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Accredited Texas Medical Assisting Schools

Medical assistants are invaluable to modern healthcare. With rising costs and shrinking benefits, hospitals and clinics must have specialists who can quickly attend to and dismiss patients. Medical assistants thus enjoy steady work and job security, but only if they have the right training. The following medical assistant schools in Texas are sure to prepare you for a successful career in this field: Read more...

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Medical Coding and Billing Study

Training to become a medical coding and billing specialist is a great opportunity for you to become involved in the legal and financial aspects of the medical field. You will gain invaluable experience working in a medical office, or have the flexibility to do your job from home. Southern Careers Institute can offer you this exceptional opportunity to begin your journey in the medical field and to earn a lasting and rewarding career. SCI offer medical coding and billing training at a number of our campus locations, including Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr and San Antonio. We also offer day and evening classes, and online or on-campus classes, in order to accommodate you and your unique schedule.   Read more...

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Online Medical Billing School

If you've decided to become a medical billing specialist, the next step is to select a training program. Prospective students with limited time and money often prefer online courses to in-class ones, and while this can be an effective form of education, it has its limits. To choose a billing school, assess the merits of:   Read more...

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Medical Assisting Program Questions

  Looking to become a medical assistant? Texas has no shortage of quality medical assisting schools, but never select a course unless you're confident in the person teaching it. Before you choose a course, ask the following questions about its instructor: Read more...

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AC and Refrigeration School

Though once seen as a luxury, air conditioning now falls squarely into the "necessity" category, particularly in hot states like Texas. Consumers no longer tolerate indoor heat, while health authorities caution the public against spending the summer in buildings without climate control. The demand for air conditioning has in turn created a large number of stable, well-paying jobs in HVAC maintenance and repair, which represent a rare silver lining in a tough economy. Consider attending AC and refrigeration school San Antonio if: Read More...

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Choose The Right Cosmetology School in Brownsville

Deciding on a career is not an easy task, but knowing that you want to attend cosmetology school is a great start. But that leads to the next question: which cosmetology Brownsville TX school should you choose? At first, they may all seem the same, and chances are, they all offer similar classes that you will help you achieve your goal. In reality, each program has its own specific curriculum, cosmetology kits, as well as its own instructors. While you won’t know your some aspects, like your classmates, until you start your cosmetology Brownsville TX program, you can compare some features of available programs offered before you enroll, as indicated below. Read more...

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Business Accounting Specialist Program at SCI

Accounting AP AR Training

Texas has various post-secondary schools that offer certificate and degree programs in accounting and/or bookkeeping. Some of these programs offer accounting AP AR training with work placement in Austin TX, which has the following benefits: Read more...

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Business Accounting Specialist Program at SCI

Employers Seeking Accouting Class Graduates

Studying accounting classes San Antonio TX opens a world of possibilities, enabling you to find work as a bookkeeper in a wide range of accounting firms and other businesses. The following is a selection of the kind of companies in San Antonio that hire bookkeepers to give you an idea of the kind of place you may end up working after you graduate.   Read more...

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What is Medical Billing School Like

  There's no doubt that dealing with school on top of everything else you have going on can be a real challenge. You've got a house to run, kids to take care of, schedules to coordinate and on and on. Adding medical billing and coding school to that list can push you toward your breaking point. It's important to remember your ultimate goal: A satisfying, successful career. Hang in there by keeping your eye on the prize Read more...

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Learn As A Medical Assistant

There is so much to be learned from training as a Medical Assistant. If you choose to enroll at one of Texas' premier medical assistant vocational schools your education will be used in a variety of ways throughout your career in the medical field and beyond. You will get to learn how professional health care settings operate, both on the floor and behind-the-scenes. It will also give you the opportunity to truly understand the relationship between patients and health care professionals. There is a wide selection of medical assistant vocational schools to choose from across Texas, all of which are eager to prepare you for your future as a trained and qualified Medical Assistant. Read more...

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Business Accounting Specialist Program at SCI

Finance Questions for Accounting Schools

Finances are one of the biggest concerns for many students when beginning an accounting program in San Antonio. As most people have many of the same queries, this list should answer your most pressing financial questions and help you progress in your search for accounting schools in San Antonio that are right for you.   Read more...

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Pharmacy Tech Schools in Austin

Looking for a career that's challenging, satisfying and will earn you more money than a minimum wage job? A pharmacy technician adds value to any community by assisting the pharmacist, organizing the pharmacy, and helping customers. In fact, if you've never thought about pharmacy tech as a viable career option for yourself, think again. There are a few surprising benefits of attending pharmacy tech schools in austin tx.   Read more...

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What A Billing and Coding Certification Means

As hospitals struggle to deal with rising healthcare costs and benefit cutbacks, many seek to streamline administrative processes. As a billing and coding specialist, you can help hospitals save money and stay in business, but only if you have the proper certification.   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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