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Degree: Surgical Technology/Technologist
Graduation Year: 2019

Very understandable classes regardless of level of education, which was very helpful for me having only a GED. Instructors are knowledgeable and easy to understand. Very happy I took the time to research this school and highly recommend it. I am excited to start a career after I graduate.

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Degree: Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Graduation Year: 2020

i like the school, the instructors and the course but i didn't feel like i needed all the classes since i have an associate degree and already had some of the classes. I felt jipped and i am double paying for my classes......................................

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Degree: Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Graduation Year: 2016

The best decision I have ever made was studying Ultrasound at Southern Tech. The class sizes are small, which is only to your benefit. The professors are very knowledgeable. I received my Bachelors degree at a different university before attending Southern Tech and I soon realized that the work load here is very manageable. I now work full-time doing OBGYN ultrasound and I have never been happier. I actually enjoyed going to class here and my classmates became some of my closest friends.

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Degree: Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Graduation Year: 2018

Great school, great program, great teachers. Highly recommended. They truly care about the students. The teachers in the ultrasound program do everything they can to help you succeed. They are always there for you. I have been to other schools abc I did not have this experience.

2 out of 5
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Degree: Surgical Technician
Graduation Year: 2021

I have only been in this school 3 weeks and its HELL! From orientation and not receiving a schedule because they didn't receive my diploma, to starting the acutal orientation 25 mins late. I was told it would take two hours so I planned to work after. It took 4. That day our scrubs were issued. Shocker they were the wrong size. Luckily they had my size on campus to give me. 3 of the 4 of my "professors" are good teachers. The other I've had issues with since day one. she has made comments like "oh if I miss anyone on grading my bad just email me". So I received a 0 for participation one day so I send her an email to find out why . What do you know no response so I go hunt her down the next day she acknowledges that I emailed her and didn't respond !Mind you there is no chance for interaction in the class because she only plays 4th grade math Youtube videos then issues homework. Well anyways, she then the same day tells another student I was bitching at her. 1) don't talk about my business to another student and 2) you are not professional at all for speaking like this. So I go to speak to the director of education who also does not want to help me and chewed me out. I just want to know what I am doing wrong. Next step is the dean on Monday and I hope he helps or ill be finding another school. I WOULD NOT RECCOMMEND THIS SCHOOL TO ANYONE. SAVE YOUR MONEY. vent over. made me feel better.

1 out of 5
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Degree: Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Graduation Year: 2018

I would never recommend this school to anyone. Get a better education at a different school. They are money hungry and dont care about anything except making themselves look good. Us students are worked to death and we are still set up for failure. They do nothing to help you out

1 out of 5
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Degree: Surgical Technology/Technologist
Graduation Year: 2019

This school is terrible! All they care about is the money. Especially Tampa campus. No one cares about the students or their lives. Crazy workload. reasonable teachers. Extremely expensive just save your time and money. They tell you what you want to hear in the beginning dont believe none of it! Its all lies. If you have a job and family then good luck! This program is designed for people with no lives family or job who has 50k to blow and not even receive a good education. They made me take pre-algebra when I took that in like the 6th grade. This school is a joke and the staff are worse.

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Degree: Welding Technology/Welder
Graduation Year: 2019

This school is absolutely horrible. Worst decision I have ever made in my life. Its so over priced you can get such a better education for a quarter of the price this school is money hungry and only looks at every student as a dollar sign they do not follow rules set by the accreditation company they are sneaky. Im in the welding program and they have done nothing but s**** everyone over. I havent met one person at the school thats happy with it. I hope someone important will see this and shut this school down and investigate them. My advice to anyone looking DONT GO HERE!

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Degree: Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Graduation Year: 2019

By far the best school I have ever been to. Best decision I have made. The instructors and staff are amazing and always willing to help. Any extra help you need and or tutoring is always available. Would recommend this school to any and everyone. Libarady is always open and available for you to do homework, research papers etc. and of course free of charge.

1 out of 5
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Degree: Welding Engineering Technology/Technician
Graduation Year: 2018

First off, they don't have enough instructors for the classes they teach. Two instructors quit, and they never replaced them. For about a month or so, there was only 1 instructor for all the classes. That's one instructor for a class or two in the classrooms, then at least another class in the lab. The courses often repeated themselves. They use different class titles to make it look like they are teaching you something else. The syllabus provided when you sign up is nowhere close to what you're going to learn. They don't even have a good deal of the equipment they are supposed to be teaching you. Plan to spend most of your time either waiting for supplies (they run out on a routine basis...you have to pick material out of the garbage if you want to weld) or waiting for the single band saw, or single track torch. Forget the plasma cutter, you can't use that because they don't want to pay for replacement parts. You will not receive any type of qualifications (like advertised) because they don't even bother to bend test any of your welds. 18 months and I had one bend test. I understand that the student has to put the time in to gain something from a tech school, but the school is so bad you just want to get out of there as soon as possible. Good luck with the online courses that you have to take at the school...that's right, you have to take online classes and you can't do it from your computer at home. Don't do it, trust me.

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