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Acquire the training you need to achieve your career goals at Kaplan University in Omaha, Nebraska. Through our career-focused degree programs, you can gain the skills that could help you stand out in the competitive job market. Our experienced instructors have inside knowledge that you won’t find in most textbooks, resulting in an education that can prepare you for new career opportunities.
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Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska. The city's developments in the past decade have strengthened its economic contribution to the state with several billion dollars of new construction. Recent projects include the Qwest Center Omaha arena/convention center complex, Holland Performing Arts Center, River City Star riverboat landing, the National Park Service Midwest Region headquarters, and new high-rise towers for the headquarters of First National Bank of Omaha and Union Pacific Railroad, along with hundreds of condominium units. Job opportunities in Nebraska are growing as these new developments progress making Omaha a great city for your future career.
Kaplan University, Omaha campus, offers a variety of student life activities that could help you further your personal and professional goals. Health Sciences Club: This organization is open to students enrolled in the University’s medical assisting, dental assisting, or nursing programs. Members are actively involved in the community and hold nursing home events and visit neighboring schools. Activities also include fundraisers, campus health fairs, and more. Justice Club: Seminars with guest speakers, campus presentations on safety awareness, and crime scene investigation field trips are just some of the activities for members. Student Government: In addition to publishing the campus newspaper, members participate in community projects, such as Habitat for Humanity and clothing/food drives, and regularly meet with the Campus President. IT Club: Members gain hands-on experience through computer repair and diagnostic testing for student computer needs. In addition, the organization hosts guest speakers with ties to the technology field. Business Club: Events sponsored by the organization include financial/tax information workshops, collection drives, and business fashion shows.
At Kaplan University, we are committed to your education, your goals—you. That's why we've introduced the Kaplan CommitmentSM. We believe you should have the opportunity to experience Kaplan University for an introductory period with no tuition obligation. It's part of our core principles that ground us, guide us, and ensure our dedication to helping you succeed.
The Kaplan Commitment is a new way for you to get to know us and for us to get to know you. There's no financial obligation beyond the application fee. It's available to new students, online or on campus.
We strive to deliver a best-in-class educational experience with an unmatched commitment to your success. We understand that the decision to continue your education could help take your career to the next level. That’s why we pride ourselves on being an outcomes-focused institution that offers relevant programs in fields that are projected to have high growth. From day one, our curriculum will help you develop the skills to pursue a new career or advance in your current career.* This results-driven philosophy—along with support from our Career Services Department—is what enabled the Omaha campus to achieve a 93 percent job placement rate.†
Dena King is the chair of the General Education and Arts and Sciences Departments, and interim chair for the Information Technology Department.
Mr. Jarvis has an undergraduate degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in security management (homeland security), both from Bellevue University.
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† Overall campus average. Individual program rates may differ. Kaplan University calculates internal employment rates to ensure that its students are succeeding beyond graduation. Those rates are calculated as the number of students who graduated between July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012, and were employed by December 31, 2012, divided by the total number of students who graduated between July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012, and were available for employment. Graduates available for employment are
those graduates who do not have an employment waiver or are not otherwise
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