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Los Angeles (Van Nuys) Campus


15400 Sherman Way, Suite 101
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 754-6000
(818) 754-6000
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Brightwood College in Los Angeles (Van Nuys), CA

Brightwood College offers a range of health care diploma, degree, and certificate programs that are designed to help ensure your success in today’s health care professions. We offer you the training and knowledge and credentials that health care employers are seeking.

Brightwood College, Los Angeles (Van Nuys) has been placed on institutional show cause by its accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools ("ACICS"), because of financial concerns.

Make the choice to pursue your education at Brightwood College in Van Nuys, California today.

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Why Brightwood College?

Quality Education

Our education programs offer you the opportunity to gain academic, professional, and personal success. Each program offers a comprehensive, real-world curriculum that can help you develop the knowledge, technical skills, and critical thinking needed to build a solid foundation for your career.

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Brightwood College has what you need to prepare for a gratifying career in health care. Your future can start today. Find out why Brightwood College is an optimal choice. Take the first step when you request information or schedule a campus tour.

History of Brightwood College in Van Nuys

The Van Nuys campus of Brightwood College enrolled its first students in September 1982, operating as the Modern Technology School of XRay. The College changed names twice: first to Modern Technology College in 1998 and later to Maric College in 2004. In March 2007, Maric College in Riverside became a branch campus of the Van Nuys campus. In August 2008, the campus name changed to Kaplan College. In February 2016, the school became Brightwood College.

Campus Location

This Brightwood College campus is convenient to public transportation and is easily accessible from freeways 170 and 101. Brightwood College occupies 26,354 square feet of classrooms, labs, student lounges, administrative offices, and work areas. Free parking is available, and our facility is handicap accessible.

Van Nuys Area Highlights

Due to its close proximity to Hollywood, Van Nuys is filled with an eclectic mix of restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, theaters and dance studios that help make movie magic. In addition, Van Nuys is situated just 45 minutes from both mountain ski slopes and the beaches of the Pacific. The area offers something for everyone. 

Brightwood College can offer you a real-world education focused on helping you obtain a degree so that you can seek a new career or advance in your current profession.

Available Programs

At Brightwood College, Los Angeles (Van Nuys) campus in the Los Angeles, California area, our varied health care programs can offer you the knowledge and skills required in today's hospitals, doctor's offices, clinics, and other health care facilities. Our equipment, settings, and anatomical models are all here to ensure you receive hands-on training which is a vital component for success in today's career world.