Medical Assisting Programs
Medical Assisting Programs in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
There has never been a better time than right now to begin training for your career in medical assisting. Fortis College in Cuyahoga Falls offers a medical assisting program that can get you started on your journey to a career as a healthcare professional.
Medical Assistants are skilled healthcare professionals who are trained to deliver care to patients as well as execute critical behind-the-scenes administrative responsibilities. Medical assistants can be found working in a variety of healthcare facilities including clinics, continuing care facilities, hospitals, and physicians’ offices. Right here in Ohio, you can begin your journey in the Fortis College medical assisting training program and work to qualifying for an entry-level position as a medical assistant.
Fortis College has developed a comprehensive medical assisting training program curriculum that is ideal balance of traditional classroom instruction, online learning, laboratory skills development and clinical experiences that come together to prepare students for entry-level position. In addition to practical hands-on skill development, students will learn additional subjects including office administration and computer skills, all taught by experienced and dedicated professionals. In its medical assisting training program, as well as all the other programs offered, Fortis College faculty and staff work to create a positive and nurturing learning environment to help each student reach their academic goals.
This is a hybrid program, which means that most of the program is taken at the campus and several courses within the program (less than 50% of the program) are taken online. The program’s blend of on-campus and online courses allows students to experience all the support and services our school has to offer as well the flexibility and convenience of online classes.*
As our healthcare system continues to grow, so does the demand for medical assistants as doctors are increasingly relying on medical assistants to help with various patient care needs. Learn more about training to become an essential member of the healthcare community by contacting Fortis College in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio today.
*The number of classes taken online varies each term, and some terms in the program may be taught entirely on campus. Speak to one of our admissions representatives for more information.
Frequently asked questions
Who is FORTIS?
FORTIS is a post-secondary network of colleges and institutes that engages students in a powerful learning and training experience for lifelong growth. With the addition of each new campus, Fortis now offers career-based certificate, diploma and degree-granting programs at more than 40 schools in 15 states.
FORTIS College and FORTIS Institute campuses prepare students for careers in healthcare, nursing, medical, dental, business, information technology, massage, cosmetology and the skilled trades such as welding and HVAC.FORTIS College Online also offers online learning platforms for a variety of associate degree programs for adults and members of the military community.
What are the admission requirements?
To qualify for admissions, in most cases you must be a high school graduate or its equivalent. All applicants are required to complete a personal information sheet. During a personal interview with our admissions staff, we will review your career goals to help you find the right program to fit your needs.
Every individual will be given the opportunity to tour the facility, meet with Financial Aid, and enroll in the next available classes. Please contact your local campus Admission representative for more information on admission requirements.
How much does the program cost?
Tuition varies from program and campus. Speak with an admissions representative for more details.
Is financial aid available?
You've got obligations and responsibilities already, so financing your education is going to be a real concern. At FORTIS, we understand that. That's why FORTIS helps our students to learn about government and private loans and other financial aid options that are available to those who qualify to help finance the cost of building the foundation for your new career.
- We work every day with working adults and career changers who have complex financial situations, and get them the information to help them to determine the financing for their education that will work the best for them.
- We have financial aid offices on every campus so students can continue to find and act on important information they need to continue on their path to success
- We are flexible and pragmatic in our approach. Our instructors, counselors, professors, and staff understand and will work with you if it becomes difficult to keep up your studies or if you need time off.
Does FORTIS help me find a job after graduation?
At FORTIS, our Career Services professionals are committed to successfully supporting our graduates to secure employment in entry-level positions. Through career development, including professionalism, motivation, resume development, dress for success, interview coaching and the maintenance of ethical standards, we empower our graduates with the skills necessary to approach a job interview ready for success.
FORTIS operates a Career Services Center at each campus to assist graduates with career placement. FORTIS provides career placement assistance to our graduates. As graduation approaches, students get the opportunity to meet with the Director of Career Services during their last semester to discuss career services available for their individual job search. As a graduate, you will want employment that reflects your skills, training, and allows for professional growth and development. Career Services is committed to helping you find the right fit for you.
Is FORTIS accredited?
If you’re looking for accredited colleges or vocational schools, you have come to the right place! While each campus varies in program offerings, accrediting bodies, and specific programmatic accreditations, all are institutionally accredited! Each of our colleges and institutes are institutionally accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies:
- Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
- Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
- Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
See each school's campus page or click on the CONSUMER INFO button on the right to view individual campus or programmatic accreditations.
Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.