Brighton College is an accredited online college with a wide selection of accredited distance learning programs for you to choose from. Our accredited distance learning programs can be taken whenever and wherever is most convenient for you — that’s what sets us apart from everyone else. Check out our accreditations and affiliations for our distance education programs listed below.
For questions regarding our accredited online education programs, contact us today.
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
Brighton College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, DEAC (Formerly Distance Education and Training Council-DETC) until October 31, 2020, which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Brighton College has elected to Voluntarily Withdraw from Accreditation. To read more about that decision: click here.
Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
Brighton College is licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education: Regular Degree-Granting License Number D1389, and Regular Vocational Program License Number V1389. Visit their website at https://ppse.az.gov/.
Brighton College Memberships
National HealthCareer Association
For 25 years, the NHA has certified more than 450,000 allied health professionals. Today, there’s more demand than ever for highly skilled frontline practitioners. NHA is meeting that demand by offering The National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) nationally accredited certifications. For more information on NHA visit their website at www.nhanow.com.
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) promotes, and administers a nationally accredited certification and recertification program for pharmacy technicians to enable the most effective support of pharmacists to advance patient safety. Brighton College is an advocate educator with the PTCB. For more information on PTCB visit their website at http://www.ptcb.org.
Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI)
The Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), formerly the American Association for Medical Transcription, is the world’s largest professional society representing the clinical documentation sector whose purpose is to set and uphold standards for education and practice in the field of health data capture and documentation that ensure the highest level of accuracy, privacy, and security for the U.S. healthcare system in order to protect public health, increase patient safety, and improve quality of care for healthcare consumers. http://www.ahdionline.org.
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
AHIMA is a professional association that represents more than 40,000 specially educated health information management professionals who work throughout the healthcare industry. Health information management professionals serve the healthcare industry and the public by managing, analyzing, and utilizing data vital for patient care, and making this information accessible to healthcare providers when it is needed most. For more information on AHIMA visit their website at http://www.ahima.org.
American Medical Billing Association (AMBA)
The American Medical Billing Association is a medical billers’ professional association formed in 1998 to assist small and home medical billers with networking, sharing information and ideas and supporting medical billers alike as well as to publicly market. For more information on AMBA visit their website at http://www.ambanet.net.
Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Certified Higher Education Professional (CHEP)
The Certified Higher Education Professional (CHEP) credential recognizes employees of career-oriented institutions who strive for excellence in their respective positions.
The CHEP certification is awarded by Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU), an international association representing the voice and vision of postsecondary career education. Certified professionals receive a digital certificate with an embedded open badge to share and showcase their achievements. Participating institutions are provided with digital recognition seals to demonstrate and display their commitment to excellence.