SCI PharrSouthern Careers institute Pharr:SCI Texas Trade and Vocational School

address1500 North Jackson Road
Pharr, TX 78577
SCI's Pharr campus offers training in accounting, medical, tech & trades such as Welding, Medical Assistant, Medical Billing & Coding, CNA, Pharmacy Technician, & Business Accounting.
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Southern Careers Institute’s College in Pharr, Texas is located in Hidalgo County, which is one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States.

This campus blends its diverse culture with hands-on career training to provide students with a supportive, family-like learning environment. The SCI campus is conveniently located on North Jackson road – just minutes from McAllen, Texas.

Our Pharr campus offers programs in the business, medical technology, and skill trade career fields, such as: administrative assistant, automotive service technician, business accounting specialist, computer support specialist, medical assistant, medical billing and coding specialist, medical office specialist, pharmacy technician, and welding. Our school in Pharr, Texas is a branch of Southern Careers Institute in Austin.

Learn More About Campus Life

We truly believe the best way to learn about the Southern Careers Institute experience is to hear from students, like you, who studied at our Pharr campus.

SCI Pharr Campus Reviews

Pharr Virtual Campus Tour

If you can’t join us in person, you can check out our online virtual tour of the Pharr campus. Experience a little bit of what SCI is all about!

Check out our Pharr virtual campus tour, below! 

Pharr Career Services

Our career services team at our Pharr Campus has tools and resources necessary to guide you through job search and skills development after graduation.

A great benefit of being an SCI student is our SCI Connect Platform, check it out!

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Through our employer network, we are able to link our graduates to suitable employers directly.

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We work with graduates to have a better understanding of their career goals and match them to the right employer

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Job market training including interview prep, resume preparation, mastering soft skills, and proven job search methods. 

Pharr Campus programs and services provide students with enhanced work readiness preparation and the ability to begin a career in an entry-level position! 

Pharr Student Services

At SCI Pharr, we understand the difficulty of getting into a career without the right job training. This is exactly why our Pharr campus provides students with employer-tailored courses and training programs.

SCI programs are among the best in Texas. Vocational programs are structured to make your transition from school to employment simple.


Students can receive tutoring sessions at no cost. Sessions are simply coordinated by our staff and instructors. 

Test Preparation

Get hands-on assistance and training to help prepare you for important tests and exams.

Academic Advising

Academic advisors direct and assist the students from the beginning through graduation. 

Student Activities

Student activities are planned to help students grow as individuals and be apart of our motivated SCI community.

Community Services

SCI Community services open opportunities and doors for education, personal growth, and enriching one’s life.

Page updated on May 26, 2020

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What SCI Students Are Saying

"Just finished school for welding. Had the best experience with Southern Careers Institute, and had a lot of fun with my buddies. Already working at SpaceX. SCI is the place to be guys! Don't wait any longer, sign up!”


Enrique H.

"I recently achieved my dream of becoming a CDL driver, passing my CDL exams at our local DMV in Edinburg. Mr. Gonzalez was such a great instructor, even though it was raining I passed with flying colors!”


Juan L.
Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator

“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.

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