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College Profile: Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale

 
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Keiser University is a regionally accredited, private, career university that provides educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body in traditional, nontraditional and online delivery formats. The main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. Through quality teaching, the University is committed to provide all students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for successful employment. Committed to a students’ first philosophy, Keiser University prepares graduates for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, technology, hospitality, education and career-focused general studies.

Inherent in our Mission is service to the community. This service includes community partnerships, involvement with various constituencies and various continuing education programs.
 
1500 NW 49th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
33309
954-776-4476 (general)
954-776-4476 (financial aid)
954-776-4476 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Keiser College is a regionally accredited, private, four-year career college offering bachelor and associate degrees. The main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale with additional campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. The Colleges degrees are offered both campus-based and through web-based distance learning. Keiser College prepares graduates for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, technology, hospitality and education. All degree programs provide students with a general education foundation for career-focused professional skills. Inherent in our Mission is service to the community. This service includes community partnerships, involvement with various constituencies and various continuing education programs.


General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 10,000 - 19,999
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
17,023 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
4,872 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
4,667 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

Degrees and Certifications
Business Administration (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration prepares students for a career in business. Students are offered a well-rounded business education with management, marketing, finance, accounting, statistics and law courses.
Computer Graphics and Design (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science degree in Graphics Design teaches commercial art that visually communicates ideas and information to a targeted audience. Contemporary graphic designers use computers configured as graphics workstations to create works containing imagery and text for traditional print mediums and electronic delivery systems such as CD-ROM and the Internet.
Crime Scene Technology (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science degree in Crime Scene Technology prepares students with competencies in the areas of locating, preserving, developing, collecting, analyzing and presenting physical evidence utilizing modern methods used in the field and laboratory for forensic identification.
Crime Scene Technology (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science degree in Crime Scene Technology prepares students with competencies in the areas of locating, preserving, developing, collecting, analyzing and presenting physical evidence utilizing modern methods used in the field and laboratory for forensic identification.
Criminal Justice (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice provides preparation in many areas of the criminal justice system. Topics include crimes, laws, investigation, arrest, prosecution, punishment, return to society and how components work together and are governed by laws, the Supreme Court and the Constitution. This exploration of the American criminal justice system culminates with an emphasis on research, analysis and the future of the system.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Associate Degree)
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. Sonographers assist physicians in gathering data necessary to reach diagnostic decisions.
Diagnostic Vascular Sonography (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science degree in Diagnostic Vascular Sonography integrates didactic, laboratory and clinical experiences. The program prepares students to function as entry-level diagnostic vascular sonographers. Vascular sonographers are highly skilled professionals qualified to provide patient services using diagnostic techniques under the supervision of a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy. Sonographers assist physicians in gathering data necessary to reach diagnostic decisions.
Fashion Design and Merchandising (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science degree in Fashion Design and Merchandising prepares students for a career in the apparel industry. The program is designed to combine the creative and business-oriented training necessary for entry-level employment in the field. Students are provided a hands-on collaborative learning curriculum and instructed in facilities that are equipped with industrial-quality sewing machines, pressing units, dress forms and cutting tables.
Fashion Design and Merchandising (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science degree in Fashion Design and Merchandising prepares students for a career in the apparel industry. The program is designed to combine the creative and business-oriented training necessary for entry-level employment in the field. Students are provided a hands-on collaborative learning curriculum and instructed in facilities that are equipped with industrial-quality sewing machines, pressing units, dress forms and cutting tables.
Health Science (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science is a completion program for those who have already earned an Associate Degree in an allied health field. The curriculum is designed to support an expanded professional role, enhance interdisciplinary understanding, and provide a base for graduate education. Students will have the ability to choose a concentration in either health care management or education in the health care field.
Health Services Administration (Associate Degree)
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.
Information Technology Management (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology Management is a degree completion program for those who have already earned an Associate Degree in a computer-related field. The curriculum is designed to prepare computer technicians for a role as an I.T. professional, supervisor, or manager. Graduates will be prepared to assume these roles immediately upon graduation or continue on to a Master?s degree program in either business or technology field of study.
Information Technology Management (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology Management is a degree completion program for those who have already earned an Associate Degree in a computer-related field. The curriculum is designed to prepare computer technicians for a role as an I.T. professional, supervisor, or manager. Graduates will be prepared to assume these roles immediately upon graduation or continue on to a Master?s degree program in either business or technology field of study.
Interdisciplinary Studies (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University's Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies provides a comprehensive curriculum that allows broad exposure to multiple disciplines. This major provides a practical alternative for baccalaureate degree-seeking students whose needs cannot be met by individual majors. Students can design a course of study that meets their personal academic objectives and furthers their professional growth and development by combining two or more disciplines into a coherent program. The degree will combine general education courses with an interdisciplinary concentration, electives and a capstone course. The proposed coursework is subject to approval by the dean of academic affairs.
Management Information Systems (MIS) (online only) (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems is the study of the uses of computers in business. Students study both business and information technology and learn how to solve business problems using hardware, operating systems, networking, programming and database management. Students learn to use technology as a key business driver to manage corporate information technology resources. During the application and management components of the program, students work in groups with community organizations and develop actual project experience.
Management Information Systems (MIS) (online only) (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems is the study of the uses of computers in business. Students study both business and information technology and learn how to solve business problems using hardware, operating systems, networking, programming and database management. Students learn to use technology as a key business driver to manage corporate information technology resources. During the application and management components of the program, students work in groups with community organizations and develop actual project experience.
Management Information Systems (MIS) (online only) (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems is the study of the uses of computers in business. Students study both business and information technology and learn how to solve business problems using hardware, operating systems, networking, programming and database management. Students learn to use technology as a key business driver to manage corporate information technology resources. During the application and management components of the program, students work in groups with community organizations and develop actual project experience.
Management Information Systems (MIS) (online only) (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems is the study of the uses of computers in business. Students study both business and information technology and learn how to solve business problems using hardware, operating systems, networking, programming and database management. Students learn to use technology as a key business driver to manage corporate information technology resources. During the application and management components of the program, students work in groups with community organizations and develop actual project experience.
Medical Assisting (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting prepares students to perform medical assisting duties under direction of a physician/practitioner, including preparing examination rooms, taking vital signs, assisting in minor surgical procedures, giving injections, performing venipuncture, assisting in laboratory operations, taking x-rays and administering electrocardiograms. Medical assistants also learn to function in an administrative capacity, including patient communications, maintaining patient records, billing, scheduling appointments, ordering supplies and processing insurance claims.
Medical Laboratory Technician (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technician trains students to function effectively as a member of a medical laboratory team. Graduates possess skills to perform laboratory tests in accordance with standardized laboratory practices in clinical chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, clinical microbiology, immunohematology and serology/immunology.
Nuclear Medicine Technology (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology instructs students in the use of radioactive material to visualize, diagnose and treat pathology through proper utilization of specialized equipment and techniques. The program prepares students to attend patients, extract and evaluate data from patient records, perform dose calculations, prepare radiopharmaceuticals, perform in-vivo and in-vitro diagnostic studies and perform related quality control and quality assurance procedures. Courses include radiation safety, storage and disposal of radioactive materials and inventory and control of radiopharmacology. The program provides entry-level lectures in positron imaging tomography (PET).
Nursing (Associate Degree)
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 observation, 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; and administration of treatments and medications as prescribed in accordance with the standards of nursing practice.
Occupational Therapy Assistant (Associate Degree)
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 the daily living activities. Students learn the therapeutic use of self-care, work and play/leisure activities to maximize independent function, enhance development, prevent disability and maintain health. It may include adaptations to a task or environment to achieve maximum independence for clients.
Occupational Therapy Assistant (Associate Degree)
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 the daily living activities. Students learn the therapeutic use of self-care, work and play/leisure activities to maximize independent function, enhance development, prevent disability and maintain health. It may include adaptations to a task or environment to achieve maximum independence for clients.
Paralegal Studies (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies prepares students to support attorneys with legal research, drafting documents and motions, interviewing clients and witnesses, managing cases, gathering evidence 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, probates, contracts, corporate matters and law office investigations.
Physical Therapist Assistant (Associate Degree)
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.
Professional Accounting (online only) (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional Accounting focuses on accounting skills needed to meet the requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) examination in the state of Florida. Topics include accounting skills in the areas of financial accounting, accounting information systems, governmental and institutional accounting, tax accounting, auditing, ethics and employment law.
Radiologic Technology (Associate Degree)
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.
RN to BSN (Bachelor Degree)
Keiser University?s Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing is designed for registered nurses. The RN will be prepared for a broader scope of practice and for entry into master?s or doctoral nursing programs. The curriculum provides the RN with a better understanding of the cultural, political, economic, and social issues that affect patients and influence health care delivery. Special emphasis will be given to the preparation of a nurse who is educated in the allocation and management of physical, fiscal, and human resources. Opportunities for the RN to specialize at the baccalaureate level will be provided in the form of various nursing, business, and criminal justice electives.
Sports Medicine & Fitness Technology (Associate Degree)
Keiser College?s Associate of Science degree in Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology focuses on entry-level health and fitness assessment, prescription and lifestyle modification. The program provides a basic understanding of health risk factors, physiological adaptations to exercise, injury prevention, care and therapies, as well as addressing all components of activity as related to sports and exercise.
Sports Medicine & Fitness Technology (Associate Degree)
Keiser College?s Associate of Science degree in Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology focuses on entry-level health and fitness assessment, prescription and lifestyle modification. The program provides a basic understanding of health risk factors, physiological adaptations to exercise, injury prevention, care and therapies, as well as addressing all components of activity as related to sports and exercise.
Video Game Design (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science in Video Game Design presents the processes and skills required to perform game design and development. Students are immersed in creative and conceptual areas such as character development, 3-D modeling and animation, game documentation, game balance, interactive story telling and interface development.
Video Game Design (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science in Video Game Design presents the processes and skills required to perform game design and development. Students are immersed in creative and conceptual areas such as character development, 3-D modeling and animation, game documentation, game balance, interactive story telling and interface development.
Video Game Design (Associate Degree)
Keiser University?s Associate of Science in Video Game Design presents the processes and skills required to perform game design and development. Students are immersed in creative and conceptual areas such as character development, 3-D modeling and animation, game documentation, game balance, interactive story telling and interface development.

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