December 14, 2020 – Chandler, AZ – Trident University International (Trident) is now officially a member of the American InterContinental University System. This follows the March announcement that Trident would become part of American InterContinental University (AIU).
This new University System model allows Trident to maintain its unique learning experience and rich legacy as Trident University International, but united as an overall entity. The Trident learning experience, values, and culture of strength remains as it always has been, while the name and branding familiar to the community has returned.
The AIU System model ensures that Trident has the resources necessary to necessary for growth by having access to an array of shared institutional resources.
Through the system Trident will have the capacity to continue strengthening academic programs, the ability to respond to changes in the education sector, and a larger community to leverage across university departments and programs.
Trident understands the power of their legacy and strength of their community of alumni, stretching all the way back to their first Ph.D. graduate in 1998. It is Trident’s hope that this model will allow the University to remain at the forefront of education for years to come.About Trident University International
Founded in 1998, Trident University International is a member of the American InterContinental University System, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). Trident uses the EdActive™ learning approach, which employs case-based learning in an online setting to teach real-world relevant critical thinking skills designed to enhance the lives and education of students. Trident offers quality associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs and certificates, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of whom have doctoral degrees. Trident has nearly 27,000 alumni, of which more than 22,000 have a military affiliation and has received acknowledgements from Washington Monthly, Military Times, and Military Advanced Education & Transition for their dedication to student success. Visit www.trident.edu, Trident’s Facebook page, or call at to learn more about Trident's wide range of educational options.