Brightwood College, Laredo Campus

Brightwood College, Laredo Campus


Campus Overview

Starting a new career or enhancing your present one could be possible with an education from Brightwood College in Laredo, Texas. Their programs are designed to train you quickly and conveniently, so you could improve your future without disrupting your present life. They aim to equip you with the tools necessary to succeed in today's competitive workforce. Learn more about what they can do to improve your future.

Their courses are taught by dedicated and knowledgeable professionals; many work in their designated fields on a daily basis and can provide you with the real-world, hands-on training and experience you need to thrive in your chosen profession. Their career-focused programs are designed to provide the training and knowledge you need--some in only a matter of months.

In addition to a quality education, Brightwood College offers many resources to help you while you complete your training, and even after graduation. Tutoring classes, refresher courses, externships, and career services are a few examples of the support services they provide to their students and alumni.


Texas Careers was founded in November 1989 as Moderncare, Inc., in San Antonio, Texas. Initially established to provide education in allied health fields, Texas Careers expanded program offerings to additional fields throughout the years. In April 1999, Texas Careers opened its Laredo, Texas, branch campus and in November 2009, changed its name to Brightwood College.

What Brightwood College Offers

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

Brightwood College Commitment

Brightwood College 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 College 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 College Instructors

Brightwood College instructors bring real world experiences to the classroom. They provide students with the most current industry standards and practices.

Hands-on Training

At Brightwood College, 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 College to real-world career settings and can increase their confidence in job interviews.

Externships and practicums are not required for all programs.

Admission Requirements

Brightwood College wants to help students start their career 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 College also offers a 30% discount in tuition for active duty personnel, military spouses, veterans, and dependent of veterans or active duty personnel.

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

Career Services

Brightwood College 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 can receive personalized assistance from a Career Services Adviser in school, upon graduation and beyond.

Brightwood College offers "The Brightwood Certified Professional" program devoted to sharpening the skills that could make the difference in a student's job search. Brightwood College 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 College is an accredited school. For more information, please visit

Consumer Information

For more information on Brightwood College's programs and their outcomes visit Brightwood College does not guarantee employment or career advancement. Programs vary by campus. Additional academy training may be required for law enforcement positions. Applicants to the Criminal Justice program in Texas will require additional TCLEOSE or other government agency approved training upon graduation to seek certain positions.


Brightwood College, Laredo campus is conveniently located near I-35, a short distance from Laredo International Airport. Laredo, the "Gateway City," is the only city to operate international bridges between two Mexican states and is the largest city in Webb County.

The city has plenty of interesting sites to see, things to do, and places to explore. From horseback riding along the Rio Grande River to shopping and dining across the border in Mexico, Laredo offers something for everyone.

Brightwood College can offer you a real-world education in a short time so you can look toward the future and enter a new career or advance in your current profession.


Medical Assistant Diploma

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Business Administration Associate Degree

Criminal Justice Associate Degree

Computer Support Technician Diploma

Location & Contact

Kaplan College, Laredo Campus

6410 McPherson Road
Laredo, TX 78041

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