Fortis College in Columbia

Columbia, SC

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Fortis College in Columbia

Nursing, Dental, Skilled Trades & More

FORTIS College in Columbia, SC was founded to provide career education and training in South Carolina for the nursing, medical, dental, healthcare and skilled trades career fields.  FORTIS offers postsecondary education to students looking to start a new career or advance a current one. We offer a variety of quality certificate and degree programs to serve the needs of traditional and non-traditional students in Columbia and the state of South Carolina.  

Do you want to train to be a nurse in South Carolina?  Does a nursing career sound exciting to you?  If yes, then consider the Associate Nursing Degree program at FORTIS College Columbia.  The ADN nursing program at FORTIS is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as a registered nurse.  The program offers classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences in a collaborative learning environment.  Upon graduation, FORTIS students are prepared to sit for the licensure exam to become a registered nurse.  

FORTIS also offers allied health and medical career training programs in Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, and Medical Office Administration.  As our population ages and demand for medical services increases, the prospects are strong for those with the right medical training.

If you want to solve problems and work with your hands, then FORTIS College in Columbia, SC has two programs to consider.  The Electronic Systems Technology program prepares you to install, service, and repair in a variety of low voltage electrical applications including home theater, security and alarm systems, cable, wireless, satellite, and more.  The growth of in-home audio, video and fiber will continue as components continue to become smaller and more affordable in price.

The second program in Skilled Trades at FORTIS College is the HVAC program.  Students train to become HVAC technicians by learning to install and repair heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.  With the extreme weather in South Carolina, HVAC mechanics are necessary to service heating and cooling systems in residences and commercial businesses. Some in the HVAC field eventually choose the freedom to work as independent contractors.

Our Columbia, SC campus is just a short drive from Saint Andrews, Seven Oaks & Dentsville.

At FORTIS College, we can help you develop a professional attitude and career-ready awareness through hands-on training and exposure to rigorous course curricula from our experienced faculty. Find the necessary career education you’ve been looking for at FORTIS College in Columbia, SC and start your path to a rewarding future career!

Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting and Medical Billing and Coding Programs are also available with an Associate of Applied Science degree.

FORTIS College, Columbia has Institutional Accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). FORTIS College was founded in 2010 as a non-main campus of The Medix School in Towson, Maryland, and is licensed by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.

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Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.3801) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0601) Click here for gainful employment data.
Certificate (CIP Code: 51.0601) Click here for gainful employment data.
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Certificate (CIP Code: 47.0201) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0801) Click here for gainful employment data.
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Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0714) Click here for gainful employment data.
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Close enough to commute?

Fortis College in Columbia, SC, is conveniently near these cities:

  • West Columbia, South Carolina
  • Forest Acres, South Carolina
  • Cayce, South Carolina
  • Dentsville, South Carolina
  • Irmo, South Carolina
  • Lexington, South Carolina
  • Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Newberry, South Carolina
  • Aiken, South Carolina

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Graduate Testimonials

Brian S.

I enjoyed the program and liked getting into the technical training and instruction. The instructors were well able to teach and train at the same time so I feel I was pretty well prepared through the course.

Cassandra C.

Having two small children really motivated me to pursue a degree in which I can provide for them without worrying about money. I choose the Medical Assistant Program to do just that.

Christina B.

I made friendships during the program and was hired with one of my colleagues at the same place. It was great to find a Dental Assistant position right away after completing school, so now I look forward to my career.

Fortis College in Columbia

246 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 101
Columbia, SC 29210
803-678-4800

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