Dothan, AL Medical Assistant Programs

Medical Assistant Programs in Dothan, AL

Making a positive impact on your community is possible when you join the healthcare field as a medical assistant. This is one of the most versatile positions in healthcare, and you can train to become a medical assistant here in Dothan. At Fortis, our students learn essential skills that allow them to step into this meaningful role that directly contributes to the success of operations within a hospital, clinic, or medical office.

Discover Fortis’ Dothan, AL Medical Assistant Program

Healthcare is a growing, in-demand field, full of opportunity. Consider medical assisting if you are looking for a rewarding position that will provide you with a stable income as you take care of your community’s health.

At Fortis’ Dothan, AL Medical Assistant Program, we prepare students for a future with meaning and purpose. With hands-on training and instruction from our teaching staff and career-readiness support, you will learn about the various healthcare career pathways available to you.

At Fortis’ Medical Assistant Program in Dothan, AL, you will learn how to:

  • Keep healthcare offices running smoothly by successfully handling administrative responsibilities.
  • Provide direct patient support in a variety of settings, creating a positive patient experience.
  • Step into various roles based on the needs of the clinic, filling in gaps to support your healthcare colleagues.
As an entry-level medical assistant, you will have the chance to support patients and clinicians, determine your favorite aspect of the healthcare field, and have a direct impact on the well-being of patients.
Brittany H.

Medical Assisting Program Graduate

"My family is very proud of me because I’m the first person in my family to graduate."

Train to Become a Medical Assistant at Dothan, AL

Dothan is much more than the “Peanut Capital of Alabama”—it is home to several booming industries, including healthcare, social services, and education. This city is a great local option for starting your healthcare career and training to become a medical assistant.

Medical assistants are in demand, and Dothan is no exception. The city is home to Flowers Hospital, and Fortis’ campus is only minutes away from Southeast Health.

Opportunities for Dothan Medical Assistant Program graduates also exist in the neighboring states of Florida and Georgia, whose borders are less than 20 miles from the city of Dothan.

While you are training in Dothan, be sure to check out the city’s outdoor murals and public art installations.

Hiring opportunities are possible for Dothan Medical Assistant Program graduates at:

  • Hospitals such as Flowers or Southeast Health
  • Private doctors’ offices
  • Inpatient and outpatient facilities
  • Nursing and residential centers

Through your Medical Assistant Training in Dothan, you will gain the necessary skills to find entry-level employment in a hospital, medical clinic, or healthcare facility office. Fortis also provides career services to prepare our students for stable, long-term careers aligned with their personal and professional goals.

Meet Brittany H., a Dothan Medical Assistant Program Graduate

Plan a visit to our Medical Assistant School in Dothan, AL

Fortis’ Dothan campus is a short drive from Downtown and located off the city’s main thoroughfare known as Ross Clark Circle, or simply “The Circle '' to locals. The school’s location makes it convenient for students commuting from the nearby communities of Grimes, Malvern, Hodgesville, Taylor, Avon, Webb, and Kinsey.

From Downtown Dothan: Take AL-52 W to N. Range St.

From Avon: Take US-084 W toward Broadway Ave. Turn right onto Ross Clark Circle, left onto Mercantille Drive, and then left onto Vulcan Way.

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

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