Lawrenceville, NJ

Fortis Institute in Lawrenceville

Healthcare, Dental, Skilled Trades & More

The FORTIS Institute in Lawrenceville, NJ opened in 2010.  FORTIS Institute offers postsecondary education to people in Trenton, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties and central New Jersey who are looking to start a new career or advance in a current one.  FORTIS is proud to be an up and coming member of the Lawrenceville community and we look forward to contributing in many ways locally.

At FORTIS Institute, we offer a wide range of quality career training programs in popular healthcare career fields and the skilled trades. If you are considering a Medical Assisting or Dental Assisting program in NJ, let FORTIS prepare you for either of these two unique career fields where people who enjoy helping others can make a positive difference.  In fact, Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks medical assistant and dental assistant among the fast growing career occupations nationally from now through 2018.  Medical Assisting and Dental Assisting offer growth and personal satisfaction to those with the ambition and discipline to get the proper education like you can get at Fortis Institute in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

Do want to earn a living working with your hands?  Then consider the HVAC training program at FORTIS Institute Lawrenceville.  You can learn how to install and service heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.  Trenton has residential, commercial and industrial buildings that sooner or later need HVAC service and repair to the cooling and heating systems.  FORTIS can train you to become an HVAC Installer, HVAC Mechanic or HVAC Technician.

In the Electronic Systems Technician program at Fortis Institute Lawrenceville campus you can learn the facets of working with low-voltage electronic systems including installation, troubleshooting and repair for applications such as home alarms & security systems, home theater, intercoms, fiber optic telecom, computer networking, wireless systems and more.

If you live in Trenton, Levittown, Somerset or near the Delaware River in Bucks County, PA then you should think about FORTIS Institute Lawrenceville campus as the place for a quality education in medical, dental, HVAC & refrigeration or electronic system career fields. At FORTIS, we pride ourselves on offering quality, accredited training in career fields where people have an opportunity for personal success. We take pleasure in helping students explore and fulfill their career passions. The FORTIS Institute in Lawrenceville, NJ provides a learning environment that encourages its students to realize their full potential.

Continuing Education Courses offered at this location

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

Fortis Institute – Lawrenceville, NJ is institutionally accredited as a non-main campus of Fortis Institute in Wayne, NJ by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES):

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 N.,
Falls Church, Virginia 22043
(703) 917-9503

ABHES is an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Fortis Institute is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development:

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
1 John Fitch Plaza
P.O. Box 110
Trenton, NJ 08625-0110
(609) 659-9045

The dental radiography component of the Dental Assisting program is approved by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners:

Bureau of X-Ray Compliance
P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
(609) 984-5890

Fortis Institute provides postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of certificate programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities. Fortis Institute strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. The staff at Fortis Institute believes that they make an important contribution to the economic growth and social wellbeing of the area. Fortis Institute educates its students to help meet the economic needs of their community in entry-level positions. The educational process is a change-oriented approach to education that provides the community with graduates who possess the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in existing and emerging career occupations.

The following goals are integral to the mission of Fortis Institute:

  • To develop each student‘s individual and professional growth, including written and interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving competencies.
  • To develop each student‘s professional attitude and an awareness of contemporary career practices through exposure to pragmatic course content.
  • To promote self-discipline and motivation so that students may enjoy success in their career and in society.
  • To attract and retain effective and qualified instructors who are familiar with current medical and/or technical practices, and who motivate and develop students.
  • To offer sound certificate programs.
  • To maintain a dynamic organization that is responsible and responsive to its constituencies.
  • To minimize economic disadvantages as a barrier to postsecondary education by providing financial aid services and by accepting students without regard to age, sex, religion, race, physical challenges, or economic or social background.
  • To assist graduates in finding positions for which they are trained.


Fortis Institute Lawrenceville campus offers continuing education courses to people in Trenton, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties and central New Jersey. The Lawrenceville, NJ campus provides continuing education courses in Phlebotomy to prepare New Jersey students to become a phlebotomist. Current Dental Assistants interested in expanding their careers can take the continuing education course for Dental Radiology, and HVAC technicians can train to earn NATE certification.

Continuing Education courses offered at Fortis Institute in Lawrenceville:

  • Phlebotomy Training
    Phlebotomists specialize in collecting blood samples and are trained to work with infectious specimens. A Phlebotomist is also called a Clinical Laboratory Technician. They may prepare specimens and operate automated analyzers, for example, or they may perform manual tests in accordance with detailed instructions.


Consumer Information & Gainful Employment Disclosures - Fortis Institute in Lawrenceville

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Campus Commute Locations

Fortis Institute in Lawrenceville, NJ, is conveniently near these cities:

  • Ewing, New Jersey
  • Princeton, New Jersey
  • Lawrenceville, New Jersey
  • Hamilton Square, New Jersey
  • Pennington, New Jersey
  • Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • Bristol, Pennsylvania
  • Croydon, Pennsylvania
  • Burlington, New Jersey
  • Manville, New Jersey
  • Somerset, New Jersey
  • East Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Fort Dix, New Jersey
  • New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Willingboro, New Jersey
  • Somerville, New Jersey
  • South River, New Jersey