Brightwood Career Institute, Pittsburgh Campus

Brightwood Career Institute, Pittsburgh Campus


Campus Overview

Brightwood Career Institute offers career training driven by market demand. The need for skilled labor is continual, but the skills necessary in the competitive job market change with the times.

Brightwood Career Institute offers career-focused training to help students master the skills today's employers are searching for. As graduates, students can take the knowledge and training obtained in the classroom and apply it in the workplace.

Brightwood Career Institute in Pittsburgh believes students' education should extend outside the classroom. Various programs offer students the opportunity to gain hands-on laboratory training and acquire real-world job experience through externships in the Pittsburgh community.

Offering the right combination of professional education, career training, and work experience, Brightwood Career Institute can help students prepare for their new career.

With instructors that have professional experience in their fields and limited class sizes, students won't feel like they're just a number. Brightwood Career Institute strives to provide students with a level of personal attention and instruction that could help them prepare for their future careers.

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Brightwood Career Institute, Pittsburgh campus, was founded in 1963 as the Institute of Computer Management (ICM) School of Business. From the start, the mission of ICM was to provide quality business education programs to help students achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals. A mission and legacy that Brightwood Career Institute continues to uphold.

Brightwood Career Institute has evolved over the past several decades, to meet the changing needs of the Pittsburgh, PA, community. In addition to business courses, the curriculum now includes career-oriented education in areas of study including business, criminal justice, health care, and information systems and technology.

What Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh Offers

Students can unlock their potential and train for careers they want at Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh. They deserve it. The only way to get from where they are now to where they want to be is to take action and start their journeys. Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh can help point students in the right direction -- toward new careers that they can be proud of.

Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh's Commitment

Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh stands by its services and the education it provides. Students can confidently attend a Conditional Admittance Period with no financial commitment to be sure that Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh is the right choice for them. If students notify the school that they will not be staying beyond the Conditional Admittance Period, then they will not be charged tuition.

Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh's Instructors

Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh's instructors bring real world experiences to the classroom. They provide students with the most current industry standards and practices.

Hands-on Training

At Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh, students can combine classroom learning with hands-on training. Students actually do what they come to learn; they don't just read about it. They develop skills that are more likely to stick when they actually practice those skills.

Materials and Equipment

Students learn with materials and equipment that they would use on the job. They gain the ability to display knowledge and skills that employers are looking for.


Students can find externship or practicum sites with the school's assistance. They can apply the knowledge they gain at Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh to real-world career settings. They increase their confidence in job interviews.

Externships and practicums are not required for all programs.

Admission Requirements

Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh wants to help students start their journeys. The admissions process for each student starts with a Career Planning Session where the student's career goals are discussed; information about the school and its programs is shared; a campus tour is provided; and the student has the opportunity to meet with a Career Services Adviser and Financial Aid Officer.

Admissions requirements include, but are not limited to, proof of high school graduation and entrance assessment. For information on specific program requirements, students should contact the Admissions Department.

Financial Aid and Military Benefits

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. A financial aid officer will be able to assist students in determining their eligibility for federal loans, private aid, state and federal grants, scholarships, and other forms of aid.

In support of the military community, Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh also offers a 30% discount in tuition for active duty personnel, military spouses, veterans, and dependent of veterans or active duty personnel.

Students should please contact the Financial Aid Department for more information about financial aid and the military and veteran benefits programs the campus supports.

Career Services

Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh is committed to students' future successes. It works with employers in the community to make sure that its programs support students' needs by providing graduates that are appropriately skilled. Personalized assistance is available to students from a Career Services Adviser while in school, upon graduation and beyond.

Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh offers "The Brightwood Certified Professional" program devoted to sharpening the skills that could make the difference in a student's job search. Brightwood Career Institute - Pittsburgh offers 7 certification activities that allow students to become more well-rounded candidates upon graduation. Certifications include, but are not limited to, dress for success, social media presence, and preparing for the interview.


Choosing an accredited school is important to your education. Accreditation signifies that the school has met certain standards of quality in education, so you can feel confident in the value of the education you receive.

Brightwood Career Institute in Pittsburgh, PA is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS): 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington DC 20002-4242. For questions about our accreditation, call 202.336.6780. The ACICS website is located at

Consumer Information

For more information on the school's programs and their outcomes visit Brightwood Career Institute does not guarantee employment or career advancement. Programs vary by campus. Additional academy training may be required for law enforcement positions.


Brightwood Career Institute in Pittsburgh, PA, is located just minutes away from the beautiful Monongahela River, one of the few rivers in the United States that flows north, in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh.

Schedule your tour and see why Brightwood Career Institute in Pittsburgh, PA, is an ideal place to get the education that could help you begin the path toward your new career.


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Location & Contact

933 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
United States




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