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.
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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.
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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Dr. Susan Archibald is academic department chair of the Bachelor of Science and Master of Health Care Administration programs as well as the Medical Office Administration Certificate. Through careful oversight of faculty instruction and course participation, she helps provide a positive and significant student experience. Her steadfast support of her faculty has allowed them to go above and beyond for students on a regular basis.
Dr. Archibald has been with Kaplan University since 2008 and teaching online since 2006. Prior to 2006, she worked in several venues in health care, including the hospital, nursing home, home health care, hospice, a geriatric/psychiatric locked unit, an adolescent psychiatric program, and as a private practitioner in geriatric care management. She was awarded Social Worker of the Year and Activity Director of the Year Awards in Tennessee, where she worked in a skilled nursing facility.
Dr. Archibald graduated from Capella University with a Doctorate in Human Services with a concentration in healthcare administration. Her dissertation was entitled “An exploratory study of the experiences of ambiguous grief issues in grandparents raising grandchildren.” She attended California College for Health Sciences and earned a Master of Science in Community Wellness and Healthcare Promotion. She graduated from Thomas A. Edison State College earning a Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a specialization in gerontology.
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