Medical Assisting Program Graduate
Are you looking to begin a stable career in the medical field but do not know where to start? Medical assisting is a rapidly-growing profession ideal for compassionate, communicative, and adaptable individuals who are looking to use their skills in the service of others. By training to become a medical assistant through our Medical Assisting Program in Georgia, you can explore the field of healthcare while supporting nurses and doctors in administering to patients’ needs.
Through our Medical Assisting Program in Smyrna, GA, you will gain valuable knowledge and skills in office administration, computer, and clinical areas, which are essential to keeping offices and clinics running smoothly and providing quality care to patients.
The demand for medical assistants is increasing at a rapid rate, meaning there are a variety of entry-level career options available. At Fortis, we are dedicated to preparing students for any opportunity they choose to pursue through comprehensive, hands-on training.
Medical Assisting Program Graduate
Located just 10 miles northwest of Atlanta, the city of Smyrna offers both the feel of a smaller community and convenient access to the opportunities of a metropolitan environment.
Students of our Medical Assisting Program in Smyrna, GA can take advantage of the small city’s community center, library, and arboretum while also enjoying nearby Atlanta’s rich culture, bustling city center, shopping, southern cuisine, and sports teams. In addition, Atlanta’s great public transportation system makes an easy commute for students traveling in and out of the city.
Graduates of our program also have access to a wide variety of career opportunities, including some of the best hospitals in the country. This makes Smyrna, GA an attractive option for those looking to enter the healthcare field.
Medical assistants are vital to any healthcare facility, meaning there are many potential hiring opportunities available. With high-quality training from our Medical Assisting Program in Georgia, you will be prepared for any career path you want to pursue.
“I was at a dead-end job, and this got me out to where now, I actually make a real difference in the world."
Thomas M., Medical Assisting Program Graduate
With access to many stable career opportunities and top-notch training, you will thrive as part of our Medical Assisting Program in Smyrna, GA. At Fortis, we are committed to giving our students the tools they need to find success, no matter which path they choose to pursue.
Our Fortis campus is located less than 3 miles from the Smyrna Community Center, right next to Chuck Camp Park. Locals from Atlanta can reach Smyrna via I-75 N or via I-20 W and GA-280 N/S Cobb Dr.
Out-of-towners from Athens should take US-29 S, GA 316-W, I-85 S, and I-285 W to Windy Hill Rd SE, and continue to campus from there.
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.
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 representative for more information on admission requirements.
Tuition varies from program and campus. Speak with an admissions representative for more details.
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.
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 career placement assistance to our graduates. 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.
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