To serve with excellence the needs of our community and the needs of our graduates by matching skills.
||Fortis Institute - Towson|
||Private for-profit, less-than 2-year|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
College Student Services Offered
||Academic/career counseling service|
||Employment services for students||Yes
||Placement services for completers|
||On-campus day care for students' children||
College Special Learning Opportunities
||Distance learning opportunities|
||ROTC: Air Force||
Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Fortis Institute-Towson Website
Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
|Open admission policy
|Admission test scores
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Applicants (most recent fall period)
Admissions (most recent fall period)
Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
SAT Percentile Scores
ACT Percentile Scores
Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
College Levels Offered
||Less than one year certificate||Yes
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
Degrees and Certifications
Massage Therapy - Towson (Certificate Program)
The stress of everyday life can be very hard on a person?s body, leaving them sore, aching and exhausted. As a student in Medix School?s Massage Therapy program, you will be trained to ease those pains, help relieve stress, and provide a feeling of well-being to your clients.
Medical Assistant (Certificate Program)
Employment of medical assistants is expected to grow much faster than average for all occupations through the year 2010 as the health services industry expands as a result of technological advances in medicine, and a growing and aging population. It is one of the fastest-growing occupations. The objective of the Medical Assistant program is to train students to acquire satisfactory skills and demonstrate competency in a variety of medical office procedures and laboratory techniques under the direct supervision of a physician. The medical procedures and lab techniques include injections, EKGs, vital signs, urinalysis, phlebotomy, assisting in minor surgery and emergency situations. Front office skills include patient data collection, scheduling patients, answering phone inquiries, insurance claims processing, bookkeeping, billing/collection, keyboarding, transcription, word processing and computer billing. These skills are evaluated utilizing error control and speed-building reviews. This skill and knowledge enhancement will enable the graduate, upon completion of required coursework, to further develop his or her career as a medical assistant through an externship in a clinic, laboratory, physician's office or hospital. Upon satisfactory completion of the training, students will be qualified to assume entry-level positions as medical assistants performing the medical procedures, lab techniques and front office duties described above. They will understand the use of Universal Precautions, OSHA Regulations, HIPAA Requirements, Confidentiality, and the Legal Aspects of the Allied Health environment.
Medical Office Assistant (Certificate Program)
The Objective of the Medical Office Administration Program is to train students to acquire satisfactory skills and demonstrate competence in a variety of medical/dental office administration procedures and the skills necessary for entry level employment as a medical/dental insurance claims processor. The medical/dental office administration skills include: bookkeeping, billing and collection, records management, patient data collection, typing, transcription, word processing, appointment scheduling, written correspondence and telephone techniques. Claims processors perform benefit calculations necessary to adjudicate claims for employee benefit plans. Upon satisfactory completion of the training, students will be qualified to assume entry-level positions as a medical/dental office assistant, medical secretary, medical biller/collector, and insurance claims processor performing the medical/dental office duties described above.
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