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Fortis Institute in Towson | 700 York Road Towson, MD 21204 • (410) 337-5155

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Our medical and dental assistant training programs in Towson, Maryland can help you jump start your future!

FORTIS Institute in Towson, MD provides dental assisting and medical assisting training programs for students in Towson and the surrounding Baltimore area. The dedicated staff and instructors at the school aim to develop the skills and knowledge you will need for success in the field you choose. If you want to be a medical office assistant, a dental assistant or a massage therapist in Maryland, then FORTIS Institute – Towson has a program for you to consider!

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, both medical assisting and dental assisting are expected to be among the fastest-growing healthcare occupations in the nation between now and 2018.  This means that in Maryland, employers will continue to need to hire trained healthcare professionals for their medical and dental offices. Contact FORTIS today to get more information on dental and medical training so you can prepare for a challenging and rewarding career!

The Medical Office Assistant program at FORTIS Institute – Towson trains students to acquire satisfactory skills and demonstrate competence in a variety of medical office administration procedures including insurance claims processing so graduates will have the skill set necessary for entry-level employment in medical offices and clinics.

Have you considered the idea of becoming a massage therapist?  If you live in the Baltimore, Glen Burnie or Ellicott City areas, the Massage Therapy program at FORTIS Institute in Towson, MD will train you in massage techniques to ease pain, help relieve stress, and provide a feeling of well-being to your clients. Our Massage Therapy program trains students to perform a full body Swedish Massage, as well as incorporating bodywork techniques that include Deep Tissue massage and Neuromuscular Therapy.

If you live in Towson or Baltimore, Maryland and the idea of working alongside a pharmacist reading and filling prescriptions sounds like a good idea then please act today to request more information on the FORTIS Institute Pharmacy Technician program in Towson. Learn basic pharmaceutical calculations, medications, complications and side effects to be ready for opportunities in hospitals, clinics and retail pharmacies.

FORTIS Institute provides students with career education and quality training to prepare them to achieve their career objectives. Each program offers personalized, professional training. Selecting the best school in Maryland for medical, dental or massage training can be challenging.   During the admissions process for each student, our representatives will identify your individual ambitions and assess your needs and abilities to. This will help match you with the program where you are likely to succeed. 

Today’s job market is competitive.  It’s a fact -- employers are looking for people with the right skills to do the job, and the key to getting these skills is choosing a quality education.  If you think one of our training programs could help you meet your career goals, contact FORTIS Institute in Towson, MD today. A representative will get in touch with you to give you more information and answer any of your questions.



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    Ayana C.

    My kids love the career I am in now. They like to see where I work, they like to hear about the new things I have learned, they like to see the passion that I bring home with me every day.

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    Brittany J.

    My experience with the program was excellent; when I went to the externship sites, I felt I was well prepared for activity in the dental setting. The instruction and classes were fine, I made some friends and I am proud of my achievement.

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    My education has made a difference particularly it got me ready for what I was going out in the field to do.

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    I decided to do the Dental Assistant certificate program because I wanted the certification to go along with the work experience I already had accomplished as a Dental Assistant. I knew what I wanted because I was already in the field. I am career focused and this was to be the first of other credentials I will pursue.

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    Fortis Institute-Towson in Towson, Maryland is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools:

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    7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North
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    Fortis Institute-Towson is approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission:

    Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
    6 North Liberty Street, 10th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    (410) 767-3301

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