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This information was last updated on August 30, 2017

Brown Mackie College is a system of schools located throughout the United States. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Administrative office: 1011 Glendale-Milford Road, Cincinnati, OH 45215. ©2017 Brown Mackie College. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.

Brown Mackie College - Akron

Brown Mackie College — Akron 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 recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002. Telephone: 202-336-6780.

Notice to students and prospective students: Education Management Corporation campuses have been placed on probation by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), based on financial stability standards. Brown Mackie - Akron has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, ACICS, due to material noncompliance with placement standards: 43% as reported on the 2016 Campus Accountability Report.

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

The Associate in Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), ACOTE, c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is 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 Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology program at Brown Mackie College — Akron has been granted full accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). The American Veterinary Medical Association can be contacted at 1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL, 60173-4360, 800-248-2862.

The Practical Nursing diploma program complies with the Ohio Board of Nursing guidelines as set forth in the Ohio Administrative Code, Chapter 4723-5. The program is approved and operates under the Provisional Approval Status, effective May 14, 2015, at the following locations under Brown Mackie College — Cincinnati: Brown Mackie College — Findlay, Brown Mackie College — Akron, and Brown Mackie College — North Canton. The Ohio Board of Nursing is located at 17 South High Street, Suite 400, Columbus, OH 43215-3413, 614-466-3947.

Brown Mackie College — Akron 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 — Akron is approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools, 30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481, Columbus, OH 43215, 614-466-2752.

OH registration # 03-09-1685T

Brown Mackie College — Akron holds a Certificate of Authorization from the Ohio Board of Regents.

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Brown Mackie College - Albuquerque

Brown Mackie College — Albuquerque 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 recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002. Telephone: 202-336-6780.

Notice to students and prospective students: Education Management Corporation campuses have been placed on probation by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), based on financial stability standards.

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

The Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), ACOTE, c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is 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 — Albuquerque Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, ABHES.

The Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology program at Brown Mackie College — Albuquerque has been granted initial programmatic accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). The American Veterinary Medical Association can be contacted at 1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360, 800-248-2862.

Brown Mackie College — Albuquerque is approved to offer the Associate Applied of Science in Nursing by the New Mexico Board of Nursing, 6301 Indian School Road, NE, Suite 710, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110, 505-841-8340.

Brown Mackie College — Albuquerque 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 — Albuquerque is licensed with the New Mexico Higher Education Department.

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Brown Mackie College - Fort Wayne

Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s degrees, associate’s degrees, and certificates. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools 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: 202-336-6780.

Notice to students and prospective students: Education Management Corporation campuses have been placed on probation by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), based on financial stability standards.

Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne is a branch of The Art Institute of Phoenix located in Phoenix, AZ.

Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s degrees, associate’s degrees, and certificates. 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: 202-336-6780.

The Brown Mackie — Fort Wayne Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree program has received initial accreditation from the Indiana State Board of Nursing.

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), ACOTE, c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is 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 Physical Therapist Assistant program at Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. The program’s current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see http://www.capteonline.org/WhatWeDo/RecentActions/PublicDisclosureNotices/.

The Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology program at Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne has been granted initial programmatic accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). The American Veterinary Medical Association can be contacted at 1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL, 60173-4360, 800-248-2862.

Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne 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 — Fort Wayne is authorized by: Indiana Board for Proprietary Education 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206.

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Brown Mackie College - Greenville

Brown Mackie College — Greenville is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award certificates, associate’s degrees, and bachelor’s degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools 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: 202-336-6780.

Notice to students and prospective students: Education Management Corporation campuses have been placed on probation by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), based on financial stability standards.

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

The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program holds initial approval status from the South Carolina Board of Nursing, which is a type of approval granted to new programs that have demonstrated the ability or meet the standards of the Board (South Carolina Code of Regulations Chapter 91-5). The South Carolina Board of Nursing is located at Synergy Business Park, Suite 202, Kingstree Building, 110 Centerview Drive, Columbia, SC 29210. Phone Number 803-896-4550.

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), ACOTE, c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is a href=" http://www.aota.org/Education-Careers/Accreditation.aspx" target="_blank">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 — Greenville Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology (ARC/STSA). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org.

Brown Mackie College — Greenville 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 — Greenville is licensed by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (1122 Lady St, Suite 300, Columbia, SC 29201, 803-737-2260;www.che.sc.gov). Licensure indicates that minimum standards have been met; it is not equal to or synonymous with regional or specialized accreditation.

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Brown Mackie College - Louisville

Brown Mackie College — Louisville is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s degrees, associate’s degrees, certificates, and diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools 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: 202-336-6780.

Notice to students and prospective students: Education Management Corporation campuses have been placed on probation by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), based on financial stability standards.

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

The Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), ACOTE, c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is 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.

Brown Mackie College — Louisville is approved to offer the Diploma in Practical Nursing by the Kentucky Board of Nursing, 312 Whittington Pky, Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40222, 502-429-3300.

The Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology program at Brown Mackie College — Louisville has been granted terminal programmatic accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). The American Veterinary Medical Association can be contacted at 1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL, 60173-4360, 800-248-2862.

Brown Mackie College — Louisville 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 — Louisville is authorized by: Indiana Board for Proprietary Education 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206.

Brown Mackie College — Louisville is licensed by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

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Brown Mackie College - Salina

Brown Mackie College — Salina is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413, 1.800.621.7440, http://hlcommission.org/).

The Associate of Applied Science Nursing program and Practical Nursing program at Brown Mackie College — Salina are approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing, Landon State Office Building, 900 SW Jackson Street Suite 1051, Topeka, KS 66612; 785-296-4929.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Brown Mackie College — Salina 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 and its Web address is 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 Veterinary Technology programs at Brown Mackie College — Salina has been granted initial programmatic accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA), 1931 N. Meacham Rd., Suite 100, Schaumberg, IL 60173. AVMA’s telephone number is 800-248-2862. The web address is www.avma.org.

Brown Mackie College — Salina 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 — Salina is approved and authorized to grant the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, Associated of General Science (AGS) degree, and diplomas by the Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612-1368.

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Brown Mackie College - San Antonio

Brown Mackie College — San Antonio 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 recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002. Telephone: 202-336-6780.

Notice to students and prospective students: Education Management Corporation campuses have been placed on probation by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), based on financial stability standards.

Brown Mackie College — San Antonio is a branch of The Art Institute of Phoenix located in Phoenix, AZ.

The Brown Mackie College — San Antonio Associate of Science in Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, ABHES.

The Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program has applied for accreditation and has been granted Candidacy Status 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 and its Web address is www.acoteonline.org. Once accreditation of the program has been obtained, its graduates 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.

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

Certificate of Authorization--The Board's acknowledgment that an institution is qualified for an exemption from certain identified regulations in this subchapter. Brown Mackie College — San Antonio holds a Certificate of Authorization from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Brown Mackie College — San Antonio has a certificate of approval from The Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas. The Texas Workforce Commission assigned school number is S3682. Brown Mackie College — San Antonio's programs are approved by The Texas Workforce Commission and may also be approved by other state agencies or accrediting bodies as outlined on this page. Students must address their concerns about an educational program by following the school's grievance process outlined in the school catalog. Students who are dissatisfied with the school's response to their complaints can file a formal complaint with The Texas Workforce Commission, as well as with the school's accrediting body. Additional information on complaint procedures is located on The Texas Workforce Commission's Career Schools and Colleges Web site.

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Brown Mackie College - Tucson

Brown Mackie College — Tucson 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 recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002. Telephone: 202-336-6780.

Notice to students and prospective students: Education Management Corporation campuses have been placed on probation by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), based on financial stability standards.

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

The Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), ACOTE, c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is 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.

Pursuant to a May 21, 2015 consent agreement with the Arizona State Board of Nursing, 4747 North 7th Street & Dash, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85014, 602-771-7800, Brown Mackie College — Tucson accepted probation for its Practical Nursing program and ceased enrolling new students.

The Brown Mackie College — Tucson Associate of Science in Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, ABHES.

Brown Mackie College — Tucson 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 — Tucson is authorized by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education (1400 West Washington Street, Room 2560, Phoenix, AZ 85007, 1.602.542.5709,www.azppse.gov).

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