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Fortis Institute, Houston North

Houston, TX

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Fortis Institute, Houston North

Healthcare, Dental, Medical, Skilled Trades & More

Located just off of Beltway 8, the FORTIS Institute in Houston, TX - North is close to everything in one of the best cities in the state of Texas. FORTIS Institute Houston North provides career education and training to people in the greater Houston area in the healthcare, medical and skilled trades career fields.  You can receive your medical training in Houston, Texas, while being able to enjoy everything 'Space City' has to offer your fellow Texans.

At FORTIS Institute Houston North we offer programs including Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, Sterile Processing Technician and Surgical Technology.  Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks medical assistant among the fastest growing healthcare occupations nationally between now and 2018.  You can capitalize on the healthcare trends in employment by pursuing your medical education at FORTIS Institute in Houston, TX - North.

If you want a medical career working in hospitals and inpatient clinics working to assist surgeons then train to be a Sterile Processing Technician who is responsible for keeping medical and surgical instruments contaminant-free. A Surgical Technologist is a key member of the operating room team and ST's work alongside surgeons and nurses during surgery as well as during the prep and post-surgery procedures.

We have a Skilled Trades program at Houston North to prepare students to become an HVAC Technician.  The HVAC and Refrigeration program at FORTIS Institute trains students to install and service heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.  With an entry-level position as an HVAC Installer or HVAC Mechanic, graduates of this program will be qualified to service and troubleshoot today's complex heating and cooling systems.  With the famous Houston weather, there will always be residential and commercial buildings that will require HVAC service and repair.

With everything you can learn with a career education from FORTIS Institute in Houston, TX - North, you will be ready to get started in your professional career in your program of interest in less time than you might think.  Get started today.  Call or click for more information to pursue a medical career education in Houston, Texas.

Our Houston North campus is just a short drive from Atascocita, The Woodlands & Spring.

FORTIS Institute Houston North was formerly known as MedVance Institute before joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes in 2011.

Continuing Education Courses offered at this location

Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.

FORTIS Institute is accredited by Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898 / FAX: 770-396-3790 and is licensed to operate by the Texas Workforce Commission Career Schools and Colleges, 101 East 15th Street, Austin 78778-0001, (512) 936-3100.

The surgical technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.


Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756


Student Complaint Policy Notice

This school has a Certificate of Approval from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)

The TWC-assigned school number is: S 3153 (FORTIS INSTITUTE)

The school’s programs are approved by TWC, as well as (C O E) Council on Occupational Education, and (CAAHEP) Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

Students must address their concerns about this school or any of its educational programs by following the grievance process outlined in the school’s catalog. 

Students dissatisfied with this school’s response to their complaint or who are not able to file a complaint with the school, can file a formal complaint with TWC, as well as with other relevant agencies or accreditors, if applicable.

Information on filing a complaint with TWC can be found on TWC’s Career Schools and Colleges Website at Mail correspondence to: Texas Workforce Commission, 101 East 15th St, 226T, Austin, TX 78778. Telephone  (512) 936-3100.

Information on filing a complaint with COE can be found on their Website at Mail correspondence to: Council on Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350. Telephone (770) 396-3898.

Information on filing a complaint with the CAAHEP can be found on their Website at . Mail correspondence to: 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; Telephone (727) 210-2350


Fortis Institute Houston North campus offers continuing education courses to people in Houston, Harris County and the greater metro Houston, TX area.  

Continuing Education courses offered at Fortis Institute, Houston North:

  • Medical Interpretation - Spanish
    Medical Interpreting is a short-term training course intended for adult learners who are interested in working in the healthcare field. The objective of this short-term training course is to prepare students to work in the field as Medical Interpreters either in the community or in a hospital setting and to make them eligible to challenge the National Healthcare Association’s certification exam to become a Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI).
  • Phlebotomy Training
    Phlebotomists specialize in collecting blood samples and are trained to work with infectious specimens. A Phlebotomist is also called a Clinical Laboratory Technician. They may prepare specimens and operate automated analyzers, for example, or they may perform manual tests in accordance with detailed instructions.


Consumer Information & Gainful Employment Disclosures - Fortis Institute, Houston North

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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: 51.0601) Click here for gainful employment data.
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.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.1012) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0909) Click here for gainful employment data.

Close enough to commute?

Fortis Institute, Houston North, TX, is conveniently near these cities:

  • Aldine, Texas
  • Spring Valley, Texas
  • Humble, Texas
  • Dyersdale, Texas
  • Jersey Village, Texas
  • Louetta, Texas
  • Cloverleaf, Texas
  • Atascocita, Texas
  • Tomball, Texas

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Fortis Institute, Houston North

450 N. Sam Houston Parkway E. Suite 200
Houston, TX 77060

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