Brightwood College is dedicated to helping you succeed. Our education programs provide a variety of teaching methods to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Coursework combines traditional classroom lectures and hands-on lab training. As a student of Brightwood College in Fresno, California, you can participate in group discussions and projects, simulations, demonstrations, field trips, presentations by guest speakers, and other activities that let you learn through real-world experiences. Your education here can give you the training you need to move directly from the classroom into the workplace in your chosen career.
A Brightwood College education could increase your chances of finding a fulfilling career with the potential for advancement. Prepared with the technical skills and job knowledge offered through our career training, you can seek new and rewarding career opportunities. In addition, your training could lead to expanded options, giving you the flexibility and ability to choose what you want to do.
Our faculty and staff bring varied educational and work experiences from their fields. They understand the needs of today's employers and focus on helping you prepare for your new career. Each program can help you develop the knowledge, technical skills, communication skills, and critical thinking skills to help you stand out in today's marketplace.
At Brightwood College, we realize that pursuing an education can sometimes entail more than studying. Brightwood College can provide you with the education you need for a successful career, along with student services that can help you during the process. We have the following services available to assist you:
At Brightwood College, we are dedicated to helping you achieve the future you envision.
The Fresno campus of Brightwood College is situated at the southeast corner of Shaw and Minnewawa Avenues. The facility occupies 21,000 square feet consisting of classrooms, administrative offices, and a reference library.
Our facilities are accessible to physically challenged persons. Physically challenged students interested in attending Brightwood College should consult with the Director of Admissions to determine how their specific needs can best be met.
An on-campus library is accessible to all Brightwood College students during regularly scheduled college hours. The library offers a variety of professional texts, journals, and audiovisual material that may be utilized by students and faculty. Computers are also available for student use.
We are dedicated to helping you develop a practical, working knowledge of the equipment and materials you will encounter on the job.
The medical assistant program utilizes materials that include examination centrifuges, glucometers, microscopes, autoclaves, minor surgical instruments, electrocardiograph machines, ambulatory aids, sphygmomanometers, stethoscopes, microhematocrit readers, and support devices, as well as computers with keyboarding, electronic medical records, virtual medical office simulations, and medical administration software.
The medical office specialist program utilizes materials that include printers and computers with word processing, transcribing, billing, and coding software.
The dental assistant program utilizes materials that include dental reference books, typodonts (anatomical models of full mouth dentition), dental operatories, tray set ups for dental procedures, hand instruments for training purposes in routine chair side assisting, dental x-ray units including one digital Scan-X machine, automatic processor, view boxes, amalgamators, light cure units, trimmers, a lathe, an autoclave and ultrasonic for sterilization, and computers.