Online Learning: The 50+ Advantage

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According to Tim Driver, founder and CEO of, one of the best ways to transform your retirement with a new job is by going back to school and finishing your degree. In today’s service-driven economy, having the right skills is invaluable -- especially if you’re over 50. Gaining them online at Kaplan University may give you an advantage.



Kaplan University provides a practical, student-centered education that prepares individuals for careers in some of the fastest-growing industries. The University, which has its main campus in Davenport, Iowa, and its headquarters in Chicago, is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission ( It serves more than 53,000 online and campus-based students. The University has 11 campuses in Iowa, Nebraska, Maryland and Maine, and Kaplan University Learning Centers in Maryland, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri and Florida.


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