Medical Assisting Program Graduate
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.
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.
Medical Assisting Program Graduate
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 high 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.
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.
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.
To learn more about medical assisting, we suggest you read several of our blog articles including Career Development for Allied Health and Medical Assisting Students, How to Choose Your Medical Assisting Niche, and Medical Assisting: Three Reasons This Might the Career For You.
You can begin the admissions process right now by completing our online Information Request Form or by calling us at 855.436.7847. You will be able to talk with an admissions advisor who can help you.
Our instructors are experienced and knowledgeable professionals who truly care about your success. They not only deliver a comprehensive curriculum, they may also share stories about their work as medical assisting professionals to help students learn more about the career they are preparing to enter.
Most of our programs are eligible for Title IV funding. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. During the admissions process you will meet with a Financial Aid Advisor who can help you.
Yes! Our Career Services department works with every student on their job search. We work as a team to empower our graduates with the skills necessary to approach a job interview ready for success.
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