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    Benefits of an Associate's Degree

    In today’s competitive economy, finding a job in a field that you love can be difficult without a college degree. An online associate’s degree from Kaplan University could be a great starting point for pursuing your career goals.
    • Typically a 2 year degree program
    • Approximately 20 courses
    • An online learning format that allows you to study on your schedule as you earn your associate's degree
    • Or choose an on-campus programs for a more traditional educational experience
    Students who earn their online associate's degree from Kaplan University enjoy all the benefits of a college-level education without the added complication or hassle of leaving home to attend classes.* The cost of earning an associate’s degree is typically lower than that of a bachelor’s degree, and we are committed to working with you every step of the way.

  • An Associate's Degree Could Help You Pursue Your Career Goals

    An associate's degree from Kaplan University could give you a jump start in your chosen field. By choosing an associate’s degree program, you could get started on the path toward your career goals sooner, without committing to a 4-year degree program. Should you choose to continue your education at a later date, you could apply the credits earned towards a more advanced degree, putting you on the fast track to earning a bachelor’s degree.


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    Per-credit tuition reductions are based on standard tuition rate of $371.00 multiplied by the number of credits required to complete the degree.

    †Military spouses enrolled in Kaplan University Tuition Cap programs are not eligible for this reduction.

    ‡Some Kaplan University programs are not 100 percent online; some programs require you to gain hands-on experience in a real-world work environment.

    Note: military tuition reductions cannot be used in conjunction with any other Kaplan University scholarships, grants, or tuition reduction, including Kaplan University Tuition Cap pricing.

    Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.

    While many of Kaplan University's degree programs are designed to prepare graduates to pursue continued bachelor-, graduate- or doctorate-level education, the University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any programs. 

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