Name of Institution: Brighton College
Address 8777 E. Via de Ventura, Suite 300
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258
Year Founded 1961
First Accredited 1986
Next Scheduled Review 2017
President Paul Zagnoni
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Participation in Financial Assistance Programs
Brighton College is approved for Veteran’s Benefits programs.
Brighton College participates in the MyCAA military spouse funding program.
Student Profile
Average Age (The Paralegal Institute Students) 43
Female 88%
Male 12%
Brighton College Student Outcomes:
At Brighton College our distance learning programs are 100 percent student focused, and this is reflected in the high percentage of our past and current student satisfaction feedback with the studies they’ve completed. In fact, our anonymous survey results show our students would recommend our programs to a friend, our students are achieving their educational goals, and they are satisfied with their career goals..
Students Surveyed Who Responded That Felt They:
Achieved their learning goals 98%
Would recommend Brighton to a friend 99%
Were Satisfied with their studies 96%

Accreditation Commission and Contact Information

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
1601 18th Street NW
Suite 2
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202.234.5100

State Approval and Contact Information

State of Arizona Board for Private and Post Secondary Education
1400 W Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602.542.5709

Mission Statement

The mission of Brighton College is to offer affordable, employability-focused, distance education programs to all qualified students in a flexible, personalized manner.


  1. To provide quality distance education to students seeking preparation for a career in their chosen field as a paralegal, a legal nurse consultant, criminal justice professions, an allied health professional, or in an entry level position in a business environment
  2. To provide 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
  3. To assist graduates in realizing their goals throughout their careers by promoting professional development and lifelong learning

The mission is accomplished by successfully achieving the following:


  1. To provide a positive, supportive distance learning environment through excellent student services that builds students’ motivation for learning new skills and accomplishing educational goals
  2. To prepare competently skilled graduates for an entry-level position in their chosen field through a curriculum that incorporates practical application of the skills they are learning
  3. To deliver a curriculum that prepares students to sit for a certification exam when appropriate to the program of study
  4. To continually review and update or add new courses of study when necessary, offering the most current information and meeting industry standards

The school continually assesses its mission and achievement of institutional effectiveness through student academic progress, student satisfaction, and graduate outcomes.

Degree Programs

  • Associate Degree in Health Services Management
  • Associate Degree in Business Management
  • Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies

 Certificate Programs

  • CompTIA Certificate
  • Cisco Certificate
  • Advanced Security Practitioner
  • Certified Information Systems Security Specialist
  • Customer Support Representative
  • Home Inspection
  • Child Development Associate
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Nurse Paralegal/LNC
  • Paralegal Studies