BAKERSFIELD, Calif., March 20, 2012 -- International Education Corporation (IEC), a leading national provider of career education and operator of UEI College, announced the opening of its newest campus in Bakersfield, California. This will be IEC's 17th campus in the United States.
"We are excited about the opportunity to provide career-focused education to students in Bakersfield," says Dr. Fardad Fateri, President and CEO of International Education Corporation. "Bakersfield is a thriving and expanding city. We look forward to establishing longstanding partnerships with employers in the area and develop lifelong relationships with residents of the city," Fateri says.
"With this new campus opening, our primary objective is to build upon the success of our other campuses in creating a solid link between our highly skilled graduates and the employment community," says Ginny White, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing, Admissions and Placement Officer of International Education Corporation.
The new UEI College campus will educate and prepare students for entry level careers in healthcare, technology, business and criminal justice, with programs like Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Business Office Administration and Security Administration.
"We are thrilled to announce that open enrollment is now underway at our UEI College campus in Bakersfield," White says.
"What is most exciting and invigorating about this and every new UEI College campus opening is our ability to serve the common good in a new community and provide an incomparable stepping stone for thousands of students who will have the opportunity to change their lives while addressing the need of the regional labor market," adds Fateri.