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Happy National Beautician’s Day!

If you love how your hair looks, thank your beautician. The same goes for your nails, skin, and makeup. Beauticians, also referred to as cosmetologists and hairstylists, help us feel good about ourselves and are an important part of many peoples’ lives. Beauty professionals make up a sizable portion of the workforce in the United […]

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Cardiology Medical Assistant

"Hi, my name is Shelly and I work for a cardiology associate in Corpus Christi. I'm a certified medical assistant there as well as an EKG technician." Read more...

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Salesman to Certified Medical Assistant

My name is Jose Alfonso Jimenez, I’m an alumnus from Southern Careers Institute Pharr campus. I am now a certified medical assistant and I work with Wellmed Medical Management. I love my job, I love what I do as a certified medical assistant, I love working with the patients and using the skills that I picked up at Southern Careers Institute. Read more...

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Looking for Career Opportunities? Stacked Certifications Open Doors

Career opportunities are created through education and experience.Claudia Morales never set out to be a teacher. She was working as a medical assistant for over 12 years, working in the hospital in pediatrics as well as an EKG tech, but she longed to gain some additional knowledge. She enrolled in Southern Careers Institute’s online medical […]

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Medical Assistant Career Success Story

"Hey, I’m Robert Miranda, I’m a general supervisor for CSL Plasma. I graduated from Southern Careers Institute in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) in Texas. I was in the medical assistant program in Brownsville and I graduated in 2011. Read more...

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Flor Richards SCI Student Testimonial

“There are SO many areas I can work in.” – SCI Spotlight on Flor.

“I recently retired from the military…and I knew I wanted to do something different.” Flor Richards is a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist graduate of Southern Careers Institute – San Antonio North campus and a Billing Manager for Eagle Eye Medical. She found Medical Billing & Coding exciting to learn, mainly due to the options that […]

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How Long Does it Take to Become a Pharmacy Technician?

If you have been thinking about a profession in the medical field that does not need years upon years of education, a career as a pharmacy technician might be for you. Pharmacy technicians work alongside and under the direction of a licensed pharmacist. Their job duties are varied: receiving and preparing prescriptions, dispensing medication, providing important medication information to customers, and more. You will find pharmacy technicians in different settings, such as drug stores, grocery stores, hospitals, and other medical locations. You could say that they are indispensable. How long does it take to become a pharmacy technician? It can vary based on a number of factors. However there are some basic steps that every student should follow, which are listed below. Read more...

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Becoming a Pharmacy Technician in Texas

Can you see yourself greeting customers with a smile, listening to concerns, offering support and establishing trusting relationships with community members? A pharmacy technician does all that and more. If you are a people person and like to learn about science and medicine, a pharmacy technician could be a viable career option. There are four major steps to becoming a pharmacy technician in texas. Read more...

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Best Way To Become a Pharm Tech

When searching for the best way to become a pharmacy technician, you are likely to be bombarded with conflicting information from schools, programs, and online classes, all of which say that they alone have the perfect solution. In fact, the best way to become a pharmacy technician is simple: you just need to look for a course that covers the following criteria. Read more...

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AC and Refrigeration School

Though once seen as a luxury, air conditioning now falls squarely into the "necessity" category, particularly in hot states like Texas. Consumers no longer tolerate indoor heat, while health authorities caution the public against spending the summer in buildings without climate control. The demand for air conditioning has in turn created a large number of stable, well-paying jobs in HVAC maintenance and repair, which represent a rare silver lining in a tough economy. Consider attending AC and refrigeration school San Antonio if: Read More...

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Accounting AP AR Training

Texas has various post-secondary schools that offer certificate and degree programs in accounting and/or bookkeeping. Some of these programs offer accounting AP AR training with work placement in Austin TX, which has the following benefits: Read more...

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Employers Seeking Accounting Class Graduates

Studying accounting classes San Antonio TX opens a world of possibilities, enabling you to find work as a bookkeeper in a wide range of accounting firms and other businesses. The following is a selection of the kind of companies in San Antonio that hire bookkeepers to give you an idea of the kind of place you may end up working after you graduate.   Read more...

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Get The Job After Medical Billing Training

Graduation is near. Have you thought about what your next steps will be? You've already put in countless hours with your nose in books, typing diligently at your keyboard and attending classes. As your medical billing training draws to a close, your future is wide open. Although you've certainly earned a break from all the studying, now's not the time to slack off. Obtain your dream job by pursuing potential employers in the same way you pursued your certifications. Read more...

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Be A Pharmacist

Although the two sound similar, work as a pharmacist is completely different from that of a pharmacy technician. Before you start researching schools, you need to know which career path would be right for you — and in most cases, this will be pharmacy technician for its numerous advantages over pharmacist education and work opportunities. Here are a few points to consider.   Read more...

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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!”

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Enrique H.
Welding

"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!”

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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.”

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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.

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