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2 IMAGE EDMC Education That Builds Careers QUALITY COMMUNITY GROWTH For more than 40 years, Education Management Corporation (EDMC) has been dedicated to delivering quality education that builds careers for students across every walk of life. EDMC is among the largest providers of private post-secondary education in North America, based on student enrollment and revenue, with 104 locations in 31 U.S. states and in Canada as of January Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, EDMC employs more than 20,000 people and its school systems enroll more than 158,000 students as of October EDMC is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (Nasdaq: EDMC). At EDMC, our thousands of faculty and employees are doing their part to make high-quality education a reality for students who possess the ability and desire to gain an advantage in building their careers in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Indeed, EDMC operates with a singular mission in mind: education that builds careers and transforms lives of those who teach, learn and work here. EDMC schools strive to work closely with employers to design programs that meet specific industry needs. Faculty are not only skilled instructors, but trained professionals in their fields and have extensive industry experience in addition to standard academic qualifications. EDMC is committed to being a respected member of the communities we serve. We strive to conduct ourselves with honesty and integrity in all that we do and maintain an environment for our students that aspires to the highest ethical and legal standards. EDMC s education systems include Argosy University, The Art Institutes, Brown Mackie College, South University and Western State University College of Law. All are accredited by agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Likewise, each EDMC school is licensed by the state in which it is located, and is authorized to confer its respective doctoral, master s, Bachelor s, associate s and diploma/certificate level programs. Degrees and programs offered vary by school. OUR VALUES Student Success Integrity Innovation Excellence
3 EDMC - Corporate Education Programs Your Company s Tomorrow Starts with Ideas EDMC can help your company train, energize, motivate and reward your employees. Turn them into great managers, creative problem solvers, or put them on a path to new growth and development. Cultivate employees who are eager to work, collaborate, partner, and share ideas. EDMC s Corporate Education Program benefits everyone across your company. Build Talent. Invest in Your Employees. Our corporate education program team will help you empower employees to develop the skills they need in this changing world. EDMC s belief is that excellence in education is measured by practical outcomes that enhance the lives of our students, enabling them to make important contributions in their workplace and in their communities. That s why we offer educational opportunities to our own employees and can do the same for yours through our corporate education partnerships. How Can EDMC Schools Help Your Company? At EDMC, our school systems all have rich backgrounds and solid reputations within the fields we specialize in. We don t offer every program under the sun to try and attract just anyone. Instead, we emphasize career-focused programs that relate to those our students seek and the workforce demands. Our goal is to provide students the knowledge and skills they need for personal growth and professional development. EDMC schools are proud of our practitioner-based faculty. Instructors possess the required academic credentials and, often more importantly, real-world experience and successful career insights. Access to our qualified faculty enables working professionals or those seeking advancement within their organizations the opportunity to interact with career professionals successful in both the academic and work world. Unlike some career education programs, EDMC doesn t lock a student into one modality. Many programs are available not only in a traditional classroom, but can be delivered fully online or in a blended manner (online and classroom combination) to suit scheduling options and personal learning needs. If your organization is interested in learning more about corporate education and training programs available at EDMC, please contact Vijay Shah, senior vice president SCHOOL of marketing LOCATIONS and admissions operations EDMC has 104 school locations in 31 US states and Canada. at (As of January 3, 2011) Convenient Education Opportunities Across the Country The Art Institutes (49) Argosy University (20) Brown Mackie College (26) South University (9) Western State University College of Law (1) Additional Benefits of an EDMC Corporate Education Program for Your Employees Convenience of 104 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada Industry-relevant curricula and program concentrations Variety of learning modalities and delivery methods: On-site classes Online programs Blended formats Flexible scheduling options that fit your employees schedule demands Evening and weekend classes on campus that ensure faculty/ student interaction On-site information sessions for your employees Opportunity may be available to convert training into college credit toward a degree Application fee waivers Specialized departmental presentations and trainings such as: Team Building Effective Time Management Communication Skills Stress Management Creating Professional Presentations GEORGIA KENTUCKY NORTH CAROLINA Birmingham Atlanta Fort Mitchell Charlotte Montgomery Decatur Hopkinsville Durham Savannah Louisville ARIZONA OHIO Phoenix HAWAII MASSACHUSETTS Akron Tucson Honolulu Brookline Cincinnati Findlay CALIFORNIA IDAHO MICHIGAN ALABAMA TEXAS Austin Dallas Fort Worth Houston Houston North San Antonio
4 Argosy University (www.argosy.edu) provides graduate and undergraduate degree programs in various fields including clinical psychology, counseling, education, business, and the health sciences. Argosy University, with 20 campus locations in 13 states, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing students a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success. The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of 49 education institutions located throughout North America, offer various degree and non-degree programs in the areas of design, media arts, fashion, and culinary arts. The Art Institutes is America s Leader in Creative Education, providing an important source for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals. Doctorate Master s Bachelor s Associate s Certificate Diploma Master s Bachelor s Associate s Certificate Diploma ARGOSY UNIVERSITY PROGRAM OFFERINGS INCLUDE: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Organizational Leadership, Human Resource Management, Healthcare Administration, Clinical Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Forensic Psychology, Educational Administration, Instructional Leadership, Teaching and Learning, Medical Assisting, Radiation Therapy, Accounting and Corporate Compliance THE ART INSTITUTES PROGRAM OFFERINGS INCLUDE: Audio Production, Computer Animation, Culinary Arts, Culinary Management, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, Industrial Design Technology, Web Design & Interactive Media, Interior Design, Media Arts & Animation, Photography, Restaurant Management, and Video Production EMPLOYERS OF ARGOSY UNIVERSITY GRADUATES: Best Buy, Comcast, Arizona Oncology-Phoenix, Sacred Heart Hospital WI, University of Minnesota Medical School, Blue Cross Blue Shield, UnitedHealth Group, MultiCare Regional Cancer Center WA, Texas Cancer Center, Children s Medical Center of Dallas, Medical University of South Carolina, Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Minnesota Veterinary Center EMPLOYERS OF THE ART INSTITUTES GRADUATES : Home Depot, Electronic Arts, Marriott, Aramark, Nordstrom, Restaurant Assoc., Macy s, Sodexho, Hilton, Hyatt, Target, Whole Foods, Bose Corporation, Ritz Carlton, Mercer Kitchen, Ethan Allan, Sears, JC Penney, Best Buy, CulinArt, THQ, Angus One, Kinkos, Sony, Fast Signs, Neiman Marcus, Clipper Magazine, Comcast, Expo Design Center, Disney Did You Know? Argosy University, Tampa was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in 2007 and Argosy University was formed in 2001 by the merging of three separate academic institutions: the American School of Professional Psychology, the University of Sarasota, and the Medical Institute of Minnesota. Argosy University Online launched in 2006, offering eight new bachelor s, master s, and doctoral level programs. In 2008, Argosy University was granted another seven years of accreditation through , from the Higher Learning Commission. Dame Jennifer Meredith Smith, an Art Institute of Pittsburgh 1970 graduate, was the premier of Bermuda from 1998 until 2003, the first premier who was not a member of the United Bermuda Party. She is currently Bermuda s Minister of Education. The Art Institutes counts among its ranks two Pulitzer prize-winning photographers: Martha Rial, a 1982 graduate of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh and Carol Guzy, a 1980 graduate of The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Ty Pennington, host of ABC s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition graduated from The Art Institute of Atlanta with a graphic design diploma in Did You Know? Dr. John Gaal, who earned a Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership from Argosy University, Sarasota, was named a Fulbright Scholar for his work in labor and trade relations. US Open and Wimbledon tennis great Venus Williams is a 2007 graduate of The Art Institutes of Fort Lauderdale with an associate s degree in fashion design. Argosy University was named one of the country s Top Military Friendly Schools for 2011 by G.I. Jobs Magazine. The Art Institute of Vancouver was ranked the fourth best video game design school in March 2011 by The Princeton Review and GamePro Media.
5 The Brown Mackie College (www. brownmackie.edu) family of schools, with 26 locations across the country, offers Bachelor s and associate s degrees, and diploma programs in health sciences, business, information technology, legal studies, and design technologies. South University (www.southuniversity.edu) offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs in various fields including business, legal studies, information technology, and health sciences. South University is a private academic institution with nine campuses across the country dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. Bachelor s Associate s Certificate Diploma Doctorate Master s Bachelor s Associate s Certificate BROWN MACKIE COLLEGE PROGRAM OFFERINGS INCLUDE: Surgical Technology, Medical Assisting, Practical Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Business Management, Accounting Technology, Computer Applications, Computer Programming & Applications, Electronics, Paralegal, Criminal Justice, Audio/Video Production, and Computer- Aided Design & Drafting Technology SOUTH UNIVERSITY PROGRAM OFFERINGS INCLUDE: Criminal Justice, Behavioral Sciences, Legal and Paralegal Studies, Health Science, Physician Assisting, Medical Assisting, Physical Therapist Assisting, Anesthesiologist Assisting, Nursing, Doctor of Pharmacy, Accounting, Business Administration, Healthcare Management and Healthcare Administration, and Information Technology EMPLOYERS OF BROWN MACKIE COLLEGE GRADUATES: Procter & Gamble, Inc., Mason Dermatology Center - Ohio, Seth Podiatry Cincinnati, Banfield Pet Hospital, Braman Motors, Baptist East Hospital Louisville, HealthLINC, Headache and Pain Clinic Kansas, Kleinert & Kutz - Kentucky EMPLOYERS OF SOUTH UNIVERSITY GRADUATES: ACTS Agency for Community Treatment Services, All Children s Hospital, AT&T, Baptist Medical Center, Bay Pines VA Medical Center, Bethesda Hospital, Blue Cross/ Blue Shield, Chatham County District Attorney s Office, Children s Hospital, Columbia Hospital, Delray Medical Center, Endura Care Therapy Management, Inc., Federal Law Enforcement,Training Center, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, Grainger, Tampa General Hospital, US Department of Veterans Affairs, YMCA Did You Know? Brown Mackie College proudly participates in The Yellow Ribbon program providing tuition assistance to military veterans. One of our Brown Mackie College schools has an Athletics division: The Salina Lions men s baseball, women s softball, women s basketball, and men s basketball team, which has made 5 NJCAA appearances. Brown Mackie College South Bend was named to the 2009 President s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. Brown Mackie College was selected as a 2011 Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine, which honors the Top 15 percent of colleges and universities which are doing the most to embrace America s veterans, as students. Brown Mackie College most recently expanded into three new markets with schools in Birmingham, AL; San Antonio, TX; and Albuquerque, NM. The South University School of Pharmacy in Savannah, offering the Doctor of Pharmacy degree, is the first proprietary pharmacy school to be granted accredited status by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education. South University Tampa was recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work For by Florida Trend magazine in From , South University opened three new campuses, expanding its educational offerings into two states, with locations in Virginia Beach and Richmond, Virginia; and Novi, Michigan, In 2010, South University s College of Nursing received the highest level of accreditation possible: a 10-year accreditation for its traditional and online baccalaureate and master s degree programs by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In , South University expanded two of its competitive graduate-level programs: the School of Pharmacy added the PharmD program to the Columbia, South Carolina, campus and the College of Health Professions added the Master s of Science - Physician Assistant Studies program to the Tampa, Florida, campus. Did You Know?
6 ARGOSY UNIVERSITY The blended format of online and on-campus courses enabled me to work full-time while earning a master s degree. The professors were outstanding, too they truly are practicing professionals. I got all of the academic theory plus hands-on learning, and they provided models of how they handled real life situations. MELISSA HAMMEL Managing Partner and Principal Financial Planner at Hammel Financial Advisory Group, LLC in Brentwood, TN. Named as one of the Top 50 Most Distinguishable Women Wealth Managers in the country by Bloomberg s Wealth Manager magazine Master of Arts in Professional Counseling, Argosy University, Nashville, 2007 THE ART INSTITUTES My experience in school has helped me in knowing how to work with a team. When you work at a studio, you don t get the chance to do every part of the process yourself. You need to specialize in a certain area so that you may become the best in it, rather than just okay at all areas. The Art Institute of Dallas helped me to figure out which part of the 3D process I loved most. JASON JOHNSTON Effects Animator / Effects Sequence Lead at Pixar Animation Studios Worked on three Oscar-winning films: Wall-E, Ratatouille, and The Incredibles Computer Animation program graduate, The Art Institute of Dallas, 1997 THE ART INSTITUTES ONLINE Attending The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division has afforded me the opportunity to prepare me for working in the civilian sector. It made balancing going to college better because my class schedule was as flexible as my Air Force work schedule. CATHERINE CARBULLIDO Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge, U.S. Air Force Diploma in Digital Design, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division, 2007 BROWN MACKIE COLLEGE If it were not for Brown Mackie College Cincinnati, I may not be with P&G today. The flexibility at Brown Mackie College Cincinnati and the school s great faculty and staff contributed to my success at the school. QUINCEY MONTGOMERY Product Supply HR Assistant at Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati Associate of Applied Business in Business Management, Brown Mackie College Cincinnati, 2008 SOUTH UNIVERSTY Nobody truly does it alone. Once I started the program at South University, I found real people and a real connection with the campus community that only fueled my interests, but also my desire to work with the law to help others. VICKI A. TUCCI, ESQ. Circuit Director of Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, 15th Judicial Circuit Honored with The Child Abuse Watch 2009 Child Advocate of the Year Award from the City of West Palm Beach, FL Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies, South University/West Palm Beach,1997
7 Our Military Education Programs Educating Our Military Students from Sea to Shining Sea. EDMC And The Military Community Attaining a college degree has never been more important than in today s highly competitive economy. EDMC institutions are uniquely suited to serve the needs of members of our Chad A. Dulac With the flexibility to work from your home, duty station, or overseas assignment, The Art Institute of Education that builds Careers For our Military Community nation s military. The broad array of programs we offer provide active duty service members, reservists, veterans, military spouses and families the quality, fexibility, and convenience they seek through courses both on campus and online. How EDMC Serves Active Duty, Veterans, Reserves And The National Guard Active-duty military personnel and veterans transitioning back into the mainstream, whether from stateside missions or assignments as far away as Iraq or Afghanistan, have many programs available that allow them ready access to college and career training programs in addition to benefit packages like the Post 9/11 GI Bill to help offset all or some of their education costs for them. Pittsburgh Online Division s curricula and program delivery model were incredible benefits to me as an active duty service member. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division Game Art & Design, 2010 Through its four education systems, EDMC has a proud tradition and strong record of serving veterans and provides schedules and curricula designed specifically for them. For example, The Art Institutes, Argosy University and Brown Mackie College schools are listed as honorees in the th Annual Guide to Military Friendly Colleges and Universities, and were also selected as military friendly schools by G.I. Jobs Magazine. Argosy University was also named to Veterans Benefits GI BILLcom top 25 military friendly colleges.this list of military friendly schools honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools doing the most to embrace America s veterans as students, and is an important evaluation system for military veterans to help guide their educational pursuits (full list of schools can be found at Military Benefts At EDMC Institutions EDMC has a large number of programs available to military personnel and their families. In addition to EDMC partnerships with AMVETS and Student Veterans of America, each of our schools is committed to reaching out to veterans and participate in beneft programs such as the Montgomery G.I. Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation, Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP), the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, Dependents Educational Assistance, the Reserve G.I. Bill and Reservists Activated After Sept. 11, 2001 (REAP), Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA). Note: Benefits may vary by school or by state. Jason Murray Transitioning to civilian life was difficult. I knew I had to look at college as my job now and that s what got me through. Argosy University, Denver allowed me to attend school 100% online, and I liked that I could take classes anytime. I made sure I was proactive in reaching out to my professors and I was disciplined in getting my work done. Argosy University, Denver Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2010
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