Curriculum in this bachelor's degree program includes comprehensive study that ranges from foundational classes such as composition, math, and sociology to the legal aspects of corrections, leadership within corrections, offender treatment and rehabilitation, as well as operational and technological aspects of corrections. Students will also have the opportunity to develop an understanding of the day-to-day operations and functions of the criminal justice system.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years or less (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

    In addition to a providing a broad liberal arts education, this baccalaureate program combines professional skills training with courses designed to help you develop a solid foundation of criminal justice knowledge. In this program you will have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the philosophy and development of the U.S. criminal justice system, its agencies and institutions, and the issues and challenges they face and examine the development of criminal law, the elements and types of criminal offenses, and the principles of criminal culpability.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years or less (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

    Through our comprehensive curriculum, you will have the opportunity to focus on the knowledge to implement relevant cybersecurity practices, while understanding the significance of security management. You’ll also explore and evaluate information security trends, practices, and products.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years or less (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Administration

    The course curriculum of Kaplan University’s Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Administration program blends theory and practice, and provides a general education foundation in ethics, critical thinking, and communication skills to support leadership roles and responsibilities in diverse environments.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Management

    You have always cared about the environment ―with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Management, you could turn that social consciousness into a career. This program is designed to help you apply your talent in pursuit of environmental policy positions or to advance in existing careers that are being shaped by the green economy.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 Years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Finance

    Coursework in the Bachelor of Science in Finance helps you build industry-related skills, providing more opportunity for you to hone your area of expertise and choose the career path that’s right for you. Choose from concentrations in general finance, investments, insurance, real estate, or wealth management. 

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years or less (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Management

    The general public and government appointees are demanding higher levels of training and education for those who lead our nation's first response teams to catastrophic disasters, terrorist incidents, and typical emergencies. This degree program is designed for emergency services personnel who want to increase their administrative and management knowledge as well as occupational and life safety awareness. 

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years or less (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Fire Science

    If you are looking to enhance your career in fire services or pursue a career in the field, Kaplan University’s Bachelor of Science in Fire Science may be the right choice to help you reach your goal.* Modeled on the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) national curriculum, this degree program is designed to provide you with foundational skills in firefighter safety, building codes, fire prevention, code inspection, and firefighting strategy and tactics.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years or less (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness

    In this program you will explore various approaches to health and wellness and study the concepts, values, and applications of this exciting field of health science. Your coursework will focus on evaluating the scientific literature and research in wellness, prevention, and complementary health care and discovering how to use your knowledge to educate individuals and communities.

    Learning Method: Online, blend of online and onsite instruction at the Omaha, NE campus only

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration

    The Kaplan University Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration could help prepare you to serve as a health care professional and to pursue supervisory roles industry wide. The program is designed to help you understand the principles and practices of health care regarding administration, management, law, economics, and policy.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management

    The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management program is designed to act as the next step for individuals who already possess an Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology degree. Students matriculating into this program must have successfully completed a Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)-approved Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology program prior to admission.

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Health Science

    In this program you will explore various topics, concepts, values, research methods, and applications in health science. Your coursework will focus on developing administrative, ethical, and professional skills to prepare you for leadership positions throughout the health care field. You could also gain an understanding of demography, epidemiology, biostatistics, and other tools used to assess community health.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Human Services

    The Bachelor of Science in Human Services program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a rewarding career in a wide variety of helping professions. Students are taught to develop their talents, assess clients’ needs, identify community resources, and problem solve and advocate for their client—all with the goal of making a difference in the lives of those unable to help themselves. 

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only) 

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

    The objective of this degree program is to prepare you to pursue career advancement in the field of information technology. At the completion of this degree, you may be able to design real-world e-media products or create technical solutions to hardware and software problems, depending on your chosen area of focus.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years or less (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

    If you have an interest in law and are preparing for the rigors of law school or looking to enhance your chances of success in an existing or future career in business, government, health care or the service industry, consider the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies at Kaplan University. It offers a solid foundation in theory and application of the law with the development of both practical skills and analytical skills essential to professionals in various industries.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 Years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies

    We invite you to choose a combination of courses from a number of disciplines in our Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies degree program. This program is unique because it gives you the opportunity to transfer previously earned credits from an accredited college or university, or design a program of study based on a sequence of selected elective courses. 

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Nursing—RN-to-BSN

    Our RN-to-BSN completion program gives you the convenience and flexibility to earn your bachelor's degree online from an accredited institution. This program features a strong focus on professional leadership with courses in management, informatics, research, emerging trends in health care therapies, health assessment, and public health nursing. Courses also emphasize health promotion, community health, health care information, professional ethics, diversity, and health care management.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 90 or 130 credits (Note: An additional 90 credits are required from your requisite associate's degree in nursing; an additional 50 credits are required from your diploma/certificate in nursing)

    Time to Complete: Complete your degree in as little as 18 months of full-time study

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    Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science

    In this program you will explore various topics, concepts, values, research methods, and applications in nutrition science. Your coursework will focus on exploring the principles and pharmacology of nutrition and how dietary choices can contribute to a healthy lifestyle; and acquiring an understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of foods and nutritional needs at various stages of the life cycle.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies

    The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies at Open College at Kaplan University (OC@KU) is an interdisciplinary degree program geared toward students with prior college-level learning. The program is designed to develop customized degree pathways known as Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs).

    The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies is an excellent choice if you are a student with transfer credit, open course credit, or experiential learning credit; or a student who wants to design your own degree program with curriculum from Kaplan University and beyond.

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    Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Addictions

    Courses in the Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Addictions are designed to help you understand the nature of addiction and clinical disorders to help in your professional work with clients and focus on using the scientific approach to problem solving to evaluate behavior and mental processes while applying psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis

    This program is designed to prepare you to pursue careers working with children and adults struggling with behaviors ranging from difficulty with everyday social interactions to various disorders including autism spectrum disorders, and other mental health challenges.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or a blend of online and onsite instruction (Davenport, IA campus students)

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

    This program provides foundational preparation for a variety of roles in business, government, and non-profit organizations utilizing rigor and methods of psychology as applied to issues of critical relevance and to organizational effectiveness.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or a blend of online and onsite instruction

    Total Degree Credits: 180

    Time to Complete: 4 years (full-time)

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    Associate's Degrees

    Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

    Our accounting degree program focuses are more than analyzing and interpreting numbers; you can study how to communicate vital information effectively and network with people from all walks of business. In addition to providing a solid foundation of core academic requirements, our accounting degree curriculum emphasizes analyzing, recording, and interpreting accounting information based upon industry guidelines and preparing payroll, financial statements, and tax documents according to federal and state regulations.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 90

    Time to Complete: 2 years or less (full-time)

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    Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

    The online business administration degree curriculum focuses on helping you develop skills in accounting, management, and software applications; explore business operations and refine your decision-making and problem-solving skills; and apply the management theories and techniques acquired through your coursework to real-world business scenarios through a capstone experience.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction) 

    Total Degree Credits: 90

    Time to Complete: 2 years or less (full-time)

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    Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology

    This program is designed to help you develop a broad liberal arts knowledge base and the skills sought by employers in the criminal justice industry. Highlights include an overview of the philosophy and development of the U.S. criminal justice system, its agencies and institutions, and the issues and challenges they face as well as a strong focus on criminology, criminal investigation, criminal law, domestic and international terrorism, and methods of countering terrorism.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 90

    Time to Complete: As little as 12 months and up to 2 years (full-time)

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    Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science

    Modeled on the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) national curriculum, the Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science is designed to provide students with foundational skills in firefighter safety, building codes, fire prevention, code inspection, and firefighting strategy and tactics. The degree serves fire service professionals seeking enhanced skills and a broad spectrum of knowledge in the field of fire science.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 90

    Time to Complete: As little as 12 months and up to 2 years (full-time)

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    Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology

    If you are interested in becoming an information technology professional, but need to enhance your skills and knowledge before you seek employment, the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology is designed to prepare you to reach your professional goals. Our program prepares you with the general education, applied knowledge, and technical skills applicable to a wide range of entry-level positions.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only) 

    Total Degree Credits: 90

    Time to Complete: As little as 12 months and up to 2 years (full-time)

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    Associate of Applied Science in Legal Support and Services

    The Associate of Applied Science in Legal Support and Services program is designed to offer a broad-based foundation in the knowledge of the law, including legal administrative skills, as well as practical and technical skills and competencies relevant to many legal support positions.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 90

    Time to Complete: As little as 12 months and up to 2 years (full-time)

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    Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security

    An associate’s degree in public safety and security can help you pursue a career in the public safety and security fields—rewarding professions that offer individuals an opportunity to make an immediate impact. This program covers an introduction to criminal justice and public safety as well as the technology required to prevent and minimize criminal risk. In addition, this comprehensive degree plan is designed to help you develop a fundamental knowledge of public safety and security. 

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction) 

    Total Degree Credits: 90

    Time to Complete: As little as 12 months and up to 2 years (full-time)

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    Associate of Science in Health Science

    The objective of the Associate of Science in Health Science is to further the educational and career goals of military students who have already received military training for medical and health science occupational specialties. The curriculum focuses on the important role of professionalism in health care, general education, and industry-related technical information and builds on students’ prior military medical training to help them achieve an associate’s degree. 

    Enrollment in the Associate of Science in Health Science is limited to servicemembers of the U.S. military, including members of the Reserve or National Guard, and veterans of the U.S. military.

    Total Degree Credits: 90

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    Certificates

    Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certificate

    Consider earning a post-master’s Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certificate online at Kaplan University. Our program is designed to help professional nurses like you promote holistic health care to the adult population, and diagnose and manage their acute and chronic health problems. Prepare to serve as an advocate for clients as they interface with the health care system.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 60

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    Applied Behavior Analysis Postbaccalaureate Certificate

    Planning to build your competencies in psychology? Kaplan University’s postbaccalaureate certificate is designed for motivated professionals like you. If you already possess a bachelor’s degree, earning this certificate could help you prepare to advance or diversify within this field.

    The curriculum includes five courses that focus on the developmentally disabled, the autistic, and individuals with traumatic brain injuries. You’ll also explore behavioral concepts and theories, and develop assessment and intervention skills.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 30

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    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Postbaccalaureate Certificate

    Developed specifically for early childhood professionals working with and supporting young children, the certificate is based on current research in the field of autism and coursework focuses on applied theory, ethics, and professionals in various education and support settings. 

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 24

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    Cisco Networks Postbaccalaureate Certificate

    Cisco Systems, Inc., is an international innovator of networking and communications technology. If you hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, our postbaccalaureate certificate program could prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to help you succeed in the rapidly changing world of IT. You will study to gain foundational expertise in key information technology areas such as network administration, TCP/IP protocols, and network routers and switches. 

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 27

    Time to Complete: Two terms (full-time)‡

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    Computer Forensics Postbaccalaureate Certificate

    If you hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, our postbaccalaureate certificate program could help you acquire the knowledge and technical skills to pursue an entry-level position in computer forensics—online, on your own schedule. The Computer Forensics Postbaccalaureate Certificate consists of a minimum of 28 quarter credit hours. 

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 28

    Time to Complete: Two terms (full-time)‡

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    Corrections Certificate

    If you want to pursue entry-level positions in a corrections facility, or want to advance in your current corrections career, Kaplan University's online Corrections Certificate program may provide you with the necessary skills and credentials to excel in this rapidly growing, increasingly complex career field.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 36

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    Crime Scene Technician Certificate

    When you enroll in the Crime Scene Technician Certificate online program at Kaplan University, you could study to acquire the practical skills required to pursue a career in crime scene investigation, such as observing minute details at the scene and relating them to the crime; visually identifying and describing persons, vehicles, and locations; and giving expert testimony about evidence in criminal court cases.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 44

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    Executive Leader Graduate Certificate

    Do you want to pursue a more responsible, rewarding position in health care? Consider earning your Executive Leader Graduate Certificate online at Kaplan University. The Executive Leader Graduate Certificate is designed to help professional nurses like you pursue managerial positions and leadership roles in hospitals, community health, long-term care facilities, and other health care systems.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 30 credits

    Time to Complete: 6 terms of full-time study

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    Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

    Prepare for exciting new opportunities in a variety of health care settings. Consider earning a post-master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate online at Kaplan University. Our program is designed to help professional nurses like you promote holistic health care to adults and children in a family context, and diagnose and manage their acute and chronic health problems. Prepare to serve as an advocate for clients as they interface with the health care system.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 60

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    Graduate Certificate in Accounting

    In Kaplan University’s graduate certificate program, you will explore accounting and financial reporting systems, business law, auditing techniques, and cost accounting. The program consists of a minimum of 16 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be awarded a certificate.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 16

    Time to Complete: Four terms (one course per term)†

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    Graduate Certificate in Addictions

    Kaplan University’s Graduate Certificate in Addictions is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to pursue employment or career advancement as an addiction professional. Courses in the program focus on chemical and psychological dependency counseling, advanced addictions counseling, group counseling, psychopharmacology, and co-occurring disorders, with an emphasis on application.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 40

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    Graduate Certificate in Human Resources

    If you hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, our Graduate Certificate in Human Resources program offers you the opportunity to study to acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence to build a brighter future.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 16

    Time to Complete: Four terms (one course per term)†

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    Graduate Certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

    As part of our comprehensive portfolio of psychology offerings that help build professionals and leaders in this field, our graduate certificate program in industrial/organizational psychology is designed to broaden the working professional’s knowledge to apply the principles of industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology in business and organizational settings.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 30

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    Graduate Certificate in Information Security

    The online Graduate Certificate in Information Security’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to explore network operating systems, network security, threat detection and response methods, disaster recovery planning, cryptography, and information security and risk management.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 16

    Time to Complete: Two terms (full-time)‡

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    Graduate Certificate in Project Management

    If you hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, earning a Graduate Certificate in Project Management could provide you with the knowledge and skills to grow and expand your talents. You will study project initiation; project planning and execution; project cost and scheduling; and project risk, quality, and assessment. Upon completion of the program, you may also be eligible to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 16

    Time to Complete: Four terms (one course per term)†

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    Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate

    If you already hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, our Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate program could offer you a convenient route to pursue a new career in human resources. This certificate program offers targeted study that could enhance your professional expertise and help you stand out to employers.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 30

    Time to Complete: Two terms (full-time)†

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    Human Services Certificate in Child and Family Services

    The Human Services Certificate in Child and Family Services is designed for individuals who want to pursue a position in the field of human services. Consider this program if you have a goal of making a difference in the lives of others, including children and families. The curriculum will introduce you to child and family services and provide basic skills and general knowledge.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 43

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    Human Services Certificate in Elder Care Services

    The Human Services Certificate in Elder Care Services is designed for individuals who wish to enter the field of gerontology with a basic foundation centered on working with the older adult population. Earning this certificate can help students secure a first position or assist with a potential promotion in the field.

    Learning Method: Online 

    Total Degree Credits: 43

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    Information Security Postbaccalaureate Certificate

    The online Information Security Postbaccalaureate Certificate’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to study to acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence to help you succeed in the IT field including exploring key information technology areas including network operating systems, network security, threat detection and response methods, disaster recovery planning, cryptography, and information security and risk management.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 21

    Time to Complete: Two terms (full-time)‡

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    Legal Secretary Certificate

    Whether you are an experienced secretary or new to the field, Kaplan University offers a convenient, flexible program through which you could gain legal knowledge while honing vital secretarial skills to help you succeed in the workplace. Throughout the program you will have the opportunity to become familiar with the role of the paralegal in the workplace and in the American legal system.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 31

    Time to Complete: 4 quarters or one year

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    Management and Supervision Certificate in Criminal Justice

    This innovative program is intended to teach you to identify and understand management theories and functions central to criminal justice organizations. Your online coursework will focus on the roles managers play in establishing a successful social framework, including analyzing the role of supervisors and managers in criminal justice with a focus on leadership development and management practices.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 36

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    Medical Assistant Certificate–Onsite

    As a medical assistant, you could have the opportunity to work directly with patients and assist with their care and well-being. If you are interested in pursuing opportunities in this rewarding field, our medical assistant program can help you gain the relevant experience and skills to become a qualified candidate. Students complete clinical instruction in a classroom lab setting and an externship in a physician's office or clinic.

    Learning Method: On Campus

    Total Degree Credits: 57

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    Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

    The Medical Billing and Coding Certificate program can provide you with the knowledge and technical skills required by employers in health care services. Coursework provides instruction in topics such as: anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology; data information processing; medical billing, coding, and terminology, insurance billing, and medical terminology and medical office management.

    Learning Method: Campus and Online

    Total Degree Credits: 39

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    Medical Office Administration Certificate

    In the medical office administration program coursework you will study how to acquire the communication, clinical, and organizational skills required to provide outstanding patient care; manage medical and financial records, including processing medical insurance, coding, and billing; and schedule appointments and manage day-to-day office operations.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only) 

    Total Degree Credits: 57

    Time to Complete: 15 to 18 months (full-time)

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    Microsoft Operating Systems Postbaccalaureate Certificate

    The Microsoft Operating Systems Postbaccalaureate Certificate’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to study to acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence to help you succeed in the IT field. You could explore PC configuration and maintenance, desktop administration, network administration, and Active Directory configuration, and examine Microsoft operating systems.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 26

    Time to Complete: Two terms (full-time)‡

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    Multiplatform Software Development Postbaccalaureate Certificate

    With our postbaccalaureate certificate program, you will focus on website design, graphics, technologies and strategies, and multimedia. You will also explore different types of Web authoring software. The Multiplatform Software Development Postbaccalaureate Certificate’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to study to acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence to help you succeed in the field by focusing on website design, Web graphics, Web technologies and strategies, and multimedia.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 25

    Time to Complete: Two terms (full-time)‡

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    Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate

    If you have a master’s degree in nursing, this certificate program offers you the opportunity to complete five courses focused on nursing education. Prepare to pursue teaching positions in schools of nursing and continuing education, staff development, clinical education, and patient and community education programs.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 30 credits

    Time to Complete: 4 terms of full-time study

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    Oracle Database Administration Postbaccalaureate Certificate

    The online Oracle Database Administration Postbaccalaureate Certificate’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to study to acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence to help you succeed in the IT field. You could explore the topics of relational database management systems, relational database design, SQL and PL/SQL programming languages, database query design, and Oracle database administration.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 28

    Time to Complete: Two terms (full-time)‡

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    Pathway to Paralegal Postbaccalaureate Certificate

    If you’re a career changer interested in the legal field, and have already earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, the Pathway to Paralegal Postbaccalaureate Certificate program at Kaplan University offers a convenient route to beginning a new career as a paralegal or a legal assistant. Kaplan University could help you acquire the knowledge, skills, and confidence to change career paths and enter this industry.

    Learning Method: Online (nationwide); or Campus (blend of online and onsite instruction - select locations only)

    Total Degree Credits: 36 or 37

    Time to Complete: 4 quarters or one year

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    Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis

    If you’re interested expanding your competencies in psychology, Kaplan University’s postgraduate certificate program is designed for motivated professionals like you. This program emphasizes the understanding of behavioral concepts and theories as well as their application to special populations. If you already possess a master’s degree, earning this certificate could help you prepare to advance or diversify within this field.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 35

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    Private Security Certificate

    The online Private Security Certificate curriculum is designed to help you develop the fundamental skills required for preventing and investigating various types of crime, including white-collar crime and fraud, and understand the U.S. criminal justice system and the processes for juvenile and adult offenders.

    Learning Method: Online

    Total Degree Credits: 53

    Time to Complete: 5 quarters or 15 months

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