Kaplan University’s School of Health Sciences is committed to educating students to become skilled, compassionate professionals who are vital to the delivery of quality health care and helping others lead healthier lives. Whether a student’s interest is in nutrition, public health, medical assisting, health information management, or health care administration, the School of Health Sciences’ career-focused programs are designed to prepare graduates to become tomorrow’s health leaders, instilling critical-thinking skills to help them succeed in a constantly evolving complex global technological environment.
HEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS:
Kaplan University’s School of Health Sciences offers 13 programs. These include bachelor’s degree programs in health and wellness, health care administration, health information management, health science, and nutrition. The school also offers master’s degree programs in health care administration, health informatics, health information management, public health, and health education. Additionally, the school offers three certificate programs in medical billing/coding, medical office administration, and medical assisting.
The School of Health Sciences conferred more than 3,600 degrees, certificates, and diplomas in the 2015–2016 academic year.
ACCREDITATION AND APPROVALS:
CAAHEP-MAERB (for the Medical Assistant Certificate): The Medical Assistant Certificate program offered at the following campuses is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB):
NANP (for the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition): The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition is a National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) recommended educational program.
Graduates may be eligible to sit for the following certification exams. In some cases, work experience, additional coursework beyond the Kaplan University program, fieldwork, and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams.
Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration
Note: the certifications noted all require additional qualifications not provided by program.
Below is a sample list of employers with which at least three or more graduates of Kaplan University's School of Health Sciences are employed.
University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
Gundersen Health System
Genesis Health Group
Methodist Health System
Fresenius Medical Care
GRADUATE SUCCESS STORIES
2017, Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration Graduate
2017, Masters in Health Care Administration Graduate
2015, Master of Public Health Graduate
2016, Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science Graduate
2016, Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration Graduate
DR. KEITH SMITH
DR. MICHAEL SNELL
Health Sciences Faculty
DR. KIMBERLY PERKINS
Health Sciences Faculty