Education Management Corporation provides post-secondary education in North America. It offers academic programs to students through campus-based and online instruction to earn undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral degrees, and certain specialized non-degree diplomas in a range of disciplines. The company provides education through four education systems comprising The Art Institutes, Argosy University, Brown Mackie Colleges, and South University. The Art Institutes offer associateís, bachelorís, and masterís degree programs, as well as selective non-degree diploma programs in creative professions, such as graphic design, culinary arts, media arts and animation, interior design, Website development, digital filmmaking and video production, fashion design and marketing, and game art and design. The Argosy University provides doctoral, masterís, and undergraduate degree academic programs in psychology and behavioral sciences, business, education, and health sciences disciplines. The Brown Mackie Colleges offer associateís and non-degree diploma programs in fields that comprise medical assisting, criminal justice, nursing, business, legal support, and information technology. The South University provides doctoral, masterís, bachelorís, and associateís degree academic programs in health sciences and business disciplines, including business administration, criminal justice, nursing, information technology, psychology, pharmacy, and medical assisting. The company operates 109 locations in 32 states of the United States and Canada. Education Management Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.