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  • Surgical Technologist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Billing Coder
  • HVAC Technician
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Lab Technician

Fortis College in Baton Rouge | 14111 Airline Hwy. Baton Rouge, LA 70817 • (225) 248-1015

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Training Programs & Colleges in Baton Rouge, LA

FORTIS College in Baton Rouge, LA provides career education and training to people in the Baton Rouge metro area in the medical, healthcare, pharmacy and radiology fields. If you live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and are looking for medical training programs, then consider FORTIS. Baton Rouge is a great place to live and we hope you will choose FORTIS College to pursue your dream to work in the medical field.

Do you want a career in Louisiana as a surgical technician? If so, contact FORTIS College in Baton Rouge for more information on the Surgical Technology training program and you can prepare for a fast-paced career in the operating room as a member of the surgery team.

With classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences, FORTIS College can prepare you for an entry-level position as a radiologic technician. As a student in the Radiologic Technology program, you will learn to operate advanced diagnostic equipment and develop knowledge of X-ray techniques, practices and patient positioning.

The FORTIS College in Baton Rouge, LA offers healthcare and medical training programs in Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, Medical Office Administration and Medical Lab Technology. As our population continues to age, the career opportunities and prospects for those trained with medical skills should continue to grow.

The Pharmacy Technology program at FORTIS College in Baton Rouge will prepare you to work alongside pharmacists in this exciting career field. Under the guidance of a pharmacist, pharmacy technicians utilize their knowledge of medication names, uses, and dosages in retail or in-house pharmacies, or in pharmaceutical company laboratories.

Residential and commercial buildings all require HVAC repair and service at one time or another.  The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Trades program at FORTIS will train you to maintain and service today's heating and cooling systems.  Those who install and troubleshoot heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems are called HVAC Technicians or HVAC Installers.  Let FORTIS train you to join them in the HVAC industry!

Get started today by calling FORTIS College in Baton Rouge - just a short drive from Baker, Central City & Denham Springs.  With the training you will receive at FORTIS College, you can be ready to begin your career in the healthcare field upon graduation from our college. 

FORTIS College in Baton Rouge, LA was formerly known as MedVance Institute before joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes in 2011.

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Graduate Testimonials

"The education I received here at Fortis - it helped me, because if I didn’t have this education I couldn’t do my job. Now I am a surgical technologist. I enjoy the family atmosphere, I enjoy interacting with new people every day, I enjoy taking care of my patients, I enjoy meeting and doing interesting things I never would have done if I wouldn’t have chosen to be a surgical technologist."

Beanca C.

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  • Who we are

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    Sarah P.

    My education has helped me see a path that I didn’t see before. Before I was unemployed so going to Fortis has changed my life, it really has.

    Sarah P.

    Christina G.

    I wanted to get into the medical field because I’ve always wanted to get into the medical field but I never had the chance and I saw the opportunity so I took it.

    Christina G.

    Madeline C.

    My Fortis education has helped me to feel better about myself. You know, I feel that now there is nothing that I can’t do.

    Madeline C.

    Victor C.

    I think it’s great that I can provide a different kind of lifestyle after some time. I find myself in a better position and my family finds themselves a little bit more at ease due to the fact I happen to do something else that can make a better living.

    Victor C.

    Allison S.

    My Fortis education has made a difference in my personal life because the curriculum really spoke to me as a person who’s interested in the medical field.

    Allison S.

     
  • Accreditation and State Authorization

    The Radiology Technology program is programmatically accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (with probation status as of February 13, 2017).

    Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
    20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
    Chicago, IL 60606-3182
    (312) 704-5300
    mail@jrcert.org

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