Kaplan University was established in 1937 as the American Institute of Commerce. Today, the system consists of 11 campuses across Iowa, Nebraska, Maryland, and Maine. They also have numerous Kaplan University Learning Centers throughout Wisconsin, Indiana, Maryland, and Missouri.
Kaplan University Online is based at the campus in Davenport, Iowa and has a current enrollment of more than 56,000 students, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. This campus gained accreditation in 1997 from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission, a nationally recognized accrediting organization. Read More
Kaplan Online offers certificate, associate degree, bachelor’s degree, and master’s degree programs in arts and sciences, business, criminal justice, education, health sciences, legal studies, nursing, technology, and law through the Concord Law School at Kaplan University. Some of the specific degrees students can choose from include Master of Public Administration, Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies, Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science, Master of Science in Information Technology, and many more.
Completing courses and programs online allow students the flexibility and convenience of working on their assignments whenever and wherever they want. Assignments typically consist of papers and quizzes. Many programs incorporate opportunities to gain real-world experience through externships. Their interactive classrooms allow students to communicate with one another through email and message boards, and easily access their assignments, materials, and any other information they need for the course. The online library contains more than 50,000 e-books, as well as extensive catalogs of journals, articles, and multimedia files that students can use to research.