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Military Times Edge Magazine Names American InterContinental University to its Inaugural Best for Ve

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Military Times Edge Magazine Names American InterContinental University to its Inaugural Best for Vets: Business Schools List

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– American InterContinental University (AIU), an established provider of both campus based and online business degrees, has been named to the first edition of the Best for Vets: Business Schools list in Military Times Edge Magazine‘s 2013 “Best for Vets” edition.

AIU has long been dedicated to delivering a quality graduate business program that meets the needs of today’s veterans,” said Ivan Hernandez, manager of military relations at AIU. “We focus on offering tailored military student services along with a quality education that will help veterans succeed in their pursuit of a business degree and we are honored to have this dedication recognized by Military Times Edge Magazine.”

Military Times Edge magazine is an independent source of news and information for the military community. More than 100 graduate business programs which responded to the survey were evaluated on numerous criteria identified by the publication as factors which student veterans value most when selecting a business program, including:

  • Acceptance of American Council on Education (ACE) credit: AIU follows the ACE Guide to The Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services to evaluate military training and experience for academic credit. AIU is also a member of the Service members Opportunity College (SOC) Consortium. The university’s team of Prior Learning Assessment professionals evaluates college credit earned at other schools as well as from CLEP, DSST, Advanced Placement (AP) exams or specific training and MOS experience for possible transfer credit towards degree completion at AIU.
  • Accreditation: AIU business administration degrees are recognized by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). AIU is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCACS).
  • Yellow Ribbon Participation: Indicating whether a school is participating in the Veterans Affairs (VA) Department’s Yellow Ribbon program during the 2012-13 school year. In this program, a school and the VA contribute equal amounts to make up the difference between a college’s tuition and the Post-9/11 GI Bill’s nationwide cap. AIU participates in Yellow Ribbon at both its ground campuses and online programs.
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