Fortis College

FORTIS College offers students the opportunity to pursue many different programs both online and on campus. Keep reading here to learn more about FORTIS College, which offers certificate, diploma, and associate degree programs in fields such as business, healthcare and the skilled trades.

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FORTIS Colleges and Institutes is an accredited, private network of 40+ schools located across 15 U.S. states. Its campuses offer a variety of career-focused programs designed to prepare students for occupations in the nursing, healthcare, dental, HVAC, welding, CDL commercial driving, business and other fields.

Students can choose from programs at the certificate, diploma, and associate degree levels, though exact program offerings differ by campus. Some of the specific programs options include a medical assisting diploma, associate degree in nursing, Associate of Applied Business in Accounting Technology, welding technology diploma, and cosmetology diploma. The courses are taught by instructors who are knowledgeable in their field and often include hands-on training or experiences with industry-standard software and equipment. As an example, nursing students may train in METI Simulation technology centers, which have been installed at most of their nursing campuses.

FORTIS's online campus offers a selection of fully online business programs as well as hybrid programs in two healthcare fields. These learning programs provide flexible options for adult learners and members of the military community who are seeking an associate degree. Online students can communicate with their instructors and peers using group forums, live chats, instant messaging, and direct instructor feedback. These programs are available in business management, accounting technology, human resources, Internet marketing, medical assisting, and medical billing and coding.

Success Stories:

'FORTIS-ERIE provided excellent instruction delivered by excellent (and experienced) instructors. Each instructor cared about me as a person and about delivering a quality learning experience to each student. My class room and my clinical experiences prepared me for a career that I truly love.'

- Melissa S., Nursing Graduate

'Fortis opens the door to better opportunities in the world. It is a chance to further your education and become someone better in life. Instructors teach and go every step of the way to help students fulfill their dreams. They provide the knowledge to help students get ready for the world.'

- Daniel C., Medical Assisting Graduate

'I chose FORTIS because I felt it offered me the best opportunity to pursue my desired career with the support of first rate facilities and equipment plus quality instruction. The instructors provided me individual attention to make sure that welding processes were mastered using a 'hands on' approach to learning.'

- Andrew M., Welding Graduate

Why FORTIS College?

Program Variety: Students can choose from more than 50 programs in in-demand fields like nursing, healthcare, business, cosmetology, and the skilled trades such as HVAC and welding.

Flexible Learning Options: Online students can access their courses from anywhere at any time, while traditional students can choose from 40+ different campuses in 15 states.

Career Service Assistance: FORTIS provides students with access to knowledgeable career service advisors who help match students and graduates with job opportunities.

Individual Attention: Class sizes are kept small, which allows students to receive personal attention from their instructors - all of who are respected professionals in their field.

Nursing Programs: FORTIS has installed METI Simulation technology at many of their nursing campuses, creating a large networks of nursing and allied health simulation centers modeled on the same technology used to train military nurses.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; additional requirements vary by campus and program.

Programs vary by campus.