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Your neighborhood Fortis Institute in Wayne, NJ

Offering Medical, Dental and Skilled Trades education programs.

Fortis Institute in Wayne
201 Willowbrook Blvd Wayne, NJ 07470 (973) 837-1818
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  • Training Programs in Wayne, NJ

    The FORTIS Institute in Wayne, NJ offers career education and training to people in northern New Jersey interested in healthcare, medical and skilled trades career fields.  If you live in New Jersey and want to begin a new career in the medical field or if you want additional skills to advance in your current profession, then you should consider FORTIS Institute.

    Our FORTIS Institute campus was known locally for years as Berdan Institute.  Berdan always had a great reputation with employers and community partners in northern New Jersey for graduating students with solid skills and reliable work habits.  All our people at FORTIS Institute Wayne are working hard to meet and exceed those standards.

    FORTIS is institutionally accredited by ABHES and offers a wide range of programs including Medical Assisting and Medical Billing and Coding.  So if you are looking for a medical assistant program in NJ, let Fortis prepare you for a great career in healthcare.  You can choose either of these programs and the experienced instructors at FORTIS will prepare you with the skills for a variety of entry-level positions in the allied health field.

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks dental assistant among the fastest growing occupations nationally from now through the next 10 years.  The dental career field is found rewarding by many, so act today to schedule a campus visit to learn more about the Dental Assisting I program from FORTIS Institute in Wayne, NJ.

    The Lab Technician program at FORTIS Institute can prepare you for a variety of entry-level positions from research assistant to lab technician to bio-technician and more.  The New Jersey economy relies heavily on pharmaceutical and biotech companies for growth and jobs.  These companies in turn require skilled entry-level people to contribute to their success and that of the community as a whole. Enroll today in the in Lab Technician program at FORTIS Institute and start your career in biotechnology. You can discover your true potential with career training in the Lab Technician program at Fortis Institute in Wayne, NJ.  Click here to watch a short video.

    When Berdan Institute joined the national network of FORTIS Colleges and Institutes, FORTIS added educational programs in the Skilled Trades.  The residential and commercial buildings of northern New Jersey all require HVAC repair and service at one time or another.  The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program at FORTIS Institute will train you to maintain and service today's heating and cooling systems.  Those who install and troubleshoot heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems are called HVAC Technicians or HVAC Installers.  Let FORTIS train you to join them in the HVAC industry!

    The Electrical Systems Technician program at FORTIS Institute trains students to service and repair a wide variety of low voltage electrical applications including home theater systems, security and alarm systems, home audio, video and fiber cabling, home computer networks, and cable and wireless applications.  Call FORTIS today for more information on a career field in low voltage electrical systems. Our Wayne, NJ campus is just a short drive from Elizabeth, Union City & Clifton.

    At FORTIS Institute in Wayne, NJ, our hands-on instruction and experienced faculty can help prepare you for future career opportunities, as well as help you think critically and foster professional and personal growth. Our school can provide you -- and the people of New Jersey -- the education and the real-world experience needed to find success in your career.


    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 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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    Campus Location

    Located just minutes from the Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop, our Wayne, NJ campus is also just a short drive from Elizabeth, Union City & Clifton.

    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.