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Education Management LLC Announces the Opening of Brown Mackie College – Tulsa

Classes Slated to Begin October 2008

(TULSA, Okla. – July 25, 2008) Education Management LLC (EDMC) today announced the addition of Brown Mackie College – Tulsa to its Brown Mackie College system of schools. Brown Mackie College – Tulsa will be Education Management’s first school location in the state of Oklahoma.

With its first day of class slated for October 6, 2008, Brown Mackie College – Tulsa will occupy approximately 26,600 square feet at 4608 South Garnett. The school will begin enrolling students immediately.

“Brown Mackie College – Tulsa will offer curricula that complements the demand for a skilled workforce in the Tulsa metropolitan area,” says Danny Finuf, president of the Brown Mackie College system of schools. “The school’s curriculum and educational programs are tailored to enable students to achieve their professional and personal aspirations while making a meaningful, successful, and long-lasting contribution to the community.”

Brown Mackie College – Tulsa will initially offer diploma programs in Accounting, Business, Criminal Justice, Medical Assistant, and Paralegal Assistant.

“Our aim is to develop the school as a leading provider of quality education, providing academic programs to meet the growing needs of employers in the market we serve,” says Denise Choquette, newly appointed president of Brown Mackie College – Tulsa.

The school’s educational model is designed with the needs of students in mind – flexible academic program delivery options offered at convenient times, personalized instruction and small classes which enable students to fulfill work or family obligations as they pursue a higher education degree.

For information on classes at Brown Mackie College – Tulsa, call (888) 794-8411 or visit the school’s website at http://www.brownmackie.edu/tulsa.

Brown Mackie College – Tulsa is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s degrees, associate’s degrees, and diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street, NE, Suite 980; Washington, DC 20002. Telephone: 202-336-6780.

This institution is licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools (OBPVS), 3700 North Classen Boulevard, Suite 250, Oklahoma City, OK 73118. Telephone: 405.528.3370.

Brown Mackie College – Tulsa is one of 20 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 offers bachelor's degree, associate’s degree, certificate, and diploma programs in health sciences, business, information technology, legal studies and design technologies.

The parent company of the Brown Mackie College system of schools, Education Management LLC (http://www.edmc.com), with 96,000 students as of Fall 2007, is among the largest providers of post-secondary education in North America, based on student enrollment and revenue. Education Management has 88 primary locations in 28 U.S. states and in Canada. 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.

CORPORATE MEDIA CONTACT:
Jacquelyn P. Muller
Vice President – Public Relations
Education Management LLC
Office: (412) 995-7262
Mobile: (412) 606-9244
jpmuller@edmc.edu

TULSA MEDIA CONTACT:
Barrett Waller
Waller & Company Public Relations
Office: (918) 587-1909
Mobile: (918) 284-0796
barrett@wallerpr.com


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