Collegis, LLC Acquires Education Management Solutions

Acquisition combines best-in-class managed services and leading-edge technology to fuel Higher Education

CHICAGO (August 20, 2020)–Collegis Education, a higher education managed services provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Education Management Solutions (EMS), the leader in higher education and medical simulation learning management technology. The acquisition brings together innovative education technology services with leading-edge learning technology products and provides best-in-class technology solutions that help higher education and health care institutions thrive in today’s rapidly changing marketplace. Together, Collegis and EMS support complete technology ecosystems spanning all aspects of higher education.

“Collegis Education is committed to providing best-in-class solutions to our partners and the higher education community and is constantly evaluating the marketplace for opportunities to expand and enhance our portfolio of services to meet the needs of colleges and universities – now and well into the future,” said Jamie Cowie, President and Chief Executive Officer of Collegis Education. “With the acquisition of EMS, Collegis now provides a comprehensive suite of services spanning Enrollment Management, Technology Managed Services and Education Technology solutions. We are excited to add the EMS product suite to our existing services as it allows us to offer even more solutions to our current and future partners during a time when they are in great need.”

Education Management Solutions has experienced more than two decades of consistent growth and profitability. During the recent COVID-19 pandemic, EMS has led the healthcare simulation industry in the rapid development and fielding of critically needed technology to support the transition of healthcare education to online and virtual environments. In addition to serving the higher education industry, EMS also supports healthcare education for hospitals, clinics and government agencies.

“Our two companies have a natural fit between best-in-class managed services and innovative technology,” said Anurag Singh, President of Education Management Solutions. “EMS has always led the market with innovative technology to improve learning outcomes. Partnering with Collegis Education’s technology and education services lets us combine the best of both companies to accelerate adoption in higher education.”

Education Management Solutions is a subsidiary of Collegis, LLC. Both Collegis Education and EMS continue normal day-to-day operations. Products and services will be managed out of the Collegis offices in Chicago, Minneapolis, and Orlando, Fla., as well as the EMS location in Exton, Penn.

About Collegis Education

Collegis Education is higher ed’s innovation enabler, empowering schools with a better vision of how they fit into learners’ lives and what’s possible when they do. With more than 10 years’ experience as industry pioneers, we’ve proven how leveraging data, tech and talent can transform everything from student experiences to business processes. As higher ed evolves, you’ll need a thought partner and tactical pro, not a pre-packaged product or platform. Our strategic services allow institutions to leapfrog from wondering to doing, implement long-term growth plans and build in-house capabilities to thrive in a complex market. Learn more

About Education Management Solutions

EMS is an industry pioneer in simulation-based solutions for healthcare training environments. Solutions range from clinical simulation management software and hardware, to counselor education, virtual patient training, competency and curriculum management, plus course, assessment and video management solutions for higher education. Working alongside subject matter experts, EMS serves as the driving force behind numerous consumer-centered innovations that continue to move the healthcare and higher education market forward with breakthrough technologies. As the leader in simulation management technology since its founding in 1994, EMS offers complete turnkey solutions that include integrated software and hardware, design and planning, engineering, configuration, installation, training, cloud-based eLearning, and support. Visit for more information or find EMS on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.