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Brown Mackie College-Cincinnati (Two Year College)

  • Cincinnati, OH
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The College

Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati (Brown Mackie College) is one of over twenty-five locations in the Brown Mackie College family of schools (, which is dedicated to providing educational programs that prepare students to pursue entry-level positions in a competitive, rapidly changing workplace. Brown Mackie College schools offer bachelor degree, associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs in health sciences, business, information technology, legal studies, and design to thousands of students in the Midwest, Southeast, Southwest, and Western United States.

Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati was founded in February 1927 as Southern Ohio Business College. In 1978, the college's main location was relocated from downtown Cincinnati to the Bond Hill-Roselawn area and in 1995 to its current location at 1011 Glendale-Milford Road in the community of Woodlawn.

Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award bachelor degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, 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; phone: 202-336-6780.

The Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati Associate of Applied Science degree in surgical technology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (, upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology. The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs is located at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756; phone: 727-210-2350.

The Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati veterinary technology program has provisional programmatic accreditation granted by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).

The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs is located at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; phone: 727-210-2350.

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 administered at the following locations: Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati, Brown Mackie College - Findlay, Brown Mackie College - Akron, and Brown Mackie College - North Canton, and all operate under the same approval. The Ohio Board of Nursing is located at 17 South High Street, Suite 400, Columbus, OH 43215-3413; phone: 614-466-3947.

Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati is licensed by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools, 30 East Broad Street, 24th Floor, Suite 2481, Columbus, OH 43215-3138; phone: 614-466-2752. Ohio registration #03-09-1686T.

Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati is regulated by the Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education, 302 West Washington Street, Room E201, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204; phone: 800-227-5695 (toll-free) or 317-232-1320. Indiana advertising code: AC0150.


Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati is located in the Woodlawn section of Cincinnati, Ohio. The college is accessible by public transportation and provides parking at no cost. For added convenience, the college also holds classes at the Norwood Learning Site at 4805 Montgomery Road in Norwood, Ohio.

Programs of Study and Degrees

Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati provides higher education to traditional and nontraditional students through bachelor degrees, associate degrees, diploma, and certificate programs that can assist them in enhancing their career opportunities, broadening their perspectives through appropriate general education courses, thinking independently and critically, and improving problem-solving abilities. The college strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education.

The Bachelor of Science degree is awarded in business administration, criminal justice, healthcare management, and legal studies.

The Associate of Applied Business degree is awarded in accounting technology, business management, computer networking and applications, criminal justice, information technology, office management, and paralegal. The Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded in architectural design and drafting technology, audio/video production, biomedical equipment technology, early childhood education, health care administration, medical assisting, pharmacy technology, surgical technology, and veterinary technology.

Diploma programs are offered in accounting, audio/video technician, business, criminal justice, medical assistant, paralegal assistant, and practical nursing.

The college offers a certificate program in computer networking.

The American Medical Technologists (AMT), which offers the certification for Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), accepts the accreditation of Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati. Students will qualify to take the Registered Medical Assistant certification examination upon graduating the Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati Medical Assisting and Medical Assistant programs. Graduates of the 48-credit-hour Medical Assistant program are not qualified to take the AMT/RMA exam.

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

Academic Programs

Each college quarter comprises twelve weeks. Bachelor degree programs require a minimum of sixteen quarters to complete. Associate degree programs require a minimum of eight quarters to complete. Programs are offered on a year-round basis, providing students with the ability to work uninterrupted toward their degrees. The college offers all programs in a unique One-Course-a-Month format. This schedule allows students to focus studies on only one course for four weeks and has proven convenient for students with multiple obligations, such as jobs and family.

Academic Facilities

Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati consists of more than 57,000 square feet of classroom, laboratory, and office space at the main campus and more than 28,000 square feet at the learning site. Both sites are designed to specifications of Brown Mackie College for its business, computer, medical, and creative programs.


Tuition for the 2011-12 academic year was $294 per credit hour and $15 per credit hour for general fees. Tuition for the practical nursing program was $361 per credit hour and $25 per credit hour for general fees. Tuition for the surgical technology program was $340 per credit hour and $15 per credit hour for general fees. The cost of textbooks and other instructional materials varies by program.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Brown Mackie College maintains a full-time staff of Student Financial Services Advisors to assist qualified students in obtaining financial assistance. The college participates in several student aid programs. Forms of financial aid available to qualified students through federal resources include the Federal Pell Grant Program, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Program, Federal Work-Study Program, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Stafford Student Loan Program (subsidized and unsubsidized), and the Federal PLUS Loan Program. Eligible students may apply for state awards, such as veterans' educational benefits. Students with physical or mental disabilities that are a handicap to employment may be eligible for training services through the state Agency for Vocational Rehabilitation. For further information, students should contact the Student Financial Services Office.

Each year, the college makes available President's Scholarships of $1000 each to qualifying seniors from area high schools. Up to three (3) scholarships may be awarded per high school. In order to qualify, a senior must be graduating from a participating high school, must have maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0, and must have submitted a brief essay. The student's extracurricular activities and community service are also considered. The President's Scholarship is available only to students enrolling in one of the college's degree programs. Students awarded the scholarship must enroll at Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati between June and September immediately following their high school graduation. Applications for these scholarships can be obtained from the guidance departments of participating high schools. These applications must be completed and returned to Brown Mackie College by March 31.

The Education Foundation was established in 2000 to offer scholarship support to students interested in continuing their education at one of the postsecondary, career-focused schools in the EDMC system. The number and amount of the awards can vary, depending on the funds available. Scholarship applications are considered every quarter. At Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati, applicants must be currently enrolled in an associate degree program and in their fourth quarter or higher (but no further than their second-to-last quarter) at the time of application. Awards are made based on academic performance and potential, as well as financial need.


There are 33 full-time and 90 part-time faculty members. The average student-faculty ratio is 20:1. Each student has a faculty and student adviser.

Admission Requirements

Each applicant for admission is assigned an Assistant Director of Admissions, who directs the applicant through the steps of the admissions process, providing information on curriculum, policies, procedures, and services and assisting the applicant in setting up necessary appointments and interviews.

To qualify for admission, each applicant must provide documentation of graduation from an accredited high school or from a state-approved secondary education curriculum or provide official documentation of high school graduation equivalency. All transcripts become the property of the college. Admission to the college is based on the applicant meeting the stated requirements, a review of the applicant's previous educational records, and a review of the applicant's career interests. If previous academic records indicate that the college's education and training programs would not benefit the applicant, the college reserves the right to advise the applicant not to enroll. Special requirements for enrollment into certain programs are discussed in the descriptions of those programs.

For the most recent information regarding admission requirements, please refer to the current academic catalog.

Application and Information

Applicants must complete and submit an application form, along with documentation of graduation from an accredited high school or state-approved secondary education curriculum or official documentation of high school graduation equivalency.

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For additional information, prospective students should contact:

Senior Director of Admissions

Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati

1011 Glendale-Milford Road

Cincinnati, Ohio 45215

Phone: 512-771-2424

800-888-1445 (toll-free)

Fax: 513-771-3413


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Location & Contact

1011 Glendale-Milford Road
OH 45215


Biomedical Equipment Technology Associate of Applied Science
Business Management Associate of Applied Business
Computer Networking & Applications Associate of Applied Business
Criminal Justice Associate of Applied Business
Early Childhood Education Associate of Applied Science
Health Care Administration Associate of Applied Science
Medical Assistant Diploma
Medical Insurance Specialist Diploma
Practical Nursing Diploma
Practical Nursing (58 credits) Diploma
Veterinary Technology Associate of Applied Science

Program availability and degree offerings are subject to change.





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