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College Profile: Fortis College-Largo

 
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6565 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL
33771
7275315-900-3411 (general)
727-531-5900 (financial aid)
727-531-5900 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The mission of Central Florida College is to provide high-quality programs of study to a diverse student population. It is the goal of Central Florida College to provide a learning environment that inspires all students to realize their full potential.


General Information
Other Names
Type Private for-profit, 2-year
Control Private for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Other academic year
Title IV Eligibility Not currently participating in Title IV, has an OPE ID number
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes 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: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

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

Fortis College-Largo 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
245 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 degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes 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
Aesthetics Skincare - Diploma (Diploma Program)
The Aesthetics Skincare program provides students training in the traditional holistic approach to skin care and includes additional training in the areas of make up and color analysis, mask and spa therapies, hair removal, enzyme treatments, pressure points massage, body wrapping, Microdermabrasion and hot stone treatments. Students are introduced to medical pharmaceutical product protocols and will learn the principles of effective retailing and general business development as it relates to the practice of the skincare professional. Graduates from the program will demonstrate a basic and advanced understanding of the structure and function of the skin and how to apply skin care treatments through the effective utilization of product and equipment protocols. The Aesthetics Skincare Program prepares students for registration in the state of Florida as a registered facial specialist and certification in body wrapping. The registered graduate is qualified for entry-level employment as a registered facial specialist with training critical for employment opportunities in resort spas and medical facilities. The graduate can demonstrate communication and employability skills and can apply professional and appropriate ethics to all areas of the job.
Cosmetology - Diploma (Diploma Program)
Students in the Cosmetology program are trained to provide personal services to clientele relating to good grooming. These services include hair cutting, shampooing and rinses, hair arranging, hair coloring, chemical waving and relaxing, hair removal, manicuring and pedicuring, facials, make-up, scalp and hair treatments, and wigs. Students in the Cosmetology program are trained in the basic skills needed to meet the competencies for the examination required by the Florida State Board of Cosmetology. Students will perform services in the salon clinic and in the classroom on mannequins. After a Cosmetology graduate passes the State examination, a license is received and the graduate is then available for entry-level employment in a salon in a cosmetology related position. The student becomes familiar with business and sales principles, professional ethics and psychology. Students study the Florida State laws governing the practice of cosmetology. Students become familiar with job seeking skills to prepare them for entry into the cosmetology profession.
Health Information Technology (Medical Coding) - Associate (Associate Degree)
Students are prepared to apply for entry-level employment as Medical Information Coders, Medical Insurance Specialists, Medical Information Specialists, Medical Administrative Assistants, Medical Insurance processors, and other Medical administrative positions. Students are trained to professionally perform office clerical/administrative duties, use coding systems to classify medical data, use computer based medical management software and industry wide recognized word processing software, work with third-party payers, use uniform billing practices, abstract data and code both concurrently and retrospectively with the patients care. On the job observation and training is gained through a 120-hour externship. Graduates are prepared to sit for the Certified Procedural Coder Certification exam offered by the American Academy of Procedural Coders. With a passing score on the exam, a student is awarded a Certified Procedural Coder Apprenticeship Certificate. Associate of Science Degree participants take general and related education courses. Completion of these courses allows the graduate to apply advanced decision-making, communications, and management skills in various capacities as a Health Information Technology graduate. The graduate can demonstrate various employability skills and can apply appropriate medical ethics to all areas of the job.
Medical Assisting - Associate (Associate Degree)
The Medical Assistant, a vital member of the health care team, is expected to perform clinical and administrative duties in a medical office. At Central Florida College, theory and practical training prepare the program graduate to apply for entry-level medical assistant positions. The medical assistant is trained to carry out clinical procedures such as vital signs, routine office-lab procedures, basic office diagnostic procedures, EKG, preparing the patient for physical exams and assisting the physician with those exams and to apply health-illness-health concepts. The medical assistant may help the physician with minor surgical procedures and can use proper aseptic techniques. The medical assistant can demonstrate knowledge of pharmaceutical procedures, medication administration, medical terminology, and familiarity with applicable OSHA regulations. The medical assistant is expected to effectively handle administrative office procedures including typing, computer operation, transcription, filing, billing, scheduling, and insurance claims. Associate of Science Degree participants take general and related education courses. Completion of these courses allows the graduate to apply advanced decision-making, communications, and management skills in various capacities as a Medical Assistant. The graduate can demonstrate various employability skills and can apply appropriate medical ethics to all areas of the job.
Medical Assisting - Diploma (Diploma Program)
The Medical Assistant, a vital member of the health care team, is expected to perform clinical and administrative duties in a medical office. At Central Florida College, theory and practical training prepare the program graduate to apply for entry-level medical assistant positions. The medical assistant is trained to carry out clinical procedures such as vital signs, routine office-lab procedures, basic office diagnostic procedures, EKG, preparing the patient for physical exams and assisting the physician with those exams and to apply health-illness-health concepts. The medical assistant may help the physician with minor surgical procedures and can use proper aseptic techniques. The medical assistant can demonstrate knowledge of pharmaceutical procedures, medication administration, medical terminology, and familiarity with applicable OSHA regulations. The medical assistant is expected to effectively handle administrative office procedures including typing, computer operation, transcription, filing, billing, scheduling, and insurance claims. Associate of Science Degree participants take general and related education courses. Completion of these courses allows the graduate to apply advanced decision-making, communications, and management skills in various capacities as a Medical Assistant. The graduate can demonstrate various employability skills and can apply appropriate medical ethics to all areas of the job.

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