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Keiser University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

23 Programs

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  • Business Administration - Associate
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Keiser University’s Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration provides basic business administration skills. Students use computers, computer skills and software applications necessary to prosper in a business environment. Courses provide an understanding of business administration methods, management skills and business knowledge.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:

    • To develop students’ abilities to understand business concepts, terms and theories.
    • To develop students’ abilities to think critically and communicate effectively.
    • To assist students in becoming more proficient in analysis, decision making and management.

  • Accounting - Associate
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Keiser University’s Associate of Arts degree in Accounting focuses on entry-level accounting skills including communication and ethics needed in today’s professional environment. The program provides a fundamental understanding of not only essential practitioner skills but also addresses the unique skills needed by an entry-level accountant. Accounting topics include: financial accounting, federal taxation, and the use of business application and accounting software.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:

    • Identify fundamental accounting/tax concepts and standards
    • Prepare fundamental financial statements/tax documents
    • Use common business and accounting software applications at an introductory level
    • Use professional communication skills in the preparation of documents and presentations
    • Identify components of regulatory and ethical practices

  • Information Technology - Associate
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Information Technology prepares students for an entry-level position in the field of Networking Administration, Programming, or Cybersecurity. Courses in each of the three concentrations prepare students to sit for industry-accepted competency examinations.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and goals:

    • To develop students’ abilities to administer, manage and troubleshoot hardware, software and services for single, mixed and multi-user environments
    • To assist students in becoming more adept in knowledge, theory and practice of network management, cybersecurity, and programming
    • To prepare students for positions as technical support specialists, help-desk technicians, systems administrators, computer security professionals, or entry level programmers
    • To develop students’ skills in inspection of security measures to protect data and the conduct of personnel in relation to protection of data
    • To develop students’ abilities to think critically and communicate effectively

  • Video Game Design - Associate
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science in Video Game Design presents the processes and skills required to produce assets and levels for games. Students are immersed in creative and conceptual areas such as character development, 3D modeling and animation, game theory, interactive storytelling and game space construction.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:

    • To develop a student’s ability to demonstrate knowledge of computer-based 3D modeling, animation theory and techniques, level design and architecture, texturing and lighting;
    • To prepare graduates for jobs as entry-level game modelers, animators, level designers, texture mappers and story developers;
    • To assist students with mastering industry-standard software and game engines;
    • To develop a student’s ability to think critically and communicate effectively.

  • Massage Therapy - Associate
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Massage Therapy prepares students to become licensed massage therapists in Florida and perform therapeutic massage in a wide range of professional settings (including medical offices, hospice, rehabilitative facilities, and spas), as well as establish and run a successful private therapeutic massage practice. The program focuses on the following areas of study: anatomy & physiology, kinesiology, pathology, and applied therapeutic massage techniques. In addition, students learn Eastern bodywork and Western massage modalities, sports massage, hydrotherapy, and Florida Law pertaining to massage.


  • Culinary Arts
    Culinary Arts, Food Service, and Nutrition

    The Associate of Science degree in Culinary Arts presents a comprehensive curriculum that includes laboratory sessions, academic preparation and hands-on experience. Students acquire professional knowledge of food, its preparation and handling and cooking from basic to advanced. The curriculum includes an externship to prepare students for entry-level positions in the foodservice industry.

    The following goals are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission:

    • To provide students with skills needed for cooking wholesome, attractive, food preparations
    • To create an environment that nurtures the ability to become successful in the food service industry
    • To prepare students for entry-level employment in the food foodservice industry

  • Health Services Administration - Associate
    Education and Human Services

    Keiser University’s Associate of Arts degree in Health Services Administration provides instruction in basic health services administration skills. Students use laptop computers to learn computer skills and software applications necessary to prosper in a healthcare business environment. The program prepares students in both business and health service administration, providing courses on business law, management and marketing principles, medical anatomy, physiology and terminology and front office management.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:

    • To develop students’ understanding of software systems used in administrative healthcare;
    • To familiarize students with medical terminology, anatomy and physiology;
    • To train students in the application of business principles to healthcare administration;
    • To assist graduates in obtaining entry-level employment in health services administration.

  • Paralegal - Associate
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    Keiser University’s Associate of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies prepares students to support attorneys in transactional and litigation fields through legal research, document drafting, case management, evidence gathering and the litigation procedure. Paralegals are often involved in trial assistance and other dispute resolution processes, as well as with preparation of real estate documents, wills, trusts, contracts, corporate matters and law office investigations.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objective:

    • To develop students’ written and verbal competencies, enabling them to think critically and communicate effectively.
    • To instruct students in analytical and technical skills.
    • To provide students with a sound understanding of a legal practice in the United States.
    • To prepare graduates to work as paralegals for lawyers in both civil and criminal practices in firms, businesses and corporations.

  • Criminal Justice - Associate
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    Keiser University’s Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice presents the major components of the American criminal justice system. It includes criminal behavior patterns, law enforcement organizations, juvenile systems, legal principles and doctrines and fundamentals of criminal investigations. Courses utilize hands-on activities.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:

    • To develop students’ understanding of the American criminal justice system.
    • To present students with an in-depth review of institutions, laws, theories and the players that make up the system.
    • To assist graduates in obtaining entry-level criminal justice positions.
    • To prepared students for employment or advancement in criminal justice related fields.

  • Fire Science / Fire-fighting - Associate
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Fire Science provides instruction in fire prevention methods, fire detection systems, fire codes, fire investigation rescue, safety and salvage procedures, hazardous materials, pump operations, fire behavior, plans reading and extinguishment. This program assists in qualifying firefighters for management positions with the Fire Service.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:

    • To provide students with an understanding of crisis management, fire suppression and extinguishment methods.
    • To prepare students to conduct a proper fire scene investigation.
    • To prepare students for employment with the Fire Service, including management positions.
    • To develop students’ abilities to perform community service for protection of life and property.

  • Crime Scene Technology - Associate
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Crime Scene Technology prepares students with fundamental competencies in the areas of recognizing, documenting, collecting, preserving and presenting physical material for use as evidence in legal proceedings.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:

    • To provide students with comprehensive background knowledge of the American judicial system, its Constitutional foundation, key components and participants.
    • To instruct students in the skills associated with basic field investigative procedures with primary emphasis on principles, concepts, and fundamental techniques utilized in forensic field (crime scene) investigations.
    • To instruct students in the specialized procedures used to effectively and safely process and document the results of forensic field investigations.
    • To introduce students to basic procedures, witness demeanor, and protocols associated with providing evidence in legal proceedings.
    • To assist graduates in obtaining entry-level positions as crime scene investigators or forensic identification specialists.

  • Medical Administrative Billing and Coding - Associate
    Medical Administration

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Administrative Billing & Coding prepares students to assign accurate medical codes for diagnostic procedures and other services offered by healthcare practitioners.

    Students will learn various clerical and administrative functions that relate to insurance claims, compliance, & reimbursement.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals

    • Develop a student’s ability to use medical language and classification systems to code procedures and diagnoses;
    • Develop a student’s ability to perform various clerical & administrative duties;
    • Prepare students for entry- level employment in billing & coding;
    • Prepare students to take the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) credentialing examination as an apprentice.

  • Medical Assisting - Associate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting Science prepares students to perform various clinical duties including taking patient histories, measuring vital signs, assisting physicians with examinations, giving injections as directed by the physician, venipuncture, performing CLIA waived laboratory tests, and performing electrocardiograms (ECG).

    In addition, students will learn clerical and administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, maintaining patient records, and preparing insurance claims.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:

    • Develop a student’s ability to perform various clinical, clerical, & administrative duties;
    • Prepare students with the professional skills needed for employment in Medical Assisting;
    • Prepare students to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) credentialing examination given by American Medical Technologists (AMT).

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant - Associate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant prepares students to work as occupational therapy assistants under direct supervision of a licensed occupational therapist. Occupational therapy is the art and science of helping people gain skills needed to become independent in daily living activities. Students learn the therapeutic use of occupations which include self-care, work and play/leisure activities in order to maximize independent function, enhance development, prevent disability and maintain health. Intervention strategies may include adaptations to a task or environment or compensatory approaches in order to facilitate clients’ achievement of maximum independence.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives.

    • To provide an environment in which students demonstrate ethical behaviors, critical thinking skills and commitment to lifelong learning as required of a competent healthcare professional;
    • Students demonstrate emerging clinical skills in treatment techniques, methodology and rationale for implementation, including clinical documentation and reasoning skills as an entry-level professional;
    • Students demonstrate an academic foundation that clearly evidences occupational therapy’s unique focus on daily living activities and interventions that promote clients’ participation within a social/cultural context.

  • Physical Therapy Technician / Assistant - Associate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant prepares students for employment as a skilled licensed health care worker under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist. A Physical Therapist Assistant assists in the management of conditions such as arthritis, amputation, fractures, cerebrovascular accident (stroke), spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, wounds, developmental delays, cerebral palsy, cardiac and pulmonary pathology, sport injuries, work injuries and other types of injuries and/or pathologies.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:

    • Communicate and collaborate within the healthcare environment and with members of the community;
    • Demonstrate knowledge, skills and attitudes reflective of an entry level Physical Therapist Assistant;
    • Exhibit professional and ethical behaviors consistent with the scope of practice of a PTA;
    • Explore contemporary practice to develop commitment to lifelong learning.

  • Respiratory Therapy Technician / Assistant - Associate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy prepares students for employment as respiratory therapists under the supervision of licensed physicians. A Respiratory Therapist provides education, diagnostic testing and respiratory therapy in the management of conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, acute cardio-respiratory failure, asthma, and other pulmonary pathologies.

    Responsibilities of a respiratory therapist include:

    • Identifying lung and breathing disorders and recommending treatment methods;
    • Interviewing patients and doing chest physical exams to determine what kind of therapy is best for their condition;
    • Consulting with physicians to recommend a change in therapy, based on patient evaluation;
    • Analyzing breath, tissue, and blood specimens to determine levels of oxygen and other gases;
    • Managing ventilators and artificial airway devices for patients who can’t breathe normally on their own;
    • Responding to Code Blue or other urgent calls for care;
    • Educating patients and families about lung disease so they can maximize their recovery.

  • Radiologic Technology - Associate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology prepares students for entry-level positions in the profession, producing radiographic images in accordance with standardized practices and procedures. The program provides radiologic information including medical terminology, patient care, radiographic procedures, radiation protection, equipment operations and image production and evaluation. The program’s graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and are eligible to be licensed by the State of Florida to practice Radiologic Technology.


  • Surgical Technology - Associate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Surgical Technology provides students with the technical ability; knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment as a member of a healthcare team in hospital or surgical center operating rooms. Students receive instruction in essentials of healthcare, surgical instrumentation, anatomy, physiology, medical language and pharmacology. Graduates are prepared for employment as surgical technologists.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and objectives:

    • Integrate the surgical technology knowledge base in cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains; demonstrate skills following established criteria, protocols and objectives in the cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains;
    • Function safely, effectively and efficiently and exhibit ethical behavior in a surgical technologist role;
    • Apply basic scientific principles related to anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology for safe transfer, positioning, prepping and draping of surgical patients;
    • Describe actions and uses of anesthetic and pharmacological agents in the care of surgical patients;
    • Apply knowledge of interpersonal skills and communications relative to procedures and protocols from a surgical technologist’s perspective when working with patients, patients’ significant others, colleagues and other members of a healthcare team, as well as other members of the community;
    • Apply principles of asepsis in an operating room setting;
    • Demonstrate appropriate use and care of basic and specialty instruments and supplies.

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Associate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography presents an integration of didactic, laboratory and clinical experiences. The program prepares students to function as entry-level diagnostic medical sonographers. Sonographers are highly skilled professionals qualified to provide patient services using diagnostic techniques under the supervision of a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy and assist physicians in gathering data necessary to reach diagnostic decisions.

    The program facilitates the development of learned knowledge and skills of a graduate sonographer. The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program strives to instill the values and concepts of life-long learning to its graduates.

  • Radiation Therapy - Associate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Radiation Therapy prepares students for entry-level positions in the profession, using ionizing-radiation producing equipment to administer therapeutic doses of radiation as prescribed by physicians for treatment of disease — generally cancer. The program’s graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and are eligible for licensure by the State of Florida to practice Radiation Therapy. The Radiation Therapy program strives to instill the values and concepts of life-long learning in its graduates.

    The following objectives are designed to meet the program’s mission and goals for Radiation Therapy:

    • Acquire the skills and knowledge to function effectively in their role as members of the radiation therapy team in delivering a planned course of treatment utilizing high energy photon or electron beams of radiation;
    • Competently demonstrate the use and application of ionizing radiation therapy units and devices;
    • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to achieve program goals and clinical objectives;
    • Exhibit professional and personal growth coupled with lifelong learning skills, communicating effectively with faculty, patients, families and members of the healthcare team;
    • Demonstrate fabrication and block cutting skills and the use of patient immobilization and treatment enhancing devices appropriately.

  • Medical Laboratory Technician - Associate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technician educates and prepares students to function effectively and collaboratively as a member of a medical laboratory team. The program provides exposure to various laboratory tests in accordance with nationally standardized laboratory practices as defined within the scope of the profession.

    The program’s mission is further defined in the following goals:

    • Students will acquire the knowledge and skill development to competently perform standardized laboratory test procedures;
    • Students will acquire critical thinking and problem-solving skills to effectively practice in the profession;
    • Students will model behaviors of professionalism in the pursuit of excellence;
    • Students will possess the necessary breadth of knowledge and skills for obtaining entry-level employment as a professional medical laboratory technician.

  • Health and Human Performance - Associate
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Health and Human Performance Program offers an Associate of Science degree designed to facilitate the development of each student into an ethical, competent, entry-level Fitness Practitioner or Exercise Specialist. The program emphasizes a general health, fitness, and nutrition knowledge base, in conjunction with professional behaviors and technical skills required for this career.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

    • Construct health- and fitness-related assessments and decipher those results to develop appropriate exercise prescription for all ability levels;
    • Investigate health and fitness components to indoctrinate individuals regarding exercise sessions;
    • Correlate between exerciser physiological adaptations and psychological factors of fitness and exercise programs;
    • Interpret biomechanical principles and their relationship to optimal movement for sport and exercise;
    • Analyze and evaluate real-world experiences through the appropriate legal, professional, and ethical means of care to patients, clients, and athletes;
    • Identify and execute specific safety protocols to use in diverse situations;
    • Develop communication strategies and styles that are appropriate for different facilities and subjects.

  • Nursing - Associate
    Nursing

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Nursing prepares students to practice professional nursing. Professional nursing involves the performance of those acts requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgment and nursing skill based upon applied principles of biological, physical, psychological and social sciences. The nursing practice of a professional nurse includes but is not limited to:

    • Assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care;
    • Health teaching and counseling of individuals who may be ill, injured or infirm;
    • Promotion of wellness, maintenance of health, and prevention of illness of others;
    • Administration of treatments and medications as prescribed in accordance with the standards of nursing practice.

    The program’s mission is further defined in the following goals:

    • Students will utilize effective interdisciplinary collaboration within a health care environment;
    • Students will integrate evidence based technologies to support clinical decision making;
    • Students will utilize clinical judgment and reasoning to promote optimal patient care;
    • Students will model behaviors of professionalism in the pursuit of excellence;
    • Students will possess the necessary breadth of knowledge and skills for obtaining entry-level employment as a professional registered nurse.

Accreditation

Keiser University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral levels. Questions about the accreditation of Keiser University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Disclosure

Any Certificate or Diploma program that KU offers now or in the future are considered Gainful Employment Programs. While the non-profit status exempts them for disclosures related to Associates, Bachelors, Masters and PhD programs, any Certificate or Diploma programs are captured by the gainful employment rule.

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