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Atlanta Northlake Campus

2309 Parklake Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
Local: 1-770-743-3000
Toll Free: 1-866-821-6145

The Westwood College - Atlanta Northlake Campus is a career college offering exciting degree programs in Technology, Healthcare, Business, Design and Justice. Westwood College -Atlanta Northlake is a Pearson VUE Testing Center for students looking to complete industry certifications* as part of their program of study.

The culture of the campus is engaging. Students learn the newest technologies, innovations, and trends relative to their degree programs, which prepare them to make substantial contributions in their chosen career fields. Campus life is dynamic, providing student-centered activities for relationship development among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the campus encourages leadership skill enhancement through the opportunities provided for students to be active in student clubs and organizations such as Phi Beta Lambda, Association of Information Technology Professionals, Toast Masters, and more. Westwood College - Atlanta Northlake also presents opportunities to connect students with professionals to enhance their career prospects through networking events.

Westwood College - Atlanta Northlake welcomes all prospective individuals to visit the campus for a personalized tour to learn more about advancing their careers within the Atlanta job market. Our campus is located just off I-285 in the LaVista area, northeast of downtown Atlanta.

*Westwood prepares graduates for certification. Graduates wishing to attain certification must take and pass any applicable tests/exams.

  • Programs

    School of Technology

    School of Healthcare

    School of Business

    School of Design

    School of Justice

    Not all programs are offered every term. Check with the campus for current program offerings.

    Download our course catalog for a for details on our degree programs and our addendum for updated tuition and fee information.

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    Our graduates receive hands-on, career-focused training. Don't wait another day; start transforming your life into the one you've always wanted.

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    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Maps & Transportation


    Driving Directions
    The campus is conveniently located in the Northlake area just inside I-285 between LaVista Road and Northlake Parkway, northeast of downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

    Public Transportation
    Transportation options are plentiful, as the campus is conveniently located on the Marta bus line, directly on the 125 route from the Avondale Train Station. Another option is the 30 bus route from the Lindbergh Station. Both of these buses bring students directly across the street from the campus. For students who drive there is direct access to campus from the main interstate highway.

  • Campus Life

    The Westwood College – Atlanta Northlake campus offers a rich student life and a welcoming atmosphere for learning. We believe in rewarding students for their hard work and ingenuity with honors such as the “High GPA Awards” and membership in the Alpha Beta Kappa Honors Society. Our extensive 800-square-foot Learning Resource Center offers plenty of occupation-related reference materials and a computer commons area for class research needs.

    Westwood also provides lots of fun social activities for students. From the first term we encourage students to be active in campus  activities which include:*

    • Career fairs
    • Spring Fling
    • Sundae Soirée for night students
    • Student Activities Week each term
    • Community participation in parades and volunteer activities
    • Madden game tournaments (second week of each month)
    • "Know Your Program" presentations
    • Intramural basketball team
    • Student dance troupe
    • Annual all-campus performing shows
    • Monthly birthday celebrations
    • End-of-term celebrations
    • Quarterly Promise Keeper’s luncheon to celebrate academic success
    • Phi Beta Lambda business fraternity (post-secondary component of Future Business Leaders of America)

    Each fall, the campus celebrates Homecoming, complete with a king, a queen and a football game featuring our own flag football team. There are fun activities for students throughout the week culminating with a Homecoming Coronation and Ball. The campus also participates in basketball, softball, and cheerleading leagues with other private colleges and universities in Georgia.

    Campus executives have been working on several initiatives to further increase the success of their students, including:

    • Faculty and student mentoring programs
    • Book clubs for faculty, staff and students, with a new title each term
    • Guest lecturers which bring political figures, educators and leaders to campus to speak to students

    The Atlanta Northlake Campus is also home to 2009 Program Chair of the Year, Dr. Deva Joseph, and several past winners of Faculty of the Year and Program Chair of the Year Award. Students get the combined value of a career-oriented college and an excellent setting at Westwood College in the Atlanta Northlake area.

    *More information on student activities can be found in the student services section of the course catalogs

    Request More Information

    Our graduates receive hands-on, career-focused training. Don't wait another day; start transforming your life into the one you've always wanted.

    request information

    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Employers

    Westwood has prepared our Atlanta Northlake Campus graduates for careers with employers such as:

    • Atlanta Gas Light Resources
    • Biolab, Inc.
    • Center for Pediatric Wellness
    • Coca-Cola Enterprises
    • Computer Generated Solutions
    • Dynasis Integrated Systems
    • Emory Healthcare
    • Georgia State University
    • Genesis Design Studio
    • Hilton Hotels Corporation
    • Insight Global
    • Intelligis
    • Randstad
    • Vitas Innovative Hospice
    • Walton International
    • Wipro Technology

    Westwood College tracks the initial employers of its graduates for accreditation purposes. This list represents a partial list of employers of graduates from this program, drawn from across the Westwood campus system, and contains employers of Westwood College graduates from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. It is not intended to represent an endorsement of Westwood College by the listed employers.

    Comprehensive employment information for graduates from each campus is available.
  • Faculty Bios

    Westwood takes great pride in its faculty and their accomplishments, employing educators who bring years of practical industry and academic experience to the classroom. They are dedicated to giving students the hands-on experience, real-world preparation, and one-on-one attention required to succeed in today’s competitive career environment. Meet some of our faculty by visiting our faculty spotlight page and selecting your campus or field of interest.
  • News

    Read about the most recent happenings on Facebook, see what we've been tweeting about or check out our College and Career blog for interesting resources. Our most recent news stories are listed right here:

    Westwood College featured on MSN Money

    Read the full article here.


    Westwood College graduate is one of five students nationwide to receive APSCU’s GREAT award

    Guillermo De La Riva was selected from more than 180 nominations for the 2014 award.


    Westwood College introduces new scholarship and reward program

    100% of Westwood College students eligible for at least one of 11 institutional scholarships or rewards.


    New Westwood technology program gives students in-depth training for specialized career fields

    Westwood College today unveiled a new Information Technology (IT) program designed to provide students with the latest hands-on skills they need for meaningful employment in computer networking upon graduation.


    Westwood College's national "Good Works" service program raises $25,000 for community groups

    Faculty and staff from Westwood College recently hit the streets on a mission to do "Good Works" by helping more than 38 local community organizations throughout the U.S.


    Westwood College launches national "Good Works" community service program

    Month-long program to raise up to $25,000 in donations, serve 5,000 volunteer hours.


    Members of congress welcome Westwood College during Hill Day

    Westwood students visit U.S. Capital offices and discuss the face of career colleges.


    Westwood College student designs winning logo for APSCU convention & exposition

    Sughey Abreu De Hernandez wins grand prize in logo contest for Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities.


    Westwood College takes on larger role in strategic direction of private sector colleges

    Committee appointments by Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities reinforce partnership between college and trade organization


    Westwood College students create a path to job success in a challenging economy

    Eric Lovett named 2012 recipient of the $10,000 Platinum PATH Scholarship.


    Westwood College announces graduate success stories

    Alumni recognized for completing degrees and using hands-on skills to find fulfilling careers despite personal and economic challenges.


    Westwood College staff volunteers more than 400 hours in support of ACICS Centennial We SERVE Community Service Week

    Central Administration staff donated time to Food Bank of the Rockies, Junior Achievement and others.


    Westwood College suggests looking beyond the course catalog when considering colleges

    Offering hands-on experience and access to industry leaders can prove to be invaluable to a student's education and eventual job search.


    Alta Colleges Inc. named to 2011 CIO 100 list

    CIO magazine’s 24th annual CIO 100 awards recognize IT excellence


    Westwood College introduces Employment Pledge

    Reinforces commitment to preparing students for future careers.


    Alta College honors top educators through excellence in education awards

    Alta College, Inc., the parent company of Westwood College and Redstone College, announced today the winners of its annual Excellence in Education Awards. With these awards, three top educators are nationally recognized for their outstanding achievements and dedication to excellence both inside and outside of the classroom.


    Westwood College Partners with Employers to Enrich Opportunities for Students and Graduates

    Employers provide guidance through Program Advisory Committees


    Westwood College Announces the 2011 PATH to Success Scholarship Program

    Westwood College is proud to announce the 2011 PATH to Success Scholarships which honors the vision and commitment of Westwood students. The purpose of this scholarship is to reward students who are taking control of their future through dedicated career planning and action.


    Westwood College announces the Westwood 100

    Denver, Feb. 11, 2011 – Westwood College is pleased to announce the Westwood 100, Volume 1 – a collection of personal success stories from 100 Westwood College alumni. These Westwood 100 graduates proudly tell their stories of how they have transformed their lives and found a fulfilling career by obtaining their college degree.


    Westwood College offers tuition-free alumni retraining to graduates

    School’s mission is to encourage lifelong learning.


    Westwood College takes education forums to SIEGE expo

    School recognized for its efforts and involvement at Game Expo.


    Congratulations to 2010 PATH to Success Scholarships Winners!

    Thanks to the more than 325 Westwood students who participated in the 2010 PATH to Success Scholarships competition. The focus of the annual scholastic award program is to reward students who are self-motivated, have a career plan and are taking steps to get a job in their field after college.


    Westwood College Takes Immediate, Decisive Actions Following Senate Committee Hearing and GAO Investigation

    Chief executive drives college to be a leader in the private-sector college industry by implementing new initiatives on compliance, transparency and the student experience.


    Westwood College Students More Satisfied than Others Reports 2010 Noel-Levitz Survey

    Westwood College today announced that its students are more satisfied with their college experience than their counterparts in a comparison group of almost 125 private four‐year colleges and universities. The independent student survey was performed by Noel‐Levitz, a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in higher education research and strategic planning.


    2009 Excellence in Education Awards: Honoring Our Outstanding Educators

    Members of the Alta senior leadership team, campus presidents, deans and honorees gathered for a special ceremony in Denver on April 22 to recognize outstanding faculty members for their dedication to excellence. Our annual Excellence in Education awards honors top educators both at the campus and the national level in six categories: Community Service, Committee Service, Program Leadership, Faculty of the Year, Provost and Dean of the Year. Our winners embody the vision of the ideal educator, one who adds value through contributions not only to students, but also to the campus, the entire institution and the community.


    Westwood College Atlanta Northlake Students Attend BEEP Conference

    Career Fair and Lecture Series Announced


    Law Inspired by Project SAVE Gains Ground

    The Atlanta Northlake Campus “Students Against Violence Everywhere” (SAVE) Chapter is hopeful a law they helped inspire will get passed this year. The Greggory Savelio Law would mandate outside video surveillance at gas stations in Georgia, and is currently in legislation.


    Westwood College Helps Veterans Combat The Rising Costs Of College Tuition Through The Yellow Ribbon Program

    Program Closes the Gap between VA Benefits and the Actual Cost of Most Colleges


    Westwood College Introduces New And Updated Degree Programs To Help Launch Graduates Into In-Demand Industries

    To help meet the needs of a fast-changing world, Westwood College ( has updated its Information Technology: Major in Cisco Network Systems program and is launching two new programs – Information Technology: Major in Computer Forensics and Paralegal. These new and updated programs are now available and prepare graduates to hit the ground running with job skills in growing fields.