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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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How Will You Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in 2020?

Cinco de Mayo is quickly approaching! This holiday is a favorite cultural celebration among many Texans, and the state is usually filled with hundreds of parades, festivals and other events. Like other holidays this spring, it will be a bit quieter this year, but celebrating at home with your family may make embracing your heritage […]

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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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How to Get a Hospital Pharmacy Technician Job

Getting a hospital pharmacy technician job is a great way to begin a rewarding, fulfilling career in a stable field. But how do you get the job itself? Similar to any position, you’ll need to learn how to do the job, along with the terminology and major functions associated with it. You’ll also want to […]

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How to Register as a Pharmacy Technician in Texas

If you’ve ever considered becoming a pharmacy technician in Texas, you may be about to embark on a rewarding, lucrative career. Pharmacy technicians can make a solid salary with a stable position in the pharmaceutical field. But before you start your new career, there are prerequisites you must accomplish to enter the field. These include […]

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How To Choose A Medical Career Path

You may know that you want to work in the medical field, but maybe you’re not sure how to choose a medical career specialty. With so many options, making the right decision can seem difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Look at your strengths, your skills, how much schooling you are interested in, and […]

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How to Get an Entry-Level Hospital Job

Right now, jobs offered in health care are stable and well-paying. Here, we will take a look at the training necessary for you to get an entry-level hospital job. The best way to get an entry-level job at a hospital is to have job-specific training. Southern Careers Institute offers a variety of programs in the medical […]

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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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What is the Description of a Medical Office Job?

Here we will discuss the typical medical office job description. You’ll learn about what being a receptionist entails, potential salary for the job and the training you need to become a medical office specialist in Texas.  Someone who is interested in working in the medical field and likes helping people is the perfect candidate for […]

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Where Can I Learn Business Administration Online?

If you’ve ever asked yourself, “Where can I learn business administration online?” you may interested in be pursuing a career in business administration. Or maybe, your just simply looking to bolster your current business-related efforts with an enhanced skill set. Either way, understanding the principles of business administration and possessing the skills that go into […]

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How Data Science Is Transforming Healthcare

A positive result of all this data being collected is job creation in many fields, including the healthcare, for those who can work with data. Let’s take a look at how data science is transforming healthcare. What is Data Science? To understand how data science is transforming healthcare, we must first understand data science itself. […]

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What Are The Duties Of An Electrical Technician?

Before making a decision to start an electrical career, you should know what the duties of an electrical technician are.  First, if your wondering what type of career this is, you can learn more with the article, what is an electrical technician? Now, you may or may not know that most buildings are equipped with […]

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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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