The arts and sciences programs offered through the College of Public Service 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 online education 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 on 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.
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.
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Learn about transferring your previously earned college credits to Kaplan University.
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Our customizable degree plans offer significant flexibility so you can tailor your degree around your unique educational goals. Already have an associate’s degree? You can apply it toward a bachelor’s degree program. Our degree plans are designed to let you transfer the maximum number of credits possible, helping you stay on the shortest path to your degree.*
We offer many ways for you to earn college credit for eligible previous learning.
Kaplan University students are eligible to earn college credit for previous college coursework, work/life experience, military training, professional certifications, Kaplan University challenge exams, and external competency exams.
Want to see how soon you could reach your educational goals? Try out our Speed to Degree Calculator to find your estimated graduation date. You can enter different options, such as prior credits, and see just how close you could be to earning your degree at Kaplan University.
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Maximize your transfer credits toward a bachelor's degree.
We are committed to helping you maximize credit transfers, potentially saving you both time and money as you earn your degree. If you already have an associate’s degree, Kaplan University offers degree programs to provide you with the most efficient path to a bachelor’s degree. You may transfer in your associate's degree credits, allowing you to earn a degree in as little as 2 years.† We add degree options and emphasis areas to our programs frequently, so check with an Admissions Advisor for the latest offerings.
Kaplan University has relationships with several community colleges. If you are transferring from one of these colleges, you could benefit from a shorter path to your degree. Kaplan University provides online flexibility with seamless credit transfer between institutions—and students could be eligible for a tuition reduction. Contact an Admissions Advisor to learn more.
All prior learning is reviewed on a case-by-case basis and credit is awarded at the discretion of the University. See the University Catalog for Prior Learning Assessment policy.
Transfer of Credits to Other Schools
Students who wish to continue their education at other schools must not assume that credits earned at Kaplan University will be accepted by the receiving institution. It is the responsibility of students who plan to transfer to other schools to acquaint themselves with the requirements of the selected school and the requirements of that state’s licensing board, certification board, and accrediting body.
Institutions of higher education vary in nature and number of credits they will accept toward any program. It is at the sole discretion of that receiving institution to accept credits earned at the University. This is standard transfer-of-credit procedure. The University cannot guarantee the transferability of any credits to other institutions.
Tennessee residents should refer to their state-specific Enrollment Agreement.
Credits earned at Kaplan University may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by Kaplan University. You should obtain confirmation that Kaplan University will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at Kaplan University to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at Kaplan University prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement.
The ability to transfer credits from Kaplan University to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at Kaplan University if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution.
It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of Kaplan University and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at Kaplan University before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.
* Kaplan University cannot guarantee transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.
† Associate’s and bachelor’s degrees and credits considered to be remedial, occupational, or specialized may not be accepted for transfer. Average completion time based on a full-time schedule. Programs will take longer for part-time students to complete. Refer to the University Catalog for our Transfer of Credit policy.