Medical Assisting Programs in Smyrna, GA

Medical Assisting Program in Smyrna

Are you looking to begin a stable career in the medical field but do not know where to start? Medical assisting is a rapidly-growing profession ideal for compassionate, communicative, and adaptable individuals who are looking to use their skills in the service of others. By training to become a medical assistant through our Medical Assisting Program in Georgia, you can explore the field of healthcare while supporting nurses and doctors in administering to patients’ needs.

Through our Medical Assisting Program in Smyrna, GA, you will gain valuable knowledge and skills in office administration, computer, and clinical areas, which are essential to keeping offices and clinics running smoothly and providing quality care to patients. 

The demand for medical assistants is increasing at a rapid rate, meaning there are a variety of entry-level career options available. At Fortis, we are dedicated to preparing students for any opportunity they choose to pursue through comprehensive, hands-on training.

At Fortis’s Medical Assisting School in GA, you will gain a variety of valuable skills and experiences, including:

  • The ability to perform a wide variety of administrative and clinical tasks that keep offices and clinics running smoothly and focused on patient care.
  • The opportunity to work with other healthcare professionals as a vital member of their medical team.
  • The chance to work closely with patients, using your kindness and compassion to create a comfortable and supportive environment for them.
The knowledge and skills you develop through your coursework and interactive training at our Medical Assisting School in GA will not only prepare you for various opportunities, but also give you the chance to explore future paths in the healthcare field.
Thomas M.

Medical Assisting Program Graduate

"I was working as a butcher at my family’s grocery store. I ended up coming to Fortis because I needed to make a change in my life."


Start Your Journey at Our Medical Assisting Program in Georgia

Located just 10 miles northwest of Atlanta, the city of Smyrna offers both the feel of a smaller community and convenient access to the opportunities of a metropolitan environment. 

Students of our Medical Assisting Program in Smyrna, GA can take advantage of the small city’s community center, library, and arboretum while also enjoying nearby Atlanta’s rich culture, bustling city center, shopping, southern cuisine, and sports teams. In addition, Atlanta’s great public transportation system makes an easy commute for students traveling in and out of the city.

Graduates of our program also have access to a wide variety of career opportunities, including some of the best hospitals in the country. This makes Smyrna, GA an attractive option for those looking to enter the healthcare field.

A variety of hiring opportunities could be available to you after completing our Medical Assisting Program in Smyrna, GA, such as:

  • Hospitals, such as those in the Emory and Piedmont systems
  • Private physician offices 
  • Nursing and assisted living facilities
  • Inpatient and outpatient care centers

Medical assistants are vital to any healthcare facility, meaning  there are many potential hiring opportunities available. With high-quality training from our Medical Assisting Program in Georgia, you will be prepared for any career path you want to pursue.

Hear From Thomas M., a Graduate of Our Fortis Medical Assisting Program

Find your place at our Medical Assisting School in Smyrna, GA

With access to many stable career opportunities and top-notch training, you will thrive as part of our Medical Assisting Program in Smyrna, GA. At Fortis, we are committed to giving our students the tools they need to find success, no matter which path they choose to pursue.

Our Fortis campus is located less than 3 miles from the Smyrna Community Center, right next to Chuck Camp Park. Locals from Atlanta can reach Smyrna via I-75 N or via I-20 W and GA-280 N/S Cobb Dr.

Out-of-towners from Athens should take US-29 S, GA 316-W, I-85 S, and I-285 W to Windy Hill Rd SE, and continue to campus from there. 

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

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is FORTIS?

    FORTIS is a post-secondary network of colleges and institutes that engages students in a powerful learning and training experience for lifelong growth. With the addition of each new campus, Fortis now offers career-based certificate, diploma and degree-granting programs at more than 40 schools in 15 states.

    FORTIS College and FORTIS Institute campuses prepare students for careers in healthcare, nursing, medical, dental, business, information technology, massage, cosmetology and the skilled trades such as welding and HVAC.FORTIS College Online also offers online learning platforms for a variety of associate degree programs for adults and members of the military community.

  • What are the admission requirements?

    To qualify for admissions, in most cases you must be a high school graduate or its equivalent. All applicants are required to complete a personal information sheet. During a personal interview with our admissions staff, we will review your career goals to help you find the right program to fit your needs.

    Every individual will be given the opportunity to tour the facility, meet with Financial Aid, and enroll in the next available classes. Please contact your local campus Admission advisor for more information on admission requirements.

  • How much does the program cost?

    Tuition varies from program and campus. Speak with an admissions advisor for more details.

  • Is financial aid available?

    You've got obligations and responsibilities already, so financing your education is going to be a real concern. At FORTIS, we understand that. That's why FORTIS helps our students to learn about government and private loans and other financial aid options that are available to those who qualify to help finance the cost of building the foundation for your new career.

    • We work every day with working adults and career changers who have complex financial situations, and get them the information to help them to determine the financing for their education that will work the best for them.
    • We have financial aid offices on every campus so students can continue to find and act on important information they need to continue on their path to success
    • We are flexible and pragmatic in our approach. Our instructors, counselors, professors, and staff understand and will work with you if it becomes difficult to keep up your studies or if you need time off.
  • Does FORTIS help me find a job after graduation?

    At FORTIS, our Career Services professionals are committed to successfully supporting our graduates to secure employment in entry-level positions. Through career development, including professionalism, motivation, resume development, dress for success, interview coaching and the maintenance of ethical standards, we empower our graduates with the skills necessary to approach a job interview ready for success.

    FORTIS operates a Career Services Center at each campus to assist graduates with career placement. FORTIS provides lifetime graduate employment assistance. As graduation approaches, students get the opportunity to meet with the Director of Career Services during their last semester to discuss career services available for their individual job search. As a graduate, you will want employment that reflects your skills, training, and allows for professional growth and development. Career Services is committed to helping you find the right fit for you.

  • Is FORTIS accredited?

    If you’re looking for accredited colleges or vocational schools, you have come to the right place! While each campus varies in program offerings, accrediting bodies, and specific programmatic accreditations, all are institutionally accredited! Each of our colleges and institutes are institutionally accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies:

    • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
    • Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
    • Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

    See each school's campus page or click on the CONSUMER INFO button on the right to view individual campus or programmatic accreditations.

Find out more about the admissions process for this program.