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Pittsburgh’s Growing Healthcare Industry

The healthcare industry in the United States is continuously expanding. With more services and specialties, increased access to care, and the adoption of new technologies such as telehealth, the growth is projected to continue well into the future. This growth trend can also be seen here in the Pittsburgh area, as local healthcare providers expand … Read more

Our Career Services

UCI Career Management Services The Career Management department at United Career Institute provides all students and alumni with career services starting as soon as they walk in the door. These services include resume building, career preparation, interview skills training, job search assistance, and more. Kaitlyn Hawthorne, the Career Management Director for United Career Institute, is … Read more

Our Admissions Experience

At United Career Institute, we have a dedicated admissions team that is committed to your success as a student and in your career. From the moment you first contact us, our admissions team members are there to guide you through the process of enrolling in school. We help you create a plan for your future, … Read more

Graduation Ceremony 2022

UCI Graduation Ceremony United Career Institute held a graduation ceremony on April 22, 2022, for medical assisting and practical nursing graduates. We celebrated the graduates who completed their programs from June 29, 2021, to March 27, 2022. The ceremony began with the pinning of practical nursing graduates. Graduates choose a person important in their life … Read more

Cassie Kocsis – Student Highlight

Practical Nursing Student – Cassie Kocsis Cassie Kocsis is a practical nursing student at United Career Institute. She is nearing the end of her program and will be graduating at the end of June. Instructors describe Cassie as a helpful leader with a positive mindset and a never-ending drive to care for those around her. … Read more

How to Obtain a Patients’ Vital Signs

Practical nursing student, Morgan Clanagan, takes us through the procedures behind checking a patient’s vital signs. She does a wonderful job at thoroughly communicating with the patient and prioritizing their safety and well-being – both of which are primary components of excellent patient care. To learn more about our accelerated healthcare training programs at United … Read more

The Value of Accelerated Degrees for High School Students

If you’re a high school student graduating in 2022, you are probably already thinking, what will I do after high school? You could take various paths, such as attending an accelerated career training program, starting an entry-level job, or going to a traditional university. As you choose the option that works best for you, you … Read more

Holiday Spirit Week

Twas the weeks before Christmas when all through the halls, The students were studying for their nursing finals; The notecards were written in very great detail, In hopes that they’d pass, because they better not fail; The staff could see all the stress in their eyes, So they brightened the week with a holiday surprise; … Read more

Jennifer Nicholson – Student Highlight

This month, United Career Institute- Fayette County would like to highlight a very deserving student, Ms. Jennifer Nicholson. Jennifer has excelled in our Medical Assisting program and is about to graduate in January 2022. Before starting at United Career Institute (UCI), Jennifer worked at a personal care home. She enjoyed working with the patients but … Read more

Donald King – Student Highlight

Meet October Medical Assisting Student of the Month, Donald King! Fresh out of high school, Donald enrolled at United Career Institute. He decided to attend the institute after hearing “how great it is” from his sister, Alexis, a Practical Nursing student. Before beginning school, Donald was a home healthcare aide and wanted to start something … Read more