Baton Rouge, LA Medical Assisting Programs

Medical Assisting Schools in Baton Rouge, LA

If you are a compassionate worker who wants a career in the healthcare field, consider a medical assisting program. With a local training program in Baton Rouge, you can learn how to join this exciting field and leave a lasting mark on the health of your community.

Baton Rouge, LA Medical Assisting Programs

As the field of healthcare continues to grow, so do opportunities for medical assistants. This entry-level position provides a perfect opportunity for you to help others, gain valuable skills, and experience the broader possibilities within healthcare.
At Fortis College, we are committed to helping our students prepare for careers that bring stability and purpose into their lives. Our medical assisting program in Baton Rouge, LA is no exception, leaning into hands-on training that empowers aspiring medical assistants.

At Fortis College’s Baton Rouge Medical Assistant School, you will learn how to

  • Work directly with patients, providing them with a compassionate environment for care.
  • Perform a wide variety of administrative tasks that allow medical offices and clinics to stay efficient and focused on patient care.
  • Adapt to a shifting environment, as you take on the challenge of one of the most versatile positions in healthcare.
Throughout your coursework and beyond, you will hone your skills as a medical assistant, allowing you to gain a better understanding of all the possible paths you could take within healthcare.
Kiara L.

Medical Assisting Program Graduate

"My education from Fortis has allowed me to be more knowledgeable about health and to pay attention to smaller things in life."


Begin Your Medical Assisting Program in Baton Rouge

We believe in community impact here at Fortis. Joining your local Baton Rouge Medical Assisting Program allows you to stay local while you learn a new, highly sought-after skill. This program is well-suited for students from Baker, Central City, Denham Springs and other nearby locations.

Known for its vibrant culture and close-knit communities, Baton Rouge provides the perfect location for anyone seeking out a career in medical assisting. 

Through our Baton Rouge Medical Assisting Program, you will learn from local instructors who bring their real-life experience to the classroom. They will provide you with the hands-on training and practice you need to feel confident about a future in the field of medical assisting.

Meet Ciecia G., a Baton Rouge Medical Assisting Graduate

Build Your Future at Fortis College in Baton Rouge, LA

Here at Fortis College in Baton Rouge, we are committed to your success. When you join our medical assisting program, you will gain access to top-notch instructors and a dedicated career services team. Together, they will empower you to confidently seek out a future in the healthcare field.

Our Baton Rouge campus is conveniently located 20 minutes south of downtown Baton Rouge, making it easy to access from any major freeway.

From Baton Rouge and Lafayette: Take I-10 E to US-61 S/Airline Hwy. Follow US-61 for 5 miles.

From New Orleans: Take I-10 W to the LA-42 E/Highland Rd exit. Turn right onto Highland Rd and follow it to US-61 N. Turn left onto US-61 N. Fortis College will be on your right.

Find out more about the admissions process for this program.


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