Brightwood College, Dayton Campus

Brightwood College, Dayton Campus


Campus Overview

Are your responsibilities at work and at home preventing you from furthering your education? One of the many advantages of choosing Brightwood Career Institute - Dayton is that it designs an education around you that could lead to a rewarding career. You can balance the demands of work, home and school through the career-focused programs available at Brightwood Career Institute - Dayton.

Gain the career training and job knowledge that could provide you with marketable skills. Externships are also available for some of programs, so you could gain the relevant experience to pursue entry-level employment.

The goal at Brightwood Career Institute is to provide programs that could prepare you for a competitive job market. Students are empowered with hands-on training and a career-oriented learning experience to help achieve your professional goals.

With experienced faculty, Brightwood Career Institute - Dayton works to educate students in a business-like environment. The school's facilities offer program-specific classroom equipment, libraries with internet capabilities, and computer labs.


Brightwood Career Institute - Dayton was originally known as the Ohio Institute of Photography (OIP) in 1971. In 1991, the institute changed its name to incorporate the growing thirst for technology to Ohio Institute of Photography and Technology (OIP&T). The campus became Brightwood Career Institute in 2015.

What Brightwood Career Institute - Dayton Offers

Students can unlock their potential and train for careers they want at Brightwood Career Institute - Dayton. 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 - Dayton will help point students in the right direction -- toward new careers that they can be proud of.

Brightwood Career Institute - Dayton's Commitment

Brightwood Career Institute - Dayton 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 - Dayton 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 - Dayton's Instructors

Brightwood Career Institute - Dayton'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 - Dayton, 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 - Dayton 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 - Dayton 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 - Dayton 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 - Dayton 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. Students will receive personalized assistance from a Career Services Adviser in school, upon graduation and beyond.

Brightwood Career Institute - Dayton 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 - Dayton 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.


Brightwood Career Institute is an accredited school. For more information, please visit

Consumer Information

For more information on educational programs and their outcomes visit Brightwood Career Institute does not guarantee employment or career advancement. Programs vary by campus.


Brightwood Career Institute's Dayton Campus is close to downtown and only a short distance from I-75.

The city of Dayton is known to be a progressive, attractive community with a diverse selection of educational and cultural resources. This includes an excellent philharmonic orchestra, two art centers, and many theater groups. Memorial Hall and Victoria Theater host national tour company productions and special concerts frequently.

Shopping, restaurants, parks and museums are also with easy reach. Advantages of larger cities, such as Columbus, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis are within a short driving distance.


Medical Assistant Diploma

Pharmacy Technician Diploma

Dental Assistant Diploma

Nursing Associate Degree

Photographic Technology: General Applied Photography Associate Degree

Photographic Technology: Portrait Photography Associate Degree

Photographic Technology: Commercial Photography Associate Degree

Electrical Technician Diploma

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technician Diploma

Location & Contact

2800 East River Road
Dayton, OH 45439
United States




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