1977

    Keiser School founded by Keiser Family in Fort Lauderdale

1980

    Keiser School received accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
    Keiser School received accreditation from the National Association of Trade and Technical Schools

1982

    Keiser School renamed Keiser Institute of Technology to effectively represent addition of computer and paralegal programs

1984

    Keiser Institute of Technology received accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Occupational Educational Institutions

1986

    Keiser Institute of Technology received approval from the State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities to offer Associates of Science Degree
    Keiser Institute of Technology renamed Keiser College to accurately reflect associate degree course offerings

1989

    2nd campus opened in Melbourne
    Received candidacy for accreditation from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools on Colleges and Schools

1990

    Governor Bob Martinez appointed Dr. Arthur Keiser, Chancellor, to State Board of Independent Postsecondary, Vocational, Technical, Trade, and Business Schools

1991

    Keiser College received accreditation by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, (404) 679-4500) to award the associate Degree

1992

    3rd Campus opened in Tallahassee

1994

    Keiser College was granted accreditation for the Medical Laboratory Technician program

1995

    4th campus opened in Sarasota
    5th campus opened in Daytona Beach
    Governor Lawton Chiles appointed Dr. Arthur Keiser, Chancellor, to State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities

1998

    Keiser College was granted accreditation for the Occupational Therapy Assistant program

2000

    6th campus opened in Lakeland

2001

    Keiser College approved by the Commission for Independent Education to award the bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees
    7th campus opened in Kendall

2002

    8th campus opened in Orlando
    Florida Board of Nursing approved associate of science degree in nursing to be offered at Melbourne Campus
    Tallahassee Campus of Keiser College named Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges "College of the Year"
    Dr. Arthur Keiser appointed to the Florida Board of Education Higher Education Funding Task Force by Jim Horne, Florida Secretary of Education

2003

    Florida Board of Nursing approved associatea of science degree in Nursing to be offered at its Sarasota Campus
    Keiser College became a member of the State of Florida, Department of Education Statewide Course Numbering System, all courses assigned a statewide common course number
    9th campus opened in Jacksonville

2004

    Florida Board of Nursing approved associate of science degree in Nursing to be offered at Fort Lauderdale and Kendal campuses
    10th campus opened in Port St. Lucie; 11th campus opened in West Palm Beach; 12th campus opened in Pembroke Pines
    Associates of Science Degree with a major in Aquatic Engineering offered exclusively online
    Lieutenant Governor Toni Jennings appointed Belinda Keiser, Vice Chancellor of Community Relations and Student Advancement, to Florida Career Education Study Task Force
    Mrs. Evelyn Keiser, Chairperson of the Board, awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Beijing University

2005

    13th campus opened in Tampa
    Governor Jeb Bush appointed Belinda Keiser, Vice Chancellor Community Relations and Student Advancement, to Workforce Florida, Inc. Board of Directors where she currently serves as Vice Chair
    Margaret Spellings, U.S. Secretary of Education, appointed Dr. Arthur Keiser, Chancellor, to National Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity
    Keiser College launched bachelor of arts degree in Business Administration entirely in Spanish and online
    Florida Board of Nursing approved associate of science degree in Nursing to be offered at the Tallahassee Campus
    Miami Campus of Keiser College named Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges "College of the Year"

2006

    Keiser College launched Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Online
    Keiser College began offering bachelor of science degree with a major in Elementary Education at its Sarasota campus
    Tallahassee Campus of Keiser College named Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges “College of the Year”
    Keiser College became Keiser University
    Keiser University began offering the Master of Business Administration at its Fort Lauderdale campus

2007

    Keiser University celebrates 35 years as Florida’s Statewide Career University

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The Keiser School - 1977


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