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Fortis Institute in Forty Fort | 166 Slocum Street Forty Fort, PA 18704 • (570) 288-8400

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Training Programs & Institutes in Forty Fort, PA

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.

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!
 

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    Bo M.

    I now having graduated moved out of state but still Fortis helped me to acquire a job. I am now doing work in the HVAC field as Lead Installer for the company I'm working for.

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    Andy D.

    The education that I received at Fortis changed my personal life because it made me realize that I can do a lot more than I thought I could.

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    Jeff B.

    The course instructors at Fortis College were all very knowledgeable and well able to teach the course so that we could understand and absorb the material.

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    Patricia J.

    The challenge of managing a home, raising a family and doing all that homework and classroom time was a lot to do but I adjusted as needed and got through. I feel great about my achievement and am so glad I completed.

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    Brian S.

    I enjoyed the program and liked getting into the technical training and instruction. The instructors were well able to teach and train at the same time so I feel I was pretty well prepared through the course.

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    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
    http://www.accsc.org/

    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
    http://www.education.pa.gov/

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    Diploma (CIP Code: 49.0205)View Print For Gainful Employment Data:
    Diploma - 30 Week Program (CIP Code: 51.0902)View Print For Gainful Employment Data:
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    Diploma (CIP Code: 46.0302)View Print For Gainful Employment Data:
    Diploma (CIP Code: 47.0201)View Print For Gainful Employment Data:
    Diploma (CIP Code: 51.3501)View Print For Gainful Employment Data:
    Diploma - 30 Week Program (CIP Code: 51.0801)View Print For Gainful Employment Data:
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    Associate in Specialized Technology Degree - 110 Week Program (CIP Code: 51.0801)View Print For Gainful Employment Data:
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