The Art Institute of Jacksonville

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The Art Institute of Jacksonville
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The universal Art Institute logo
Established 2007
Type Private
President Dan Macferran
Location Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
Colors Red and Black          
Affiliations The Art Institutes
EDMC
ACF
ACICS
Website http://www.artinstitutes.edu/jacksonville/

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.[1]

Located at 8775 Baypine Road in Jacksonville, 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.[2]

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.[3][4]

Programs[edit]

Bachelor of Fine Arts Programs

Bachelor of Arts Programs

  • Culinary Management

Associate of Arts Programs

Diploma Programs

  • Culinary Arts: Skills

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tia Mitchell (November 26, 2006). "The state of the art, in Jacksonville". The Florida Times-Union. Retrieved October 5, 2011. 
  2. ^ Mark Szakonyi (September 17, 2007). "Hot market for cooks". Jacksonville Business Journal. Retrieved October 5, 2011. 
  3. ^ Josh Keller (August 8, 2011). "Education Management Corp. Improperly Paid Recruiters, Prosecutors Say". The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved October 5, 2011. 
  4. ^ 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. 

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