Southern Careers Institute

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REACH HIGHER, GET HIRED

Take the step to get a new career today

SPARK SUCCESS WITH SCI

Southern Careers Institute has maintained a tradition of career training for over 60 years in Texas with campuses in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio, Waco & Online courses available to anyone, anywhere.

At SCI, we have made it our mission to provide our students with the training they need to be successful in a new career. We offer career training in Medical, Business, Skilled Trades, Beauty, & Technology programs. These certification-based programs are designed to make our graduates some of the most marketable job candidates.

We are Texas born, Texas proud.

YOU’LL BE SAYING “I GOT THE JOB
2,495 SCI students did in 2020*

WHO IS SCI?

SCI is a career-training school in Texas that motivates & educates you to get the job. Our mission is to ensure the long-term success of our students.

ACCREDITED
We are accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) and approved by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

BADGES & CERTIFICATIONS
Earn skill badges to showcase the hard & soft skills earned during your training to show employers your proficiency & prepare you for your state and national certification exams.

CAREER SERVICES
This is the A-Team! Career Services will help you build your resume & learn to answer those hard interview questions. We work with local employers & connect students to jobs.

KNOW YOUR PASSIONS & FIND A PROGRAM*
Who said your job had to be boring…

ALLIED HEALTH
Medical Assistant
Medical Billing & Coding
Medical Office Specialist
Nurse Aide
Pharmacy Technician

BUSINESS
Administrative Assistant
Business Accounting
Business Administration

SKILLED TRADES
Automotive Technician
Beauty
CMVO (CDL Driver)
Electrical Technician
HVAC
Welding

TECHNOLOGY
Software Developer
Data Science
Cyber Security
Mobile Application Developer

ONLINE
Business Accounting
Medical Billing & Coding

“The instructors here at SCI, they are here for YOU. They were more than just my instructor. They’re like the mother, the father that you probably never had. They were that for me. Thank you for making me a better me.”
HARVEY
GRADUATE, AUSTIN CAMPUS

What are you waiting for?
Join the ranks of tens of thousands of SCI graduates.
Success starts at SCI. Let’s get there together.

*Based on graduates from 7/1/19-6/30/20 who were placed in their field or related field of instruction across all programs in accordance with reporting guidelines for the Council on Occupational Education.

Programs Available at Southern Careers Institute:

    Medical Assistant

    Southern Careers Institute is the place for you to receive training for a career as a medical assistant. If you have a passion for helping others and want a career in the medical field, this is the program for you! As a medical assistant you’ll assist doctors, work with nurses, and care for patients.

    At Southern Careers Institute, you’ll be welcomed into the SCI family by knowledgeable instructors, supportive staff, and students just like you. You will learn by doing with hands-on, interactive training that will prepare you for a career as a medical assistant.

    At SCI, you focus on the skills you’ll actually use in the real world. Our medical assistant students learn how to read vital signs, perform ECGs and CPR, draw blood, and more. After graduating, the SCI career services team is ready to help you get your foot in the door and launch your career as a medical assistant.



    Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

    If you’re looking for a career that will provide you with an opportunity to work in the medical office environment or the flexibility to work from home, the medical billing and coding specialist program at Southern Careers Institute will get you started on a path in the medical field that’s right for you!

    As a medical billing and coding specialist, you’ll work to bridge the gap between doctors, insurance companies, and patients. At SCI, you’ll learn from instructors who care about you in a supportive, interactive, and hands-on environment. As part of the SCI family, you’ll learn alongside students just like you, learning skills that you’ll actually use in the real world.

    The medical billing and coding specialist program will teach you keyboarding skills, medical insurance billing, medical codes, computer applications, office procedures, business communication skills, and so much more. Upon completing the program (even years after you graduate), SCI’s career services team is here to help you jump-start your career as a medical billing and coding specialist with career placement assistance.



Southern Careers Institute Campus:

  • Austin

    The Southern Careers Institute campus in Austin, Texas is conveniently located just south of Downtown Austin in the seat of Travis County. In true Austinite fashion, this campus is close to major highways, authentic restaurants, great night life, and so much more.

    While this campus is located in the big city, it still has the supportive, family-like environment that Southern Careers Institute is known for. SCI’s Austin campus offers medical and business programs, such as: medical assistant, pharmacy technician, medical billing & coding specialist, administrative assistant, and business accounting specialist.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important consumer information, please visit http://www.scitexas.edu/about-sci/consumer-information/.