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  • Surgical Technologist
  • Health Information Technician
  • Medical Billing Coder
  • HVAC Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Sterile Processing Technician
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Fortis College, Houston South | 1201 West Oaks Mall Houston, TX 77082 • (713) 266-6594

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ATTENTION

Both FORTIS Houston campuses are completely intact. In order to give everyone time to sort things out and the water to recede, we have backed up both orientation and your class start dates by one week. See below for dates and times.

Orientation:
Thursday, September 7th
Day students: 10:00 AM
Night students: 6:00 PM

Class Start Dates:
Monday, September 11th for both campuses

Both campuses will have administration on site starting Thursday, August 31st. Please call your campus and ask for admissions to confirm your attendance at these events. Campus contact information is listed below:
Houston North
713-332-0062
Houston South
713-266-6594
Thank you and please be safe.


Medical, Healthcare & More

The FORTIS College in Houston, Texas - South provides career education and training to the people of the greater Houston metro area in the healthcare and medical fields.  If you live in Houston, Texas and are looking for medical career training programs, then consider those offered at FORTIS College.  Houston is a great city in which to live, play and learn, and we hope you will choose FORTIS College to pursue your dream of a career in healthcare.

FORTIS College in Houston, TX - South offers healthcare and medical career training including programs in Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, Health Information Technology, Sterile Processing Technician and Surgical Technology.  Given the fact that our population continues to age and grow, the opportunities and prospects for those with skills in patient care, medical insurance billing and medical office management will continue to grow for the next decade. 

Fortis College Houston South campus is now enrolling for an associate degree program in Healthcare Management, which can improve the career trajectory of those who are already working in healthcare. This bridge program is designed for recent graduates of a medical or allied health program at Fortis, a local community college or another vocational school. Students can prepare for a variety of jobs in healthcare management, including Home Health Services, Clinic Operations, Medical Office Management, and much more.

The Sterile Processing Technician program in Houston trains students in medical terminology and the procedures to keep surgical instruments contaminant-free.  In the Surgical Technology program, you can learn how to perform a variety of tasks as a critical member of the surgical team assisting surgeons and nurses at the operating table to be prepared for an entry-level position as a surgical technician in Texas upon graduation.  Both are exciting career fields that FORTIS can help you enter.

The Texas economy has encountered ups and downs over the years but our population continues to grow.  Every building you see in the Houston area will require HVAC service for its systems for heating and cooling.  The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program at our Houston South campus prepares students to become HVAC technicians and HVAC installers upon graduation.  Talented and ambitious people in the Skilled Trades like the lifestyle living and working in the HVAC industry in Texas.  Let FORTIS help you get the skills to join them.

With the training you can receive at FORTIS College in Houston, Texas - South, you can be ready to begin your career in the healthcare field upon graduation from our college.

Our Houston, Texas - South campus is just a short drive from Sugar Land, Missouri City & Pearland.

FORTIS College Houston South was formerly known as MedVance Institute before joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes in 2011.

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Featured Testimonial

"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."

Samantha M.

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    Valencia W.

    I’m not sure how it would have turned out at any other school but I’m thankful for all the staff and students at Fortis College who continued to encourage me through. I’m glad I chose Fortis College; it has truly changed my life!

    Valencia W.

    Erinne M.

    Fortis gave me back what I love to do, patient care. They gave me the skills that I needed so that I could use them every day.

    Erinne M.

    James J.

    All in all, I enjoyed my time at FORTIS College and would strongly recommend friends and family go there.

    James J.

    Favien M.

    My education through Fortis College has made a great difference in my life; it gave me stability, it made me more stable with my income and my time.

    Favien M.

    Cassandra C.

    Having two small children really motivated me to pursue a degree in which I can provide for them without worrying about money. I choose the Medical Assistant Program to do just that.

    Cassandra C.

     
  • Accreditation and State Authorization

    Fortis College is institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education:

    Council on Occupational Education
    7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
    Atlanta, GA 30350
    (770) 396-3898
    http://www.council.org

    Fortis College is regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission Career Schools and Colleges:

    Texas Workforce Commission Career Schools and Colleges
    101 East 15th Street, 226T

    Austin, TX 78778

    (512) 936-3100

    License number S3243

    http://www.texasworkforce.org/careerschools

     

    Programmatic Accreditation:

    The Surgical Technology program is programmatically 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.

    Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
    1361 Park Street
    Clearwater, FL 33756
    (727) 210-2350
    www.caahep.org

    Student Complaint Policy Notice

    Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) Career Schools and Colleges rule §807.301 requires all licensed schools to post a visible notice regarding the school's Student Complaint Policy.

    1. Fortis College has a Certificate of Approval from Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).
    2. The TWC-assigned school number is: S0582.
    3. Fortis College's programs are approved by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
    4. Students must address their concerns about the school by following the grievance process outlined in the school's catalog.
    5. Students dissatisfied with the school's response to their compliant may file a formal complaint with TWC, COE, CAAHEP, BON, and/or the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).
    6. Information on filing a complaint with TWC may be found on their website at http://www.texasworkforce.org/careerschoolstudents.  Mail correspondence to: Texas Workforce Commission, 101 East 15th Street, 226T, Austin, TX 78778; Telephone: (512) 936-3100.
    7. Information on filing a complaint with COE may be found on their website at http://www.council.org. Mail correspondence to the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350; Telephone: (770) 396-3898.
    8. Information on filing a complaint with the CAAHEP may be found on their Website at http://caahep.org.  Mail correspondence to: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; Telephone: (727) 210-2350.
    9. Information on filing a complaint with the BON may be found on their Website at http://bon.state.tx.us . Mail correspondence to: Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-460, Austin, TX 78701; Telephone: (512) 305-7400.

    10. Information on filing a complaint with THECB, including the required procedures and student complaint form, may be found on their Website at www.thecb.state.tx.us/studentcomplaints.  Email or mail correspondence to StudentComplaints@thecb.state.tx.us or Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, College Readiness and Success Division, P.O. Box 12788, Austin, TX 78711-2788.  Rules governing student complaints to THECB may be found on the Texas Secretary of State's Website at http://texreg.sos.state.tx.us/public/readtac$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=5&ti=19&pt=1&ch=1&sch=E&rl=Y.

     

  • Consumer Information & Gainful Employment Disclosures - Fortis College, Houston South

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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: 51.0707)View Print For Gainful Employment Data:
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