Kaplan University Online MBA Degrees

Kaplan University is an accredited university offering certificates, associates, bachelors and masters degrees in a wide range of fields including law, education, business, information technology, healthcare, and more. It was established in 1937 as the American Institute of Commerce.

The School of Business and Management has been validated by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). It offers a comprehensive list of online business degree programs at different levels: Associate's, Advanced Start Bachelor's Degrees, Bachelor's Degrees, and Master's Degrees. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is offered with the following specializations:

Entrepreneurship -  The Specialization helps students develop the skills and expertise needed to assess business opportunities and create new ventures. Courses include Entrepreneurship, Small Business Administration, Corporate Venturing, The Entrepreneurial Lab.

Finance - Analyze investment strategies, explore financial management issues, acquire skills and knowledge required to prepare financial statements. Courses include Capital Markets and Investments, Mergers and Acquisitions, International Finance, Financial Statement Analysis.

Health Care Management - Develop the proficiencies you need to work in the rapidly growing health care field. Courses include Health Care Systems, Comprehensive Health Care Strategies, Quality Health Care Management, International Health Care Systems.

Human Resources - Analyze labor laws, employee training, corporate policies, recruitment practices. Courses include Employment and Labor Law, Employee Development, Strategic Reward Systems, Recruitment and Selection.

International Business - Apply concepts of finance, marketing and management on an international level. With an international business MBA, you can be employed as International Marketing Manager, Import Agent, etc.

Marketing - Apply marketing research methods and techniques, and explore issues such as buyer-behavior and consumer protection. Courses include Advertising, Marketing Research, Salesforce Management, Marketing Psychology.

Project Management - Enhance your project management skills to ensure business needs are being addressed. With this specialization you can be employed as project managers, project directors, etc. Courses include Strategic Project Management; Project Initiation, Planning, and Execution; Project Cost and Schedule Monitoring and Controlling; Project Risk, Quality, and Procurement Monitoring and Controlling.

Supply Chain Management and Logistics - Examine techniques and tools used to create and manage an optimal supply chain. Courses include Supply Chain Management, Inventory and Distribution Management, Managing the Service Value Chain, Strategic Global Logistics Management.

Kaplan is placed among the top 20 online universities in the second annual Online College Rankings released by the Online Education Database (oedb.org/rankings). It is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The university is recognized by the Iowa Department of Education. Qualified students are eligible to receive Iowa state tuition grants.

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