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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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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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I started school to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN) back in 1982. When I completed the fundamentals I was able to get a job in the hospital where I was going to school as what was called a “nursing check” back then. I went on to earn my associate’s degree a few years later and continued working as a registered nurse (RN). As time went on I decided I wanted to advance my career, so in 2006 I joined Kaplan University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing—RN-to-BSN program. When I finished the BSN program, I decided to go for my Master of Science in Nursing degree because what I really wanted to do was teach. The further I progressed in the program, the more I realized I wanted to teach online, particularly at Kaplan University, because I had such a great experience as a student. I graduated the master’s degree program in 2011 and applied for a teaching position immediately.
Now that I teach, I can understand and empathize with my students. I try to make a connection with them so the learning environment is comfortable and they can get the most out of their educational experience. I teach in the RN-to-BSN program, and occasionally in the MSN program. One thing I hear over and over from my RN-to-BSN students is that it’s difficult to find employment with just an associate’s degree in nursing. I feel gratified knowing that I’m helping them get to a position in life where they can take the next step professionally.The flexibility of Kaplan University’s online courses is a big benefit to my students, and to me as an instructor. It’s so convenient not having to travel. You can learn on your time. Plus, all of the course information is available from day one, so there are no surprises. All the work is easily accessible and the curriculum is set, which enables me to spend more time with students.If I could tell anyone considering an online nursing education one thing, I would tell them to do it today. There are so many opportunities out there for nurses to advance their careers, especially with all the changes in health care we are seeing. Kaplan University is a great place to get the education they need to be prepared for what’s next. I’m a perfect example when you think about it: I went from student, to bedside nurse, back to student, and now professor, and I couldn’t be happier.For comprehensive consumer information, visit www.kaplanuniversity.edu/student-consumer-information.aspx.Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.This testimonial was solicited by Kaplan University. Views and opinions stated herein are the individual’s and not necessarily those of Kaplan University. Individual student schedules and experiences may vary. The program referenced in this advertisement is designed to teach students certain skills that could be used in connection with the position stated, but does not qualify students to apply for that position. Additional training or certification may be required.
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