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Los Angeles (Van Nuys) 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.


  • The radiologic technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology: 
    20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 
    Chicago, IL 60606-3182 
  • This is a private institution approved to operate by the: 
    Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education 
    2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400 
    Sacramento, California 95833 
    Approval to operate means compliance with state standards as set forth in the California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8.
  • The vocational nursing program is approved by the: 
    California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) 
    2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 205 
    Sacramento, California 95833 
  • Approved as an Authorized Testing Center for examinations by the National Center for Competency Testing
  • Approved by the California Department of Health Services, Field Services Division to offer Phlebotomy Technician courses
  • The X-Ray technician/medical assistant back office and radiologic technology programs are approved to operate by the California Department of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch
  • Approved to train eligible students under the Workforce Investment Board (WIB). The Workforce Investment Board was established in response to the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to assist in setting and guiding policy in the area of workforce development.
  • Brightwood College in Van Nuys, CA is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant, alien students.
  • Brightwood College, Van Nuys, CA campus is approved under the provisions of Title 38, United States Code, to train eligible persons and veterans.


  • Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU)
  • Member of the Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society
  • Member of California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS)