Medical Assistant Programs in Nashville, TN

Medical Assistant  Schools in Nashville, TN

Medical assisting is a great career option for compassionate and service-oriented individuals looking to start a career in healthcare. By taking part in our Medical Assistant Program in Nashville, you can further your education, learn sought-after technical skills, and get comfortable working in a medical setting, all while exploring future opportunities in healthcare.Learn

About Our Medical Assistant Program in Nashville, TN

At Fortis, we empower our students through hands-on training that prepares them to perform the routine administrative and clinical tasks that support nurses and doctors and keep offices and clinics running smoothly.

By training at our Nashville Medical Assistant Program, you will not only gain valuable skills that support doctors in administering to patients’ needs, but also begin a career in the healthcare field that could lead to future growth opportunities. 

You will benefit from a variety of takeaways from our Medical Assistant Program in Nashville, including:

  • The ability to perform an array of administrative and clinical tasks that allow doctors and nurses to stay focused on patient care.
  • The opportunity to work directly with patients and make a positive impact on the health of your community.
  • Finding your passion for healthcare as you work alongside other medical professionals in a versatile role.

The preparation you receive from our Medical Assistant Program in Nashville will allow you to thrive in a variety of healthcare environments and open the door to many possible paths in the medical field.

Ashley J.

Medical Assisting Program Graduate

"I wanted to change my career because I wasn’t growing, and I wasn’t getting anywhere. I wanted to better myself."

Join Our Medical Assisting School in Nashville, TN

With its relatively low cost of living and rapidly-growing population, Nashville, TN is the perfect place for a budding career in healthcare. Students of our Medical Assisting School in Nashville develop in-demand skills while also benefiting from the many opportunities available in a large city.

As a resident of Nashville, you can take advantage of its vibrant music scene, beautiful parks and trails for recreation, and nearby travel spots, like the Great Smoky Mountains and the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. 

In addition, Nashville prides itself on being family-oriented, making it a great city to establish your roots and pursue a career in the healthcare field that can support a high quality of life for you and your family.

Our Medical Assistant program in Nashville will prepare you for a variety of potential hiring opportunities, like:

  • Hospitals such as Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital or TriStar Centennial Medical Center
  • Medical offices and clinics
  • Inpatient and outpatient facilities
  • Assisted living centers

Throughout your training at our Medical Assistant Program in Nashville, the skills you build will prepare you for a variety of possible career paths and give you the confidence to explore whatever interests you may develop along the way.

Meet a Nashville, TN Medical Assistant Program Graduate, Ashley, J.

Begin your journey at our Medical Assistant School in Nashville, TN

Through our Medical Assistant Program in Nashville, you will receive high-quality training in a rapidly-growing field that is focused on caring for people in your community. By joining our school in Nashville, you will gain access to the variety of opportunities that are available in this large, exciting city.

Our Fortis campus is located on the outskirts of the city off of I-24. Due to Nashville’s central location, the campus is easy to access, no matter your starting destination.

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.

Find out more about the admissions process for this program.