About Career Education Corporation
Career Education Corporation is an educational services company committed to providing quality, career-focused learning and led by passionate professionals who inspire individual worth and lifelong achievement. The universities of the Career Education family – American InterContinental UniversityR (AIU) and Colorado Technical UniversityR (CTU) – provide degree programs through the master’s or doctoral level as well as associate and bachelor’s levels to a diverse student population pursuing various career-oriented disciplines. We serve students on ground campuses and online with career-focused degree programs that meet the education demands of today’s busy adults.
AIU and CTU continue to show innovation in higher education, advancing new personalized learning technologies like their intellipathTM adaptive learning platform, which allow students to more efficiently move toward pursuing a degree by receiving course credit for knowledge they can already demonstrate. By offering flexible, career-orientated degree programs, AIU and CTU help thousands of students pursue their academic goals each year.
Our nationally-recognized programs combine innovative, award-winning technology with specialized curricula taught by industry professionals. Our programs have been:
- Ranked among 2016’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for AIU and CTU
- Rated in the top tier for online MBA programs worldwide by U.S. News & World Report for AIU
- Ranked among 2016’s Best Online programs by U.S. News & World Report for online programs for AIU in Education, and for CTU in Computer Science, Information Technology, and Criminal Justice
- Received multiple awards for our online learning technologies, including CTU’s 2016 Gold Medal from the IMS Global Learning Consortium, the 2015 Distance Education Innovation Award. Both AIU and CTU received Elearning Magazine’s 2015 Best of Elearning! Award
- Ranked among 2016’s Best Online Bachelor’s programs for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report received by AIU and CTU
- Recognized by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense to CTU
In addition to our online programs, AIU has ground campuses in Atlanta, Georgia and Houston, Texas; and CTU has ground campuses in Aurora and Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, Career Education has more than 5,000 employees, both full and part-time, across the nation. We’re always looking for new ways to serve our student population—and passionate people to help us continue to refine and innovate the educational experience.