Forty Fort Medical Assistant School in PA

Medical Assistant Programs in Forty Fort, PA 

Many caring people are choosing to enter the healthcare field to make a difference in the lives of others. Now you can train within Fortis’ PA-based Medical Assistant Program that will lead to job opportunities and also provide entry into a meaningful career in medicine. Upon graduation, you will have the required skills to become a medical assistant and start improving the health of your community.

Discover Our Forty Fort Medical Assistant School in PA

Healthcare is an in-demand field, offering you steady work and the satisfaction of knowing you are providing essential services to members of your community. 

At Fortis, we work with individuals with a desire to help others and train them for healthcare careers. Upon graduation from our Pennsylvania Medical Assistant School, you will have the necessary training to become an entry-level medical assistant in a hospital, medical office, or other healthcare center in your city.

Fortis’ Medical Assistant Program in Forty Fort, PA will teach you how to:

  • Keep healthcare offices running efficiently by successfully managing administrative responsibilities.
  • Provide patient support to deliver compassionate care across a variety of settings and facilities.
  • Step into various roles to fill in gaps and help create a positive patient experience.
Kim S.

Medical Assisting Program Graduate

"My family is more stable financially, and we just purchased our first house."

Begin Your Career at Our Medical Assistant School in PA

Forty Fort is one of the most liveable small towns in Pennsylvania and known for being a tight-knit community, where people take care of one another. As a medical assistant, you can start caring for people in your community while you pursue a stable, long-term career.

After graduating from Fortis’ Medical Assistant School in Forty Fort, PA, you might consider applying for a job at one of the city's largest healthcare employers, like Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center or Wilkes-Barre Hospital. Beyond Forty Fort, your medical career could take you to a growing city nearby, such as Eagles Mere or Tullytown.

To maximize your time at Fortis here in Forty Fort, take advantage of the campus’ location near the scenic Susquehanna River. There are also plenty of opportunities to take in a live performance at one of Luzerne County’s theaters.

Many hiring opportunities exist for graduates of our PA Medical Assistant Program, such as:

  • Hospital systems like Wilkes-Barre
  • Private practice offices
  • Outpatient care facilities
  • Assisted and long-term living facilities

From providing additional patient support to collecting lab samples, your Fortis training will position you for an entry-level medical assistant job. Our career service department will also help you explore the various healthcare pathways available to you over the long term.

Get to Know Kim S., a Forty Fort, PA Medical Assistant School Graduate

Visit our Forty Fort Medical Assistant School in PA

Fortis’ Medical Assistant School in Forty Fort, PA is located off of US Route 11 near the intersection with PA 309. Our campus can be easily accessed by students from Wyoming, Plains Township, Kingston, Swoyersville, and other nearby communities.

From Trucksville: Take PA-309 N toward Harris Hill Rd. Take Carverton Rd. to PA-309 S and continue on to Forty Fort. Turn left on Slocum St.

From Plymouth: Take US-11 N/Narrows Rd. Turn left on Slocum St.

Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation 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 advisor for more information on admission requirements.

  • How much does the program cost?

    Tuition varies from program and campus. Speak with an admissions advisor 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 lifetime graduate employment assistance. 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.

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