In the Higher Education Survey Report, Robert W. Baird & Co., Feb. 2006, it was reported that Kaplan University was ranked as America's #1 Online University. It was ranked #1 in Quality of Education, #1 in Benefits vs. Cost and #1 in Student Recommendation rate.
What an impressive record for an Online University. The University is situated at Davenport, Iowa and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The accredited online degree and certificate programs offered are; Arts and Sciences, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Technology and Design, Nursing and Health Care, Legal Studies, Continuing and Professional Studies.
With eight programs to choose from, the likely hood of finding a suitable course at Kaplan is definitely high. Qualified criminal justice and security professionals are in great demand now than before due to the growing demands of the homeland security. If you would like to advance your career in corrections, law enforcement, or private security, a criminal justice program can definitely help. Another area of demand is in the Nursing and Health Science sector.
With aging population and general health problems, more professionals with skills in nursing and health science are required. Health care providers even go to the extent to recruit nurses from outside the country to meet the demands. Another area of strong demand is in the IT sector. With the ever changing IT environment and landscape, IT professionals are always wanted. If you are considering a career in IT, the courses offered will be able to meeting your needs.
If you are already in the IT line, with the rapid changing in IT environment, it is of paramount important to upgrade your IT skills in order to keep pace with the rapid changes. As you can see, the three highly demanded areas of expertise highlighted above affects and shape the society we live in. We need to live in a safe and just environment and have the freedom to live a life of our choice. This can only be achieved with adequate homeland security. And this in turn required qualified and trained professional in this area.
Without a healthy and able body, we will not be able to do what we intent to do. As such, the nursing and health science play an important role to provide physical comfort to those in need. And finally, technology should help us to be more productive and efficient. It connects us and the rest of the world and work together.
It brings us nearer even we are physically far apart. As such, IT professional are required to hardness and invent this technology further. So, if you are already part of these professions, would you like to upgrade your skills? However, if you are not part of it, would you like to be part of it to contribute to the betterment of the society at large? In whatever, case, in order to contribute effectively, you will need to equip with the necessary skills.
With the courses provided online, there is no barrier to attend them.
Rose Mary. Freelance writer on various interest topics. For more information on distant learning and how to get your qualification for a better future, please visit Distance Learning University.