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If you are looking to pursue a new career or advance in your current profession, Brightwood College in Nashville, Tennessee offers the relevant education and career training programs to help you become a qualified job candidate.
Brightwood College provides courses in allied health, legal studies, and trades. We offer diploma programs in medical assistant, medical billing and coding, dental assistant, and electrical technician.
To help you achieve your professional goals, we strive to provide programs that are relevant to the Nashville job market.
We encourage interaction between faculty and students by integrating instructional methods that include class discussions, group projects, and lab work.
In addition, we place an emphasis on communication skills to help prepare you for success in the workplace.
By offering quality degree and diploma programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career-focused training, Brightwood College strives to prepare you with the skills and experience to reach your goals. Contact us to get started today.
Nashville was named one of the 15 best cities for work and family and one of the 25 cities that are likely to have the country's highest job growth over the coming five years by Fortune magazine. Known as the Music City, Nashville offers live music performances every night of the week at different venues across the city. Besides a phenomenal music scene that goes beyond country, cultural arts include tours of Broadway shows, opera, ballet, and small theater. Nashville also boasts famous attractions, such as the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry Museum. For sports fans, Nashville is home to three professional sports teams: NHL Nashville Predators, NFL Tennessee Titans, and NWF Nashville Dream.
Brightwood College’s Nashville campus was established in 1981 in response to the growing need for quality paralegal educational programs. Since 1981, the campus has significantly grown its program offerings to meet the changing needs of the local student population. Originally founded as Southeastern Paralegal Institute, the Institute changed its name to Southeastern Career College in January 2002. In June 2007, Southeastern Career College in Nashville, Tennessee, became Kaplan Career Institute and in July 2014, the Nashville campus became Kaplan College to better reflect the quality of programs we offer to the community as a college.
In January 2015, Kaplan College in Nashville changed its name to Brightwood College.
At Brightwood College, our innovative career tracks are designed for people like you. Whether you want to advance your current position or start a brand-new career, our programs can expand your opportunities.
Our Nashville campus offers the following programs:
Brightwood College offers retail real estate courses in professional development, pre- and post-licensure, and continuing education designed to guide professionals throughout their careers, from initial licensure through required renewals.