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April 2016 Update

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PAPSA Workshops

Teaching Professionalism and Softskills
June 3, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Antonelli Institute, Erdenheim (near Philadelphia)

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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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July 20-21, 2016
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Find A Career School That's Right For You!

Brightwood Career Institute (Pittsburgh)


933 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
Phone(s): 412-338-4770
Fax(s):
Email(s): hunter.hopkins@brightwood.edu

SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Hunter H. Hopkins

ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Director: Justin Papariella
Date for Applications: Open
Application Fee: No
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: No
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: Yes
High School Diploma/GED: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION

# of Students: 450 full-time
# of Faculty: 12 full-time , 49 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: ACICS, CAAHEP, ACOTE, OVR, VA, TAA, WIA, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; State Board of Private Licensed Schools, Ohio State Board of College and School Registration Courses Offered: Weekdays

FINANCIAL AID/PLACEMENT

Aid Available to Qualified Students: PHEAA grants, Pell grants, College Work Study, SEOG, Direct Loans, VA Approved
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 88%
% Part-time Financial Assistance: 88%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 78%

FEATURES OF THE SCHOOL

Outstanding education and a long-standing reputation. Over the past 50+ years, we have prepared 1,000s of business, medical, and criminal justice students. First to offer Occupational Therapy Assisting and Criminal Justice.

PROGRAMS

Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Practical Nursing
15 mos/1565 clock hrs/99.5 credits
Diploma
$26,666
Business Admin/Management
15 mos/99 credits
ASB Degree
$29,799
Occupational Therapy Asst.
21 mos/111 credits
AST Degree
$32,634
Medical Assistant
9 mos/44.5 credits
Diploma
$15,486
Criminal Justice
18 mos/107 credits
ASB Degree
$29,211
Medical Office Assistant
$12,500
Electrical Technician
12 mos/71.5 credits
Diploma
$15,360
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist
Diploma
$ 9,150
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
12 mos/68 credits
Diploma
$14,400
Medical Billing
9 mos/760 clock hrs/51 credits
Diploma
$12,500

All degrees referred to are Associate in Specialized Business Degrees. (Exception OTA = Associate in Specialized Technology Degree) Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of January 2016.

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