Fortis Institute in Mulberry

Mulberry, FL

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Fortis Institute in Mulberry

Medical, Healthcare, Skilled Trades & More

FORTIS Institute in Mulberry, FL has built strong community partnerships in Mulberry, Polk county and central Florida with the local employers, businesses and government agencies to provide graduates prepared for entry-level careers in a variety of program areas.  FORTIS Institute Mulberry offers career education and training programs in Emergency Medical Services, Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Coding Specialist and Pharmacy Technician.

For those interested in an EMT training program or Paramedic program in central Florida, the Emergency Medical Services program at FORTIS turns out graduates with an Advanced Life Support level of competence who are prepared to begin a career as a first responder.

As medical technology advances, the use of imaging by doctors to diagnose and measure the treatment of disease is expected to grow.  This trend bodes well for those with the x-ray skills to work in hospitals, clinics and physicians' offices.  The Medical Office Basic X-ray Technician program at FORTIS Institute in Mulberry can prepare you to enter this career field.

For people interested in a medical career working alongside doctors, Bureau of Labor Statistics reports many of the fastest growing occupations between today and 2018 will be in the medical field.  As our population ages, the prospects favor people with the skills to work in a medical office.  FORTIS Institute can train you to become a medical assistant in Mulberry.  If performing administrative functions is a better fit for you, the Medical Billing and Coding program at FORTIS Institute in Mulberry, FL provides a solid foundation to become a member of the medical office team anywhere in Florida.

HVAC heating and cooling systems in residential and commercial buildings will all need service and repair eventually.  The Heating, Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Trades program at FORTIS Institute trains you to install and repair heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems to prepare for a career as an HVAC installer or HVAC technician.  

If you live in Lakeland, Bartow or Plant City and the idea of working alongside a pharmacist reading and filling prescriptions sounds like a good idea then please act today to request more information on FORTIS Pharmacy Technician program in Mulberry.  Learn basic pharmaceutical calculations, medications, complications and side effects to be ready for opportunities in hospitals, clinics and retail pharmacies.

FORTIS Institute is located near Lakeland, Florida, in Mulberry.  If you live between Tampa and Orlando, then FORTIS Institute in Mulberry, FL is ready to provide you with a practical education in the medical field so you can graduate prepared for a variety of positions.  We are proud of contributions to the local community and hope you will choose to learn more about us.

FORTIS Institute Mulberry was formerly known as Florida Career Institute before joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes.

Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training

The Florida Bureau of State Approving has approved FORTIS Institute, Mulberry for veterans training.

* FORTIS Institute’s Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).  Upon completion of classroom and externship hours, the student will be prepared to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered medical Assistant (RMA) exam

** FORTIS Institute’s Emergency Medical Services program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services which allows the graduate to sit for both state and national licensure exams.

*** Graduates of the Pharmacy Technician program are eligible to sit for the National Certified Pharmacy Technician Certification board (PTCB).

Mission and Goals 

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 lifelong 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 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. 

Fortis Institute Mulberry campus offers training recognized by the American Heart Association to people in Mulberry, Florida and the greater Polk county area in a wide variety of continuing education courses.

Continuing Education courses offered at Fortis Institute in Mulberry:


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Close enough to commute?

Fortis Institute in Mulberry, FL, is conveniently near these cities:

  • Lakeland, Florida
  • Bartow, Florida
  • Valrico, Florida
  • Highland City, Florida
  • Plant City, Florida
  • Auburndale, Florida
  • Dover, Florida
  • Winter Haven, Florida
  • Seffner, Florida
  • Mango, Florida
  • Lake Wales, Florida
  • Orlando, Florida
  • Brandon, Florida
  • Haines City, Florida
  • Zephyrhills, Florida
  • Temple Terrace, Florida
  • Tampa, Florida

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Fortis Institute in Mulberry

5925 Imperial Parkway, Suite 200
Mulberry, FL 33860

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