The School of Business, Arts, and Sciences at American International College (AIC) has begun recruiting students for three new academic degree programs designed to prepare students for fields in high demand. Launching in the fall of 2023, these new offerings expand AIC’s already robust academic portfolio of more than forty interdisciplinary programs grounded in the liberal arts:
AIC’s new Cybersecurity program will equip students with the technical and business knowledge needed to secure high-paying and growing jobs in this field. Students will assess modern cybersecurity challenges threatening privacy, security, and safety and gain the knowledge and hands-on technical skills to protect digital assets from cyber criminals. Cybersecurity is the perfect degree for people who want to work in a future-focused field with a high earning potential. And with 33% job growth by 2030, opportunities continue to grow.
The new bachelor’s in public administration program at American International College was developed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in public sector roles. This program emphasizes experiential learning, with projects in government administration, public health, social science, history, and more. Public Administration is a field for those who want to enact change in their communities and beyond. With more than half of all federal workers nearing retirement age, demand for fresh talent is set to skyrocket in the coming years.
The Esports and Gaming Administration program at AIC offers a business degree with a gaming industry specialization—providing business fundamentals that will last a lifetime. This program addresses the greatest needs in the esports and gaming industry—identified through interviews with major companies, including Capcom and Riot. AIC’s coursework will provide students with the necessary context for understanding the games industry and a basic understanding of how technology-based companies get things done. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of jobs in esports nearly doubled—growing a staggering 85%.