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Your Fortis Institute in Port St. Lucie, Florida

Launch your career in nursing, medical assisting, dental assisting, or HVAC-R here at FORTIS!

Fortis Institute in Port St. Lucie
9022 South US Highway 1 Port St. Lucie, FL 34952 (772) 221-9799
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  • Medical & Healthcare Institute in Port St. Lucie, FL

    Whether you are starting or changing careers, looking into FORTIS Institute is a smart move. Our healthcare school in Port St. Lucie prepares students for entry-level positions in several different careers and workplace settings.

    Nursing, Medical and Dental Career Field Options

    The statistics are clear: Some of the fastest growing careers are in healthcare. FORTIS nursing, medical, and dental programs at its Port St. Lucie campus allow students to pursue their training while staying close to home.

    FORTIS offers education and training in multiple health care fields, allowing students to pursue a career that is best suited to their interests, abilities, and potential. The classroom hours it takes to complete these programs varies and career options include:


    FORTIS offers a fully accredited associate degree in nursing (ADN) program that prepares students to lead to a career as a registered nurse (RN). Upon graduation, the graduate is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

    Practical Nursing

    There is a growing need for practical nurses in a variety of healthcare settings, including doctor’s offices, clinics, and hospitals. Students in our practical nursing program can complete educational requirements in about a year. Upon graduation, the graduate is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN).

    Dental Assisting

    Research shows that oral health plays a huge role in overall wellness. Dental assistants help run dental offices and assist dentists with providing oral care to patients. This is a great career choice!

    Medical Assisting and Medical Assisting with Basic X-Ray Operation

    Medical assistants perform a variety of tasks, including medical office administration and basic patient care under the supervision of doctors and nurses. US News & World Report recently named medical assisting as one of “The 100 Best Jobs."

    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

    There is always opportunity for those with training in the skilled trades such as HVAC-R. FORTIS also offers a diploma program that can lead to an entry-level career as a HVAC Technician. Our program offers training in computerized diagnostics so that students may be well-prepared to enter this growing field.

    Taking the Next Step

    FORTIS admissions representatives are standing by and eager to talk to you about your career goals. Contact us via online chat, phone or email, and we’ll be glad to answer your questions and set up an on-campus visit.


    In our skilled trade programs, you will learn the knowledge and hands-on skills that will allow you to make a difference doing something you love to do. Our comprehensive skilled trades program curriculum combines traditional classroom instruction with situational and practical learning experiences to prepare students for an entry-level position.

    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.