This is ExcelTrack.TM
Ready for a faster way to earn your degree? Good. Let’s get started.
Forget what you know about earning a degree. ExcelTrack is personalized learning that gives you more control over your education, getting you to the same degree faster, for less money.* Accelerated degree programs are available for:
These programs are designed to advance progress based on your existing knowledge. (Degree pace and time and cost savings will vary by individual.)
Sound too good to be true? Don’t worry, it’s not. It’s education working harder for you.
This is simplicity.
When we say simple, we mean simple. As
This is control.
It’s your education—shouldn’t it be on your terms? ExcelTrack allows you to speed past what you already know from your previous experience, and spend all the time you need on what’s left to learn. Plus, you can take as many classes as you want every term, all for one flat price. This is all the overachieving, none of the over learning.
This is how
ExcelTrack's competency-based courses work.
There are only five steps from the time you start to the time you complete each course. Why so few? Because we want you focused on what you came to us for: your degree.
Start with our readiness assessment, so you can see what you already know. After all, learning is learning.
Now you’re on your way. You can focus on what you need to learn, with your course material and motivation along for the ride.
Faculty will work directly with you to ensure you’ve learned all the material and are prepared for the final assessment. You can also access learning resources along the way such as interactive tutoring sessions, live webinars, and more.
Practice, practice, practice.
Want to know how you’re doing? You’ll have a clear idea of your progress with quizzes, labs, feedback from professors, and more to help you get to what’s next.
Reach your goal.
Everything happens at your speed, and when you score a "B" or higher on your final assessment, you’re done with the class.
Are you a professional who’s motivated to earn your degree and advance your career?
ExcelTrack programs build on skills and knowledge you have already mastered through your professional experience.
This might be right for you.
If you’ve read this far, and meet the program requirements listed below, ExcelTrack’s personalized learning path is probably right for you—an organized, self-motivated, driven student with previous work experience.
Minimum program requirements
- You should have at least 3 years of experience working in a setting where you have acquired professional skills relevant to your program of study.
- You will need to provide proof that you have successfully completed at least 3 courses at an accredited college.
- For the MBA program, you will need to provide proof that you have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
To be sure this path is right for you, check out the chart below and see how ExcelTrack’s accelerated degree program compares with the traditional online path.
|Compare programs||ExcelTrack||Traditional Online|
|Courses||1-credit courses||4, 5, or 6-credit courses|
|Academic and Career Support||Yes||Yes|
|Bachelor's Degrees in Business Administration and IT|
|Course Load||All you can learn||2 courses per term (full-time study)|
|Program Tuition Structure and Costs (Excluding Fees)‡||$2,200 per term||$3,700-$4,500 per term|
|Estimated Completion Time for Bachelor's Degree§||2.5 years||3.5 years|
|RN-to-Bachelor of Science in Nursing|
|Course Load||All you can learn||2 courses per term (full-time study)|
|Program Tuition Structure and Costs (Excluding Fees)#||$2,200 per term||$3,150-$3,780 per term|
|Estimated Completion Time for Nursing Major Courses**||Less Than 1 Year||14 Months|
|Master of Business Administration|
|Course Load||All you can learn||1 course per term (full-time study)|
|Program Tuition Structure and Costs (Excluding Fees)††||$1,550 per term||$1,940 per term|
|Estimated Completion Time for Master's Degree‡‡||16-18 Months||2 Years|
*ExcelTrack is designed to accelerate progress based on existing knowledge; however, degree pace and time and cost savings will vary by individual.
†Programs may include traditional courses; however, tuition is charged at the ExcelTrack rate.
‡Traditional online tuition is $371.00 per quarter credit hour; cost per term is based on a full-time student taking two 5- or 6-credit courses per term. Enrollees in either option will pay a per-term technology fee of $295.00. Enrollees in information technology programs will pay a per-term lab/simulation fee of $65.00. Programs include a traditional 6-credit capstone and/or internship course; however, tuition is charged at the ExcelTrack rate.
§Traditional online completion time based on an average full-time student with no transfer credit taking two courses per term for 17 terms. ExcelTrack completion time based on a student with 15 transfer credits completing an average of 14 credits per term for a total of 12 terms. Completion time varies by individual.
#Traditional online tuition is $315.00 per quarter credit hour; cost per term is based on a full-time student taking two 5- or 6-credit courses per term. Enrollees in either option will pay a per-term technology fee of $295.00 and background check fees. Program includes traditional 5- and 6-credit electives and a 6-credit capstone course; however, tuition is charged at the ExcelTrack rate.
**Completing the full BSN program may require taking additional courses beyond the nursing major courses. BSN major nursing courses include 6 nursing courses + 1 capstone + 2 nursing electives = 51 credits. In addition to the major nursing courses, the BSN degree plan contains general education and open elective requirements, which must be completed at Kaplan University or satisfied with prior learning credit. Traditional online completion time based on an average full-time student taking two courses per term for 5 terms. ExcelTrack completion time based on a student completing an average of 13 credits per term for a total of 4 terms. Completion time varies by individual and assumes students do not drop or take a leave of absence and return. Kaplan University does not guarantee transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for Prior Learning Assessment policy. Speak to an Admissions Advisor to see how many credits you may be eligible for.
††Traditional online tuition is $485.00 per quarter credit hour; cost per term is based on a full-time student taking one 4-credit course per term. Enrollees in either option will pay a per-term technology fee of $150.00 and associated program fees. Program includes traditional 4-credit capstone and business perspectives courses; however, tuition is charged at the ExcelTrack rate.
‡‡Traditional online completion time based on an average full-time student taking 1 course per term for 15 terms. ExcelTrack completion time based on a student completing an average of 5 to 6 credits per term for a total of 10 to 12 terms. Completion time varies by individual.