Broadview University

Broadview University

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Broadview University
Motto Successful Futures Start Here!
Established 1977
Type for-profit
Students Approximately 1500
Location Multiple campuses in West Jordan, Layton, Orem and Salt Lake City, Utah, and Boise, Idaho., Utah and Idaho, USA

Broadview University, formerly Utah Career College, is a for-profit college providing specialized career training for health science, business, legal science, information technology and entertainment arts. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS),[1] a for-profit acceditor, but is not regionally accredited. Broadview has five locations and offers a number of programs online.


Broadview University, originally The Bryman School, and later Utah Career College, was founded in downtown Salt Lake City in 1977. In 1988, the school moved to a more central location for Salt Lake City Valley, 1144 West 3300 South. In October 2000, Utah Career College moved to its current location in West Jordan, Utah, and in 2005 expanded into additional space to accommodate growth. In 2006, the school began offering bachelor's degrees. In 2007, UCC opened a branch campus in Layton. In 2008, it opened a campus in Orem and began offering fully online programs through its West Jordan campus. In 2010, the institution changed its name to Broadview University and added campuses in Salt Lake City, Utah and Boise, Idaho. At that time it added master's degrees and entertainment arts programs to its curriculum.

The institution was granted permission to award associate of applied science degrees in 1996, bachelor of science degrees in 2006, and bachelor of fine arts degrees, Master of Science in Management degrees and Master of Business Administration degrees in 2010.[2]

In the winter of 2011 the Salt Lake campus became Broadview Entertainment Arts University (BEAU), focusing exclusively on entertainment arts and adding additional programs.

Programs of study

Broadview University offers diplomas, associate of applied science degrees, bachelor of science degrees, bachelor of fine arts degrees, master of science degrees and Master of Business Administration degrees. Fields of study are business, health science, legal science, information technology, and entertainment arts with the following programs of study offered in each field:


  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Tax Specialist
  • Business Administration
  • Business Management
  • Media Business
  • Management Accounting
  • Music Business

Applied Arts

  • Digital Video and Media Production
  • Entertainment Design
  • Game Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Sequential Imaging

Legal Science

  • Criminal Justice
  • Paralegal

Health Science

  • Health Care Management
  • Health Fitness Specialist
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Veterinary Technology

Information Technology

  • Information Technology
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Software Application Development

Program Advisory Committee (PAC)

The curriculum of each program is reviewed semi-annually by a program advisory committee (PAC) consisting of professionals in related fields.


Broadview University is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Broadview University Medical Assisting programs at Layton and West Jordan are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Broadview's Business degrees lack Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation. Broadview's Information Technology degrees lack accreditation from the Computing Accreditation Commission of the ABET. The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program, at the West Jordan campus, is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The Broadview University Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology programs at the West Jordan and Layton campuses are accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) as programs for educating veterinary technicians.

Campus locations

Broadview University has five campus locations:

Through the West Jordan campus there is also an online division that began enrolling students in Fall 2008.


Broadview University is part of the Globe Education Network of online and trade schools. Educational affiliates include:

Sources: Google Maps, The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Wikipedia, Yahoo! Answers

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