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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 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 of 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.
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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.
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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Nagham knew she needed to go back to college to help her pursue her dream of becoming a CPA. She decided to enroll at Kaplan University.
A serious talk with his young daughter inspired Julio to earn a college degree. He decided to pursue an associate’s degree in information technology (IT). He earned not only this degree, but two more―a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree―all in IT.
Richard began researching schools knowing he needed a university that offered flexibility so he could still work full-time. He found that Kaplan University offered an IT program online.
When Marlene Clarke began her associate’s degree with Kaplan University, her focus was walking across the stage for the very first time. Now, she has her sight set on completing her master's degree.
Rebecca Gallion started with one goal in mind, but soon found out that she could achieve much more. After talking to more than 15 online universities, Rebecca chose Kaplan University to work on her Associate of Applied Science in Accounting.
Zureyma Gonzales Amro is a dreamer in more ways than one. She did well in high school and dreamed of joining her many friends by going to college.
The 2008 recession led Wendy to start thinking about earning her degree. No stranger to challenges in life, Wendy credits her professors for helping her succeed and offers advice to others.
After 20 years of working in the corporate world, Jershaun decided to change her career path. While volunteering for a non-profit she found her passion in social services and was determined to make a living working in that field. In order to do so, she needed a college degree.
Just one month shy of completing her final course at Kaplan
University, Kelly’s world was turned upside down.
Derek decided to pursue his interest in
programming at Kaplan University, where he obtained a degree in
information technology. "Through my degree plan, I was exposed to a variety of different programming languages and technologies for achieving a variety of goals."
Samantha knew that in order to maximize her opportunities, she needed to earn a college degree.
enrolling at Kaplan University, Jennifer aspired to be promoted from human resource
generalist to human resource manager. However, the position required a
As a result
of the recession in 2010, David had to pursue a new career. Having a strong
passion for technology, he enrolled in Kaplan University with a goal to earn an
associate’s degree in information technology.
For Christopher, the most valuable part of Kaplan University was the online platform. "The flexibility of it was probably the most impactful for being able to actually complete my degrees."
Blake Wells is one determined individual. In just a few
short years, he was able to work his way up from a server at a fast food restaurant to
an accounting supervisor at a Forbes Fortune
30 corporation. Getting there was not easy.
Concord Law School at Kaplan University is the leading program of online legal education in the United States today. Since opening its virtual doors in 1998, more than 2,000 students have graduated from the law school. Read our graduates' stories at www.concordlawschool.edu.
Michelle Becker enrolled at Concord in 2006. According to Michelle, going to Concord Law School is a “passion project” for students.
“It is not something we are doing because we are pressured by parents or pressured by the need to earn money.”
Michelle graduated from Concord Law School in 2011 and passed the California State Bar Exam.
After nine years of working as a legal secretary, then paralegal providing administrative legal support, June decided that she wanted more for herself and, importantly, her young children.
She chose Concord Law School. “Concord by far had the convenience, technology, and affordability that would make it feasible for me to get a law degree.”
In 2009, Dennis decided to make a career change, opening up his own accountancy practice focusing on trust and probate work.
An attorney friend called on Dennis to serve as an expert witness. “I got a taste of the courtroom environment and going to law school would be a really good way to get a practical education to go with my accounting skills,” says Dennis.
Ginna Cortese is many things, including a grandmother of six and competitive body builder as well as a soon-to-be Kaplan University graduate.
Bobbie earned her master's degree at Kaplan University just before her 54th birthday. In March 2015, she started a health and wellness center for individuals in her community. Read on for her inspiring story.
Just after her first class, Opal knew Kaplan University
University was a great fit. “I really loved all my classes. I was so impressed
by the quality of the material and the knowledge of the professor.”
Beverly knew that she had to go back to school. But continuing her education while working full-time and raising three teenagers would be challenging.
Debra completed her Kaplan University's bachelor's degree in public health in 2013, which helped her advance her career as a client services/marketing assistant. Now, she is pursuing her Master of Public Health with Kaplan University.
Samantha enrolled at Kaplan University to
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At 50 years old, Michele McQueen was tired of going from job to job. She wanted a stable career—something she would be passionate about. Learn more about her Kaplan University story.
Kaplan University Jennifer, who graduated with honors in February 2016 from the medical office management program, is the first online student named to the Illinois Academic team.
Frederick enjoys his job but after many years in his role, he wanted to move into an administrative role within the hospital. To accomplish that goal, his next step was to return to school and earn a college degree.
Moriah Slade is one busy go-getter. She is an entrepreneur, business owner, sous chef, substitute teacher, and single mom. She is also a proud graduate of Kaplan University.
Kaplan University graduate discusses how her degree helped her reach her goals and how Kaplan University was "more than just a school."
Over 20 years after completing her bachelor's degree, Andrea kept her promise to return to school and earn her master's degree in nursing. She chose Kaplan University.
A love for nursing and thirst for lifelong learning drove Josephine to pursue her Master of Science in Nursing at Kaplan University. Today, Josephine works as a critical care cardiac nurse, administering care to patients with heart issues
Jennifer worked in health care for more than a dozen years and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in May 2008. She soon decided to enroll at Kaplan University's Master of Science in Nursing program with a concentration in Nurse Educator.
In what seemed to be in a blink of an eye, Angela Azcona’s life was turned upside down. Read more about her inspiring journey from associate's to master's degree.
Brittany realized that without a college degree her career options were extremely limited. To open up more job opportunities, she decided to enroll at Kaplan University to pursue her bachelor’s degree.
Sarah's journey towards completing her degree—and changing her life—was
filled with many challenges.
Being a single mom and working full time, Lacrecia needed a university that offered the flexibility to take all of her classes online and study on her schedule. Kaplan University was the perfect match.
Eva decided that she wanted to go back to school and earn a
master’s degree in education. She was unable to find a university in Jamaica
that was affordable and flexible around her full-time job, so she started
looking at universities in the United States. Eventually, Eva found Kaplan
Bernard enjoyed his job as a booking coordinator, but was eager to further his education. He enrolled in Kaplan University to do just that. He liked that his courses would be entirely online.
Timothy had taken courses at other institutions before he enrolled in Kaplan University, where his eligible credits transferred into his bachelor's degree. Kaplan University offered the flexibility he needed to graduate.
After nine years of being a stay-at-home mom, Teresa decided to go back to school. As an army military spouse raising young children, she needed a university that could move with her.
At Kaplan University, Anne decided to finish what she started nearly two decades earlier and complete her degree. She credits her family for providing the support and encouragement that made it
In order to pursue a new career path, Crystal
knew that she needed to go back to school. She chose Kaplan University because it offered
the best program that fit her needs and was related to her career goals.
Megan had a number of different jobs over the years. Then an impromptu conversation over a cup of coffee at a local shop changed everything.
Katrina Longmire’s path to promotion began with her decision to enroll at Kaplan University for her Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice.
After finishing her undergraduate degree, Pamela was eager to go back to earn a master’s
degree. She decided to enroll in Kaplan University after hearing about her
older sister’s experience.
With a passion for helping others, Theresa pursues her master's in psychology at Kaplan University with the goal of eventually earning her counselor license.
Although he loved his job, Jonathan was eager to advance in his career but could not do so without a bachelor’s degree. After visiting a traditional university, he knew that was not for him.
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