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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.
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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.
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Learning Center Experience
More than 25 occupations (with a skill level 50) will be
awarded at least 66% of the credit needed to earn a quality
degree online at Kaplan University.* Lower ranks have also
been evaluated and can significantly reduce class time.†
See table below.
This online program not only gets you there faster and with online flexibility, it allows you to select courses around your career goals or areas of interest. The degree doesn’t skip the outcomes needed to be a Kaplan University graduate—we just recognize not all learning happens in our classrooms. The program is rigorous and will help you augment existing skills while learning new ones.
The Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies offers students a liberal arts foundation by integrating courses from across the University. Students then follow their individualized learning
plan to fulfill their educational goals.
In addition, we offer a concentration in leadership for students interested in gaining the knowledge and skills that could lead to employment in diverse settings. Course topics in the leadership concentration include organizational behavior, conflict management and team dynamics, strategic communication, and
leadership in practice.
At Kaplan University, we believe your military training should give you a head start on your education. We have evaluated various occupational specialties (MOSs) to help reduce the number of credits required to earn a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies by as much as 66% depending on the skill level achieved. In 2015–2016, Kaplan University accepted, on average, 33% of the credits
graduating military-affiliated students needed to earn a degree.
Military leaders pursuing a civilian career may not be sure which career field they want to pursue. The Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies not only provides a solid foundation in general education, it offers you the potential to create a plan of study that’s both personally interesting and professionally relevant.
The program sharpens awareness of history, science, and technology, examining the impact these disciplines have on contemporary issues within and outside of the military.
Credit Award by MOS
Expand the tables below to see credit award by MOS. Note: actual transfer credit may vary.
Military Occupation/ Skill Level
11C Indirect Fire Infantryman
13B Cannon Crewmember
13M Multiple Launch Rocket System Crewmember
13P Multiple Launch Rocket System Fire Direction Specialist
13T Field Artillery Surveyor/Meteorological Crewmember
14S Air and Missle Defense
18D Special Forces Medical Sergeant
19D Cavalry Scout
19K Armor Crewman
25B Information Security Specialist
25B Information Technology Specialist
25N Nodal Network Systems Operator‐Maintainer
25W Telecommunications Operations Chief
25Q Multichannel Transmission Systems Operator‐ Maintainer
25S Satellite Communication Systems Operator‐Maintainer
27D Paralegal Specialist
31B Military Police
42A Human Resources Specialist
74D Chemical Operations Specialist
92A Automated Logistical Specialist
92G Food Service Specialist
92Y Unit Supply Specialist
Credit Award by Occupation: Air Force
Expand the tables below to see credit award by AFSC. Note: actual transfer credit may vary.
3D032 Cyber Security Systems Operations
Air Force Specialty Code
Credit Award by Occupation: Marines
5811 Military Police
Credit Award by Occupation: Navy
Expand the tables below to see credit award by NEC. Note: actual transfer credit may vary.
Navy Enlisted Classification
Kaplan University offers multiple start dates, giving you greater flexibility with your education, life, and work schedules. Certain start dates may not be available at all ground locations; speak with an advisor for additional information.
Online Start Date
Apr 19, 2017
Online and Campus Start Date
May 17, 2017
Online and Campus Start Date
Jun 07, 2017
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* Based on a member of the military who transfers in the maximum amount of credit toward
the stated degree. Coursework reduction reflects an educational mapping based on the
completion of the standard courses required for rank advancement as well as credit for
occupation duties. Credit awards have service-level requirements. Exact transfer amount
may vary depending on completed military courses and occupations as listed on your official
Joint Service Transcript(s). State-specific requirements, as listed in catalog.kaplanuniversity.edu,
may apply. All credits must be validated on official transcript(s) to be eligible for transfer.
† Kaplan University does not guarantee the transferability of credit from any of these sources. See the University Catalog for our Transfer of Credit and Prior Learning Assessment policies.
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