Education Management LLC Announces Renaming of Chaparral College as Brown Mackie College - Tucson
September 15, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News(TUCSON, Ariz. – September 15, 2007) Education Management LLC has renamed Chaparral College in Tucson, Ariz. as Brown Mackie College – Tucson. Brown Mackie College –Tucson, occupying approximately 31,000 square feet at 4585 East Speedway Boulevard in Tucson, has joined Education Management’s Brown Mackie College system of schools.
Brown Mackie College, with 17 school locations in eight states, is dedicated to providing educational programs that prepare students for entry-level positions in a competitive, rapidly-changing workplace. Brown Mackie College schools offer bachelor's degree, associate’s degree, certificate, and diploma programs in health sciences, business, information technology, legal studies and design technologies.
“At our schools, we take pride in our efforts to prepare students to enter exciting new career fields, or help them advance in their current professions,” says Danny Finuf, president of the Brown Mackie College system of schools. “We believe that the opening of Brown Mackie College – Tucson will answer a significant employment need in the Tucson area, and assist local students in their pursuit of obtaining a quality education.”
Initially, the Brown Mackie College – Tucson will offer Bachelor of Science degree programs in Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, and Computer Science; Associate of Science degree programs in Accounting, Business Administration, Medical Assistant, Criminal Justice, Computer Networking & Security, Health Information Technology, and Office Administration; a Post Bachelor Certificate in Accounting; and Certificate programs in Accounting/Bookkeeping, Computer Science, General Studies, General Business, and Software Applications.
Classes at Brown Mackie College – Tucson will be delivered to students in a convenient monthly format, allowing them to balance life, work, and coursework as they pursue a higher education.
“The unique education opportunities at our school provide the community with graduates who possess the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging occupations,” says Holly Helscher, president of Brown Mackie College – Tucson.
Education Management acquired Chaparral College in June 2007. Brown Mackie College – Tucson is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
For more information about the school, visit http://www.brownmackie.edu/tucson or call (520) 327-6866.
Brown Mackie College – Tucson is one of 17 school locations of the Brown Mackie College system of schools (www.brownmackie.edu), which is dedicated to providing educational programs that prepare students for entry-level positions in a competitive, rapidly-changing workplace. Brown Mackie College schools offer bachelor's degree, associate’s degree, certificate, and diploma programs in health sciences, business, information technology, legal studies and design technologies to over 9,000 students (as of fall 2006).
The parent company of the Brown Mackie Colleges, Education Management (http://www.edmc.com), with over 80,300 students as of Fall 2006, is among the largest providers of post-secondary education in North America, based on student enrollment and revenue. Education Management has 78 primary locations in 25 states and two Canadian provinces. Education Management's educational institutions offer a broad range of academic programs concentrated in the media arts, design, fashion, culinary arts, behavioral sciences, health sciences, education, information technology, legal studies and business fields, culminating in the award of associate's through doctoral degrees. Education Management has provided career-oriented education for over 40 years.