Already well-known for their background in quality test preparation, Kaplan Inc. has expanded to include educational opportunities for students at every level. From high school, college, graduate, and law students, as well as professionals needing continuing education, Kaplan has something for everyone and proves that they are a leader in distance learning. Through satellite campuses around the globe, to Kaplan University Online distance learning, Kaplan Inc. is designed to meet students’ distance learning needs.
Kaplan University was originally founded in 1937 under the name of the American Institute of Commerce (AIC). After brief ownership by Quest Education Corporation from 1998-2000, Kaplan Inc. purchased the college and changed its name to Kaplan College. In 2004, Kaplan College began to offer graduate degrees and its name was changed to Kaplan University. The mission on Kaplan University is to provide programs that help students to begin, enhance, or change their careers through the use of student-centered education and support and opportunities to apply scholarship in the real world.
Kaplan University Online is part of Kaplan University’s commitment to offering the best in distance learning. Kaplan University Online is an excellent option for distance learning for students who want the convenience of attending class anywhere at any time due to commitments to work, family, and/or military. Distance learning degrees available through Kaplan University include associates, bachelors, master’s and law degrees, as well as high school diplomas.
Associates, bachelors, and master’s degrees are offered in programs such as the Arts and Science, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Nursing, Information Technology, Law and Legal Studies and Criminal Justice. Examples of associate’s degrees include Early Childhood Development, Educational Paraprofessional Studies, Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Medical Assisting, Medical Office Management, Information Technology, Paralegal Studies, Public Administration, and Nursing. As prospective students can see, an associate’s degree from Kaplan University Online is a professional degree that can lead to entry-level experience in high-demand fields.
Bachelor’s degrees from Kaplan University online include Communication, Early Childhood Development, Human Services, Professional Studies, Psychology, Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice Administration and Management, International and Comparative Criminal Justice, Fire and Emergency Management, Health Care Administration, Nutrition Science, Public Health, Health Information Management, Information Technology, Environmental Policy, Public Administration, Political Science, and Nursing. A bachelor’s degree from Kaplan University prepares students for either entry-level positions in many high-demand fields, or for further study at the graduate level. As previously mentioned, masters and law degrees are available from Kaplan University Online.
Master’s degrees from Kaplan include Psychology, Accounting, Business Administration, Management, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Fire and Emergency Services, Education, Instructional Technology, Information Technology, Public Administration, Environmental Policy, Legal Studies, and Nursing. Law degrees are offered online by the Concord Law School as the traditional Juris Doctor and Executive Juris Doctor. Kaplan University is accredited by the High Learning Commission, and Concord Law School is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. Kaplan University Online offers a vast array of financial aid through loans, grants, tuition supplements, and military discounts.