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Harrisburg 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 Career Institute 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 Career Institute’s accrediting agency, please visit the ACICS web site.

Additional Accreditation

  • Licensed by:
    Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools
    Pennsylvania Department of Education
    333 Market Street
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17126-0333
  • There is no programmatic accreditation for the Computer Network Technology program.
  • The Medical Billing and Coding program is not programmatically accredited.


  • The Institutions are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Occupational Training Schools, to award the Associate in Specialized Business (ASB) degree, and the Associate in Specialized Technology (AST) degree.
  • Approved for veterans educational benefits by the Pennsylvania State approving agency
  • Approved by the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation


  • Member of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU)
    1101 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 900
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Member of the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce
    3211 North Front Street
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-1342
  • Member of Pennsylvania Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (PASFAA)
  • Member of National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA):
    1129 20th Street NW, Suite 400
    Washington DC 20036
  • Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society:
    31257 Bird Haven Street
    Ocean View, Delaware 19970
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators (PAPSA)