Profile: Career Education Corp (CECO.O)
21 May 2019
Career Education Corporation (CEC), incorporated on January 5, 1994, through its colleges, institutions and universities, offers education to students in a range of career-oriented disciplines through online, on-ground and hybrid learning programs. The Company's American InterContinental University (AIU) and Colorado Technical University (CTU) provide degree programs through the master's or doctoral level, as well as associate and bachelor's levels. The Company operates through four segments: CTU, AIU, Culinary Arts and Transitional Group.
The Company's University group consists of AIU and CTU, which serve students online with career-focused degree programs. The CTU segment provides industry-relevant degree programs to meet the needs of its students for employment and of employers for workforce, and collectively offers academic programs in the career-oriented disciplines of business studies, information systems and technologies, criminal justice, computer science and engineering, and health sciences. Students pursue their degrees through local campuses, online programs through CTU Online and blended formats, which combine campus-based and online education. The AIU segment offers academic programs in the career-oriented disciplines of business studies, information technologies, criminal justice and design technologies. Students pursue their degrees through local campuses, online programs through AIU Online and blended formats.
Career Schools Group
The Company's Career Colleges Group consists of Culinary Arts and Transitional Group segments. The Culinary Arts segment includes Le Cordon Bleu institutions in North America (LCB), which offer hands-on educational programs in the career-oriented disciplines of culinary arts and patisserie and baking in the commercial-grade kitchens of Le Cordon Bleu. LCB also provides online programs in culinary arts and hotel and restaurant management. The Transitional Group includes non-LCB campuses, which are in teach-out. The Transitional Group segment offers academic programs primarily in the career-oriented discipline of health education complemented by certain programs in business studies and information technology, as well as fashion design, film and video production, graphic design, interior design and visual communications.
The Company competes with American Public Education, Inc., Bridgepoint Education, Inc., Capella Education Company, DeVry Education Group Inc., Grand Canyon Education, Inc., Graham Holdings Company, Laureate Education, Inc. and Strayer Education, Inc.
Career Education Corp
231 N Martingale Rd
SCHAUMBURG IL 60173-2007