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Southwest University ‐ Programs, Tuition, and Reviews

Southwest University is located in El Paso, TX, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 24 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Electrocardiograph (EKG) Certification, Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), and QuickBooks Certification. Time to complete this education training ranges from 2 hours to 2 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 12 months. The cost to attend Southwest University ranges from $20 to $40,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $20,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I received grants and/or scholarship funding".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Southwest University are "Hands-on training" and "Positive environment", but respondents also mentioned "Good teachers" and "Flexible class hours" as notable benefits. Southwest University has been reviewed 47 times, with an average rating of 4.30 out of 5. About 98% of reviewers would recommend Southwest University to a friend.

School Information

1414 Geronimo Drive El Paso, TX 79925
2 hours - 2 years

Cost:

  • QuickBooks Certification: $150 - $20,000
  • Certified diesel technician: $25,000
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification: $500
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician: $600 - $30,000
  • Electrocardiograph (EKG) Certification: $150 - $29,000
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification: $38,000
  • MS Excel Certified 2019: $40,000
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Certification: $25,000
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA): $8,000 - $25,000
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification: $20
  • Texas Medical Board: $30,000
  • MEDICAL RADIO LOGIC TECHNOLOGIST LICENSE: $30,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Hands-on training Mentioned in 35 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 33 reviews
Good teachers Mentioned in 32 reviews

Recent reviews

5.0

Pros

Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

The program prepared me very well for the job. I am very glad I took the steps to go to the school and sign up for the prof to chose to help with my career.
5.0

Pros

Good teachers, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training.

Other comments

I had very good instructors that knew what they were doing. They were very knowledgeable about the rules and had helpful notes. They made sure we got a lot of practice and showed us hands on.

Other schools like Southwest University

QuickBooks Certification Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their QuickBooks Certification?

679 people answered

“This certification didn’t help my major in college. I wished I would have known what I wanted to do.”

Jan. 1, 2020

“That it would be crucial to getting office jobs going forward.”

Jan. 1, 2020

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their QuickBooks Certification?

729 people answered

“Waste of time, unless you are a CPA.”

Jan. 1, 2020

“If going into payroll this is a good start point.”

Jan. 1, 2020

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)?

17,357 people answered

“Wish I would have gotten it sooner.”

Jan. 1, 2020

“This is a very good opportunity to get a head start on your medical career.”

Jan. 1, 2020

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)?

18,323 people answered

“Study thoroughly and take your time.”

Jan. 1, 2020

“This requires a lot of hardworking people, it is very intense but at the end you leave with a huge amount of knowledge from this program.”

Jan. 1, 2020

Electrocardiograph (EKG) Certification Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Electrocardiograph (EKG) Certification?

1,677 people answered

“Many employers are looking for this certification”

Jan. 1, 2020

“I wish to use my certification for EKG.”

Jan. 1, 2020

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Electrocardiograph (EKG) Certification?

1,799 people answered

“Just be patient with the hiring process.”

Jan. 1, 2020

“Requires a lot of studying and dedication”

Jan. 1, 2020

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