The Bissonnet campus is located in the Westwood Technology Center on Bissonnet Street, just west of U.S. Highway 59. The campus has 60,000 square feet containing classrooms, lecture and lab facilities, administrative offices, student lounge and a library. Several classrooms are designed and equipped for laboratory instruction.
Altierus Career College’s Houston Bissonnet campus offers a variety of activities and events to give you a positive student experience. These include our:
- Igniter Ambassador Program – If you have questions, need help or just want to make new friends, ask an Igniter ambassador. Ambassadors are fellow students who volunteer to give you support when you need it.
- In-House Program Clinics – Prepare yourself for the working world with hands-on workshops in the skills you need to get a job – and get ahead!
- CARE Program – Looking for help with child care, transportation or personal budget management? Our CARE program can provide welcome support in times of need.
At Altierus Career College’s Houston Bissonnet campus, a great education means more than just learning a marketable skill. By helping others, you’ll help yourself by learning responsibility, empathy and interpersonal skills that can last a lifetime.
Please feel free to drop by our Houston Bissonnet campus at any time for a tour. We’d love to see you!
Sometimes all you need is a little helping hand. Altierus Career College’s Houston Bissonnet campus assists its students with a variety of resources including:*
- Assistance with bus passes or bus fare
- Campus Resource Center that has available computers and is open from 9 a.m. until close
- A bookstore with available supplies open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Available tutoring from faculty, as needed
- Study groups available, as needed
- Nearby child care services
- Variety of available eating establishments within 5 miles of the campus
* See the Education Department for assistance.
Safety & Security Are a Priority
At Altierus, we’re committed to creating a safe learning environment free from preventable harm from physical assault, threatening behavior, theft, or other security-related issues. Our campuses have multiple safety precautions in place including a professional security staff and physical security measures such as cameras, alarms, and secured access where appropriate. Additionally, we maintain and regularly test emergency response plans that will help us to effectively manage any type of on-campus emergency.
Transportation and Parking
Altierus Career College’s Houston Bissonnet campus has resources for parking, public transportation and major routes including:
- Accessibility to US Route 59, Texas Highways 8 (Beltway 8) and 6,
- Parking lot located adjacent to the campus
- Metro bus stops near:
- Bissonnet and Plainfield streets
- Bissonnet Street and Country Creek Drive
- Bissonnet Street and Southwest Freeway
- Carpool or Rideshare programs available*
* See Education Department for assistance.
Accreditation, Licensure and Approvals
Altierus Career College Houston Bissonnet is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). For further information on ACCSC, mail to 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201, call 703-247-4212, or visit www.accsc.org.
Approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas.
Received Certificates of Authorization to grant degrees from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, Texas.
Approved for the training of Veterans and eligible persons under the provisions of Title 38, United States Code.
* Copies of accreditation, approval and membership documentation are available for inspection at the campus. Please contact the campus president to review this material.