With employer-tailored programs designed to make you the most marketable in your chosen industry, SCI is determined to help you find long-term success.
Our purpose is to close the talent skills gap by elevating human capital and empowering individuals in high-demand careers while adhering to the highest education and business standards.
Of all the ways we help our students build successful lives, SCI is most proud of making each individual student more marketable in their field.
Southern Careers Institute has developed a laser focus on making our students more marketable with customized and employer-tailored programs.
We call our approach The SCI Edge, and it makes our students as competitive as those of any accredited colleges or technical schools in Texas.
Increasing the demand for our graduates and ensuring their long-term success revolves around three key elements.
1. Preparing for National or State-Recognized Certifications
Every program at SCI focuses on preparing students with career training that will help them become eligible to earn multiple certifications and stand out when compared to graduates of other accredited colleges.
2. Career Skills Badges
Every program gives our students the opportunity to earn a variety of career skills with electronic badges that serve as credentials that our employer partners recognize and value.
3. SCI Connect
Our SCI Connect online platform matches our students to our employer network needs, and employers now have access to the verifiable skills badges and credentials in one location. Our platform gives every student an electronic profile that our career services team uses to market the student’s verifiable skills badges and certifications to the SCI employer network. The goal is to provide the connection with employers to help them stand above the crowd of graduates from other accredited technical schools.
Responses From Our Employers & Graduates
The SCI Edge and our focus on continuous improvement for a variety of career fields is how we fulfill our mission to ensure the long-term success of our students by delivering employer-tailored programs that result in an increasing demand for Southern Careers Institute graduates. Our unique model of career training based on employer demands for specific verifiable career skills and recognized credentials has generated amazing responses from employers who’ve hired our graduates. It’s our goal to ensure this connection to our local employer needs and our student goals generate the most marketable student in today’s competitive job market.
Since opening its doors in 1960, Southern Careers Institute (SCI) has expanded its facilities to include eight campuses located in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio, and Waco, as well as Online courses.
We have offered medical and business programs since 1992, and in 1994 the pharmacy technician program was introduced. Today, SCI offers a variety of programs in the fields of medical, pharmacy, business, technology, and skilled trades such as Automotive, HVAC, and Welding. We are extraordinarily proud of how SCI has grown and helped to enhance our Texas communities.
At Southern Careers Institute, you’ll be welcomed into the SCI family by caring instructors, supportive staff members, and students who are motivated just like you.
Our number one priority is how your education can build your future. With campus locations throughout Texas, you’re sure to find a campus that’s convenient for you. Our admissions staff is trained to help you find a program that matches your interests; the student education team is set up to assist you as you progress through training; and the career services team will help match your skills with employers’ needs after graduation. We’re here for your success.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Southern Careers Institute is authorized to grant associate degrees, grant credits toward degrees, and to use certain protected academic terms at the Austin, Texas campus by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 East Anderson Lane Austin, TX (512)427-6200
Council on Occupational Education
The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE) has been the accrediting body of Southern Careers Institute for over 25 years.
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite #325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Phone (770) 396-3898
Toll Free (800) 917-2081
PUBLIC NOTICE FOR APPROPRIATE NEWSPAPERS AND MEDIA SERVICES:
Southern Careers Institute is applying for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Any persons wishing to make comments should write to: Executive Director; Commission of the Council on Occupational Education; 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300, Suite 325; Atlanta GA 30350. Or submit comments via the Council website (www.council.org). Persons making comments must provide their names and mailing addresses.
Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges
Southern Careers Institute locations are also approved by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).
101 East 15th Street, Rm. 226T
Austin, Texas 78778
Phone (512) 936-3100
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