Medical Assistant Schools in Indianapolis, Indiana

Medical Assistant Programs in Indianapolis, Indiana

More than ever, the growing healthcare field needs compassionate workers with a desire to help others. Medical assisting is a great way to enter healthcare and explore the wide variety of career opportunities within this field. With our Medical Assistant Program in Indianapolis, you can find stable employment and start making a positive impact on the well-being of your community. Fortis’

Medical Assistant School in Indianapolis, Indiana

As a medical assistant, you will keep offices and healthcare clinics running smoothly so people can receive the care they need. This is a versatile role and the ideal starting point for someone interested in making a difference while gaining a foothold in healthcare.

Fortis’ Medical Assistant School in Indianapolis, Indiana provides hands-on training designed to teach students how to keep the many moving pieces of a hospital, clinic, or medical office moving. Upon graduation, you will be well positioned to launch a rewarding career in healthcare.

Start your new career at Fortis’ Medical Assistant Program in Indiana

Fortis’ Medical Assistant Program in Indianapolis will teach you how to:

  • Provide critical medical support, from front desk administration to lab sample collection.
  • Support patients along their wellness journey, offering timely, compassionate care.
  • Adapt quickly to a fast-paced environment, as you remain flexible to the changing demands of this versatile job.

Medical assisting will allow you to gain a broader understanding of healthcare. This role is ideal if you want to hone your skills and enter a challenging but rewarding sector where you can make an impact.

Robert B.

Medical Assisting Program Graduate

"Fortis gave me the opportunity to work one stable job, pick my hours, and make a nice amount of money."

Join Fortis’ Indianapolis, Indiana Medical Assistant School

Indianapolis is Indiana’s beloved capital city and the heart of the state’s economy, making it an ideal place to pursue your training and seek employment in the medical field. 

Indianapolis’ largest employers happen to be in the healthcare sector, including St. Vincent Hospitals, IU Health, and Community Health Network. This means you have many viable employment options after you graduate from Fortis’ Indianapolis Medical Assistant Program.

You will graduate with the skills and knowledge to become an entry-level medical assistant and start serving members of your community. There is a significant need for trained medical professionals, given the growing population state-wide and particularly in the Indianapolis Metro Area. Healthcare services for all ages will remain in demand for decades to come.

Between classes or on weekends, be sure to soak up Indianapolis’ “Hoosier Hospitality” over brunch or pay a visit to the world’s largest children’s museum. Another popular attraction is Canal Walk, a 3-mile pedestrian loop that traverses White River State Park.

Indiana Medical Assisting School graduates may have the following hiring opportunities:

  • Private physicians’ offices
  • Public hospital systems
  • Specialist clinics, such as dermatology, cardiology, and obstetrics
  • Outpatient care facilities and assisted living facilities

Fortis’ Medical Assistant Program in Indianapolis has local instructors who will prepare you for an entry-level role within a wide array of healthcare settings. Our career services team will also help you explore your long-term career goals.

Meet Robert B., an Indianapolis, Indiana Medical Assistant School Graduate

Discover our Indiana Medical Assisting School

Indianapolis, also known as the “Crossroads of America,” is an extremely bike-friendly city. If you prefer to drive, our campus is only 20 minutes from Downtown. You will find Fortis in College Park off the I-465 and US-421.

From Downtown Indianapolis: Use I-65 N and then I-465 N before exiting at N. Michigan Rd. in Pike Township. Take exit 27 and continue on N Michigan Rd. Take Wesleyan Rd. to campus.

From Lawrence: Use I-465 N followed by US-421 S/N Michigan Rd. Take exit 27 and continue on N. Michigan Rd. Take Wesleyan Rd. to campus.

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.

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