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  • Registered Nurse
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Billing Coder
  • Limited Scope X-Ray Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Healthcare Professional

Fortis College in Orange Park | 700 Blanding Blvd., Suite 16 Orange Park, FL 32065 • (904) 269-7086

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FORTIS College in Orange Park, FL provides career education and training to people in the Clay county, Florida.  From the campus director on, the FORTIS staff at the school are committed to providing skills training and practical education for many careers in the Orange Park community. 

FORTIS College is much more than the average career school in Florida. We value our contribution to Orange Park and the greater community and take our mission as educators to heart every day.   Our staff and instructors strive to provide a practical, hands-on, immersing experience to make your education more impactful.  You will find FORTIS instructors, faculty and staff fully committed to the success of each individual student.  

Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that medical assistant and dental assistant rank among the fastest growing occupations from now until 2018.  The Medical Assisting and Dental Assisting programs at FORTIS College in Orange Park, FL prepares students to enter these growing occupations with excellent prospects.

Have you always wanted to be a nurse?   If so, then take a good look at FORTIS College in Orange Park, FL.  The Associate Degree in Nursing program at FORTIS College will prepare you for an entry-level career in nursing.   Upon completion of the ADN program at FORTIS, you will be prepared to sit for your licensure exam to become a Registered Nurse. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that prospects for RNs are expected to be excellent nationally between now and 2020.  With a FORTIS nursing degree, you can be ready to one day join the 2.6 million Americans who work as registered nurses!

At FORTIS College we also offer a Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray Operation program.  You can train to get basic X-Ray skills to position patients and to use EKG equipment properly.  As our population ages, imaging technology will become more prevalent as physicians use more imaging to diagnose diseases and monitor treatments.  Join this career path by calling FORTIS today to schedule a campus visit.

We also offer an associate degree program in Healthcare Management, which can improve the career trajectory of those who are already working in healthcare. This bridge program is designed for recent graduates of a medical or allied health program at Fortis, a local community college or another vocational school. Students can prepare for a variety of jobs in healthcare management, including Home Health Services, Clinic Operations, Medical Office Management, and much more.

FORTIS College in Orange Park, FL was formerly known as North Florida Institute before joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes.

 

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"I came to Fortis, got the instruction that I need, got my diploma, got my certification for medical assistant - now I feel free because I am able to do more things and not feel like I am just stuck in one spot."

Taishia W.

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    Ina R.

    My Fortis education has changed my personal life in a way that I have the confidence that I didn’t have before. Now I have the confidence in feeling that I absolutely know what I’m doing and what I’m saying to a potential patient or somebody who may call with a statement question or insurance question.

    Ina R.

    Brenda C

    My family is so happy that I have completed a new chapter of my life, that I have took the effort to do something else with my life and they are behind me 100%, I cannot thank them more for all the help they have put into helping me with school.

    Brenda C

    Ashley J.

    I chose Fortis because this school was the best fit for me. I was able to get hands-on training, I was able to ask and talk to my teachers one-on-one when I needed help.

    Ashley J.

    Berkis S.

    Since attending Fortis and graduation, I have had great life changes. My attitude, my interpersonal skills, my sense of being and my goals have become more structured and secure.

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    Britney R.

    The education I have received has changed my life exponentially because it gave me a career where I can make more money than I would have if I did not go to school and it’s pushed me forward; able to buy a house, buy a vehicle, and all these things I couldn’t have done before without the education I received from Fortis.

    Britney R.

     
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    FORTIS College, Orange Park, FL is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates.

    The surgical technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) 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
    727-210-2350
    www.caahep.org

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