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Southeastern College

5 Campuses
27 Programs

Southeastern College Offers Career Education Designed for Working Adults

As a student at Southeastern College, you will gain the training, skills, and knowledge you need to prepare for a rewarding career in occupations such as:

  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Nursing
  • Surgical Technology and more

Programs vary by campus

Why Southeastern College

Our career-focused programs and flexible class schedules make Southeastern College a great choice for busy working adults. Small classes ensure personalized attention for each student, and you will gain career skills in an educational environment that simulates the workplace, so you can begin using your education immediately on the job.

Additional benefits:

  • Prepare for a new career in as few as eight months
  • Learn from dedicated instructors in a caring, friendly learning environment
  • Financial aid is available to those who qualify
  • Career placement assistance is available for graduates

Contact us today to find out more about why Southeastern College is the right choice to reach your career goals.

Available Programs

  • AS, Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Medical Assisting program trains students to become multi-skilled professionals who assist physicians as medical assistants. Students will learn to perform duties under the direction of a physician in all areas of a medical practice. In addition to learning the clinical aspects of the career as a medical assistant, students will learn how to function in an administrative and clinical capacity in the medical office.

    The Medical Assisting program is designed to train the student to function effectively as an integral member of the physician’s health care team. Students will learn how to perform laboratory tasks including blood chemistry and urinalysis; clinical skills including, EKG, patient assisting, vital signs, injections, venipuncture and administration skills. Students will be prepared for entry-level employment as a Medical Assistant.


    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • AS, Surgical Technology
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Surgical Technology program provides students with the technical ability, knowledge, and skills required for entry-level employment as a member of the healthcare team in hospital or surgical center operating rooms. Students receive training in the essentials of healthcare, surgical instrumentation, anatomy, physiology, medical language and pharmacology. Graduates will be prepared for employment as a Surgical Technologist. A degree will be awarded upon successful completion of this program. Outside work required.

    The Surgical Technology program will prepare students for an entry level position as a surgical technologist. Students will develop the skills necessary to meet the needs of the health care community. Students will develop knowledge to integrate the Surgical Technology knowledge base in cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains; and demonstrate skills following established criteria, protocols and objectives in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains.

    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • AS, Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology Program integrates didactic, laboratory and clinical experiential learning. Sonographers are highly skilled professionals who provide patient services using diagnostic techniques under the supervision of a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers perform two-dimensional, Doppler and other sonographic procedures and record data for interpretation by a physician. A degree will be awarded upon successful completion. Outside work required.

    To receive an Associate of Science Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, students must complete 61.0 credit hours and 26.0 credit hours in General Education courses for a total of 87.0 credit hours (3343 clock hours). This Associate of Science Degree program can be completed in 24 months for full-time students.

    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • Diploma, Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    This program trains students to become multi-skilled professionals who assist physicians. Students will learn to perform duties under the direction of a physician in all areas of a medical practice. In addition to learning the clinical aspects of the career, students will learn how to function in an administrative capacity in the medical office. This program is designed to train the student to function effectively as an integral member of the physician’s health care team. Students will learn how to perform laboratory tasks including blood chemistry and urinalysis; clinical skills including, EKG, assisting patients, vital signs, injections, venipuncture and administration skills. Students will be prepared for entry-level employment as a Medical Assistant.

    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • AAS, Occupational Therapy Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    Southeastern College’s Associate in Applied Science Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant prepares students to work as an occupational therapy assistant under direct supervision of a licensed occupational therapist. Occupational therapy is the art and science of helping people gain skills needed to become independent in daily living activities. Students learn the therapeutic use of occupations which include self-care, work and play/leisure activities in order to maximize independent function, enhance development, prevent disability and maintain health. Intervention strategies may include adaptations to a task or environment or compensatory approaches in order to facilitate clients’ achievement of maximum independence.

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

    Columbia, SC

    1628 Browning Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

  • Certificate, Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program integrates didactic, laboratory and clinical experiential learning. Sonographers are highly skilled professionals who provide patient services using diagnostic techniques under the supervision of a licensed Doctor of Medicine or osteopathy. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers perform two-dimensional, Doppler and other sonographic procedures and record data for interpretation by a physician.

    The goal of the program is to prepare competent-entry-level general sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

    Available at this location

    Charlotte, NC

    207 Regency Executive Park Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28217

  • Certificate, Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    This program trains students to become multi-skilled professionals who assist physicians. Students will learn to perform duties under the direction of a physician in all areas of a medical practice. In addition to learning the clinical aspects of the career, students will learn how to function in an administrative capacity in the medical office.

    Students will learn how to perform laboratory tasks including blood chemistry and urinalysis; clinical skills including, EKG, patient assisting, vital signs, injections, venipuncture and administration skills. Students will be prepared for entry-level employment as a Medical Assistant.

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

    Charlotte, NC

    207 Regency Executive Park Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28217

    Columbia, SC

    1628 Browning Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

  • Certificate, Medical Office Basic X-Ray Technician
    Medicine and Health Care

    This program is designed to train the student to function effectively as an integral member of the physician’s health care team. Students will learn how to perform laboratory tasks including blood chemistry and urinalysis; clinical skills including X-ray, EKG, patient assisting, vital signs, injections, venipuncture, electronic medical records and administration skills. with a direct focus on radiography and administration skills. Students will be prepared for entry-level employment as a Medical Assistant and Medical Assistant with Basic Machine Operator License.

    Available at this location

    Charlotte, NC

    207 Regency Executive Park Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28217

  • Diploma, Medical Office Basic X-Ray Technician
    Medicine and Health Care

    This program is designed to train the student to function effectively as an integral member of the physician’s health care team. Students will learn how to perform laboratory tasks including blood chemistry and urinalysis; clinical skills including X-ray, EKG, patient assisting, vital signs, injections, venipuncture, electronic medical records and administration skills. with a direct focus on radiography and administration skills. Students will be prepared for entry-level employment as a Medical Assistant and Medical Assistant with Basic Machine Operator License.

    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • Certificate, Pharmacy Technology
    Medicine and Health Care

    This program provides instruction in how to assist the pharmacist in the packing and distribution of medication. Graduates can find employment in hospitals (private and government), nursing care facilities, private and chain drug stores, drug manufacturers, wholesale drug houses and health maintenance organizations. Students will also study the professional and technical skills necessary for direct employment as a pharmacy technician.

    Available at this location

    Charlotte, NC

    207 Regency Executive Park Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28217

  • Certificate, Surgical Technology
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Surgical Technology program will prepare students for an entry level position as a surgical technologist. Students will develop the skills necessary to meet the needs of the health care community. Students will develop knowledge to integrate the Surgical Technology knowledge base in cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains; and demonstrate skills following established criteria, protocols and objectives in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains.

    Available at this location

    Charlotte, NC

    207 Regency Executive Park Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28217

  • AAS, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program integrates didactic, laboratory and clinical experiential learning. Sonographers are highly skilled professionals who provide patient services using diagnostic techniques under the supervision of a licensed Doctor of Medicine or osteopathy. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers perform two-dimensional, Doppler and other sonographic procedures and record data for interpretation by a physician.

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

    Columbia, SC

    1628 Browning Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

  • AAS, Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Medical Assisting program is designed to train the student to function effectively as an integral member of the physician’s health care team. Students will learn how to perform laboratory tasks including blood chemistry and urinalysis; clinical skills including, EKG, patient assisting, vital signs, injections, venipuncture and administration skills. Students will be prepared for entry-level employment as a Medical Assistant.

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

    Columbia, SC

    1628 Browning Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

  • AS, Medical Office Basic X-Ray Technician
    Medicine and Health Care

    This program trains students to become multi-skilled professionals who assist physicians. Students will learn to perform duties under the direction of a physician in all areas of medical practice. In addition to learning the clinical aspects of the career including a focus on radiography, students will learn how to function in an administrative capacity at the medical office. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of this program. Outside work required.

    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • AAS, Radiologic Technology
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Radiologic Technology program prepares students for entry-level positions as radiologic technologists producing radiographic images in accordance with standardized practices and procedures. The proposed program integrates didactic, laboratory and clinical experiential learning.

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

    Columbia, SC

    1628 Browning Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

  • Diploma, Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
    Healthcare Administration

    The Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program is designed to train the student for an entry level position as a medical billing specialist, medical coding specialist, and for a variety of positions in the health information field and to function effectively as an integral member of the physician’s health care team. Graduates of the program will possess the skills to successfully perform medical office procedures, medical keyboarding, health care records management, process medical insurance, follow healthcare laws and ethics, and basic coding procedures.

    Available at this location

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • Certificate, Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
    Healthcare Administration

    Individuals trained in utilizing electronic healthcare records have the opportunity to improve the quality and convenience of patient care, increase patient participation in their own care, improve the accuracy of coding, diagnoses, and insurance processing, and increase the efficiency and cost savings of the medical practice. This program is intended to train those who wish to gain employment in medical billing and health information management utilizing electronic health systems. Employment opportunities may be in either the public or private sector, including positions in the offices of private physicians, hospitals, and medical centers. Students will develop a thorough knowledge of medical terminology, health records management, insurance procedures and billing software, medical coding, as well as skills in business communications and office administration that are vital for success in this growing field. Graduates will have the opportunity to participate as an important member of the healthcare team.

    The Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program is designed to train the student for an entry level position as a medical billing specialist, medical coding specialist, and for a variety of positions in the health information field and to function effectively as an integral member of the physician’s health care team. Graduates of the program will possess the skills to successfully per form medical office procedures, medical keyboarding, health care records management, process medical insurance, follow healthcare laws and ethics, and basic coding procedures.

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

    Charlotte, NC

    207 Regency Executive Park Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28217

    Columbia, SC

    1628 Browning Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

  • Diploma, Practical Nurse
    Nursing

    Practical Nurses care for the sick, injured, convalescent and disabled under the direction of physicians and registered nurses. Healthcare employment opportunities are available in long term care, home health, hospitals and outpatient settings. Clinical experience is provided at extended care facilities and hospitals. A diploma will be awarded upon successful completion of this program. Outside work required.

    Students who have successfully met all educational and institutional requirements for a Diploma in Practical Nurse from Southeastern College are eligible to have their names submitted to the Florida

    Board of Nursing to be considered as a candidate for the NCLEXPN. The Florida Board of Nursing is the state agency authorized to determine if the applicant qualifies to take the National Council

    Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for licensure as a Practical Nurse.

    This program will prepare students for an entry-level position as a Practical Nurse. The program will familiarize the student with the techniques and procedures of basic bedside care. Students will learn how to take vital signs; such as, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration. In addition, students will observe patients and report adverse reactions to medications or treatments, collect samples for testing, perform routine laboratory tests, feed patients, and record food and fluid intake and output. Experienced practical nurses may supervise nursing assistants and aides.

    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • AS, Nursing
    Nursing

    This program prepares students for an entry-level position as a Nurse. Students will be exposed to professional nursing encompassing legal and ethical decision-making in the promotion of health in the community. Students will demonstrate the use of the nursing processes to meet multiple health needs for adults and children in a variety of health care settings, communicate therapeutically with families, groups and individuals, synthesize and communicate relevant data effectively and concisely, and utilize management skills and concepts to plan and coordinate patient care. Students will assume the role of the associate degree nurse as a member of the health care team and will integrate the theoretical content of general education classes with nursing theory and practice.


    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • Diploma, Business Administration
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    The Business Administration program focuses on a basic understanding of business skills needed for entry-level business professionals. The program introduces students to the functional areas of business, including ethical business practices, technology, and communication skills needed in today’s business environment. As part of the program, students will choose elective courses focusing specifically in Accounting or Management and Operations. A Diploma will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. Outside work required.

    The Business Administration program is intended to provide career-focused students the ability to gain the fundamental, communication, administration, and career advancement skills necessary to prosper in a diverse local and global business environment.

    Students will:

    • Describe basic concepts of the functional areas related to local and global business
    • Define regulatory and ethical business practices
    • Use basic information systems and quantitative techniques
    • Develop professional communication, documentation, and presentations through basic research techniques.

    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • AAS, Business Administration
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    The Business Administration program focuses on a basic understanding of business skills needed for entry-level business professionals. The program introduces students to the functional areas of business, including ethical business practices, technology, and communication skills needed in today’s business environment. Students will have an option to choose one of two areas of concentration in the Business Administration program. The two program concentrations are: Accounting Concentration or a Management and Operations Concentration. An Associate in Applied Science Degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. Outside work required.

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

    Columbia, SC

    1628 Browning Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

  • AS, Business Administration
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    The Business Administration program focuses on a basic understanding of business skills needed for entry-level business professionals. The program introduces students to the functional areas of business, including ethical business practices, technology, and communication skills needed in today’s business environment. As part of the program, students will choose elective courses focusing specifically in Accounting or Management and Operations.

    The Business Administration program is intended to provide career-focused students the ability to gain the fundamental, communication, administration, and career advancement skills necessary to prosper in a diverse local and global business environment.

    Students will:

    • Describe basic concepts of the functional areas related to local and global business
    • Define regulatory and ethical business practices
    • Use basic information systems and quantitative techniques
    • Develop professional communication, documentation, and presentations through basic research techniques.

    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • AAS, Information Technology and Network Systems
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    The Information Technology and Network Systems program prepares students to manage a modern computer network system. Students will gain an understanding of virtualization through a hands-on approach of learning computer architecture, big data storage, and server-side operations. Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to sit for a variety of certifications, including the A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, Microsoft MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate), Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA R/S) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Cloud Practitioner.

    The program will provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and network infrastructure for both single and multi-user environments. In addition, students will be introduced to technologies rapidly emerging in the information technology field. Students will be prepared for entry-level technical positions in the areas of network administration, server and client administration, big-data administration, and information security.

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

    Columbia, SC

    1628 Browning Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

  • Diploma, Professional Clinical Massage Therapy
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    The Professional Clinical Massage Therapy program provides instruction in therapeutic massage with advanced training in the treatment of soft tissue ailments, postural distortions, and degenerative process of the body. The program prepares students for employment in medical based facilities such as physician’s offices, and rehabilitation centers, while also training students in the arts associated with a spa setting. Students receive training in massage law, basic massage theory techniques, allied modalities, and neuromuscular clinical massage theory techniques. Upon successful completion of this program, the student will receive a Certificate in Professional Clinical Massage Therapy.

    Available at this location

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • Certificate, Professional Clinical Massage Therapy
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    The Professional Clinical Massage Therapy program provides instruction in therapeutic massage with advanced training in the treatment of soft tissue ailments, postural distortions, and degenerative process of the body. The program prepares students for employment in medical based facilities such as physician’s offices, and rehabilitation centers, while also training students in the arts associated with a spa setting. Students receive training in massage law, basic massage theory techniques, allied modalities, and neuromuscular clinical massage theory techniques.

    The curriculum is designed to prepare the graduate to enter the community with the skills needed to work in a medical setting, as well as the basic skills necessary to perform as an entry level massage therapist. Upon graduation, students of Southeastern College will have a strong understanding of human anatomy and physiology, proper client communication skills, clinical evaluation and treatment skills, and the proper use and application of various therapeutic massage techniques.

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

    Charlotte, NC

    207 Regency Executive Park Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28217

    Columbia, SC

    1628 Browning Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

  • Diploma, Early Childhood Education
    Education and Human Services

    The Early Childhood Education program focuses on delivering an educational foundation in the growth and development of young children. The program prepares students to work with children to promote their cognitive, emotional, language, physical, and social development. As part of the program, students will work directly with young children in the model laboratory on campus or on approved sites. A Diploma will be awarded upon successful completion. Outside work required.

    The Early Childhood Education program is intended to provide career-focused students an educational foundation for working with young children in varied educational settings.

    Students will:

    • Describe basic concepts of child development
    • Demonstrate a comprehension of the characteristics and needs of young children including factors that influence their learning environments
    • Plan/Create safe/healthy/respectful/supportive learning environments
    • Comprehend observations, documentation, assessments, and their uses to improve child development
    • Understand and apply skills to support children’s social/emotional/physical/intellectual advancement together with language and literacy development
    • Identify and work with differing approaches, instructional methodologies, and tools used to interact and constructively work with children and their families/communities
    • Uphold ethical guidelines and professional standards, applying knowledge gained in the program to real world scenarios

    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

  • AS, Early Childhood Education
    Education and Human Services

    The Early Childhood Education program is intended to provide career-focused students an educational foundation for working with young children in varied educational settings.

    Students will:

    • Describe basic concepts of child development
    • Demonstrate a comprehension of the characteristics and needs of young children including factors that influence their learning environments
    • Plan/Create safe/healthy/respectful/supportive learning environments
    • Comprehend observations, documentation, assessments, and their uses to improve child development
    • Understand and apply skills to support children’s social/emotional/physical/intellectual advancement together with language and literacy development
    • Identify and work with differing approaches, instructional methodologies, and tools used to interact and constructively work with children and their families/communities
    • Uphold ethical guidelines and professional standards, applying knowledge gained in the program to real world scenarios

    Available at these locations

    Miami Lakes, FL

    17395 NW 59TH Ave
    Miami Lakes, FL 33015

    West Palm Beach, FL

    1756 North Congress Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Accreditation

Southeastern College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, 2101 Wilson Blvd, Suite 302, Arlington, Virginia, 22201. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Commission at (703) 247-4212.

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