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Begin your Dental, Electrical, Welding, Medical or HVAC-R education at FORTIS

Fortis Institute in Birmingham
100 London Parkway, Suite 150 Birmingham, AL 35211 (205) 940-7800
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  • Medical & 阿拉巴马州伯明翰的医疗保健研究所

    If you are looking for a healthcare school in Birmingham, Alabama, consider FORTIS Institute. Formerly the Tri-State Institute, FORTIS provides accredited, 在多个医疗保健领域进行综合教育, as well as other skilled trades. 我们的校园位于伯明翰,交通便利, just a short drive from Hoover, Talladega and Alabaster, allowing you to get your education while meeting family and work responsibilities.

    The data is clear: Healthcare is a growing field that can provide a range of excellent career opportunities. Many healthcare professions will be seeing strong job growth over the next decade, 根据美国劳工统计局的数据. Our country’s aging population, plus an increase in the number of people suffering from chronic diseases, means that there will continue to be a demand for well-trained medical and healthcare workers. FORTIS offers career training programs in several allied health, medical, and dental careers. Whether you are interested in being “hands-on” with patients as a dental hygienist or medical assistant or prefer to work as an office administrator or billing specialist, 我们的课程可以帮助你为入门级工作做好准备.

    Dental hygienists and dental assistants are key members of every dentist’s oral healthcare team. Demand for dental hygienists is projected to grow 19% over the next 10 years. Many hygienists work part-time so this is a very flexible and rewarding career choice.Demand for medical laboratory technicians will grow over the next 10 years as doctors have greater need for lab and blood tests to diagnose and treat illness. In addition, as medical practices continue to grow physicians and hospitals will need to hire more medical assistants, and medical billing coders.

    HVAC, Welding & Electrical Trade Programs

    If the medical field is not for you, FORTIS offers other career training options. In the skilled trades, 对电工和焊工的需求日益增长, as well as heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC) technicians who have completed formal training programs.  Our HVAC, welding and electrical trades diploma programs can help prepare you for entry-level jobs in these trades. Our program includes classroom instruction as well as hands-on training. 你还将学习如何使用基于计算机的诊断程序, 这是许多雇主现在需要的技能.

    Next Steps

    Interested in learning more? Our knowledgeable admission representatives look forward to talking with you. 您可以通过电话、电子邮件或在线聊天与我们联系. We can answer your questions about our programs and help you find the one that best matches your interests, abilities, and career goals. 我们还可以讨论我们的学杂费, 以及那些符合条件的人可以获得的经济援助. Finally, we can arrange for an on-campus visit so that you can see our facilities and meet with our faculty and staff.


    根据美国劳工统计局的数据, healthcare and medical career opportunities are forecast to grow over the next decade, due in part to our aging population and increased need for healthcare. Fortis offers a variety of medical and healthcare training programs to help meet this need.

    The dental assisting and dental training programs at Fortis Colleges and Institutes help students acquire the skills and knowledge they need to demonstrate competency required for relevant licensing and getting started on a new career. Dental assistants and dental hygienists are critical members of the healthcare team and Fortis’s dental training programs can help prepare you for a new career.

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    Licensure and Certification

    The following programs may require licensure or certification to obtain employment. Please find your program of interest to determine if the program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in your state.