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Become The Best Pharmacy Technician in 12 Months

Everyone will ask themselves at some point Am I doing the best I can? and Am I living up to my potential? These thoughts plague us every once in a while, and the best thing you can do is look at yourself and honestly answer these questions. If you're considering becoming a pharmacy technician, or you're currently studying and you're asking Am I going to be the best pharmacy technician I can be? and How do I become the great pharmacy technician I know I can be? you should read on to find out the answer to these questions and more. Read more...

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Medical Billing Online

You may have heard a lot about medical billing and coding. With an aging population, technological advances in medicine and health technology, as well as the complexity of the healthcare reimbursement process, the need for medical billers and coders is rising quickly. Perhaps you have searched through the want ads and noticed many opportunities for medical billers and coders. Maybe you are considering pursuing the necessary education for this thriving career. Fortunately, you have options about how you want to obtain your education, and one of those is through a medical billing online program. Read more...

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Cosmetology School in Brownsville

Cosmetology: A Career on the Move With so many industries on the decline, wouldn’t it be great to find a career that is doing the exact opposite? There is: cosmetology. Cosmetology is the study and application of beauty techniques, and can include hair styling, nail care, and skin treatments. Did you know that with over 1.7 million salon employees, there are more of them than there are lawyers? What’s great about this field is that a cosmetologist has options. You can be a hair stylist, manicurist, esthetician, product demonstrator or salesperson, or even a salon owner. According to the 2007 Job Demand in the Cosmetology Industry report by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS), some actual figures surrounding cosmetology are as follows: Read more...

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Accredited Online Medical Schools

Online training courses offer you the flexibility of attending class and completing assignments when it's convenient for you. You can easily earn a degree while working at your current job, taking care of your family or fulfilling other commitments. While the convenience of an online education can't be beat, it's very important to make sure you enroll in a legitimate school. One key aspect to look for is accreditation. Schools that are accredited by state or federal agencies prove that the offered curricula is approved and complete. In Texas, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) was developed to maintain high standards of quality for educational institutions. Read more...

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Online Medical Coder Training

Given that the American population is aging, entering the healthcare field is a good career path. If you have been thinking of how to become a medical coder online, your prospects are even better – the growth rate for this work is expected to increase at 22% through to 2022, according to the United States Bureau of Statistics. You can earn your medical billing and coding certificate at any number of vocational schools. However, post-secondary education is never cheap, and depending on your program and personal situation, it can be difficult to afford. Fortunately, there are ways you can become a medical biller and coder on a budget.   Read more...

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Free Medical Billing Training

The idea of free medical billing training is instantly appealing, especially to students on a budget who want to enter a lucrative and interesting career in health care. However, whereas it is relatively easy to find free education, this does not necessarily make free courses a good idea. If you decide to take the free route, you will face a number of disadvantages that can severely hurt your chances of securing a job. Here are a few examples of what you will miss out on. Read more...

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Medical Record Retrieval Specialist

If you're interested in starting a career in the medical field, you've likely done some research and come across a number of different educational and training opportunities. There are indeed a large selection of choices available to be made by you when deciding which medical career path you want to take, including Medical Record Retrieval Specialist, Medical Office Assistant, and Medical Billing & Coding Specialist. Here you will find a brief guide to why the choice to study for Medical Record Retrieval Specialist certification may not the best decision to make. It may suit some, but there are a number of better options out there for you should you be planning to enter the medical field to grow and develop your professional opportunities.  Read more...

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What SCI Students Are Saying

“I made a complete career change when I started my training at Southern Careers Institute. I needed a stable career to continue providing for my growing family. SCI provided me with the medical terminology and know how that I needed to understand and acquire a career in the medical field. SCI taught me that it doesn’t matter where you are in life right now; you always have room to advance and learn.”

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Denise S.
Medical Assistant

“I am extremely grateful for the assistance I received from SCI’s Career Services team. I enjoy where I work and what I do. SCI has helped me succeed in life by getting me the necessary education and by making me a stronger and more confident person.”

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Raquel S.

“Once I graduated from SCI, I had a sense of accomplishment that helped me through the job search process. SCI provided me with the opportunity to brush up on my skills, extend my accounting knowledge, and they boosted my self-confidence. I went to work two days after my last day of school.”

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Annette D.
Business Accounting

“When my youngest child graduated from high school, I told my husband that it was my time. I went back to school to change careers after spending 37 years in the business field. At SCI, the instructors are professional, and they care about what they are teaching you, as well as expect you to give 100% in return. I had problems understanding how to draw in syringes and give injections. I requested extra help from a knowledgeable instructor, and I was able to receive one-on-one training. Today, I draw injections for approximately 100 patients each week. I am very confident in what I’ve learned. SCI has given me the chance to do what I always wanted to do. Thank you for my education. I am doing wonderful.”

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Bonnie M
Medical Assistant

“I am now a certified Lab Tech. SCI helped me get an externship, and I came out with a job. After my little sister had cancer, I knew I wanted a career in the medical field that allowed me to help others. I am happy about what I do.”

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Sidney B
Medical Assistant

“The best place ever!! Ms.Tonia rocks she is the best teacher… I love going to school my time there is amazing.”

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Andrea Garcia

“Southern Careers went beyond my expectations. Very impressed. The assistance I got from Career Services is truly amazing. They really went out of their way to get me placed. They really care and I am grateful to all of them.”

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Olga C.

“Southern Careers Institute totally surpassed my expectations. Once I finished school, the Career Services team helped me find a job. I would tell anyone thinking about starting career training that you have nothing to lose and a lot to gain. I wish I would have started my training sooner.”

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Valerie D.

“I am very happy with where I am and where I’m going. Through high school, I struggled with math. When I came to SCI, I enrolled in the Business Accounting Specialist program to see if I could do it. SCI provided me with the accounting skills I needed to help me find a career. Now, I have an amazing career and room to grow in the company.”

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Crystal H.
Business Accounting

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