Located in Louisville, Kentucky, Brown Mackie College—Louisville is a career oriented school offering Business and Technology, Healthcare and Wellness, Legal Studies, Nursing, and Veterinary programs with a variety of degrees. This nonresidential commuter campus is a place where students can enjoy the culture, restaurants, and nightlife of a big city while benefiting from the attention a small school has to offer.
Like all Brown Mackie campuses, students enrolled in the Louisville school take part in the One Course a Month program, where just one subject is focused on in order to better master the content before moving on. In addition, a brand new program involving switching over to iPad tablets and using eTextbooks is available to students. This innovative endeavor will allow participants to have quick access to class notes, communicate readily with other students and faculty, and not have the burden of carrying heavy textbooks.
The programs here are designed to help students develop knowledge and professionalism to launch a new career or prepare for growth opportunities in a current profession.
The school offers a Practical Nursing diploma that informs students on the structure and function of the human body, instruction and practice on administering medications and dosage calculations, critical thinking, and information on how to treat health problems. Those earning the diploma are prepared for an entry level nursing job in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and other medical facilities.
Healthcare and Wellness
The Healthcare Administration associate in applied science degree prepares students for entry level jobs in hospitals, clinics, insurance agencies, home healthcare, and public health. Courses included are ethics in healthcare, automated scheduling and billing, and professionalism and communication in a healthcare setting.
The Medical Assistant diploma, offering courses in the structure and function of the body, routine procedures for a physical exam, and automated scheduling and billing procedures, prepare students for entry level jobs under the direct supervision of a physician or medical office manager.
An associate of applied science degree is offered upon completion of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. This degree will prepare graduates to work under the supervision of a full therapist as rehabilitative treatments are performed on disabled patients to improve the quality of life.
Earn a bachelor of science degree in Health Care Management and learn to become a manager of a healthcare facility. This degree will prepare you for a career on the administrative side of medicine.
The associate of applied science degree in Biomedical Equipment Technology prepares students for a career in maintaining, installing, and repairing medical equipment.
Business and Technology
The General Business diploma offers courses on business ownership, marketing, personnel, and finance, accounting theories and principles, and computer operations and programs. The diploma prepares students to be executive assistants, bookkeepers, customer service and banking representatives, and sales assistants.
The Business Management associate of applied science degree offers the same courses plus accounting and business decision-making and development of small business courses. Graduates are prepared for jobs as an office manager, human resources or marketing associate, and account representative. The office management associate degree offers instruction on applying software products to business problems, general business courses, and effective communication for an office setting, preparing students for entry level jobs in human resources, or as an office manager, account representative, or marketing associate.
The Business Administration bachelor of science degree combines the Business Management courses with specialized classwork in business law, human resources, and small business management. This degree will prepare graduates for entry-level management positions and even more advanced leadership positions in a large or small business.
The associate in applied business degree in Computer Networking & Applications provides coursework in computer information systems to prepare students to work as helpdesk technicians, system analysts, and computer and network support technicians.
Students earning a certificate in Computer Networking will help students gain a job in the computer infrastructure field. To be admitted into this program, students have to already be employed as a information technologist or have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in this field.
The Electronics associate of applied science degree gets students ready to work in a broad field that includes computer repair.
The Veterinary Technology associate of applied science degree provides courses in roles and responsibilities of veterinary technicians, management, diseases, and veterinary and nursing skills of animals, and surgical preparation and assistance, pre-and post-operative care, and maintenance of the operating room and supplies. Graduates can find entry level employment in veterinary clinics and related fields.
The Criminal Justice Specialist associate in applied business program offers courses in guidelines for law enforcement officers, criminal law, and legal research and writing. Those who earn the certificate can go on to a criminal justice degree, or if the student already has a degree or work experience, it can be used for a career change.
The Criminal Justice bachelor in science provides training in guidelines for law enforcement officers, criminal and other areas of law, and an understanding of police agencies, defense and prosecution, and judge and juries. Those earning this degree are qualified for jobs in corrections, investigations, juvenile law, and security.
The Paralegal associate in applied business degree offers courses in legal research and writing, application of the principles of law, and drafting basic contracts and other legal documents. Paralegals are prepared for entry level jobs under the supervision of an attorney and perform much of the background work for a law firm or agency.
Career Services provides graduates with employment leads and helps to obtain interviews. Proven tips and techniques are also provide which include enhancing graduates’ skills in writing resumes, networking and interviewing. For those looking for career opportunities while still in school, job search assistance is available that can help students search for employment while they complete their program of study. Due to their experiences, career services can provide students with insight into what skill sets employers are looking for. Additional services include notices of career placement conferences and guidance to help students address practical concerns such as childcare, transportation, and wardrobe development.
Housed in the college’s resource center are classrooms, networked computer laboratories, an academic resource center, and an electronics laboratory. The facility is spacious and offers an environment that’s a great place for students to study. And the labs provide students with hands-on opportunities to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.
Students are encouraged to become active, responsible, and successful learners. Therefore, if it’s been a while since you’ve been a student—or maybe this is your first experience in college—the school has designated time for tutoring by school faculty at no additional charge to students.