The Art Institute of Jacksonville
|The Art Institute of Jacksonville|
The universal Art Institute logo
|Location||Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.|
|Colors||Red and Black|
|Affiliations||The Art Institutes
The Art Institute of Jacksonville is a for-profit institution of higher education in Jacksonville, Florida, and one of The Art Institutes, a corporate system of over 40 educational institutions throughout North America, providing education in design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts. The school, which opened in 2007, is a branch of the Miami International University of Art & Design.
The Art Institute of Jacksonville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school started offering culinary programs in July 2007.
The Art Institutes system is a subsidiary of Education Management Corporation, the second largest for-profit college organization in the United States, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beginning in August 2011, Education Management Corporation was one of several for-profit college companies to be investigated and sued by federal and state agencies for illegal recruitment practices and fraudulent receipt of federal financial aid money.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Programs
- Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
- Digital Photography
- Graphic Design
- Interior Design
- Web Design & Interactive Media
Bachelor of Arts Programs
- Culinary Management
Associate of Arts Programs
- Culinary Arts: Skills
- Tia Mitchell (November 26, 2006). "The state of the art, in Jacksonville". The Florida Times-Union. Retrieved October 5, 2011.
- Mark Szakonyi (September 17, 2007). "Hot market for cooks". Jacksonville Business Journal. Retrieved October 5, 2011.
- Josh Keller (August 8, 2011). "Education Management Corp. Improperly Paid Recruiters, Prosecutors Say". The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved October 5, 2011.
- Tamar Lewin (August 8, 2011). "For-Profit College Group Sued as U.S. Lays Out Wide Fraud". The New York Times. Retrieved October 5, 2011.
- The Art Institute of Jacksonville official website
- The Art Institutes official website
- Education Management Corporation official website