Westerville Medical Assistant Programs

Medical Assistant Programs in Westerville, OH

If you are a compassionate, service-oriented person who enjoys taking care of others, consider launching your healthcare career with medical assisting. You can train locally at our Columbus, Ohio Medical Assistant Program, where you will learn how to keep medical offices and clinics operating efficiently. As a medical assistant, you will earn a stable income and feel good about making a positive impact on the health of your community.

Westerville Medical Assistant Programs

Right now, doctors and nurses need caring, hard-working medical assistants more than ever. Medical assisting offers aspiring students the opportunity to break into the growing healthcare field. 

Fortis’ Medical Assistant Training near Columbus provides you with the ideal balance of traditional classroom instruction, small-group learning, and laboratory and hands-on skill development. This means you will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue entry-level employment as a medical assistant and be able to provide for you and your family..  

At Fortis’ Medical Assisting Program in Westerville, you will learn how to:

  • Deliver patient care, communicating effectively at every touchpoint.
  • Perform important administrative tasks, helping medical clinics and offices run smoothly.
  • Support doctors and nurses as you adapt to a rapidly changing workplace.

Medical assisting is one of the most challenging and rewarding positions in medicine. With your Westerville Medical Assistant School training, you will be poised and ready to pursue a long-term career in healthcare.

Alissa C.

Medical Assisting Program Graduate

"I re-entered the medical field because I missed helping people, and now I am happier going to work every day."

Join Our Medical Assistant Training Program in the Greater Columbus, OH Area

A suburb of Columbus, Westerville is known for its strong job market. It is a great place to gain job skills and pursue a career—particularly in an in-demand sector such as healthcare.   

Skilled healthcare professionals are in demand given Westerville’s aging population. Medical assisting offers aspiring healthcare workers the chance to gain a foothold in this sector. When you train at Fortis’ Medical Assistant School near Columbus, you will be ready to step into the critical medical assistant role and explore the career possibilities within healthcare. 

Upon graduation, you can apply to become an entry-level medical assistant. Perhaps you will start making a direct impact in patients’ lives by working at Mount Carmel Health System, OhioHealth Riverside Medical Hospital, OhioHealth Westerville Medical Campus, or the Oakstone Health Center for Children, among others in the greater Columbus area.

The city of Westerville is home to plenty of natural beauty across dozens of parks and recreation facilities. Discover plantlife at the Inniswood Metro Gardens or do some bird watching at Hoover Reservoir Park.

Hiring opportunities for Columbus Medical Assistant Training graduates could include:

  • Private and public hospitals such as OhioHealth Riverside Medical Hospital 
  • Private doctors’ offices
  • Inpatient and outpatient care centers
  • Residential healthcare and nursing facilities

At Fortis’ Medical Assistant Program near Columbus, our dedicated instructors and career services advisors are dedicated to your success. Together, they form a supportive team to help you gain valuable skills, secure interviews, and ultimately launch your healthcare career.

Meet Alissa C., a Medical Assistant Program Graduate

Visit our Westerville campus, home of our Columbus, OH Area Medical Assistant Training

Fortis is proud to have a campus in Westerville among more than 50 other colleges and universities in the greater Columbus area. Our Westerville campus is approximately 10 miles away from Downtown Columbus. Students from Easton, New Albany, and Worthington can easily commute to Fortis.

From Westerville: Get on OH-3 S/N. State St. and exit at S. Sunbury Rd. in Blendon Township. Use exit 30 from 1-270 S and proceed to S. Sunbury Rd. to reach our campus on Executive Pkwy. 

From Downtown Columbus: Get on I-670 E and exit at S. Sunbury Rd. in Blendon Township. Use exit 33 from 1-270 N and proceed to S. Sunbury Rd. to our campus located on Executive Pkwy. 

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

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