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Southern Careers Institute - Harlingen Campus

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Classes from SCI - Harlingen

Business Accounting Specialist

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In person

Learn the basics of managing business finances in the Business Accounting Specialist training program at SCI. You’ll be taught hands-on skills for digital communication and collaboration, and how to serve and support internal and external customers. Students are eligible to earn certifications in Quickbooks Pro, as well as Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Word. Graduates receive training for entry level jobs with skills in billing, payroll, inventory, financial reporting and computerized accounting software.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.


Financial aid (may be available)

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

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In person

The Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program offers training to develop skills in medical insurance, medical codes, computer applications and more. Complete the program in as little as 36 weeks with successful full time enrollment and gain eligibility for certification to become a Certified Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, Medical Administrative Assistant, or Electronic Health Records Specialist.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.


Financial aid (may be available)

Medical Assistant

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Hybrid

SCI’s Medical Assistant career training program is hands-on, employer-tailored training. It focuses on teaching skills such as reading vital signs, performing EKGs and CPR basic life support, drawing blood, and more, as well as delivering courses to provide you with the tools you need to succeed.  This training program provides the opportunity to help you prepare to sit for your certification in as little as 36 weeks with successful full-time enrollment. Work toward certifications as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Certified Phlebotomy Technician, Certified EKG Technician, Basic Life Support, and more.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.


Financial aid (may be available)

Associate of Applied Science in Management

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In person

Students are taught general business skills with a focus on accounting, office management, business operations, and business reporting. The program is approved and regulated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.


Financial aid (may be available)

Medical Office Specialist

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The Medical Office Specialist program offered by SCI is a comprehensive course designed to teach students the skills and knowledge needed to work in a medical office setting. The training program covers topics such as medical terminology, medical billing and coding, and medical office procedures. Upon completion, students may pursue a career as a medical office assistant or other related positions.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.


Financial aid (may be available)

Business Administration

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SCI's Business Administration program provides training on skills used to support businesses, including how to use accounting software, generate reports, and use communication software. The program is estimated to take 33 weeks (day class) or 48 weeks (evening class) with successful full-time enrollment.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.


Financial aid (may be available)

HVAC

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Hybrid

Students will have the opportunity to learn to install, maintain, and repair essential temperature control equipment found in homes and businesses. This course will utilize both in-class and out-of-class learning activities to achieve course objectives. SCI’s HVAC training program helps prepare students to sit for the following nationally recognized exams:

  1. NCCER Core Certification*
  2. NCCER HVAC Level 1 Certification*
  3. NCCER HVAC Level 2 Certification*
  4. NCCER HVAC Level 3 Certification*
  5. NCCER HVAC Level 4 Certification*
  6. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA-608) Certification*
  7. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Certification
  8. R410 A Certification
  9. Preventative Maintenance (PM) Certification
  10. North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Ready-to-Work Certificate

*When taken within three months of completing the program, SCI will pay for graduates to sit for the NCCER and EPA-608 certification exams. 

The program is estimated to be 36 weeks long (942 clock hours) with successful full time enrollment.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.


Financial aid (may be available)

Welding

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Hybrid

SCI's Welding program provides training and certification opportunities for an entry-level position in welding. The training program provides instruction in joining and cutting metal surfaces, arc welding, resistance welding, brazing, and soldering. The program is estimated to be 27 weeks (700 clock hours) with successful full-time enrollment.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.


Financial aid (may be available)

About school

SCI has offered career training programs in Texas since 1960. Today, SCI offers a variety of programs in the fields of Healthcare, Business, Technology and skilled trades such as HVAC, Welding, and Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator. We are extraordinarily proud of how SCI has grown and helped to enhance our Texas communities.

In the Brownsville / Harlingen, TX area

1122 Morgan Boulevard, Harlingen, TX 78550