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Campus Accreditation

For more information about the recent decision regarding ACICS and how it affects Brightwood College, please view our Notice About ACICS 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 in Las Vegas is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington DC 20002-4242. For questions about our accreditation, call 202.336.6780. The ACICS website is located at www.acics.org.

Agencies

  • The Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM):
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) 
    233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor 
    Chicago, IL 60601-5800
  • The Practical Nursing program is accredited by: 
    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 
    3343 Peachtree Road NE Suite 850 
    Atlanta, Georgia 30326

Approvals

  • The Pharmacy Technician program is approved by: 
    American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 
    7272 Wisconsin Avenue 
    Bethesda, Maryland 20814 
    866.279.0681
  • The Practical Nursing program has been granted full approval from the Nevada State Board of Nursing: 
    2500 W. Sahara Avenue, Suite 207 
    Las Vegas, Nevada 
    89102 
    702.486.5800
  • Brightwood College is licensed by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education.

Memberships

  • Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce 
    6671 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 300 
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89119 
    702.735.1616
  • Nevada Association of Financial Aid Administrators 
    http://www.nafaaweb.org/
  • National Pharmacy Technician Association 
    PO Box 683148 
    Houston, Texas 
    77268 888.247.8700
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 
    7272 Wisconsin Avenue 
    Bethesda, Maryland 20814 
    866.279.0681
  • American Academy of Professional Coders 
    2480 South 3850 West, Suite B 
    Salt Lake City, Utah 
    84120 
    800.626.2633
  • American Association of Medical Assistants 
    20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1575 
    Chicago, Illinois 60606 
    312.899.1500
  • American Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers 
    One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 520 
    Washington DC 20036 
    202.293.9161