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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

Kaplan Career Institute (Harrisburg)


5650 Derry St.
Harrisburg, PA, 17111
Phone(s): 717-558-1300
Fax(s): 717-558-1342
Email(s): ascott2@kaplan.edu
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Adrienne Scott

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Director: Mark Hale
Date for Applications: Open
Application Fee: No
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: Yes $10
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: Yes
High School Diploma/GED: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION

# of Students: 277 including externs full-time
# of Faculty: 15 full-time , 10 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: ACICS, VA, OVR, AAMAE Housing: Adjacent Housing Available, Assistance Provided
Courses Offered: Weekdays and Evenings

FINANCIAL AID/PLACEMENT

Aid Available to Qualified Students: Federal loans, Pell grants, College Work Study, other

FEATURES OF THE SCHOOL

Founded in 1918, Kaplan Career Institute (formerly Thompson Institute) is one of the most respected post-secondary technical schools in PA; centrally located in Harrisburg; externships in selected programs; job placement assistance available; convenient class schedules; limited class size; scholarship program.

PROGRAMS

Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Medical Billing & Coding
36 weeks/48.5 credits
Diploma
$14,000
Medical Assisting
66 weeks/98.5 credits
Degree
$28,135
Medical Assistant
36 weeks/46 credits
Diploma
$14,330
Business Administration (Day)
18 months/121 credits
Degree
$28,512
Business Administration (Evening)
24 months/121 credits
Degree
$28,512
Computer Networking Technology (Day)
77 weeks/105 credits
Degree
$32,945
Computer Networking Technology (Evening)
110 weeks/105 credits
Degree
$32,945
Criminal Justice (Day)
77 weeks/107 credits
Degree
$26.405
Criminal Justice (Evening)
121 weeks/107 credits
Degree
$26,405

All degrees referred to are Specialized Associate Degrees. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of August 2012.

For gainful employment disclosure information, click on the link to the school's website.
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