Nursing, Healthcare, Medical, Dental & More
FORTIS College in Orange Park, FL provides career education and training to people in greater metropolitan Jacksonville and Clay county, Florida. From the campus director on, the FORTIS staff at the school are committed to providing skills training and practical education for many careers in the Jacksonville community. FORTIS College is located on Wells Road in Orange Park, near Jacksonville, Lakeside & Oakleaf Plantation.
FORTIS College is much more than the average career school in Florida. We value our contribution to Orange Park and the greater community and take our mission as educators to heart every day. Our staff and instructors strive to provide a practical, hands-on, immersing experience to make your education more impactful. You will find FORTIS instructors, faculty and staff fully committed to the success of each individual student.
Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that medical assistant and dental assistant rank among the fastest growing occupations from now until 2018. The Medical Assisting and Dental Assisting programs at FORTIS College in Orange Park, FL prepares students to enter these growing occupations with excellent prospects.
Other allied health and medical career education programs at FORTIS College include Surgical Technology, Pharmacy Technology and Health Information Technology. Surgical technologists work alongside doctors as members of the operating room team. Under the supervision of a pharmacist, pharmacy technicians read and fill prescriptions, while health information technicians use medical software to classify and manage medical data and insurance information.
Have you always wanted to be a nurse? Have you considered a nursing school in Jacksonville or Northern Florida? If so, then take a good look at FORTIS College in Orange Park, FL. The Associate Degree in Nursing program at FORTIS College will prepare you for an entry-level career in nursing. Upon completion of the ADN program at FORTIS, you will be prepared to sit for your licensure exam to become a Registered Nurse. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that prospects for RNs are expected to be excellent nationally between now and 2020. With a FORTIS nursing degree, you can be ready to one day join the 2.6 million Americans who work as registered nurses!
At FORTIS College we also offer a Medical Office Basic X-ray Technician program. You can train to get basic X-Ray skills to position patients and to use EKG equipment properly. As our population ages, imaging technology will become more prevalent as physicians use more imaging to diagnose diseases and monitor treatments. Join this career path by calling FORTIS today to schedule a campus visit.
In addition to our healthcare and dental programs, we offer a very popular Criminal Justice program to the northeast Florida area. The curriculum provides a broad knowledge of the criminal justice system, methods, techniques, procedures and technologies for students in the Jacksonville metro area.
FORTIS College in Orange Park, FL was formerly known as North Florida Institute before joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes.