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Brown Mackie College - Birmingham gives you the opportunity to pursue an education in a city with a lot to offer. Located in central Alabama, Birmingham, provides an ideal backdrop for a career-focused college. Nestled in the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Birmingham offers nationally recognized dining, shopping, and world-class attractions.

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Accreditation & Licensing

Brown Mackie College — Birmingham is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s degrees, associate’s degrees and diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools 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 can be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002. Telephone: 1-202-336-6780. Brown Mackie College - Birmingham is a branch of The Art Institute of Phoenix located in Phoenix, AZ.

The occupational therapy assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. www.acoteonline.org Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

The Brown Mackie College – Birmingham’s Associate of Science in Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.

Brown Mackie College — Birmingham does not guarantee third-party certification. Outside agencies control the requirements for certifications and are subject to change without notice to Brown Mackie College.

Brown Mackie College - Birmingham is a branch of The Art Institute of Phoenix located in Phoenix, AZ.

Brown Mackie College – Birmingham is licensed by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, 401 Adams Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36104-4340.

General Disclaimer:

Brown Mackie College is a system of over 25 schools located throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Administrative office: 625 Eden Park Drive, Suite 1100; Cincinnati, OH 45202. ©2014 Brown Mackie College.


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