Southern California Health Institute, Los Angeles:
Southern California Health Institute (SOCHi) are dedicated to providing an exceptional education in the fields of healthcare and wellness that enables our students to become skilled and successful professionals.Email: Contact us below ( or request a callback ).
Located in Reseda, in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, we offer full-time certificate courses & career training in in-demand career fields that include Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, Medical Assistant, Advanced Professional Massage Therapy, Physical Therapy Aide / Sports Rehabilitation, and Personal Fitness Trainer/Health and Wellness Professional.
The SOCHi faculty is a team of wellness professionals that continue to pave the way for those aspiring to become a part of the health and wellness community. Financial aid may be available. We also provide job placement assistance.
Accreditation & Recognition:
SOCHi is a California BPPE (Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education) Approved School, and is nationally accredited by Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
In addition, it is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs. SOCHi is an NCBTMB (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork) Approved Continuing Education Provider, California Board of Registered Nursing CE Provider and California Board of Acupuncture CE Provider.
Full-time Certificate Programs & Career Training:
• Advanced Professional Massage Therapy Certificate Program - 37 weeks full-time
This program provides extensive study in massage theory and application over a diverse range of massage techniques, with a focus on Russian Medical Massage.
On successful completion of this program, you become qualified for the California State Massage Council Professional Massage Therapist Certification and are eligible to sit for the national certification exam for massage therapy offered by the NCBTMB.
• Physical Therapy Aide / Sports Rehabilitation Certificate Program - 38 weeks full-time
This program is our most unique offering, and provides you with career training as a physical therapy & sports rehab aide and a massage therapist. It applies an integrated approach to health and wellness by incorporating medical massage and physical therapy modalities.
• Personal Fitness Trainer/Health and Wellness Professional Certificate Program - 45 weeks full-time
Upon successful graduation from this program, you are prepared for an entry-level career as a personal fitness trainer. Our comprehensive curriculum is based on scientific research, fitness expert experience and is aligned with key critical occupational skills and abilities.
• Medical Assistant Certificate Program - 36 weeks full-time, includes 150 hours of externship
This course is designed to provide students with the entry-level skills and knowledge necessary to become a team member in a medical clinic, medical admin setting, or other health care setting.
• Medical Billing and Coding Certificate Program
- Full-time course to become a Medical Biller and Coder Specialist in under 9 Months!
- with 150 hour Externship
This 900 Clock Hour course provides you with training in all areas of medical billing and coding procedures for outpatient settings. Learn the ins and outs of this ever-changing world and how to stay current with the medical reimbursement trends by investing in education with us at Sochi.
Completion of the courses will prepare you for basic entry level work in billing and if you excel there, it may lead you to higher levels of employment available to medical coders.
We also provide a variety of Continuing Education (CE) workshops & seminars. Contact us today for details.