Campus Overview

Detroit is not afraid to take on new challenges and neither should you. To be successful in today's economy, you need skills taught by supportive industry professionals who want to see you achieve your best. At Everest Institute in Southfield, you can find the kind of modern, focused, fast-tracked career education programs that can get you the skills today's Detroit-area employers demand. And you can be ready to put these new skills to work in less than a year.*

If you're serious about career training, Everest Institute can be a promising alternative to traditional community colleges. Classes are small and a team of instructors is ready to help you learn using real-world scenarios and tools of the trade. Everest Institute in Southfield also has free testing for CMA, CPCT, LPN, NBLEX and EPA for eligible candidates.

Everest offers you the personal support you may need to change your future and your life.

The Facility

Everest Institute in Southfield is located at 21107 Lahser Road just north of West 8 Mile Road. The campus can be reached easily by either Telegraph Road (Hwy. 24) to the west or Southfield Freeway (Route 15) to the east.

Campus Activities

Everest Institute’s Southfield campus offers a variety of activities and events to give you the complete student experience. These include our:

  • Igniter Ambassador Program - Igniter ambassadors are student leaders who volunteer their time to help fellow students. Whether it’s as simple as finding a classroom or as challenging as helping you prepare for a big test, an Igniter ambassador can help you deal with the demands of school – and life.
  • Inspire Workshops - These events are staffed with professionals who can help you better understand how your new knowledge and skills can be put to use in the working world.
  • CARE Program - We understand that life’s challenges can sometimes impact your college experience. Everest’s CARE program can help provide you with solutions to transportation, child care and other personal challenges so you have more time and energy to focus on your education.

Community Involvement

At Everest Institute in Southfield, 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. We provide you with opportunities to grow through involvement and support of important community groups and events such as:

  • Toys for Tots
  • American Red Cross blood drives
  • Community health fairs

Everest has a clinical affiliation with the City of Detroit Health and Wellness Promotion.

Please feel free to drop by our Southfield campus at any time for a tour. We'd love to see you!

Campus Resources

At Everest, our goal is to provide a supportive and safe environment for students. We know that personal and academic support can go a long way in helping our students realize their dream of completing a career college education.

Resources include:

  • Recommendations for child care services near the campus
  • Bus pass service based on student need
  • Job training, unemployment, health care and housing referrals
  • Campus library hours Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Library computers available to all students
  • Bookstore and supplies with hours Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Available tutoring services
  • Student lounge with vending machines
  • Off-site eateries near the campus, which include KFC located at 22254 West Eight Mile Road

Security and Safety

Everest Institute in Southfield offers career training in trades and health care fields. Everest’s goal is to provide you with the training and guidance you need to reach your career goals. This means providing a learning environment that is supportive and safe. Everest Institute in Southfield offers the following security and safety benefits:

  • Campus parking lot patrolled by security guards
  • Security available from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Campus lighting

Contact a campus representative if you have any questions.

Transportation and Parking

Everest offers convenient on-site parking close to the school's entrance. Students also have access to local bus stops if taking public transportation to and from school.

Everest Institute in Southfield offers:

  • Free campus parking near the school's entrance
  • Easy access from Telegraph Road and I-696
  • Bus stops located at Eight Mile Road and Lahser Road (0.3 miles south)

*Some programs longer than one year.

Programs Offered at the Southfield Campus

Program NameDegree
Dental Assistant Diploma
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Diploma
Massage Therapy Diploma
Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma
Medical Assistant Diploma
Patient Care Technician Diploma
Practical Nursing Diploma

Important Consumer Information and Disclosures

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