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Pennsylvania Career Colleges and Schools: 2013 Key Outcome Statistics

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March 2016 Update

*Negotiated Rulemaking on "Borrower  Defense to Repayment" Regulations
*PHEAA Funding
*House Bill 1864: Legislation Clarifying  a Provision of the Cosmetology Law
*Unlocking the Potential of Generation Y

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PAPSA Workshops

Unlocking the Potential
of Generation Y

April 15, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Penn Commercial Business/Technical School
Washington, PA

Teaching Professionalism and Softskills
April 29, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
ITT Technical Institute, Tarentum (near Pittsburgh)
June 3, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Antonelli Institute, Erdenheim (near Philadelphia)

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PAPSA Regional Meetings

March 31 - Keystone Technical Institute, Harrisburg
April 6 - Erie Institute of Technology, Erie
April 7 - Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, West Mifflin
April 8 - Fortis Institute, Scranton
April 21 - Automotive Training Center, Warminster

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PAPSA Conference

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July 20-21, 2016
Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel
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2016 PAPSA Awards

2016 PAPSA Distinguished Career School Graduate Nomination Form
2016 PAPSA Awards Criteria
2016 Awards Nomination Form
2016 Exhibitor Registration Form



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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

Brightwood Career Institute (Harrisburg)


5650 Derry St.
Harrisburg, PA, 17111
Phone(s): 717-558-1300
Fax(s): 717-558-1342
Email(s): susan.lynch@brightwood.edu
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Susan Lynch

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Director: Mark Hale
Date for Applications: Open
Application Fee: No
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: Yes $10
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: Yes
High School Diploma/GED: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION

# of Students: 277 including externs full-time
# of Faculty: 15 full-time , 10 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: ACICS, VA, OVR, AAMAE Housing: Adjacent Housing Available, Assistance Provided
Courses Offered: Weekdays and Evenings

FINANCIAL AID/PLACEMENT

Aid Available to Qualified Students: Federal loans, Pell grants, College Work Study, other

FEATURES OF THE SCHOOL

Founded in 1918, Kaplan Career Institute (formerly Thompson Institute) is one of the most respected post-secondary technical schools in PA; centrally located in Harrisburg; externships in selected programs; job placement assistance available; convenient class schedules; limited class size; scholarship program.

PROGRAMS

Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Medical Billing & Coding
36 weeks/48.5 credits
Diploma
$14,000
Medical Assisting
66 weeks/98.5 credits
Degree
$28,135
Medical Assistant
36 weeks/46 credits
Diploma
$14,330
Business Administration (Day)
18 months/121 credits
Degree
$28,512
Business Administration (Evening)
24 months/121 credits
Degree
$28,512
Computer Networking Technology (Day)
77 weeks/105 credits
Degree
$32,945
Computer Networking Technology (Evening)
110 weeks/105 credits
Degree
$32,945
Criminal Justice (Day)
77 weeks/107 credits
Degree
$26.405
Criminal Justice (Evening)
121 weeks/107 credits
Degree
$26,405

All degrees referred to are Specialized Associate Degrees. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of December 2015.

For gainful employment disclosure information, click on the link to the school's website.
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