Fortis Institute in Nashville

Nashville, TN

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Fortis Institute in Nashville

Medical, Healthcare, Skilled Trades & More

The FORTIS Institute in Nashville, Tennessee, provides career education and training to people in the Nashville metro area in the healthcare, medical and pharmacy career fields.   If you are choosing a school for healthcare training in Nashville, Tennessee then please consider FORTIS Institute.  Enroll at FORTIS in Nashville and you can get a post-secondary education while still being able to enjoy the sights and sounds that only Nashville, Tennessee can offer, including a great night life and wonderful shopping.

FORTIS Institute Nashville offers allied health and medical career training programs including Medical Assisting and Medical Laboratory Technology.  Bureau of Labor Statistics ranked medical assisting among the fast growing healthcare occupations nationally from now through 2018.  The accredited healthcare training programs from FORTIS prepare students in Tennessee for a variety of entry-level positions in doctor's offices, medical clinics and laboratories.

If you live in Nashville and want to be a Registered Nurse, then consider the Associate Degree Nursing program at Fortis Institute Nashville campus. With a Fortis nursing education, you can prepare to become a RN and enter one of the largest professions in healthcare. Because of our aging population and the growing number of people with health insurance, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects job opportunities for RNs to be good nationally.

The PN - RN Associate Degree Bridge program at FORTIS Institute in Nashville, TN is designed to allow those who are working PNs to enter the bridge program to prepare to become a Registered Nurse. Hendersonville, Franklin & Smyrna are great places to live while pursuing the PN - RN Associate Degree Bridge program at FORTIS Institute.

If you live in Tennessee and the idea of working alongside a pharmacist reading and filling prescriptions sounds like a good idea then please act today to request more information on the FORTIS Pharmacy Technician program in Nashville. Learn basic pharmaceutical calculations, medications, complications and side effects to be ready for opportunities in hospitals, clinics and retail pharmacies.

Surgical Technicians are critical members of the operating room team.  Enroll in the Surgical Technology program offered by FORTIS in Nashville, Tennessee and you will be trained to work alongside doctors and nurses in surgery assisting them in critical functions in the operating room.  Other medical technology programs at FORTIS Institute include the Cardiovascular Technology program and the Radiologic Technology program where students will be prepared for exciting entry-level positions in these medical fields.

Our Cardiovascular Technology program teaches students skills necessary to seek jobs in a variety of hospital and clinics as an entry-level Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist, Cardiographic Technologist, or Heart Monitoring Station Technician where they will learn to assist the physicians with cardiac catheterization and peripheral vascular diagnostic and interventional procedures, pacemakers for the heart including defibrillators (ICD‘s) and bi- ventricular pacing, and electrophysiology studies, monitoring patients‘ vital signs, hemodynamic assessment and performing EKG‘s. Students will learn the skills that will make them a valued member of a highly specialized medical team, assisting the Cardiologist with Cardiac Catheterization procedures.

Because FORTIS Institute is a great place to go to school in Nashville, Tennessee, we know that once you have completed your training that you will be ready to enter your new medical career with confidence.

FORTIS Institute in Nashville, TN was formerly known as MedVance Institute until joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes in 2011.

Continuing Education Courses offered at this location

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

Institutional Accreditation:

FORTIS Institute in Nashville, Tennessee is accredited by accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 North; Falls Church, Virginia 22043; telephone number (703) 917-9503.

Programmatic Accreditation:

The surgical technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.

The Cardiovascular Technology program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendations of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756

Click here to view the Cardiovascular Technology Program Mission Statement, Goals and Student Learning Outcomes. 

The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology 

20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
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Program effectiveness outcomes may be accessed at the following Web address: 


The Medical Laboratory Technology program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

5600 North River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
(773) 714-8880

Click here to view the Medical Laboratory Technology Program Mission Statement, Goals and Student Learning Outcomes. 
To request school catalog and program information, please contact the school.


Fortis Institute in Nashville, Tennessee is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

In order to view additional detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Fortis Institute in Nashville, please visit and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.

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Consumer Information & Gainful Employment Disclosures - Fortis Institute in Nashville

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The following is a list of the programs offered at this campus subject to the gainful employment disclosure requirements. To display the information regarding each program, please use the drop down boxes to the right. The gainful employment information will be displayed along with the tuition and fees for each program. Consumer information displayed below may not reflect only the campus selected. Information provided is based on data from the campus selected plus additional Fortis campuses included under the same federal ID number.

Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0901) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 47.0201) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0801) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.1004) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.3801) Click here for gainful employment data.
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0805) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0911) Click here for gainful employment data.
Associate Degree (CIP Code: 51.0909) Click here for gainful employment data.

Close enough to commute?

Fortis Institute in Nashville, TN, is conveniently near these cities:

  • La Vergne, Tennessee
  • Brentwood, Tennessee
  • Franklin, Tennessee
  • Forest Hills, Tennessee
  • Belle Meade
  • Lakewood, Tennessee
  • Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
  • Rural Hill, Tennessee
  • Smyrna, Tennessee
  • Nolensville, Tennessee

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Fortis Institute in Nashville

3354 Perimeter Hill Dr. Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37211

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