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Keiser University

Overview

Keiser University helps students succeed by providing the professional and academic groundwork to meet their career ambitions. Keiser gives high quality education through different scheduling options to accommodate their students’ busy schedules. The technology, resources, and hands-on learning, prepare students for the workplace.
Keiser University delivers a career-concentrated curriculum evaluated by statewide employers. Keiser maintains campus advisory boards for each program that is composed of industry experts, community leaders, University alumni, faculty, and staff. Keiser University programs combine solid academics and practical technical skills in a hands-on, professional environment. Keiser focuses on majors that are in high demand and provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni. Keiser University continuously monitors work trends to ensure the degree received at Keiser is in high demand. Students can choose a career in health care, business, computers and technology, culinary arts, education, or legal studies.

History

The Keiser family founded the college in 1977 when they recognized a need in the community for quality career education with hands-on training. This idea combined with academic excellence, gives Keiser University graduates a competitive edge when entering the workforce. Since Keiser’s start in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the University has grown to be one of the largest independent colleges in Florida with numerous locations. Online classes continue the tradition in quality career education and a more personal learning environment.

Academics

The members of the Department of Academic Affairs work with students to meet all their academic needs. This includes: academic advising, scheduling of classes, changes to majors or schedules, leave of absence requests, course load increases, incoming transcript evaluation, graduation requirement evaluation, tutoring, and obtaining coursework supplies.

Programs

Graduate Degree programs include: Master of Business Administration, MBA, Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, MACJ, and Master of Science in Education, MSEd.

Bachelor Degrees programs include: Accounting, BA, Business Administration, BA, Business Administration - Spanish, BA, Criminal Justice, BA, Elementary Education, BS, Health Science, BS, Health Services Administration, BA, Homeland Security, BA, Information Technology Management, BS, Legal Studies, BA, Management Information Systems (MIS), BS, Nursing, BS, and Professional Accounting, BA.

Associate Degree programs include: Computers & Technology Associate of Science Degree (A.S.) with concentrations in Computer-Aided Drafting, Computer Graphics & Design, Computer Programming, Crime Scene Technology, Fashion Design and Merchandising, Fire Science, Information Technology, Technology Integration, Video Game Design, and Website Design and Development. Culinary Arts Associate of Science Degree (A.S.) in Baking and Pastry Arts and Culinary Arts, Business Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.) in Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Services Administration, Homeland Security, and Paralegal Studies., Nursing, Allied Health Associate of Science Degree (A.S.) in Aquatic Engineering, Biotechnology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Diagnostic Vascular Sonography, Histotechnology, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technician, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology, and Surgical Technology.

Online Degrees

Keiser University eCampus continues to carry out the tradition of quality career education. Programs are carefully chosen to prepare students for careers that are ready for growth and demand. Keiser’s “one class at a time” approach allows students to focus on their education and develop the skills to succeed. Their online education is personal with the entire staff focused on student success.

Keiser University eCampus starts new classes every month, so students can easily and quickly start a program. Keiser’s has a distinct one-class-at-a-time approach so that active students can focus on one subject.

Whether students take classes onsite or online, Keiser University is accredited to award associate and bachelor’s degrees by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Diplomas for an online program is identical to diplomas on-campus student receive.

Keiser University offers associate and bachelor’s degree programs online in many areas that include: Accounting, BA, Professional Accounting, BA, Business Administration, BA also available with concentrations in Management, Human Resources, International Business, Finance and Marketing, Business Administration, BA - in Spanish, Criminal Justice, BA, Health Services Administration, BA, Health Sciences, BS, Homeland Security, BA, Information Technology Management, BS, Legal Studies, BA, Management Information Systems (MIS), BS, Nursing, RN to BSN, Professional Accounting , BA, Accounting, AA, Aquatic Engineering, AS, Criminal Justice, AA Information Technology, AS, Fire Science, AS, Health Services Administration, AA, Homeland Security, AA, Medical Assisting, AS, Paralegal Studies, AA, Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), Criminal Justice, MA , and Education, MS.

Campuses

Keiser University is one of Florida’s largest, independent career universities. Keiser University has campuses throughout the state and online. The main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale with additional campuses located in Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, Kendall, Lakeland, Melbourne, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Port St. Lucie, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach.

Financial Aid

Keiser University has been approved as an eligible institution by the United States Department of Education to participate in Federal Financial Aid Programs.

Grants and Scholarships: Grants are awarded to students with substantial financial need. Scholarships may be both need and/or merit based. They include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, and Florida Postsecondary Student Assistance Grant. Additional Grants and Scholarships include the Access to Better Learning (ABLE) Grant, Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges Scholarship, and the Career College Association Scholarship. Keiser University also matches all Bright Futures Scholarships and participates in the Prepaid College Plan. Keiser University also participates in the Federal Work Study program which gives employment to undergraduate students based on financial need. In addition, Keiser University is a participant of the Military Reimbursement Program and is approved for Veteran training. As well, Low interest loans are available to help students meet their educational goals.

Tuition and Fees

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