Keiser University

Keiser University

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Keiser University is a private, not-for-profit university system with 17 locations throughout Florida. With its main campus based in Fort Lauderdale, the Keiser family created the school after recognizing a need for hands-on career education in a small classroom setting. The school opened its doors in 1977 and was originally named the Keiser School. Since then, it has gone through several name changes, including the Keiser Institute of Technology and Keiser College. In 2006, the school was rebranded Keiser University, the name it keeps today. Keiser University offers associate, bachelor's, master's, Ed Specialist, and doctoral degrees.

The university is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Points of Distinction

  • Flexible class schedules with nights and weekend classes available
  • Small class sizes
  • Hands-on learning
  • Several campuses throughout Florida
  • Online degrees available
  • Career-focused curriculum


The faculty at Keiser University believe that career education is both art and science, providing students with not only the real-world skills that they need, but also the intellectual skills required by the business community. Their stated goal is to train students with employable skills while teaching them to be responsible, accountable employees. Since the overall student to faculty ratio at Keiser University stands at 12:1, faculty are able to get to know their students and provide them with personal attention.

Student Life

With 17 locations online and throughout the state, it is likely that Floridians can find a Keiser University campus near their home. All enrolled students have access to the university's Student Services Center. Here, they are able to find help with additional tutoring, and job preparation and placement programs. Enrolled students will find a number of available extracurricular activities, as well. These include student workshops and activities, student government, and two separate honor societies.


  1. Why Keiser, Keiser University, http://www.keiseruniversity.edu/why-keiser/
  2. Fact Book 2014, Keiser University, https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.keiseruniversity.edu%2Fpdf%2FKU2014FACTBOOKJune62014.pdf
  3. Mission Statement, Keiser University, http://www.keiseruniversity.edu/mission-statement/
  4. Student Services, Keiser University, http://www.keiseruniversity.edu/student-services/

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Programs of Study

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Business And Management

  • Business Administration
  • Accounting (Online Only)
  • Management Information Systems (Online Only)
  • Master of Business Administration (Online Only)
  • Information Technology Management (Online Only)
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology Management
  • Business Administration (Online Only)
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Technology Integration

Computer Science And Engineering

  • Information Technology (Online Only)
  • Cyber Forensics/Information Security
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Programming
  • Network Systems and Data Communications
  • Software Engineering

Education And Teaching

  • Education (Online Only)
  • Education - Leadership (Online Only)
  • Elementary Education

Engineering Technician

  • Computer Aided Drafting

Family And Social Work

  • Public Safety Administration (Online Only)
  • Dietetics and Nutrition


  • Legal Studies (Online Only)
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Paralegal Studies (Online Only)
  • Legal Studies
  • Paralegal Studies and Health Services Administration (Online Only)

Liberal Arts

  • Interdisciplinary Studies (Online Only)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies


  • Video Game Design
  • Design and Multimedia

Medical Administration

  • Health Services Administration (Online Only)
  • Health Services Administration
  • Health Information Management

Medical Support And Technology

  • Health Science (Online Only)
  • Medical Assisting
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Health Science
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Histotechnology
  • Surgical Technology


  • Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology

Nursing And Emergency Medicine

  • Nursing (Online Only)
  • Nursing

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant


  • Biotechnology

Security And Law Enforcement

  • Homeland Security (Online Only)
  • Criminal Justice (Online Only)
  • Forensic Investigations
  • Crime Scene Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Homeland Security

Therapy And Counseling

  • Massage Therapy
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

Keiser University Degrees or Coursework

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Degrees or Coursework

  • Associate
  • Bachelor
  • Certificate
  • Doctorate
  • Master
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