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    Preparing for the Future of Health Care

    Why Kaplan University School of Health Sciences?

    The U.S. health care system is vital to Americans, not only for maintaining good health but also for contributing to a strong economy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care is expected to generate more jobs than any other industry, with more than 4.4 million new jobs created through 2020.* Enroll in Kaplan University's School of Health Sciences to acquire real-world knowledge and practical skills to help prepare you for a career in the burgeoning health care industry.

    Prepare for a Rapidly Changing Industry

    An aging population, longer life expectancies, advances in medical science and information technology, and greater availability of health insurance are expected to create increased demand for health care services. By 2021, the health care industry is projected to make up nearly 20 percent of the U.S. economy or almost $4.8 trillion.† Prepare for your future by earning valuable health care credentials online, including a master’s degree in health information management or health informatics, at Kaplan University. 

    Single Course Enrollment Option

    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.

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    • Featured Faculty

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        Kimberly Perkins, Health Care Administration Faculty

        Dr. Kimberly Perkins is a lifelong learner and advocate for empowering others to succeed.

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        Suzanne J. Paone, Faculty, Health Information Management

        Suzanne J. Paone is a full-time faculty member in the Master of Health Information Management program and the founder and senior executive advisor of eSafe Health, a Pittsburgh-based health care information technology practice.

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        Holly Parker

        Health Sciences Instructor on "Highly Supportive" Education  

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        Health Sciences Overview

        Diverse and interactive online courses in health, wellness. and nutrition help fortify future health professionals for fulfilling careers.  

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  • * Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition, Projections Overview, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2013/article/overview-of-projections-to-2022.htm. (Accessed October, 2013) National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary, National Health Statistics Group, http://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/NationalHealthExpendData/Downloads/Proj2011PDF.pdf (Accessed October 2013).

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