Port St. Lucie, FL

Fortis Institute in Port St. Lucie

Nursing, Medical, Skilled Trades & More

Many of the fastest-growing career fields in the United States today are in the medical field. If you are interested in entering the medical field then please consider pursuing your education at FORTIS. The FORTIS Institute in Port St. Lucie, Florida, offers programs in a variety of rewarding medical career fields.

If you are looking for a nursing program in Florida then FORTIS Institute in Port St. Lucie, FL should be at the top of your list.  At Fortis you can prepare to become a Registered Nurse in our Associate Degree in Nursing program.  Upon graduation, successful ADN students will be equipped to take the NCLEX exam to become licensed as an RN.  There is also the Practical Nursing program at FORTIS, which educates students to prepare for an entry-level nursing position as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  Demand for RNs and LPNs is expected to remain strong for years to come in Florida and across the country.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical assisting and dental assisting will continue to be among the fastest growing career fields nationally for the next 10 years.  At FORTIS, you can choose to prepare to become a Medical Assistant, a Dental Assistant, a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist or a Medical Office Basic X-ray Technician.

If you’re looking for a quality technical school on the Treasure Coast, FORTIS Institute in Port St. Lucie also offers a program to prepare you to become an HVAC Technician or HVAC Installer.  In the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Trades program at Fortis Institute you can gain the specialized skills to join this growing career field from our HVAC school.

Our Port St. Lucie campus is just a short drive from Fort Pierce, Palm City & Lakewood Park.

FORTIS Institute in Port St. Lucie, FL was formerly known as MedVance Institute before joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes in 2013.

Continuing Education Courses offered at this location

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

FORTIS Institute in Port St. Lucie, Florida is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools:

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North
Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 917-9503
email: info@abhes.org


Mission and Purposes

FORTIS Institute provides postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of diploma 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 life-long and continued education. The staff at FORTIS Institute believes that they make an important contribution to the economic growth and social well-being of the Port St Lucie area. 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.

The following goals are integral to the mission of FORTIS Institute:

  • 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 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 Institute in Port St. Lucie

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Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.3801) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0601) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 47.0201) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0801) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0801) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0714) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.3901) Click here for gainful employment data.

Campus Commute Locations

Fortis Institute in Port St. Lucie, FL, is conveniently near these cities:

  • Vero Beach, FL
  • Lakewood Park, FL
  • Fort Pierce, FL
  • Jensen Beach, FL
  • Stuart, FL
  • Palm City, FL
  • Port Salerno, FL
  • Hobe Sound, FL