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Fortis College in Norfolk | 6300 Center Drive, Suite 100 Norfolk, VA 23502 • (757) 499-5447

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The FORTIS College in Norfolk, Virginia provides career education and training to people in the greater Tidewater area in the nursing, medical, dental, massage and information technology career fields. FORTIS offers a variety of quality programs in growing career fields to traditional and nontraditional students in the Hampton Roads communities near Virginia Beach. 

Do you want a career in nursing in Virginia?  Have you considered attending school to become a nurse?  If so, please consider getting your education to train to become a nurse at FORTIS College Norfolk.  We have frequent nursing class starts at FORTIS.  Our Associate in Degree Nursing program will train you with the skills to become a registered nurse.  The ADN nursing program at FORTIS College prepares you to take a licensure exam upon graduation to become an RN.

The FORTIS Practical Nursing program provides classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences to train students for a career as a practical nurse.  Virginia students in the PN program at FORTIS College will complete the program prepared to sit for the licensure exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.  Practical Nursing is an exciting career path and the PN program prepares students to acquire the skills to become LPNs.

If you are already a Practical Nurse and live in Virginia, then the PN - RN Associate Degree Bridge program at FORTIS College in Norfolk, VA is designed to allow those who are working PNs to enter the bridge program to prepare to become a Registered Nurse. Norfolk is a great place to live while pursuing the PN - RN Associate Degree Bridge program at FORTIS.

At FORTIS College, our accredited allied health programs can help you grow professionally and personally as you train for an entry-level position in the medical field.  FORTIS medical and dental training programs include Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting and Medical Office Administration.  Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks medical assistant and dental assistant among the fast growing medical occupations nationally from now through 2018.  Capitalize on this trend for medical assistants and dental assistants with FORTIS College in Norfolk, VA.

If you live in Virginia 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 College Pharmacy Technician program in Norfolk. Learn basic pharmaceutical calculations, medications, complications and side effects to be ready for opportunities in hospitals, clinics and retail pharmacies.

Many recently constructed homes and commercial buildings will need replacement climate-control systems in upcoming years, spurring demand nationally for HVAC installers.  Our growing emphasis on energy efficiency will require more HVAC technicians so if you are looking for an HVAC school in Norfolk, Virginia please contact FORTIS College today for information on the Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program. 

The Massage Therapy program at FORTIS College in Norfolk, VA prepares students to become a massage therapist, a career that many in Virginia choose because it offers the ability for flexible hours for full time or part time work.  Some massage therapists open their own massage business.

FORTIS College Norfolk was formerly known as Virginia Career Institute before joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes.

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