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Hammond Campus Accreditation

Choosing an accredited school is important to your education. Accreditation signifies that the school has met certain standards of quality in education, so you can feel confident in the value of the education you receive.

Brightwood College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award diplomas and associate’s degrees.

ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS may be contacted at:

750 First Street NE, Suite 980
Washington, DC 20002-4241

For more information on Brightwood College’s accrediting agency, please visit the ACICS web site.


  • This Institution is regulated by the Indiana Board for Proprietary Education.
    Their address is:
    302 West Washington Street, Room E201
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2767
  • There is no programmatic accreditation for the Clinical Massage Therapy and Medical Billing and Coding Specialist programs.
  • The Dental Assistant and Medical Assistant programs are not programmatically accredited.


  • The Dental Assistant program is approved by the:
    Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH)
    2 North Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • State Approving Agency for Veterans Benefits
  • Workforce Development Services