Name of Institution: Brighton College
Address 8777 E. Via de Ventura
Suite 300
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258
Year Founded 1961
First Accredited 1986
Next Scheduled Review 2017
President Paul Zagnoni
All Allied Healthcare Diploma programs at Brighton College are $165 per credit hour. Information Technology Certificate programs, Paralegal, and Legal Nurse Consulting cost $195 per credit hour. All Associate Degree programs are $125 per credit.
Participation in Financial Assistance Programs
The programs at Brighton College are approved for Veteran’s Benefits.
Student Profile
Average Age 35
Female 89%
Male 11%
Graduation Rate for Associate Degree in:
Health Services Management 100%
Paralegal Studies 66%
Average Completion Rate (All) 78%
Students Surveyed Who Responded That Felt They:
Achieved their learning goals 98%
Would recommend Brighton to a friend 99%
Were Satisfied with their studies 96%

Accreditation Commission and Contact Information

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-234-5100
Fax: 202-332-1386

State Approval and Contact Information

Arizona State Board for Private Post Secondary Education
1400 W Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.542.5709

Mission Statement

The mission of Brighton College is to offer relevant, affordable, unique, career-oriented educational programs to all qualified students in a flexible, personalized manner.


  • To provide quality distance education to students seeking preparation for a career in their chosen field as a paralegal, a legal nurse consultant, a criminal justice professional, an allied health professional, or in an entry level position in a business environment
  • To provide instruction from practicing professionals, specializing in their respective area and sharing their expertise and experience ensuring that what students are learning is relevant and current in today’s world
  • To assist graduates in realizing their goals throughout their careers by promoting professional development and lifelong learning

The mission is accomplished by successfully achieving the following:


  • To provide a positive, supportive distance learning environment through excellent student services that builds students’ motivation for learning new skills and accomplishing educational goals
  • To prepare competently skilled graduates for an entry level position in their chosen field through a curriculum that incorporates practical application of the skills they are learning
  • To deliver a curriculum that prepares students to sit for a certification exam when appropriate to the program of study
  • To continually review and update or add new courses of study when necessary, offering the most current information and meeting industry standards

The school continually assesses its mission and achievement of institutional effectiveness through student academic progress, student satisfaction, and graduate outcomes.

Degree Programs

  • Associate Degree in Health Services Management
  • Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies
  • Associate Degree in Business Management

Certificate Programs

  • CompTIA Certificate
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Legal Nurse Consulting
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Cisco Certificate
  • Advanced Security Practitioner Certificate (ASP)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Practitioner (CISSP)
  • Home Inspection Certificate
  • Customer Support Representative
  • Business Accounting Clerk
  • Child Development Associate (CDA)