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Southeastern College

3 Campuses
12 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
  • Practical 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

  • 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, Information Technology
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    The Associate in Applied Science in 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. A degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. Outside work required.

    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), and CWNA (Certified Wireless Network Administrator) exams. Students will also have the opportunity to sit for Cisco Career Certifications such as the CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) or the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate).

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

    Columbia, SC

    1628 Browning Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210

  • 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 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 in Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
    Medical Administration

    Healthcare is an expansive industry filled with people completing various jobs and responsibilities. Instead of getting a nursing degree or becoming a doctor, there are plenty of other opportunities in the healthcare field. An electronic medical billing and coding specialist or health claims specialist, works with electronic healthcare records to improve the quality and convenience of patient care. Training for medical billers and coders should include education on how to process insurance, code, and manage billing.

    Our Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist diploma program trains individuals seeking a position in medical billing and health information management utilizing electronic health systems. During their time at our career college in South Florida, students will be exposed to healthcare records, insurance procedures, billing processes, and medical coding. Along with the required administrative duties and proper business communication techniques needed for a position in this field, students will develop a thorough knowledge of medical terminology and how to utilize it correctly for their purposes. They should leave our program with an understanding of how to efficiently and accurately handle medical coding and billing, including how to successfully perform medical office procedures, do medical keyboarding, manage health care records, process medical insurance, follow healthcare laws and ethics, and perform basic coding procedures.

    Available at this location

  • Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
    Medical 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 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 in 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 medical practice. In addition to learning the clinical aspects of the career, students will learn how to function in an administrative capacity at the medical office. 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 Medical Assisting from Southeastern College are eligible to have their names submitted to the American Medical Technologists (AMT) to sit for the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam.

    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. Students will be prepared for entry-level employment as a Medical Assistant.

    Available at these locations

  • 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 manufactures, wholesale drug houses and health maintenance organizations. Students will also study the professional and technical skills necessary for direct employment as a pharmacy technologist.

    Available at these locations

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

  • Associate of Science in 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

  • AAS, 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 this location

    Charleston, SC

    2431 Aviation Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29406

  • Associate of Science in 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.

    • Integrate the Surgical Technology knowledge base in cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains; demonstrate skills following established criteria, protocols and objectives in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains

    To receive an Associate of Science in Surgical Technology, students must complete 48.0 credit hours in their major and 24.0 credit hours in General Education courses for a total of 72.0 credit hours (2709 clock hours). This degree program can be completed in 20 months (80 weeks), for full-time day students or 28 months (112 weeks) for part-time night students. Evening students will be required to complete the Externship portion of the program during the day.

    Available at these locations

  • Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Assisting Certificate

    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

    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

  • Practical Nurse - Diploma
    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

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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