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Offering medical, dental and healthcare programs as well as skilled trades.

Fortis Institute - Houston North
450 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Suite 200 Houston, TX 77060 (713) 332-0062
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  • Healthcare & Medical Institute in North Houston, TX

    Located just off of Beltway 8, the FORTIS Institute in Houston, TX - North is close to everything in one of the best cities in the state of Texas. FORTIS Institute Houston North provides career education and training to people in the greater Houston area in the healthcare, medical and skilled trades career fields. You can receive your medical training in Houston, Texas, while being able to enjoy everything 'Space City' has to offer your fellow Texans.

    At FORTIS Institute Houston North we offer a Radiologic Technology program for those interested in a career as a rad tech.   Our other programs include Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Sterile Processing Technician and Surgical Technology.  Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks medical assistant among the fastest growing healthcare occupations nationally over the next 10 years.  You can capitalize on the trends in healthcare employment by pursuing your medical education at FORTIS Institute in Houston, TX - North.

    The Radiologic Technology program at Fortis Institute Houston North campus is designed to teach students the skills to secure entry-level employment as a radiologic technologist.  Rad techs are healthcare professionals who specialize in the imaging of human anatomy for the diagnosis and treatment of pathology.  They are employed in medical settings such as hospitals, physicians’ offices, outpatient care centers and more.  The growing size of the older population and the rising prevalence of chronic disease will lead to greater demand for diagnostic procedures. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more radiologic technologists will be needed to perform the imaging exams that are essential for making diagnoses and creating treatment plans.

    If you want a medical career working in hospitals and inpatient clinics working to assist surgeons then train to be a Sterile Processing Technician who is responsible for keeping medical and surgical instruments contaminant-free. A Surgical Technologist is a key member of the operating room team and ST's work alongside surgeons and nurses during surgery as well as during the prep and post-surgery procedures.

    Do you currently have a medical career but want earn your associate degree? The Healthcare Management program at the Fortis Institute Houston campus can teach you the business and healthcare management skills to seek entry-level healthcare management positions. As a degree completion program, Healthcare Management is for those who have completed a diploma program in fields such as Medical Assisting and Dental Assisting who have also worked in the field with practical experience in the healthcare industry. This is a great path to advance your medical career to work in medical health services, administrative services, social and community services, medical offices or clinics, and healthcare marketing and healthcare sales.

    We have a Skilled Trades program at Houston North to prepare students to become an HVAC Technician.  The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration programat FORTIS Institute trains students to install and service heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems.  With an entry-level position as an HVAC Installer or HVAC Mechanic, graduates of this program will be qualified to service and troubleshoot today's complex heating and cooling systems.  With the famous Houston weather, there will always be residential and commercial buildings that will require HVAC service and repair.

    With everything you can learn with a career education from FORTIS Institute in Houston, TX - North, you will be ready to get started in your professional career in your program of interest in less time than you might think.  Get started today.  Call or click for more information to pursue a medical career education in Houston, Texas.

    Our Houston North campus is just a short drive from Atascocita, The Woodlands & Spring.

    FORTIS Institute Houston North was formerly known as MedVance Institute before joining the network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes in 2011.


    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.

    If you enjoy touching people’s lives, making a positive impact on friends and family, love working with your community and those in need - a career in healthcare will surely bring you a great deal of satisfaction. With medical technology programs that span a range of skills, FORTIS can place you on the right path to your perfect career.

    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.

    Welcome to Fortis Institute!

    We try to give our students a little bit of everything.  It gives them an opportunity to go, "Hey, here's what I've learned... I really know what I'm talking about."  That's exciting.

    David Hernandez,

    HVAC Program Lead Instructor

    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.