Academic Programs

Get the education you need for the career you want at Brightwood College. When you graduate from Brightwood College in Laredo, TX, you could have an education that you can immediately apply to your future. Our programs are designed to reflect the current needs of employers and help you stand out in the job market.

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Allied Health

  • Medical Assistant Diploma

    Have you always wanted to work in the medical industry and help people? Brightwood College in Laredo 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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  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Diploma

    Accurate medical billing and coding is vital to the functioning of health care organizations. At Brightwood College, Laredo, campus, we can help students learn the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits to pursue an entry-level position in the medical billing and coding specialist field or in a related area.

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  • Patient Care Technician Diploma

    Expanding the traditional role of a nursing assistant, the patient care technician program at Brightwood College in Laredo is designed to help prepare you to pursue employment as a cross-trained nursing assistant, known as a Patient Care Technician (PCT). Duties may include assisting outpatients and inpatients in their treatment of a variety of diseases, injuries, or neurological or orthopedic problems.

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Business

  • Business Administration Associate of Applied Science

    Business administration involves a wide range of duties from virtually every industry. Individuals who conduct and manage critical business functions are essential for every company and require employees who are knowledgeable in several aspects of business administration. At Brightwood College, our business administration associate's degree program is designed to help you meet the demands of this challenging profession.

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Criminal Justice & Legal Studies

  • Criminal Justice Associate of Applied Science

    The criminal justice program at Brightwood College in Laredo provides comprehensive training in the areas of criminal investigation, juvenile delinquency, criminal behavior, crime and loss prevention, corporate security, and law enforcement. If you want to train for a meaningful career that gives you a sense of value and allows you to make a positive difference in your community, criminal justice may be right for you.

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Information Technology

  • Computer Support Technician Diploma

    The computer support technician program at Brightwood College in Laredo can help you gain the knowledge and skills to search for entry-level employment in the computer support field. Through group discussions, lectures, and hands-on experience, you could learn about computer programs, hardware and software, and network systems.

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Professional & Continuing Education

  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR) Course

    For students and current health care professionals in Laredo seeking cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification, Brightwood College offers our Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers short course. Our training follows the American Heart Association curriculum, and helps prepare you to perform CPR and first aid and injury treatment.

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  • Spanish for Health Care Workers Course

    When a patient comes into a health care environment, it can make a real difference to know that the people who are there to help them can understand their needs and communicate with them. With Spanish being the second most common language spoken in the United States, our Spanish for Health Care Workers course could help you learn a basic understanding of the language and cultures that use it.

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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.