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Fortis College

About Us:

FORTIS Colleges and Institutes is a network of 40+ accredited private colleges located across 15 states. These schools offer a wide variety of education programs for students looking for quality training options in the nursing, healthcare, dental, HVAC, welding and cosmetology fields. Both online and traditional on-campus programs are available.

On-campus students can select from certificate, diploma, and associate degree programs designed to help students start or grow their career in a rewarding field. As a FORTIS student, you can select from programs ranging from welding technology, medial assisting, and cosmetology diplomas to associate degrees in nursing, accounting technology, or networking. Many programs include training on current industry equipment; for instance, nursing students may gain hands-on training in METI Simulation technology centers. Courses are taught by experienced instructors who are knowledgeable in their field - which allows them to provide real-world insights and knowledge.

Adult learners seeking a flexible option for earning an associate degree can also consider the options offered by FORTIS College Online. These programs feature an easy-to-use interface and the ability to log in and access your course materials on your own schedule. You can choose from fully online programs in business management, accounting technology, human resources, and Internet marketing. Hybrid programs are also available in medical billing and coding and medical assisting.

Success Stories:

'Attending FORTIS allowed me to reach my educational goals in a fraction of the time it would have taken in a traditional University setting.'

- Sarah C., Nursing Graduate

'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 College was a life changing experience for me. I never thought I would graduate from college. I love the staff at FORTIS College and I made a lot of life-long friends during my time here.'

- Stephanie G., Medical Assisting Graduate

Why FORTIS College?

1 - FORTIS offers more than 50 programs in rewarding career fields like nursing, dental, healthcare, business, cosmetology and the skilled trades such as HVAC and welding.

2 - FORTIS students can choose to enroll in an online program or at one of at 40+ campuses located across the U.S.

3 - Both online and on-campus programs keep a low student-to-faculty ratio, which allows students to receive personal attention from their instructors.

4 - Course instructors are respected professionals in their field who can share real word insights and tips with students.

5 - Students have access to current industry equipment, resources, and training opportunities, including technology-driven libraries and resource centers.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

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

Fortis College offers the following degree programs:

  1. Business
    • Business Administration
    • Business Administration/Accounting
    • Business Administration/Marketing and Management
  2. Computers & Electronics
    • Computer Career Networking
    • Computer Information Services
    • Cyber Security and Forensics
    • Electrical Systems Technician
    • Electrical Trades
    • Electronic Systems Technician
  3. Construction & Welding
    • Advanced Tractor Trailer Driving
    • Construction Management
    • HVAC
    • HVACR
    • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
    • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Trades
    • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
    • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration - Associate
    • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration - Diploma
    • Welding
    • Welding Technology
  4. Cosmetology
    • Cosmetology
  5. Health
    • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
    • Associate - Nursing
    • Cardiovascular Technology
    • Dental Assistant
    • Dental Assisting
    • ECG/Phlebotomy/Lab Assistant
    • Emergency Medical Technician
    • Expanded Function Dental Assistant
    • Home Health Aide
    • Lab Technician
    • Massage Therapist
    • Massage Therapy
    • Medical Assistant
    • Medical Assistant Technician (Associate in Specialized Technology Degree)
    • Medical Assisting
    • Medical Assisting / Medical Assisting Specialist
    • Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray Operation
    • Medical Billing and Coding
    • Medical Laboratory Technology
    • Medical Office Assisting
    • Medical Office Basic X-ray Technician
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
    • Pharmacy Technology
    • Practical Nursing
    • Radiologic Technology
    • Sterile Processing Technician
    • Surgical Technology
    • Vocational Nursing
  6. Truck Driving
    • Class A CDL Driving
    • Commercial Truck Driver Training

Fortis College offers the following campus locations: