Kaplan Career Institute online
Kaplan is a system of schools organized and operated by Kaplan, Inc., itself a division of the Washington Post Company. Originally established in 1937 as the American Institute of Commerce, the name was changed in 2000 to Quest College, before being acquired by its current owner and being renamed Kaplan University, becoming the graduate degree granting arm of the Kaplan System. Combined with Kaplan College and Kaplan Career institutes, the system has schools in seventeen states and online access nationwide.
Kaplan schools offer a variety of programs aimed at preparing individuals for entry into the workforce. Many courses are taught by former and current professionals, providing insight and additional training to ensure that graduate are ready to face the challenges ahead. Completion of a program may result in a certificate, associate degree, bachelors or masters depending on the education pursued. Some member institutions will have as part of their student services career assistance programs that aid students in finding jobs.
Programs offered include:
- Criminal Justice
- Computer Networking
- Business Administration
Not all campuses offer the same programs and interested students should contact their desired location to see what programs are available.
The Charlestown branch of Kaplan University is located at 570 Rutherford Ave. This campus has graduated close to a thousand students over the last few years. This campus offers student services in the form of career guidance for students in need of assistance and job placement opportunities for students after graduation. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting kaplancareerinstitute.com.
The programs listed below are some of the programs offered by Kaplan Career Institute – Charlestown. The list may differ from current program available, for a complete list of what programs are offered students may visit the school's website.
Electrician (48 Hours)
The electrician program offered on average takes about nine months to complete.
- Tuition estimate is $16, 000*
- Cost of required books or supplies: $2, 500*
- 42% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
- On average, $9, 500 in student loans are owed upon completion of this program**
- Around 100 students completed the electrician program last year
- Takes about 9 months to complete