FORTIS Institute Palm Springs is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE); 7840 Roswell Rd., Bldg. 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350; telephone number (770) 396-3898.
The Surgical Technology program is programmatically accredited through the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, Colorado 80120 telephone number (303) 694-9262, in collaboration with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater; FL 33756 telephone number (727) 210-2350.
The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Web address: http://www.jrcert.org
Program effectiveness outcomes may be accessed at the following Web address: http://www.jrcert.org
FORTIS Institute 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 Institute strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education.
The staff of FORTIS Institute believes that they make an important contribution to the economic growth and social well-being of the community. FORTIS Institute 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.