Education Management LLC Announces the Opening of The Art Institute of Michigan

October 18, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
Education Management LLC (EDMC) today announces the addition of The Art Institute of Michigan to its Art Institutes system of schools.

With its first day of class slated for November 8, 2007, The Art Institute of Michigan will occupy approximately 38,000 square feet at 28125 Cabot Drive in Novi, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. The school will begin enrolling students immediately.

“We are thrilled to bring an Art Institute school to the Detroit area,” says John Mazzoni, president of The Art Institutes. “The Art Institute of Michigan’s design, fashion, and culinary programs, led by a skilled faculty, will help students achieve their professional aspirations while making an important impact on the communities in which they will live and work.”

Initially, The Art Institute of Michigan will offer bachelor’s degree programs in Advertising, Culinary Management, Fashion Marketing & Management, Interior Design, Visual Communications and Web Design & Interactive Media; associate’s degree programs in Culinary Arts, Fashion Merchandising, Graphic Design, and Web Design & Interactive Media; and a certificate program in Professional Baking & Pastry.

“Our aim is to develop the school as a leading provider of higher education in the creative arts, providing academic programs to meet the growing needs of employers in the communities we serve,” says Ted Blashak, newly appointed president of The Art Institute of Michigan.

For information on classes at The Art Institute of Michigan, call (800) 479-0087 or visit the school’s website at


The Art Institute of Michigan is a branch of The Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT), and by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and is a member of the North Central Association, 30 North LaSalle Street, Street 2400, Chicago, IL 60602,

The Art Institute of Michigan is one of The Art Institutes (, a system of over 35 locations throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.

The parent company of The Art Institutes, Education Management (, 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 80 primary locations in 26 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.

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