Learn About Our Practical Nursing Program!

Amy Zungri explains how the direct admission Practical Nursing program at United Career Institute is a family-oriented, positive experience for nursing students. Amy also describes that all aspects of nursing, from wound care, post-op care, and maternity, are covered throughout the program.

The Practical Nursing program near Uniontown was ranked the number one Practical Nursing program in Pennsylvania by practicalnursing.org for the second year in a row. It was also ranked in the top 50 of all nursing programs in the nation by the Nursing Schools Almanac in 2020.

Amy Zungri - Interview

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Gino Norelli – Student Highlight

December 10, 2021 | Pikewood Digital

United Career Institute is excited to introduce Practical Nursing student Gino Norelli! Before starting at United Career Institute, Gino graduated...

Jennifer Nicholson – Student Highlight

| Pikewood Digital

This month, United Career Institute- Fayette County would like to highlight a very deserving student, Ms. Jennifer Nicholson. Jennifer has...

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United Career Institute is the newest addition in a family of academic institutions that have been successfully offering career training to students like you for many years. United is conveniently located with campuses in Irwin, PA and near Uniontown, PA, serving students from Westmoreland, Allegheny, Indiana, and Fayette Counties. The Mt. Braddock campus was formerly known as the Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology (PIHT). United Career Institute is home to students from Greensburg, Pittsburgh, Monroeville, Murrysville, Uniontown, Connellsville, and more! Students from throughout southwestern Pennsylvania are encouraged to become a part of the United family!

United Career Institute offers career programs that equip students with the skills they need to take advantage of the growing healthcare career opportunities in areas such as Medical Assisting, Medical Billing/Administration, Practical Nursing, and Phlebotomy.

We encourage you to explore all that United Career Institute offers you, such as:

  • Fast Track Career Training
  • Small Classes
  • Academic Support
  • Personalized Attention
  • Interactive Medical Labs
  • Medical Externships
  • Career Services

Now is the right time to change your life for yourself and those that depend on you. Discover how United supports you during the transition to becoming a college student by visiting our admissions and financial aid information page.

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Graduates of the Irwin, PA medical assisting school, who are ready to begin their healthcare careers in the Greater Pittsburgh area

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