Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What can I expect to gain from Southern Careers Institute?

A: SCI provides the training a student needs for entry-level employment in their chosen field of study. Whether it is the medical assistant program, medical billing and coding specialist program, pharmacy technician program, business accounting specialist program, HVAC program, or any other educational program available.

  • Q: I have not been in school for a long time, and I am not sure I could handle the training.

A: SCI provides our students with specialized attention! We have had many students that have been out of the school for a while. At SCI, we strive to provide students in this scenario with an encouraging atmosphere in an effort to help them feel comfortable re-entering an educational environment and the support they need to readjust.

  • Q: I don’t know if I can afford training, is there Financial Aid?

A: As an accredited school, we participate in many financial aid programs. Our financial aid officers will explain the process to you and answer all of your questions.

  • Q: How can I qualify for Financial Aid?

A: We have experienced financial aid officers at each campus ready to help you with all your needs. Upon your personal interview, a financial aid officer can determine which financial aid programs you qualify for.

  • Q: How can I obtain more information?

A: Click here or call 844-783-6569 today to speak with one of our admissions representatives, who will be happy to schedule an appointment to answer all of your questions.

  • Q: Is Southern Careers Institute an accredited school?

A: Yes. Southern Careers Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Council on Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350 (770) 396-3898 or (800) 917-2081

  • Q: Does SCI offer classes in any other language than English?

A: Our students must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. At this time, programs are not offered in any language other than English.

  • Q: Does SCI accept credits from another school?

A: If you are a student transferring from another school, you must provide a transcript and detailed course descriptions for review prior to starting school. By providing an option to transfer past experience, our students may be able to reduce the costs and length of program completion, within the guidelines of state and federal law.  Please be advised that the acceptance of credits from another school/state board is at the sole discretion of Southern Careers Institute.

  • Q: How long does it take to complete the courses at SCI?

A: Course completion varies by program. Most programs can be completed in less than 12 months.