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Keiser University

About Keiser University

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience.

At Keiser University, you will find a warm, friendly community with faculty and staff truly committed to your success. Our small class sizes, individualized attention, and one-class-at-a-time schedules create a positive learning environment where you can excel. Whether your goal is to prepare for a new career or to advance with your current employer, Keiser University is designed around your needs.

Keiser University Advantage

• Associate, Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degree programs

• Day, Evening, and Online Classes

• Financial Aid to Those Who Qualify

• Job Placement Assistance Available

• Military-friendly, scholarships for qualified active duty personnel, Veterans, and dependants. Yellow Ribbon program participant, approved for Veterans training

Programs and delivery format vary by campus. Courses are subject to change.

Keiser University's programs and curriculum remain in-line with technology and workforce trends, helping you develop the skills and qualifications necessary to succeed in today's job market. Our career-focused programs make it possible for you to graduate in less time than you may think.

Keiser University is a private, not-for-profit university.

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Available Programs

  • Medical Assisting - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting Science prepares students to perform various clinical duties including taking patient histories, measuring vital signs, assisting physicians with examinations, giving injections as directed by the physician, venipuncture, performing CLIA waived laboratory tests, and performing electrocardiograms (ECG).

    In addition, students will learn clerical and administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, maintaining patient records, and preparing insurance claims.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:

    • Develop a student’s ability to perform various clinical, clerical, & administrative duties;
    • Prepare students with the professional skills needed for employment in Medical Assisting;
    • Prepare students to take the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) credentialing examination given by American Medical Technologists (AMT).

    Clearwater, FL

    16120 US Hwy 19 N

    Clearwater,

    FL
    33764

    Daytona Beach, FL

    1800 Business Park Boulevard

    Daytona Beach,

    FL
    32114

    Fort Myers, FL

    9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

    Fort Myers,

    FL
    33905

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

    Jacksonville, FL

    6430 Southpoint Pkwy

    Jacksonville,

    FL
    32216

    Lakeland, FL

    2400 Interstate Dr

    Lakeland,

    FL
    33805

    Melbourne, FL

    900 S. Babcock St

    Melbourne,

    FL
    32901

    Miami, FL

    2101 N.W. 117th Ave

    Miami,

    FL
    33172

    Naples, FL

    3909 Tamiami Trail East

    Naples,

    FL
    34112

    New Port Richey, FL

    6300 US Highway 19 North

    New Port Richey,

    FL
    34652

    Orlando, FL

    5600 Lake Underhill Rd

    Orlando,

    FL
    32807

    Pembroke Pines, FL

    1640 SW 145 Ave

    Pembroke Pines,

    FL
    33027

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9400 SW Discovery Way

    Port St Lucie,

    FL
    34986

    Sarasota, FL

    6151 Lake Osprey Dr

    Sarasota,

    FL
    34240

    Tallahassee, FL

    1700 Halstead Blvd

    Tallahassee,

    FL
    32309

    Tampa, FL

    5002 West Waters Ave

    Tampa,

    FL
    33634

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant prepares students to work as occupational therapy assistants under direct supervision of a licensed occupational therapist. Occupational therapy is the art and science of helping people gain skills needed to become independent in daily living activities. Students learn the therapeutic use of occupations which include self-care, work and play/leisure activities in order to maximize independent function, enhance development, prevent disability and maintain health. Intervention strategies may include adaptations to a task or environment or compensatory approaches in order to facilitate clients’ achievement of maximum independence.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives.

    • To provide an environment in which students demonstrate ethical behaviors, critical thinking skills and commitment to lifelong learning as required of a competent healthcare professional;
    • Students demonstrate emerging clinical skills in treatment techniques, methodology and rationale for implementation, including clinical documentation and reasoning skills as an entry-level professional;
    • Students demonstrate an academic foundation that clearly evidences occupational therapy’s unique focus on daily living activities and interventions that promote clients’ participation within a social/cultural context.

    Daytona Beach, FL

    1800 Business Park Boulevard

    Daytona Beach,

    FL
    32114

    Fort Myers, FL

    9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

    Fort Myers,

    FL
    33905

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

    Jacksonville, FL

    6430 Southpoint Pkwy

    Jacksonville,

    FL
    32216

    Lakeland, FL

    2400 Interstate Dr

    Lakeland,

    FL
    33805

    Melbourne, FL

    900 S. Babcock St

    Melbourne,

    FL
    32901

    Miami, FL

    2101 N.W. 117th Ave

    Miami,

    FL
    33172

    Naples, FL

    3909 Tamiami Trail East

    Naples,

    FL
    34112

    New Port Richey, FL

    6300 US Highway 19 North

    New Port Richey,

    FL
    34652

    Orlando, FL

    5600 Lake Underhill Rd

    Orlando,

    FL
    32807

    Pembroke Pines, FL

    1640 SW 145 Ave

    Pembroke Pines,

    FL
    33027

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9400 SW Discovery Way

    Port St Lucie,

    FL
    34986

    Sarasota, FL

    6151 Lake Osprey Dr

    Sarasota,

    FL
    34240

    Tallahassee, FL

    1700 Halstead Blvd

    Tallahassee,

    FL
    32309

    Tampa, FL

    5002 West Waters Ave

    Tampa,

    FL
    33634

  • Physical Therapy Technician / Assistant - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant prepares students for employment as a skilled licensed health care worker under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist. A Physical Therapist Assistant assists in the management of conditions such as arthritis, amputation, fractures, cerebrovascular accident (stroke), spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, wounds, developmental delays, cerebral palsy, cardiac and pulmonary pathology, sport injuries, work injuries and other types of injuries and/or pathologies.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:

    • Communicate and collaborate within the healthcare environment and with members of the community;
    • Demonstrate knowledge, skills and attitudes reflective of an entry level Physical Therapist Assistant;
    • Exhibit professional and ethical behaviors consistent with the scope of practice of a PTA;
    • Explore contemporary practice to develop commitment to lifelong learning.

    Fort Myers, FL

    9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

    Fort Myers,

    FL
    33905

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

    Jacksonville, FL

    6430 Southpoint Pkwy

    Jacksonville,

    FL
    32216

    Lakeland, FL

    2400 Interstate Dr

    Lakeland,

    FL
    33805

    Melbourne, FL

    900 S. Babcock St

    Melbourne,

    FL
    32901

    Naples, FL

    3909 Tamiami Trail East

    Naples,

    FL
    34112

    New Port Richey, FL

    6300 US Highway 19 North

    New Port Richey,

    FL
    34652

    Orlando, FL

    5600 Lake Underhill Rd

    Orlando,

    FL
    32807

    Pembroke Pines, FL

    1640 SW 145 Ave

    Pembroke Pines,

    FL
    33027

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9400 SW Discovery Way

    Port St Lucie,

    FL
    34986

    Sarasota, FL

    6151 Lake Osprey Dr

    Sarasota,

    FL
    34240

    Tallahassee, FL

    1700 Halstead Blvd

    Tallahassee,

    FL
    32309

    Tampa, FL

    5002 West Waters Ave

    Tampa,

    FL
    33634

  • Respiratory Therapy Technician / Assistant - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy prepares students for employment as respiratory therapists under the supervision of licensed physicians. A Respiratory Therapist provides education, diagnostic testing and respiratory therapy in the management of conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, acute cardio-respiratory failure, asthma, and other pulmonary pathologies.

    Responsibilities of a respiratory therapist include:

    • Identifying lung and breathing disorders and recommending treatment methods;
    • Interviewing patients and doing chest physical exams to determine what kind of therapy is best for their condition;
    • Consulting with physicians to recommend a change in therapy, based on patient evaluation;
    • Analyzing breath, tissue, and blood specimens to determine levels of oxygen and other gases;
    • Managing ventilators and artificial airway devices for patients who can’t breathe normally on their own;
    • Responding to Code Blue or other urgent calls for care;
    • Educating patients and families about lung disease so they can maximize their recovery.

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

  • Radiologic Technology - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology prepares students for entry-level positions in the profession, producing radiographic images in accordance with standardized practices and procedures. The program provides radiologic information including medical terminology, patient care, radiographic procedures, radiation protection, equipment operations and image production and evaluation. The program’s graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and are eligible to be licensed by the State of Florida to practice Radiologic Technology.


    Daytona Beach, FL

    1800 Business Park Boulevard

    Daytona Beach,

    FL
    32114

    Fort Myers, FL

    9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

    Fort Myers,

    FL
    33905

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

    Jacksonville, FL

    6430 Southpoint Pkwy

    Jacksonville,

    FL
    32216

    Lakeland, FL

    2400 Interstate Dr

    Lakeland,

    FL
    33805

    Melbourne, FL

    900 S. Babcock St

    Melbourne,

    FL
    32901

    Miami, FL

    2101 N.W. 117th Ave

    Miami,

    FL
    33172

    Naples, FL

    3909 Tamiami Trail East

    Naples,

    FL
    34112

    New Port Richey, FL

    6300 US Highway 19 North

    New Port Richey,

    FL
    34652

    Orlando, FL

    5600 Lake Underhill Rd

    Orlando,

    FL
    32807

    Pembroke Pines, FL

    1640 SW 145 Ave

    Pembroke Pines,

    FL
    33027

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9400 SW Discovery Way

    Port St Lucie,

    FL
    34986

    Sarasota, FL

    6151 Lake Osprey Dr

    Sarasota,

    FL
    34240

    Tallahassee, FL

    1700 Halstead Blvd

    Tallahassee,

    FL
    32309

    Tampa, FL

    5002 West Waters Ave

    Tampa,

    FL
    33634

  • Surgical Technology - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Surgical Technology provides students with the technical ability; knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment as a member of a healthcare team in hospital or surgical center operating rooms. Students receive instruction in essentials of healthcare, surgical instrumentation, anatomy, physiology, medical language and pharmacology. Graduates are prepared for employment as surgical technologists.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and objectives:

    • Integrate the surgical technology knowledge base in cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains; demonstrate skills following established criteria, protocols and objectives in the cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains;
    • Function safely, effectively and efficiently and exhibit ethical behavior in a surgical technologist role;
    • Apply basic scientific principles related to anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology for safe transfer, positioning, prepping and draping of surgical patients;
    • Describe actions and uses of anesthetic and pharmacological agents in the care of surgical patients;
    • Apply knowledge of interpersonal skills and communications relative to procedures and protocols from a surgical technologist’s perspective when working with patients, patients’ significant others, colleagues and other members of a healthcare team, as well as other members of the community;
    • Apply principles of asepsis in an operating room setting;
    • Demonstrate appropriate use and care of basic and specialty instruments and supplies.

    Clearwater, FL

    16120 US Hwy 19 N

    Clearwater,

    FL
    33764

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography presents an integration of didactic, laboratory and clinical experiences. The program prepares students to function as entry-level diagnostic medical sonographers. Sonographers are highly skilled professionals qualified to provide patient services using diagnostic techniques under the supervision of a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy and assist physicians in gathering data necessary to reach diagnostic decisions.

    The program facilitates the development of learned knowledge and skills of a graduate sonographer. The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program strives to instill the values and concepts of life-long learning to its graduates.

    Daytona Beach, FL

    1800 Business Park Boulevard

    Daytona Beach,

    FL
    32114

    Fort Myers, FL

    9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

    Fort Myers,

    FL
    33905

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

    Lakeland, FL

    2400 Interstate Dr

    Lakeland,

    FL
    33805

    Melbourne, FL

    900 S. Babcock St

    Melbourne,

    FL
    32901

    New Port Richey, FL

    6300 US Highway 19 North

    New Port Richey,

    FL
    34652

  • Radiation Therapy - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Radiation Therapy prepares students for entry-level positions in the profession, using ionizing-radiation producing equipment to administer therapeutic doses of radiation as prescribed by physicians for treatment of disease — generally cancer. The program’s graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and are eligible for licensure by the State of Florida to practice Radiation Therapy. The Radiation Therapy program strives to instill the values and concepts of life-long learning in its graduates.

    The following objectives are designed to meet the program’s mission and goals for Radiation Therapy:

    • Acquire the skills and knowledge to function effectively in their role as members of the radiation therapy team in delivering a planned course of treatment utilizing high energy photon or electron beams of radiation;
    • Competently demonstrate the use and application of ionizing radiation therapy units and devices;
    • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to achieve program goals and clinical objectives;
    • Exhibit professional and personal growth coupled with lifelong learning skills, communicating effectively with faculty, patients, families and members of the healthcare team;
    • Demonstrate fabrication and block cutting skills and the use of patient immobilization and treatment enhancing devices appropriately.

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

    Lakeland, FL

    2400 Interstate Dr

    Lakeland,

    FL
    33805

    Melbourne, FL

    900 S. Babcock St

    Melbourne,

    FL
    32901

  • Medical Laboratory Technician - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technician educates and prepares students to function effectively and collaboratively as a member of a medical laboratory team. The program provides exposure to various laboratory tests in accordance with nationally standardized laboratory practices as defined within the scope of the profession.

    The program’s mission is further defined in the following goals:

    • Students will acquire the knowledge and skill development to competently perform standardized laboratory test procedures;
    • Students will acquire critical thinking and problem-solving skills to effectively practice in the profession;
    • Students will model behaviors of professionalism in the pursuit of excellence;
    • Students will possess the necessary breadth of knowledge and skills for obtaining entry-level employment as a professional medical laboratory technician.

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

    Orlando, FL

    5600 Lake Underhill Rd

    Orlando,

    FL
    32807

  • Health Services Administration - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Arts degree in Health Services Administration provides instruction in basic health services administration skills. Students use laptop computers to learn computer skills and software applications necessary to prosper in a healthcare business environment. The program prepares students in both business and health service administration, providing courses on business law, management and marketing principles, medical anatomy, physiology and terminology and front office management.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:

    • To develop students’ understanding of software systems used in administrative healthcare;
    • To familiarize students with medical terminology, anatomy and physiology;
    • To train students in the application of business principles to healthcare administration;
    • To assist graduates in obtaining entry-level employment in health services administration.

    Clearwater, FL

    16120 US Hwy 19 N

    Clearwater,

    FL
    33764

    Daytona Beach, FL

    1800 Business Park Boulevard

    Daytona Beach,

    FL
    32114

    Fort Myers, FL

    9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

    Fort Myers,

    FL
    33905

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

    Jacksonville, FL

    6430 Southpoint Pkwy

    Jacksonville,

    FL
    32216

    Lakeland, FL

    2400 Interstate Dr

    Lakeland,

    FL
    33805

    Melbourne, FL

    900 S. Babcock St

    Melbourne,

    FL
    32901

    Naples, FL

    3909 Tamiami Trail East

    Naples,

    FL
    34112

    New Port Richey, FL

    6300 US Highway 19 North

    New Port Richey,

    FL
    34652

    Orlando, FL

    5600 Lake Underhill Rd

    Orlando,

    FL
    32807

    Pembroke Pines, FL

    1640 SW 145 Ave

    Pembroke Pines,

    FL
    33027

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9400 SW Discovery Way

    Port St Lucie,

    FL
    34986

    Sarasota, FL

    6151 Lake Osprey Dr

    Sarasota,

    FL
    34240

    Tallahassee, FL

    1700 Halstead Blvd

    Tallahassee,

    FL
    32309

    Tampa, FL

    5002 West Waters Ave

    Tampa,

    FL
    33634

  • Nursing - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Nursing prepares students to practice professional nursing. Professional nursing involves the performance of those acts requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgment and nursing skill based upon applied principles of biological, physical, psychological and social sciences. The nursing practice of a professional nurse includes but is not limited to:

    • Assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care;
    • Health teaching and counseling of individuals who may be ill, injured or infirm;
    • Promotion of wellness, maintenance of health, and prevention of illness of others;
    • Administration of treatments and medications as prescribed in accordance with the standards of nursing practice.

    The program’s mission is further defined in the following goals:

    • Students will utilize effective interdisciplinary collaboration within a health care environment;
    • Students will integrate evidence based technologies to support clinical decision making;
    • Students will utilize clinical judgment and reasoning to promote optimal patient care;
    • Students will model behaviors of professionalism in the pursuit of excellence;
    • Students will possess the necessary breadth of knowledge and skills for obtaining entry-level employment as a professional registered nurse.

    Clearwater, FL

    16120 US Hwy 19 N

    Clearwater,

    FL
    33764

    Daytona Beach, FL

    1800 Business Park Boulevard

    Daytona Beach,

    FL
    32114

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

    Jacksonville, FL

    6430 Southpoint Pkwy

    Jacksonville,

    FL
    32216

    Lakeland, FL

    2400 Interstate Dr

    Lakeland,

    FL
    33805

    Melbourne, FL

    900 S. Babcock St

    Melbourne,

    FL
    32901

    New Port Richey, FL

    6300 US Highway 19 North

    New Port Richey,

    FL
    34652

    Orlando, FL

    5600 Lake Underhill Rd

    Orlando,

    FL
    32807

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9400 SW Discovery Way

    Port St Lucie,

    FL
    34986

    Sarasota, FL

    6151 Lake Osprey Dr

    Sarasota,

    FL
    34240

    Tallahassee, FL

    1700 Halstead Blvd

    Tallahassee,

    FL
    32309

    Tampa, FL

    5002 West Waters Ave

    Tampa,

    FL
    33634

  • Medical Administrative Billing and Coding - Associate

    Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Medical Administrative Billing & Coding prepares students to assign accurate medical codes for diagnostic procedures and other services offered by healthcare practitioners.

    Students will learn various clerical and administrative functions that relate to insurance claims, compliance, & reimbursement.

    The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals

    • Develop a student’s ability to use medical language and classification systems to code procedures and diagnoses;
    • Develop a student’s ability to perform various clerical & administrative duties;
    • Prepare students for entry- level employment in billing & coding;
    • Prepare students to take the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) credentialing examination as an apprentice.

    Daytona Beach, FL

    1800 Business Park Boulevard

    Daytona Beach,

    FL
    32114

    Fort Myers, FL

    9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

    Fort Myers,

    FL
    33905

    Ft Lauderdale, FL

    1500 NW 49th St.

    Fort Lauderdale,

    FL
    33309

    Jacksonville, FL

    6430 Southpoint Pkwy

    Jacksonville,

    FL
    32216

    Lakeland, FL

    2400 Interstate Dr

    Lakeland,

    FL
    33805

    Melbourne, FL

    900 S. Babcock St

    Melbourne,

    FL
    32901

    Naples, FL

    3909 Tamiami Trail East

    Naples,

    FL
    34112

    New Port Richey, FL

    6300 US Highway 19 North

    New Port Richey,

    FL
    34652

    Orlando, FL

    5600 Lake Underhill Rd

    Orlando,

    FL
    32807

    Pembroke Pines, FL

    1640 SW 145 Ave

    Pembroke Pines,

    FL
    33027

    Port St Lucie, FL

    9400 SW Discovery Way

    Port St Lucie,

    FL
    34986

    Tallahassee, FL

    1700 Halstead Blvd

    Tallahassee,

    FL
    32309

    Tampa, FL

    5002 West Waters Ave

    Tampa,

    FL
    33634

Accreditation

Keiser University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral levels. Questions about the accreditation of Keiser University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Disclosure

Any Certificate or Diploma program that KU offers now or in the future are considered Gainful Employment Programs. While the non-profit status exempts them for disclosures related to Associates, Bachelors, Masters and PhD programs, any Certificate or Diploma programs are captured by the gainful employment rule.

Campus Locations

Clearwater, FL

16120 US Hwy 19 N

Clearwater,

FL
33764

Daytona Beach, FL

1800 Business Park Boulevard

Daytona Beach,

FL
32114

Fort Myers, FL

9100 Forum Corporate Parkway

Fort Myers,

FL
33905

Ft Lauderdale, FL

1500 NW 49th St.

Fort Lauderdale,

FL
33309

Jacksonville, FL

6430 Southpoint Pkwy

Jacksonville,

FL
32216

Lakeland, FL

2400 Interstate Dr

Lakeland,

FL
33805

Melbourne, FL

900 S. Babcock St

Melbourne,

FL
32901

Miami, FL

2101 N.W. 117th Ave

Miami,

FL
33172

Naples, FL

3909 Tamiami Trail East

Naples,

FL
34112

New Port Richey, FL

6300 US Highway 19 North

New Port Richey,

FL
34652

Orlando, FL

5600 Lake Underhill Rd

Orlando,

FL
32807

Pembroke Pines, FL

1640 SW 145 Ave

Pembroke Pines,

FL
33027

Port St Lucie, FL

9400 SW Discovery Way

Port St Lucie,

FL
34986

Sarasota, FL

6151 Lake Osprey Dr

Sarasota,

FL
34240

Tallahassee, FL

1700 Halstead Blvd

Tallahassee,

FL
32309

Tampa, FL

5002 West Waters Ave

Tampa,

FL
33634

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