Academic Programs

At Brightwood College in Dayton, OH, we offer a range of programs that can lead to an exciting career in health care, photography, or professional trades. Some programs offer externships, so you can gain practical experience and job knowledge in your chosen field. Our goal is to prepare you with the education and technical skills you need to excel in today’s job market.

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Allied Health

  • Dental Assistant Diploma

    Our dental assistant program can prepare you to pursue positions as a member of a dental health team. When you earn your diploma at Brightwood College in Dayton, you have the opportunity to gain not only dental assistant knowledge and skills, but also professional skills that you could apply to your everyday life.

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  • Medical Assistant Diploma

    Have you always wanted to work in the medical industry and help people? Brightwood College in Dayton can help. As a medical assistant, you could have the opportunity to work directly with patients and assist with their care and well-being.

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  • Pharmacy Technician Diploma

    We want to help you obtain a fulfilling pharmaceutical career with a bright future. As a pharmacy technician graduate, you could have the ability to make a difference in people’s lives where it counts the most: their health. 

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Nursing

  • Nursing Associate's Degree

    The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree (ADN) program is a prelicensure, nursing education program. If you have the desire, drive, and compassion to help others, our nursing program at Brightwood College in Dayton could help you start on the path to a rewarding career.

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Photography & Design

  • Photographic Technology Associate's Degree

    Brightwood College in Dayton has a history in photography education. We believe in giving our students options, and allow you to choose the specialty that interests you the most. We offer focused photography study in three areas:

    • Commercial Photography
    • Portrait Photography
    • General Applied Photography

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Professional & Continuing Education

  • Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Course

    If you are a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) or vocational nursing (VN) graduate seeking to expand your skill set, the intravenous therapy and blood draw course at Brightwood College in Dayton could help you gain the knowledge and technical skills needed to safely set up and maintain intravenous therapies and blood withdrawal in a clinical setting.

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  • Kaplan Architecture Education

    Kaplan Architecture Education, now offered by Education Corporation of America, provides educational tools to prepare students and emerging professionals for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE).† Exam prep materials are aligned with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) guidelines for the ARE 4.0. 

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  • Kaplan Engineering Education

    Kaplan Engineering Education, now offered by Education Corporation of America, provides educational tools to prepare students and emerging professionals in the engineering fields for certification and licensing exams that could help them pursue career success†:

    • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)
    • Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE)
    • Structural Engineering (SE)
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  • Phlebotomy Technician Course

    In the medical or health field, knowing how to draw blood and understanding phlebotomy procedures can be a necessary skill. Our phlebotomy technician course at Brightwood College in Dayton, is intended to help allied health professionals looking to gain these skills.

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  • State Tested Nursing Assistant Course

    If you have the drive and compassion to help others, the State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) course at Brightwood College in Dayton, could help you start on the path toward a rewarding career. Nurse assistants provide basic care to residents in hospitals, clinics and long-term care facilities under the supervision of licensed nursing and medical staff.

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Trades

  • Electrical Technician Diploma

    Electricity is essential for light, power, air conditioning, refrigeration, and so many of the conveniences we take for granted every day. Electrical technicians install, connect, test, and maintain electrical systems that bring electricity from power generating plants to our homes, offices, schools, and places of business.

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  • Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Diploma

    In the HVAC/R field, professionals typically perform duties such as installing, maintaining, and repairing heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. At Brightwood College in Dayton our goal is to provide students with the knowledge of troubleshooting, repair, and safety skills required to enter the HVAC/R industry.

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† The School cannot guarantee a student's eligibility either to take any exam or become certified, registered, or licensed. A student's eligibility may depend on his or her work experience, completion of high school (or its equivalent), not having a criminal record, meeting other licensure or certification requirements, or the program or School itself having appropriate accreditation or licensure. Externship sites may themselves require a criminal background check or medical examination. Please refer to the Certification, State Board, and National Board Exams section of the relevant campus catalog for further guidance.