UCI Students

Olivia Williams – Student Highlight

Meet Medical Assisting Student Olivia Williams! Before attending United Career Institute, Olivia Williams attended another community college in an attempt to get a degree. However, she wanted to pursue more. Before deciding to attend UCI Irwin, Olivia was a full-time mom to a newborn. She was debating whether it was the right time for her … Read more

Matthew Brown – Graduate Highlight

Meet Practical Nursing Graduate Matthew Brown! Matthew Brown recently graduated from United Career Institute, where he completed the Practical Nursing program. Looking back on his time at UCI, he really misses the close-knit learning environment and small classroom sizes. These allowed students the opportunity to understand the material thoroughly and made interaction with the instructor … Read more

Jessica Saydie Johnson – Graduate Highlight

Meet Practical Nursing Graduate Jessica Saydie Johnson! Jessica Saydie Johnson graduated from United Career Institute’s Practical Nursing program on June 26, 2022. Since then, she has passed her NCLEX and started working as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital. She learned about Encompass when they came to the school for an employer … Read more

Mikayla Dankis – Student Highlight

Meet Practical Nursing Student Mikayla Dankis! Mikayla Dankis’s path to United Career Institute’s Practical Nursing program started with a pit stop at Westmoreland Community College, where she spent two months before determining that the instructors were not as helpful as she originally thought they would be. Undeterred in achieving her career goal, Mikayla began searching … Read more

5 Steps To Becoming A Medical Assistant at United Career Institute

Have you been considering becoming a medical assistant and are looking for a program that fits your unique needs? United Career Institute’s residential and online Medical Assisting programs offer students the option to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the workforce in only 18 months.  United Career Institute is here for you every … Read more

Helpful Study Tips for the New Year

Tips to Help you Succeed in the New Year! Happy New Year from United Career Institute! Are you ready for the upcoming year? Have you set a New Year’s resolution to be a better student? We have the top study tips to help set you up for success in 2023. Several students set out each year to improve their grades and academic performance but don’t … Read more

What Does It Mean To Skillify Yourself?

There’s no surprise that many employers are shifting to more skill-driven hiring in recent years, including in the healthcare industry. Because of this, many employers require their new hires to have basic skills before starting in a healthcare position, whether it be short-term training or a degree. By learning the essential skills you need to … Read more

How To Become An LPN In Pennsylvania

Have you been considering pursuing a career as an LPN in Pennsylvania? Are you unsure how to get started or the steps you’ll take to reach your end goal of working in the nursing field? At United Career Institute, we will help you through the process of enrolling in school and beyond! Reach Out To … Read more

Mya Semelsberger – Student Highlight

Meet Medical Assisting Student Mya Semelsberger! Mya Semelsberger is currently enrolled in United Career Insititute’s Medical Assisting program. This is her first post-secondary school experience, and she loves how fast she can get a degree. At most colleges, it takes about two years to obtain an associate’s degree. At United Career Institute, it only takes … Read more

United Career Institute’s Favorite Holiday Traditions

As this year’s holiday season swiftly approaches, our students would like to take a moment to share their favorite holiday traditions and reflect on their happiest memories surrounding this magical time of year. Read on to discover some of the United Career Institute family’s most-loved yuletide celebrations!  Bobbi Meisinger – Practical Nursing Student Bobbi’s favorite … Read more