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Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville (Two Year College)


The College and Its Mission

Brown Mackie College--Hopkinsville (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, certificate, and diploma programs in health sciences, business, information technology, legal studies, and design to over 20,000 students in the Midwest, Southeast, Southwest, and Western United States.

Brown Mackie College--Hopkinsville is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award associate degrees and diplomas. ACICS 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 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), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, Maryland 20824-1220; phone: 301-652-AOTA.

Brown Mackie College--Hopkinsville is licensed by the Kentucky State Board for Proprietary Education and is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (

Brown Mackie College is a nonresidential, smoke-free institution.

Academic Programs

Brown Mackie College--Hopkinsville provides higher education to traditional and nontraditional students through associate degree and diploma 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.

Each college quarter comprises ten to twelve weeks. Programs are offered on a year-round basis, providing students with the ability to work uninterrupted toward their degrees. Brown Mackie 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.

Associate Degree Programs: Associate degree programs require a minimum of eight quarters to complete. The Associate of Applied Business degree is awarded in accounting technology, business management, criminal justice, and paralegal. The Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded in medical assisting, medical office management, and occupational therapy assistant.

Diploma Programs: Brown Mackie College also offers diploma programs in criminal justice, medical assistant, and medical coding and billing for healthcare.

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


Tuition for the 2011-12 academic year was $294 per credit hour with a general fee of $15 per credit hour. Tuition for the occupational therapy assistant program was $361 per credit hour, with a general fee of $15 per credit hour. The cost of textbooks and other instructional materials varied by program.

Financial Aid

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


There are 3 full-time and approximately 15 adjunct instructors. The student-faculty ratio is 12:1.

Facilities and Resources

Brown Mackie College--Hopkinsville occupies a spacious building that has been specifically designed to provide a comfortable and effective environment for learning. The facility comprises approximately 17,100 square feet, including sixteen classrooms, two medical laboratories, an academic resource center, administrative and faculty offices, a bookstore, and a student lounge. Computer equipment for hands-on learning includes six networked laboratories. Medical equipment includes monocular and binocular microscopes, electrocardiograph, autoclave, centrifuge, and other equipment appropriate to hands-on laboratory and clinical instruction. Convenient parking is available to all students.


Brown Mackie College--Hopkinsville is conveniently located at 4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Admission Requirements

Each applicant for admission is assigned to 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 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 Brown Mackie College. Admission to the college is based upon the applicant meeting the stated requirements, a review of the applicant's previous education records, and a review of the applicant's career interests. If previous academic records indicate that the Brown Mackie College 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 provide official documentation of high school graduation equivalency.

Prospective students should go online to for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, programmatic accreditation, and other important details.

For additional information, prospective students should contact:

Senior Director of Admissions

Brown Mackie College--Hopkinsville

4001 Fort Campbell Boulevard

Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240

Phone: 270-886-1302

800-359-4753 (toll-free)

Fax: 270-886-3544


Web site:

Location & Contact

4001 Fort Cambell Boulevard
KY 42240


Business Management Associate of Applied Business
Criminal Justice Associate of Applied Business
General Business Diploma
Health Care Administration Associate of Applied Science
Medical Assistant Diploma
Medical Insurance Specialist Diploma
Occupational Therapy Assistant Associate of Applied Science

Program availability and degree offerings are subject to change.





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