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Accredited Online Medical Schools

Online training courses offer you the flexibility of attending class and completing assignments when it's convenient for you. You can easily earn a degree while working at your current job, taking care of your family or fulfilling other commitments. While the convenience of an online education can't be beat, it's very important to make sure you enroll in a legitimate school. One key aspect to look for is accreditation. Schools that are accredited by state or federal agencies prove that the offered curricula is approved and complete. In Texas, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) was developed to maintain high standards of quality for educational institutions. Read more...

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Online Medical Billing and Coding Productivity

When it comes to improving student productivity, online education is a paradox. By offering more flexible class schedules and study tools, medical billing and coding schools online let students incorporate school work into their daily schedules, helping them accomplish more. At the same time, there is no way to access online programs without connecting to the Internet and its abundant distractions. To prepare for these distractions and maximize productivity, make sure to: Read more...

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Accredited Online Medical Billing and Coding Schools with Financial Aid

With an aging population and longer life spans, more people than ever are requiring medical treatment. This means that the medical industry is always on the lookout for qualified professionals, and that includes medical billers and coders. Given that the projected growth for this industry, according to the United states Bureau of Labor Statistics, is expected to increase by a whopping 22% through to 2022, becoming a part of this industry is a great career choice. Returning to school to become a medical biller and coder is a wise investment for your future. The issue arises in the cost of tuition and related fees – can you afford to return to school? A number of colleges, such as Southern Careers Institute, offer online programs that allow you the flexibility to learn on your schedule and without commuting costs or needing to forego current employment to attend. However, that may not be enough to address financial concerns. Read more...

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Advantages of Online Medical Billing and Coding Schools

With a good salary, a 22% 10-year job growth rate, and a variety of opportunities for advancement, medical billing and coding will provide promising careers to hundreds of thousand of Americans in the coming decades. If you decide to pursue this career, it's important to consider all of your options for training. Billing and coding students have traditionally relied on in-classroom instruction, but many are now turning to online education. Medical billing and coding online schools provide a variety of advantages compared to traditional education, including:   Read more...

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Online Medical Billing and Coding Schools or Online Courses

When researching online medical billing and coding schools, one of the first things you’ll notice is that some require payment (offered through accredited schools), whereas others are free Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Initially, it may seem appealing to opt for the MOOC, but it is important to remember that free always comes at a cost. Here are the main points of comparison for the two options. Level of Difficulty MOOCs are often simplified versions of the actual courses offered by trade schools and colleges. In these cases, the fact that they are easier to pass is actually a disadvantage — although you may be able to graduate from a program without difficulty, you will lack some of the essential skills and knowledge that jobs require. 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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