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January 27, 2009
Contact: Jo Aragon
HOUSTON – January 27, 2009 – American InterContinental University Houston (AIU) will host a post-Hurricane Ike Grand Reopening and Launch of its new Criminal Justice program on February 19 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the AIU campus, 9999 Richmond Avenue in Houston. The event is free and open to the public. Learn first-hand about all of AIU’s programs and tour the newly rebuilt classrooms, learning facilities and bookstore. Please contact Jo Aragon at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSPV or call 832-201-6896.
The honorable Adrian Garcia, Sheriff of Harris County, will be the featured keynote speaker. Houston’s first Hispanic Sheriff, Garcia is a veteran police officer and has served as director of the Mayor’s Anti-Gang Office and as a City Councilman overseeing public safety and homeland security.
“We are extremely honored to have Sheriff Garcia as our guest to introduce AIU’s new Criminal Justice program,” said AIU Houston President Stephen Malutich. “Our degree program features industry-relevant courses taught by faculty members who have had career experience in this key field and our goal is to prepare students to become qualified criminal justice professionals.”
The new Bachelor of Science degree program in Criminal Justice (BSCJ), with a concentration in general criminal justice is designed to help students prepare for exciting careers as a:
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, over the next six years the Criminal Justice field is projected to grow annually by more than 32,000 full- and part-time jobs. AIU offers a comprehensive approach to general criminal justice to help students acquire a deeper knowledge of the adult and juvenile justice processes, criminology, law enforcement, the court system and corrections. Courses include:
In addition to its Criminal Justice program, AIU Houston offers business degrees at the bachelor’s and master’s levels, as well as a bachelor’s degree in visual communication.
AIU Houston is located at 999 Richmond Avenue, Houston, Texas 77042. For more information contact Jo Aragon at 832-201-6896 or visit http://houston.aiuniv.edu.
Founded in Europe in 1970, American InterContinental University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in programs such as business, IT, criminal justice and fashion design at U.S. campuses in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Houston, Weston, Fla.; an international campus in London; and an internet-based online campus headquartered in suburban Chicago. The award-winning AIU Online Virtual Campus was recognized as “Best of the Best” in the 2009 Computerworld Honors Program.
AIU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. For more info visit www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org or call 312-263-0456.
AIU is a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more info visit www.aiuniv.edu or http://www.aiuniv.edu/online-education.