Medical Assisting Programs

Medical Assisting Programs in Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Medical assisting offers stable employment for caring and service-oriented individuals looking to begin their healthcare career. By joining our Medical Assisting Program in Cuyahoga Falls, you can learn in-demand technical skills while exploring future opportunities in the medical field. As an entry-level medical assistant, you will not only provide for yourself and your family but also make a positive impact on the well-being of your community.

Cuyahoga Falls Medical Assisting Programs

The field of healthcare is growing rapidly, making this an excellent time to pursue a career in medicine. To get started, consider taking advantage of the new and exciting opportunities available to skilled medical assistants. 

When you train at Fortis’ Medical Assistant School in Cuyahoga Falls to become an entry-level medical assistant, you will have access to our comprehensive program curriculum taught by dedicated instructors. As a Fortis student, you will gain valuable knowledge, develop important skills, and learn about the ways in which you will make a direct impact on people’s lives.

At Fortis’ Medical Assisting Program in Cuyahoga Falls, you will learn how to:

  • Perform direct patient care, creating a welcoming, empathetic environment for them.
  • Complete an array of administrative tasks to help medical clinics and offices run more smoothly.
  • Work with doctors and other medical professionals, rising to the challenges associated with this important healthcare role.

Throughout your coursework and training, you will develop your medical assisting skills and learn more about the career paths available within healthcare.

Kandice M.

Medical Assisting Program Graduate

"Fortis has allowed me to show my children that they can do whatever they put their minds to."

Begin Your Training at Our Cuyahoga Falls Medical Assisting Program

Fortis is proud to be the biggest university in the city of Cuyahoga Falls. We are honored to make an impact on the local community by preparing residents for long-term careers in high-growth fields such as healthcare. Through our Cuyahoga Falls Medical Assisting Program, you can take on a more active role in the health of your community by training to become an entry-level medical assistant.

As the second largest city in Summit County, Cuyahoga Falls is a great place to launch your healthcare career. The city boasts a young population, with recent data indicating that the median age of Cuyahoga Falls was 38.5. Additionally, nearly 14% of the population is between ages 5 and 17, making pediatrics a potential specialty for anyone studying medicine.

Cleveland Clinic is the city’s largest employer. Other healthcare facilities in need of trained medical assistants include the Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital and Unity Health Network.

Here in Cuyahoga Falls, you will find a charming downtown area that is worth exploring. You may also be able to take advantage of Fortis’s close proximity to the scenic Cuyahoga River or any number of the city’s public parks. 

Hiring opportunities for our Cuyahoga Falls Medical Assisting Program graduates may include:

  • Hospitals such as Cleveland Clinic or Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital 
  • Private physician offices
  • Inpatient and outpatient facilities
  • Nursing and residential care facilities

Through your Medical Assisting Training in Cuyahoga Falls, you will gain the necessary skills to find entry-level employment as a medical assistant in a hospital, medical office, or care facility. Additionally, we offer career services as part of our commitment to prepare our students for stable, meaningful careers and help them plan for the future. 

Get to Know Kandice M., a Cuyahoga Falls Medical Assisting School Graduate

Come explore Fortis’ Medical Assistant School in Cuyahoga Falls, OH

A short 6-mile drive from Akron, our Cuyahoga Falls campus is situated in Summit County.

From Akron: Use OH-59 E/OH-8N before exiting onto Front Street in Cuyahoga Falls toward Stow. Use Hudson Drive to reach Bailey Road.

From Cleveland: Use I-77 S and merge onto I-480 E toward Youngstown/I-271 S. Take OH-8 toward Boston Heights/Akron. Exit onto 2nd Street and travel to Bailey Road.

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.