Medical Assisting Program Graduate
You can make a meaningful impact on your community when you join the healthcare sector as a medical assistant. This is one of the most versatile roles in medicine that directly contributes to the success of operations in hospitals, medical clinics, and other healthcare settings. You can start training to become an entry-level medical assistant at our Medical Assistant School in Maryland.
Healthcare is a high-growth field that is full of possibility. As a medical assistant, you can earn a stable income as you make an important contribution to your community’s health.
At Fortis, our Maryland Medical Assistant School students learn essential skills that allow them to step into this challenging yet rewarding healthcare role. With hands-on training and instruction from our knowledgeable teachers and job search support from our career services team, you will learn about the various healthcare career pathways available to you.
As a medical assistant, you will have the opportunity to support patients and your health care colleagues, explore your favorite aspects of the medical field, and make a positive impact on the well-being of patients.
Medical Assisting Program Graduate
Fortis and the suburb of Landover share one important thing in common: We both value community impact. Through our Landover, Maryland Medical Assisting Program, you can take on a more active role in your community by pursuing a career in healthcare.
At Fortis, you will learn from our experienced and knowledgeable faculty in both traditional classroom work and small group learning settings. Your training will prepare you to become an entry-level medical assistant in a local facility, such as Landover Ambulatory Surgi-Center or the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center. Other hiring opportunities may exist in healthcare centers in nearby communities of Silver Springs, Lanham, or Cheverly.
Depending on your schedule, here in Landover you might see a game at the FedExField football stadium or check out the Harlem Renaissance Festival that occurs here every May.
Through Fortis’ Landover, MD Medical Assistant School, you will gain the necessary skills to find entry-level employment in any type of environment, whether a hospital, medical office, or healthcare facility. Our program also provides career services to prepare you for a stable, long-term career aligned with your professional and personal goals.
Landover is a suburb of Washington, DC, and our campus is a relatively short 11-mile commute from the nation’s capital. Our Fortis campus is also convenient for students commuting from the nearby Maryland communities of Hyattsville, Capital Heights, College Park, and Upper Marlboro.
From Washington DC: Take US-50 E to MD-410 E in Greater Landover. Take exit 5 from US-50 E. Continue on MD-410 E to our campus on Garden City Dr.
From Upper Marlboro: Take MD-4 N to I-495 N/I-95 N to MD-950/Garden City Dr. Take exit 6 from US-50 W. Follow MD-950 /Garden City Dr. to our campus.
Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.
To learn more about medical assisting, we suggest you read several of our blog articles including Career Development for Allied Health and Medical Assisting Students, How to Choose Your Medical Assisting Niche, and Medical Assisting: Three Reasons This Might the Career For You.
Our instructors are experienced and knowledgeable professionals who truly care about your success. They not only deliver a comprehensive curriculum, and may also share stories about their work as medical assisting professionals to help students learn more about the career they are preparing to enter.
Most of our programs are eligible for Title IV funding. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. During the admissions process you will meet with a Financial Aid Representative who can help you.
Yes! Our Career Services department works with every student on their job search. We work as a team to empower our graduates with the skills necessary to approach a job interview ready for success.
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