Fortis Institute in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Fortis Institute in Fort Lauderdale

Medical, Healthcare, Skilled Trades & More

Those looking to start a rewarding career in healthcare can turn to FORTIS Institute in Fort Lauderdale, FL for a quality education to prepare to enter the medical, pharmacy, radiologic and surgical career fields. Here you can receive the medical training and gain the hands-on skills you need to begin a career that can make a difference in the lives of others and to be positioned for career growth over time.

FORTIS offers programs to enter the medical field as a Medical Assistant, a Medical Laboratory Technician or in Medical Billing & Coding. In addition you can consider FORTIS Institute as your choice for technical schools in south Florida to receive training in programs including Radiologic Technology, Surgical Technology and Pharmacy Technician.

If you want a career where you can work with both your hands and your head, then you should consider the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Trades program at the Fort Lauderdale campus of FORTIS Institute.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, rising demand for skilled HVAC technicians will result in excellent job opportunities nationally.  Because HVAC systems are increasingly complex, employers generally prefer applicants with postsecondary education or those who have completed a formal apprenticeship

FORTIS Institute is located on the grounds of the Florida Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This convenient south Florida location is easy to access by both car from Interstate 95 and by public transportation. Our campus is just a short drive from Miramar, Hollywood & Pembroke Pines.  Call FORTIS Institute today and take the first step toward your exciting new career in a medical field.

FORTIS Institute in Fort Lauderdale, FL was formerly known as MedVance Institute before joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes in 2013.

FORTIS Institute in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools:

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North
Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 917-9503
email:info@abhes.org
http://www.abhes.org

The Medical Laboratory Technology program is programmatically accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences:

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
(847) 939-3597
(773) 714-8880
(773) 714-8886 (fax)
info@naacls.org
http://www.naacls.org

The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (with probation status as of April 19, 2013)

20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
E-mail: mail@jrcert.org
Web address: http://www.jrcert.org

Program effectiveness outcomes may be accessed at the following Web address: http://www.jrcert.org 

The Surgical Technology program is programmatically accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350
http://www.caahep.org

Mission and Purposes

FORTIS Institute provides postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of diploma programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. FORTIS Institute strives to develop within its students the desire for life-long and continued education. The staff at FORTIS Institute believes that they make an important contribution to the economic growth and social well-being of the Fort Lauderdale area. FORTIS Institute educates its students to help meet the economic needs of their community in entry-level positions. The educational process is a change-oriented approach to education that provides the community with graduates who possess the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations.

The following goals are integral to the mission of FORTIS Institute:

  • To develop each student’s individual and professional growth, including written and interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving competencies.
  • To develop each student’s professional attitude and an awareness of contemporary career practices through exposure to pragmatic course content.
  • To promote self-discipline and motivation so that students may enjoy success in their career and in society.
  • To attract and retain effective and qualified instructors who are familiar with current medical and/or technical practices, and who motivate and develop students.
  • To offer sound diploma programs.
  • To maintain a dynamic organization that is responsible and responsive to its constituencies.
  • To minimize economic disadvantages as a barrier to postsecondary education by providing financial aid services and by accepting students without regard to age, sex, religion, race, physical challenges, or economic or social background.
  • To assist graduates in finding positions for which they are trained.

Consumer Information & Gainful Employment Disclosures - Fortis Institute in Fort Lauderdale

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The following is a list of the programs offered at this campus subject to the gainful employment disclosure requirements. To display the information regarding each program, please use the drop down boxes to the right. The gainful employment information will be displayed along with the tuition and fees for each program

Diploma (CIP Code: 47.0201) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0801) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0714) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.1004) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0805) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0911) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0909) Click here for gainful employment data.

Close enough to commute?

Fortis Institute in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is conveniently near these cities:

  • Oakland Park, FL
  • Sunrise, FL
  • Tamarac, FL
  • Coral Springs, FL
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Delray Beach, FL
  • Hallandale, FL
  • Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Weston, FL

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Fortis Institute in Fort Lauderdale

4850 W. Oakland Park Blvd. Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
954-587-7100

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