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What is Anatomy and Physiology?

If you want to have a career in healthcare, it is important that you know about the human body, including learning about anatomy and physiology. If you seek employment in healthcare, particularly as a medical assistant or a pharmacy technician, you need to have a firm grasp of the body’s structure and how it works in order to […]

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Why Medical Terminology is Important

Medical terminology is used every day throughout the healthcare industry by doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and medical assistants. It is also used by billing specialists and medical coders as well as insurance companies to document conditions, process claims, and enable patients to apply for their insurance coverage. Healthcare terminology is important for three key reasons: First, […]

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What is a Hybrid Class?

What is a hybrid class? This is a question that may arise if you’ve ever looked to pursue further education about a particular topic. It’s also a term you may have come across while exploring training programs for a new career path. Understanding what a hybrid class is and how it works is integral if […]

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Is CPR a Professional Certification?

Knowing basic CPR can help you save a life. But what is it and how do you learn it? Let’s take a look at the process to get CPR certification. CPR is Important Consider this situation: You’re enjoying an ecstatic basketball game with friends from the neighborhood. All of a sudden, one of your buddies […]

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Do Hospitals Hire Medical Assistants?

Careers in healthcare are always in great demand. Considered front-line workers, those with jobs in the medical field are essential employees. Pharmacy technicians, medical billers and coders, and medical office specialists can all find employment in hospitals. But, what about medical assistants? Can medical assistants work in hospitals or are they limited to offices and […]

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How Electronic Health Records Work

The healthcare field is constantly evolving, and so are the methods that are used to manage patients’ medical records, like electronic health records. Many medical practices have moved from paper records to electronic health records. These provide a more efficient alternative for keeping track of information. At Southern Career Institute, we are proud to offer […]

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How to be Successful in Online Learning

By becoming successful in online learning, you are getting an efficient world-conquering tool. With information being the most valuable commodity, the ability to receive it anytime and anywhere is priceless. While e-learning is highly convenient, it requires developing successful online learning strategies. Without a smart approach to time-management, organization, and logistics, it’s easy to get swayed […]

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[QUIZ]: Which Cosmetology Job is Right for You?

[QUIZ]: Which Cosmetology Job is Right for You? Check it out!

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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day at Home 2020

The month of May is here, which means it’s almost time to celebrate Mother’s Day. During most years, that would inspire people to book reservations at restaurants or plan other types of outings meant to show their Moms how special they are to them. But, 2020 has been a challenging year in which everyone’s been […]

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Can Medical Assistants do EKGs?

Are you looking for a career as a medical assistant? Well, here’s what you need to know about medical assistants and EKGs. If you’ve ever wanted to pursue the profession of medical assistant,  you may have wondered to yourself, “Can medical assistants do EKGs?” Before answering that question, however, it’s important to understand what an EKG […]

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MyCAA-Approved Online Programs in Texas

If you need financial assistance to complete your education there are many resources available. One avenue to explore is the MyCAA approved online programs such as MyCAA Scholarship Program. MyCAA is a government-funded program that offers grants to the spouses of active-duty military service members for their education.  In Texas, there are many MyCAA-approved online education programs […]

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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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10 Tips on How to Stay Positive When You’re Stressed

Our SCI family understands that  it can be difficult to stay positive when life becomes stressful. Beating stress with positivity is key to your success in continuing your education.  When life knocks us down, we can become frustrated and distracted or we can choose to become focused and determined to succeed. In a nutshell, if […]

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Jobs In The Medical Field That Pay Well

If you’ve ever looked into pursuing jobs in the medical field, you’d understandably be interested in how much they pay. Whether you’re a general physician, mental health practitioner, physical therapist or another type of medical professional, chances are high that it’s a high-paying job. But, if you’re interested in starting a career in healthcare in […]

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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.”


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.”


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.”


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.”


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.”


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.”


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.”


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.”


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.”


Crystal H.
Business Accounting

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