Cancel Forgot Password?

Brown Mackie College-Louisville (Four Year College)

  • Louisville, KY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • Not Reported
    student ratio
  • Not Reported
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • Not Reported
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Overview

The College

Brown Mackie College--Louisville (Brown Mackie College) is one of over twenty-five locations in the Brown Mackie College family of schools (www.brownmackie.edu), 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 over 20,000 students in the Midwest, Southeast, Southwest, and Western United States.

Brown Mackie College--Louisville opened in 1972 as RETS Institute of Technology. The first RETS school was founded in 1935 in Detroit in response to the rapid growth of radio broadcasting and the need for qualified radio technicians. The RETS Institute changed its name to Brown Mackie College--Louisville in 2004.

Brown Mackie College--Louisville 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. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions 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.

Brown Mackie College--Louisville is licensed by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, located at 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.

Brown Mackie College--Louisville is regulated by the Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education, located at 302 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204; phone: 317-232-1320 or 800-227-5695 (toll-free). Indiana advertising code: AC-0045.

The Associate of Applied Science in 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 surgical technology program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.

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. ACOTE's phone number is 301-652-AOTA.

The Associate of Applied Science in surgical technology program 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 and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs is located at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756; phone: 727-210-2350.

Location

Brown Mackie College--Louisville is conveniently located at 3605 Fern Valley Road in Louisville, Kentucky. The College has a generous parking area and is easily accessible by public transportation.

Programs of Study and Degrees

Brown Mackie College--Louisville provides higher education to traditional and nontraditional students through bachelor degree, associate degree, and diploma programs that assist in enhancing their career opportunities, broadening their perspectives through appropriate general education courses, thinking independently and critically, and improving problem-solving abilities.

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, and paralegal.

The Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded in biomedical equipment technology, electronics, graphic design, healthcare administration, medical assisting, occupational therapy assistant, pharmacy technology, surgical technology, and veterinary technology.

The college offers a diploma program in 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--Louisville. Students will qualify to take the Registered Medical Assistant certification examination upon graduating the Brown Mackie College--Louisville Medical Assisting program.

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.

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 completion of their programs. The college offers all programs in a unique One-Course-a-Month format. This allows students to focus studies on only one course for four weeks. This schedule has proven convenient for students with multiple obligations, such as jobs and family.

Academic Facilities

Brown Mackie College--Louisville has more than 69,000 square feet of multipurpose classrooms, including networked computer laboratories, electronics laboratories, veterinary technology labs, medical labs, nursing labs, a resource center, and offices for administrative personnel as well as for student services such as admissions, student financial services, and career-services assistance. In 2009, 6,000 square feet were added to the Louisville location. Included in this build-out are an occupational therapy lab, a criminal justice lab, additional classrooms, and faculty space. In 2010, an additional 25,000 square feet opened at this location. This build-out included a biomedical equipment lab, additional classrooms, a career services center, and additional faculty/administration space.

Brown Mackie College--Louisville is nonresidential; ample parking at no cost is available. Brown Mackie College is a smoke-free facility.

Costs

Tuition for most programs in the 2011-12 academic year was $294 per credit hour, and the general fees were $15 per credit hour. The practical nursing diploma program was $361 per credit hour, and the general fees were $25 per credit hour. The surgical technology program was $340 per credit hour, and the general fees were $15 per credit hour. The occupational therapy program was $361 per credit hour, and the general fees were $15 per credit hour. The computer networking certificate program was $300 per credit hour, and the general fees were $25 per credit hour. The length of the program determines total cost. The cost of textbooks and other instructional materials varies by program.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. The 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 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.

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 have graduated 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--Louisville 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 and must be completed and returned to Brown Mackie College by March 31.

Faculty

There are 32 full-time and over 100 part-time faculty members at the college. The average student-faculty ratio is 20:1.

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 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 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.

In addition to the college's general admission requirements, applicants enrolling in either the occupational therapy assistant program or the surgical technology program must document one of the following: a high school cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5, a score on the GED examination of at least 57 (557 if taken on or after January 15, 2002), or completion of 12 quarter-credit hours or 8 semester-credit hours of collegiate course work with a grade point average of at least 2.5. Credit hours may not include Professional Development (CF 1100), the Brown Mackie College--Louisville course. Students entering the program must also have completed a biology course with a grade of at least a C (or an average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale).

In addition to the college's general admission requirements, applicants enrolling in the practical nursing program must complete several documents, listed below. A record of proof must appear in the student's file prior to the start of the nursing fundamentals course. No student will be admitted to a clinical agency unless all paperwork is completed. The paperwork is a requirement of all contracted agencies. This paperwork includes records of (1) a complete physical, current to within six months of admission; (2) a two-step Mantoux test that is kept current throughout schooling; (3) a hepatitis B vaccination or signed refusal; (4) up-to-date immunizations, including tetanus and rubella; (5) a record of current CPR certification that is maintained throughout the student's clinical experience; and (6) hospitalization insurance or a signed waiver.

For the most recent information regarding admission requirements, prospective students should 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 completion of state-approved secondary education curriculum or official documentation of high school graduation equivalency.

See BMCprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, programmatic accreditation, and other important info.

For additional information, prospective students should contact:

Brown Mackie College--Louisville

3605 Fern Valley Road

Louisville, Kentucky 40219

United States

Phone: 502-968-7191

800-999-7387 (toll-free)

Fax: 502-357-9956

E-mail: bmcloadm@brownmackie.edu

Web site: http://www.brownmackie.edu/Louisville

BMCprograms.info

See BMCprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, programmatic accreditation and other important info.


Location & Contact

3605 Fern Valley Road
KY 40219

Request More Info

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Biomedical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Occupational Therapist Assistant
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mechanic and repair technologies
    • Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Facebook


Twitter



Advanced Search Options

Search your needs below, and view information about the schools that meet those needs by clicking "Search."
Step 1: Select Subject Area(s)
Step 2: Select Major(s) that Interest You
Complete step 1 before selcting a major
Step 3: Select Degree Level
Search

Forgot Your Password?

To reset your password, simply enter your email address in the field below and click the Reset Password button. You will receive an email with a link and instructions to reset your password.

Check your email.

Please check your email and click on the link provided in the message to reset your password.