Brookline College is a system of independent colleges located in Arizona and New Mexico which offer training in health care, legal studies, business, criminal justice, computer science and nursing. Founded in 1979, the school was originally organized as a non-profit business and technical school known as the Arizona Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT). Prior to becoming Brookline College in 2008, the school underwent another name change and was called IIA College. Today, the college has four campus locations (Tempe, Phoenix, and Tucson, Arizona; and Albuquerque, New Mexico) and also offers online degree programs. Depending upon their area of study, students may earn associate, bachelor's or master's degrees, as well as professional diplomas.
Brookline College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
Brookline College faculty members are qualified, experienced, and many have advanced degrees in the field they teach. Instructors have extensive real-world experience that they bring to the classroom, enabling them to impart practical advice and knowledge to the students they teach. Curriculum is career-focused, allowing students to obtain the relevant knowledge and job skills they need in as short of period as possible.
Brookline College is a commuter school which offers several student amenities at its campus sites. The Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC) provides a place for students to study, do computer research, and work on class projects. Each LRC contains books, periodicals, computer programs, CD collections, and a large array of search engines and databases to assist students in all facets of their education. The school also provides on-going job placement assistance for its alumni. The Career Services Department is available to all students and graduates seeking assistance with resume writing, refreshing of interviewing skills, and job search. Accelerated degree and diploma options are available for quick completion.