Today, the campus hosted a ceremony to celebrate its new name. Highlights included remarks from Steve Carter, executive director of Kaplan Career Institute; Jeff Conlon, president of Kaplan Higher Education; and State Sen. Anthony Galluccio.
By changing its name to Kaplan Career Institute, the Charlestown-based school is formally recognized as being part of the Kaplan family. Kaplan, Inc. is a global provider of education services, and its name reflects a long-standing reputation for excellence.
“With campuses across the country, the Kaplan name brings national recognition to our school with a well known reputation among educators and employers,” said Carter.
“I’m very thankful to have you [Kaplan Career Institute] in the community,” said State Sen. Galluccio.
The Kaplan Career Institute Charlestown campus is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT). The campus serves nearly 500 students and currently offers four diploma programs in medical assistant; computer support technician; electrician; and heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration.
About Kaplan Higher Education
Kaplan Career Institute is part of Kaplan Higher Education, which serves 80,000 students through more than 70 campus-based schools across the United States and in Europe. It also has online programs through Kaplan Virtual Education, Kaplan University and Concord Law School of Kaplan University. Kaplan Higher Education schools offer a spectrum of academic opportunities, from high school diplomas to graduate and professional degrees, including a Juris Doctor degree. Kaplan Higher Education is part of Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO). For more information, visit www.getinfo.kaplancareerinstitute.com.
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