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College Profile: Fortis College-Norfolk

 
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Fortis College remains committed to providing quality education and contributing to the prosperity of the community. Fortis College provides quality post-secondary career education to a diverse student population through a variety of degree and diploma programs. It is the mission of Fortis College to provide a learning environment that encourages its students to realize their full potential.
 
6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
Norfolk, VA
23502-4101
7574995-447-1344 (general)
757-499-5447 (financial aid)
757-499-5447 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The mission of Landmark Education Services, Inc. (LES) is to provide students the opportunity to Create a Better Life through education. Our commitment to this mission is reflected in our focus on providing career training opportunities through concentrated programs of study that prepare graduates for entry-level positions in high-growth fields.


General Information
Other Names Virginia Career Institute
Type Private for-profit, 2-year
Control Private for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Calendar System Other academic year
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesNo Academic/career counseling service
No Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Fortis College-Norfolk Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
523 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeYes Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

Degrees and Certifications
Court Reporter (Certificate Program)
This program is designed to prepare the graduate to work as a court reporter and to become certified in the profession. It offers a complete but streamlined academic curriculum, providing a sound theory background and machine shorthand speeds up to 225 words per minute, incorporating all of the basics necessary for quality reporting. The Court Reporting program follows the standards prescribed by the National Court Reporters Association.
Massage Therapy (Certificate Program)
The design of this program provides the student with the basic understanding of the fundamentals of massage. Through lecture and hands-on instruction in Swedish techniques, pathology, anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology, the student is prepared to successfully enter the massage industry. The program also provides information in various additional techniques currently practiced in massage therapy clinics. At the end of this program, students are prepared to sit for the national certification examination.
Medical Assistant (Certificate Program)
This program provides the student with the knowledge, skills, and techniques needed to function in the medical office or clinic setting. Students are trained in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and administrative functions. The clinical courses prepare the student for medication administration, assisting techniques, and routine lab procedures. Graduates are qualified to work in entry level positions in medical office settings performing administrative and/or clinical duties. Prior to graduating from this program, students are required to perform four weeks of externship in a medical office or clinic as a medical assistant in training.
Medical Office Specialist (Certificate Program)
This program is designed to prepare the graduate for employment as a Medical Office Specialist. Graduates of this program gain skills which allow them to perform administrative tasks such as: keyboarding, word processing, medical billing and coding, medical claims processing and examination, hospital billing, collections and follow-up on delinquent claims process. The program also develops a familiarity with appropriate reports such as triage, operative and medical, in-patient accounting procedures, general office procedures and offers a career-preparatory externship working in a medical facility.
Medical Office Specialist (Certificate Program)
This program is designed to prepare the graduate for employment as a Medical Office Specialist. Graduates of this program gain skills which allow them to perform administrative tasks such as: keyboarding, word processing, medical billing and coding, medical claims processing and examination, hospital billing, collections and follow-up on delinquent claims process. The program also develops a familiarity with appropriate reports such as triage, operative and medical, in-patient accounting procedures, general office procedures and offers a career-preparatory externship working in a medical facility.
Practical Nursing (Certificate Program)
The Practical Nursing program provides the theory, laboratory and clinical experiences to prepare the student for an entry-level position in Practical Nursing. Nursing theory guides clinical practice. The clinical portion of the program provides students with hands-on experience; providing nursing care to patients of all ages, ethnic and cultural groups, and stages of wellness/illness in hospitals and other health care agencies affiliated with Virginia School of Technology. In addition, the clinical atmosphere will enable the student to observe first-hand the behaviors that are crucial to employability in those agencies.

All Academic Programs
 
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