Online Associate Degree Training Programs

FORTIS Online FORTIS Online delivers a career-focused education suited for working adults like you who are looking to achieve their professional goals. FORTIS is an accredited institution where our courses are designed to give you plenty of options such as access to your courses and instructors on your schedule - both day and evening - so you can fit your education into your busy lifestyle.

At Fortis Online, you can choose from fully online associate degree programs in Accounting Technology, Business Management, Human Resources Management, and Internet Marketing.

Fortis Online also offers hybrid allied health programs, where you can earn an associate degree in Medical Assisting or Medical Billing and Coding. These hybrid programs allow students to complete a majority of their courses online and other courses at a physical classroom at a local Fortis campus. This combines the convenience and flexibility of online learning with the community and support of a campus setting.

Click on your program of interest below to receive more information. Find out how a Fortis education will prepare you for a new career in one of several exciting areas.

Concerned about tuition? At Fortis College, financial aid assistance is available for those who qualify.

Institutional Accreditation 

Fortis College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 247-4212

State Authorizations 

Fortis College is authorized by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools:

Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools
30 East Board Street, Suite 2481
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(877) 275-4219 

Fortis College, which operates in Florida under the name Fortis Institute Online, is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education:

Commission for Independent Education
Florida Department of Education
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, 
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
(888) 224-6684   

Fortis College, which operates in Colorado under the name Fortis Institute Online, is approved and regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Private Occupational School Board:

Division of Private Occupational Schools
Colorado Department of Higher Education
1560 Broadway, Suite 1600
Denver, Colorado 80202
(303) 866-2723 

Fortis College is currently registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission in order to enroll students in the fully online distance education programs through June 30, 2017.

Pursuant to guidance from the Texas Workforce Commission, Fortis College is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.

State Authorization Disclosure for Online Students

The following information is applicable to any prospective or current online student. With the exceptions noted below, Fortis College reviews admissions applications and may enroll students from most U.S. states and territories. Fortis College does not accept international students in its online programs.

Fortis College is not currently reviewing admissions applications or enrolling students from the following states/territories: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Wisconsin, America Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.

If, while enrolled in a Fortis College program, a student moves to one of the above listed states/territories, he or she must contact Fortis College and the relevant state education agency. Fortis College cannot guarantee the student’s new home state/territory will allow him or her to complete his or her Fortis College program. It is the student’s responsibility to inform the College of his or her relocation as far in advance as possible.

Any specific state requirements pertaining to school policies (e.g. refunds or student complaints) can be found within the school catalog.

Mission and Purpose:

Fortis College provides postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of diploma and degree programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis College strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. The staff at Fortis College believes that they make an important contribution to the economic growth and social well-being of the area. Fortis College 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 College:

  • 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 and associate degree 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 Online

The following links provide consumer information required by federal regulations, and in accordance with school policy, that will allow you to make informed decisions relevant to your education. For details regarding each category below, please hover over the titles. For more info please click here for a complete glossary of terms.

(based on First-Time Students)

Sexual Predator/Sexual Offender Notification to Students and Employees

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:
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. Consumer information displayed below may not reflect only the campus selected. Information provided is based on data from the campus selected plus additional Fortis campuses included under the same federal ID number.

Associate Degree (CIP Code: 52.0302) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 52.0204) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 52.1001) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 52.0208) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0801) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0714) Click here for gainful employment data.

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