Franklin Mills Campus

Kaplan Career Institute, Franklin Mills campus, offers career-focused diploma and associate’s degree programs to the Philadelphia community. Our programs feature hands-on learning in areas from respiratory care to computer networking technology and more.

Career-Focused Programs

We recognize that in today’s competitive job market, you need an edge. You need to obtain the credentials employers search for and skills that could set you apart from other applicants. Find out how studying with instructors who bring real-world experience to the classroom could help you gain an education that prepares for your future.

Convenient Location in Northeast Philadelphia

Our Franklin Mills campus is located at 177 Franklin Mills Boulevard in Philadelphia, PA, near Franklin Mills Mall. The campus offers parking and is accessible to public transportation. Come visit us today to see what Kaplan Career Institute is all about.

A School With History

Formerly known as CHI Institute, Kaplan Career Institute, Franklin Mills campus, was founded in 1981 as a school focusing on computer systems technology. Explore how our programs have expanded through the years, and offer individuals in the Philadelphia area the opportunity to pursue career opportunities in computer technology, electrical systems, and health care.

For over thirty years, we have provided career training to busy adults looking to further their education at a school that understands the need for flexible schedules. Through the years our name may have changed, but our commitment to our students and alumni has remained a top priority since the day we opened our doors.

Our History as an Education Provider in Pennsylvania

The Franklin Mills campus was founded in the Philadelphia area in 1981 as CHI Institute, with computer systems technology classes starting in the spring of 1982. In the following years, programs were added in response to local education needs and the CHI Institute achieved AST-degree granting status in 1985. In October 2007, the Franklin Mills campus relocated from Southampton, Pennsylvania, to its current location in Northeastern Philadelphia to better serve its students. In January 2012, CHI Institute changed its name to Kaplan Career Institute.

Our Present at Franklin Mills in Northeast Philadelphia

Our teams at Kaplan Career Institute, from admissions to academics to career services, are focused on finding ways to support our students, both professionally and personally. We want to make sure you feel confident in your choice. That is why we offer the Kaplan Commitment, which gives students the opportunity to attend real classes for an introductory period without having a financial obligation beyond an enrollment fee.

Outside of the classroom, we promote a rich student life and help our students create a community. In past months, we have celebrated the academic achievements and perfect attendance of our students with public recognition and certificates, while enjoying music and refreshments. In-class work is supplemented with opportunities to go on field trips and hear from guest speakers, including employers, graduates, and motivational speakers. Students may also have a chance to give back to their own community through Service Learning Projects.

Learn more about why students and graduates have chosen Kaplan Career Institute, Franklin Mills campus.

About KHEC

Kaplan Career Institute is part of Kaplan Higher Education Campuses (KHEC), a group of institutions designed to provide the skills and knowledge needed for a competitive edge in today's job market. To make education relevant to students in their daily lives, KHEC programs focus on local employment needs.

About Kaplan

Kaplan Higher Education Campuses (KHEC) is a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., a company that has built a long and distinguished tradition as both an academic pioneer and career-maker since 1938. Kaplan is a leading global provider of educational services for individuals, schools, and businesses.

If you are looking for a place to get a great education in Philadelphia, you will find it at Kaplan Career Institute. Our campuses are easily accessible from all over the greater Philadelphia area.

Our Franklin Mills campus is conveniently located in northeastern Philadelphia at 177 Franklin Mills Boulevard near the city's public transportation routes and Franklin Mills Mall.

A Northeastern Philadelphia Location

Philadelphia is one of the world's finest cities, famous for numerous historical milestones and monuments, fine art and cultural attractions, and the best cheese steaks in the world. The area surrounding our campus boasts beautiful landscapes, interesting historic sites, and notable museums and cultural venues. Spend your leisure time tubing down the Delaware River or take a ride on an antique carousel, a genuine steam locomotive, a hot air balloon, or a mule-drawn canal boat. Nearby historic towns offer small-town charm with old-fashioned festivals and events that build a sense of community among area residents.

Amid this delightful atmosphere lie unparalleled educational opportunities that can help you plan for a future without limits. Contact Kaplan Career Institute, Franklin Mills campus and enroll today.

Additional Kaplan Career Institute Locations in Philadelphia

Our Broomall campus, located in the southwestern region of Philadelphia, serves Delaware and Chester counties. We also have a Philadelphia campus located in the Universal City area of the city. Visit each campus site for program information.