Brighton College

Introduction

Welcome to Brighton College

Brighton College is an affordable, accredited online college offering distance learning programs in today's fastest growing fields.

You want to pursue new career opportunities but it seems like your current level of education is standing in the way. Develop the knowledge and skills that you need to excel with the many great distance learning programs at Brighton College.

Brighton offers a number of convenient online distance learning programs. We have been training students just like you for over 50 years. You can enroll anytime and learn from anywhere! You can view our accredited distance learning programs 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and study our online college courses where you want and when you want.

Accreditation

Brighton College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, DEAC (Formerly Distance Education and Training Council-DETC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

History

Brighton College was founded in 1961 as Modern Schools, Inc, to provide the most up-to-date distance education programs in the hospitality field. The school’s name was later changed to Hospitality Training Center and then shortened to HTC in 1989 to better reflect the scope and philosophy of the training programs. In 2001, HTC merged with Ohio Professional Education Center to form HTC Distance Education. In 2004, HTC Distance Education was purchased by Brighton College, offering certificate, diploma, and degree programs through our online college classes.

Institutional Mission Statement

The mission of Brighton College is to offer relevant, affordable, unique, career-oriented educational programs to all qualified student in a flexible, personalized manner.

The Goals of Brighton College

  • To provide quality distance education to students from diverse backgrounds seeking preparation for a career in an employer driven field.
  • To provide quality distance education to students from diverse backgrounds seeking preparation for a career in an employer driven field.
  • To offer programs that are affordable and assist students to graduate with no or minimal debt.
  • To deliver curriculum that is current, relevant, and prepares students for success in their chosen field.
  • To ensure that every student progresses toward their educational goals in a supportive and positive environment.
  • To provide quality instruction from practicing professionals, specializing in their respective area and sharing their expertise and experience ensuring that what students are learning is relevant and current in today’s world.
  • To assist graduates in realizing their career goals upon completion of their program and throughout their careers by offering job-readiness training services.
  • To provide students access to a community of partnerships within targeted industries and organizations.
  • To ensure institutional stability by maintaining highly efficient processes, and high standards of student support

Objectives

The mission and goals of Brighton College are accomplished by successfully achieving the following objectives:

  • To provide a positive, supportive distance learning environment through excellent student services that leads to learning new skills and accomplishing educational goals
  • To prepare competently skilled graduates for a position in their chosen field through a curriculum that incorporates practical application of the skills learned
  • To deliver a curriculum that prepares students to successfully sit for a certification exam when appropriate to the program of study
  • To continually review, update or add new curriculum in order to offer the most current information and meeting industry standards
  • To assess its mission and achievement of institutional effectiveness through student academic progress, faculty effectiveness, student satisfaction, affordability and graduate outcomes
  • To increase our strategic alliances with community outreach organizations, workforce and educational partners

Online Distance Learning Programs

Pursuing an online distance education program at Brighton College allows you to choose when you study, so the rest of your busy life can run smoothly. We have a wide variety of accredited online programs for you to choose from in the growing business and allied health fields. Contact Brighton College today for more information about our online distance education programs.

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Programs

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Associate of Science

Associate of Science in Business Management

Online Part time 24 - 30 months September 2017 USA Scottsdale

Brighton College’s Associate of Science in Business Management degree will prepare you with the knowledge, technical skills, and sound business principles to pursue an entry level position in a variety of business fields. [+]

Brighton College’s Associate of Science in Business Management degree will prepare you with the knowledge, technical skills, and sound business principles to pursue an entry level position in a variety of business fields. As a graduate, you may seek positions in such industries as retail, insurance, finance, technology, telecommunications, banking, sales, service and many others. Program Overview Who Should Enroll in the Business Management Degree Program? Whether you are currently employed and are looking for advancement or seeking a new career path, the Business Management degree will help you achieve your goals. Are you an employer who wants your managers to further their education, increase their skill level and become more productive in your business? Earning an associate degree in Business Management will open doors to so many opportunities. What Business Principles and Concepts Will I Learn? The following are just a few of the concepts you will learn in our Business Management associate degree program: How to apply basic economic, finance, and accounting principles to organizational environments Recognize human resource concepts and activities in organizational environments Define the various tasks and responsibilities of managers in organizations Identify the types of businesses and the laws and regulations on business Define and apply marketing and distribution principles used in business Identify and use the appropriate technology in business Many other principles and concepts vital to any business manager Job Assistance We understand that finding a position after completing your Business Management degree is the ultimate goal. We will help you build your resume and prepare for your next step. Our staff is dedicated to assisting you in your job search. Career Outlook Business Management Employment Opportunities The Associate of Science in Business Management degree program is designed to prepare you with the knowledge, technical skills, and sound business principles to pursue advancement in your current career, or begin a new career in a variety of business fields. Depending on your career focus, as a graduate you may seek positions in such industries as retail, insurance, finance, technology, telecommunications, banking, credit card provider, or in telemarketing sales and service, outside sales, or combination inside and outside sales. Business Management Career Outlook According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in general, occupations in a category with some postsecondary education is expected to experience higher rates of growth into 2018 than those in an on-the-job training category. Occupations in the associate degree category are projected to grow the fastest, at about 19 percent. [-]

Certificate

Cisco Certificate

Online Part time 8 weeks September 2017 USA Scottsdale

The Cisco Certificate is designed for the IT professional who is looking to advance their career from simple desktop and hardware support to more of an entry level IT Administrator role. [+]

The Cisco Certificate is designed for the IT professional who is looking to advance their career from simple desktop and hardware support to more of an entry level IT Administrator role. The program covers the strategies and techniques that are required to design, deploy, and maintain an efficient network in a modern workplace. The program also focuses on the role of the IT Administrator in protecting digital assets through advanced routing security protocols. This program is also ideal for those who have completed our CompTIA Program. Cisco Certificate Program Overview Students who successfully complete this program will be able to: Demonstrate an understanding of basic topologies (examples include Bus, Star, Ring and Mesh) Differentiate Data Link and Network Addresses Understand how to translate logical addresses into physical addresses Know the differences between the protocols TCP/IP, IPX, and AppleTalk Explain the three basic services of the Application Layer Compare and contrast LAPB and HDLC (Cisco Proprietary) Demonstrate an understanding of the 5 basic dialer map steps for configuring DDR Demonstrate the relationship between access lists and packet Course Outline What Courses will I take? You will progress through the program through a series of detailed and engaging video lessons and assessments through the OnlineExpert platform from LearnKey. This Cisco Certificate program has a total of 31 credits. Career Outlook What career opportunities exist for someone with a Cisco Certificate? Graduates’ potential job roles include Network Support, Network Engineer, Network Administrator, Technical Architect, Network Support Analyst, Information Assurance Tech Level 1+2, and IT Director. What is the job outlook for IT related fields? With an annual compound growth rate by device at 26%, it is projected that the need for skilled IT related workers will increase by as much as 28% through 2020. Median job growth is expected at 22% as compared with 14% for all occupations. [-]

CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) Certificate

Online Part time 8 weeks September 2017 USA Scottsdale

The CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) Certificate is designed to help those who would like to begin, or are in the early stages of, their career involving Information Technology. [+]

The CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) Certificate is designed to help those who would like to begin, or are in the early stages of, their career involving Information Technology. The program covers the fundamental but professional level knowledge of computer hardware, networking, and security. Those who complete this program and function at the level of the program curriculum will have a solid foundation from which an Information Technology career begins. A Career in Information Technology! The CompTIA program will give you a solid foundation in A+ computer technician, Network+ for desktop support, Security+ for systems administration. The CompTIA program is 100% online, allowing you to gain entry level skills needed to succeed in this field. Students who successfully complete this program will be able to: Demonstrate proper BIOS configuration including boot sequences Describe different hardware components with speeds and compatibility Identify different communication protocols with their uses and limitations Demonstrate proficiency in troubleshooting using the OSI model Demonstrate in a given scenario how to troubleshoot common router and switch problems Compare and contrast different LAN and WLAN technologies Explain different methods and rationales for network performance optimization Categorize standard connector types based on network media Recognize a variety of attack strategies and how to defeat them Differentiate multiple methods of intrusion detection and have the ability to explain how each one conceptually works Demonstrate the ability to identify and explain the different types of cryptographic algorithms What courses will I take? The following courses are included in the CompTIA Certificate program. You will progress through the program through a series of detailed and engaging video lessons and assessments through the OnlineExpert platform from LearnKey. The CompTIA program has a total of 34 credits. Career Outlook What career opportunities exist for someone with a CompTIA Certificate? Graduates’ potential job roles include Network Administrator, Network Technician, Network Installer, Help Desk Technician, and IT Cable Installer. What is the job outlook for IT related fields? With an annual compound growth rate by device at 26%, it is projected that the need for skilled IT related workers will increase by as much as 28% through 2020. Median job growth is expected at 22% as compared with 14% for all occupations. [-]

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