Fortis Institute in Forty Fort

Forty Fort, PA

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Fortis Institute in Forty Fort

Healthcare, Medical, Skilled Trades & More

The FORTIS Institute in Forty Fort, PA was formerly known as Allied Medical and Technical Institute.  FORTIS Institute is a Pennsylvania technical school located near Wilkes-Barre in the borough of Forty Fort. At FORTIS Institute, we provide quality education to students looking to increase their job opportunities in some of today’s leading career fields. If you live in northeast Pennsylvania and are considering school for training programs in healthcare, the skilled trades or massage, then look no further than FORTIS Institute.

FORTIS Institute in Forty Fort, PA provides allied health and medical career training programs including Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Technician and Medical Transcriptionist / Insurance Billing Specialist.  As our population ages and medical technology advances, the prospects are bright for those with the right skills to work in medical offices and clinics. The massage therapy class is also popular in Pennsylvania for those who want a career field with flexible hours as many graduates work as part time and full time massage therapists.

The FORTIS Pharmacy Technician program in Forty Fort prepares students to work with pharmacists reading and filling prescriptions and the program in ECG / Phlebotomy / Lab Assistant prepares Pennsylvania students for entry-level positions in healthcare facilities where blood collection and lab procedures are necessary.

For those who want to solve problems while working with their hands, FORTIS Institute has programs in the skilled electrical trades and HVAC.  The Electrical Trades program at FORTIS prepares students to enter the electrical field to become a residential, commercial, or industrial electrician.  The HVAC program trains students to service and install heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.  Train to be an HVAC technician to troubleshoot and repair heating and cooling systems at FORTIS in Pennsylvania.

Our Commercial Truck Driver Training program is designed to help students seek job opportunities in commercial driving for Over The Road, Regional or Local entry level driving positions.  If you live in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre or Dunmore and are interested in CDL training, then the Commercial Truck Driver Training program at FORTIS Institute in Forty Fort, PA can prepare you to become a commercial driver. Students will work through advanced driving and maneuvering skills in this intensive and challenging program. Upon completion, students can be prepared for a successful and long-term career in truck driving! 

We offer accredited specialized degrees and diplomas through our wide range of programs. Our student-centered environment allows you to learn from friendly and knowledgeable faculty, experienced in their chosen fields. At FORTIS Institute, you can find the key to your career success!

Institutional Accreditation
Fortis Institute in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 247-4212

State Authorization

Fortis Institute is licensed (“registered”) by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools:

Division of Higher and Career Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126
(717) 783-8228

Consumer Information & Gainful Employment Disclosures - Fortis Institute in Forty Fort

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Diploma (CIP Code: 49.0205) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0902) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 46.0302) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 47.0201) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.3501) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0801) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0801) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0805) Click here for gainful employment data.

Close enough to commute?

Fortis Institute in Forty Fort, PA, is conveniently near these cities:

  • Kingston, Pennsylvania
  • Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Back Mountain, Pennsylvania
  • Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
  • Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Dunmore, Pennsylvania
  • Hazleton, Pennsylvania
  • Berwick, Pennsylvania
  • Carbondale, Pennsylvania
  • Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
  • East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Pottsville, Pennsylvania
  • Northampton, Pennsylvania

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Fortis Institute in Forty Fort Graduate Testimonials

Samantha M.

The school helped me learn many of the skills. I learned many skills that helped with my externship. I can use my skills more in the medical field. The teachers helped a lot and when I had questions, they were always there. The school is great and I would have anyone go. Best experience of my life.

Bailey B.

Career Services helped me to become nationally certified while I completed my Externship. I’m so excited to start my new job in pharmarogenetics research and I couldn’t have done it without Fortis.

Daniel C.

Fortis opens the door to better opportunities in the world. It is a chance to further your education and become someone better in life. Instructors teach and go every step of the way to help students fulfill their dreams. They provide the knowledge to help students get ready for the world. Everything has a beginning. The key is you.

Fortis Institute in Forty Fort

166 Slocum Street
Forty Fort, PA 18704

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