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Steps to Apply for Admission to the Practical Nursing Program at United-Fayette County

March 31, 2020 | admin

United Career Institute – Fayette County located in Southwestern Pennsylvania offers a direct admission Practical Nursing Program. Direct admission means that you do not have to waste time and money taking extra elective classes allowing most students to complete the program within just 12 months. Enrolling in any nursing program can be a long process. To improve your acceptance chances...

Meet the Practical Nursing Director – Pam Hughes

March 27, 2020 | admin

Meet Pam Hughes, Practical Nursing Director at United Career Institute! As the Practical Nursing Director at United, Pam loves her role and enabling students to thrive. “I love the United faculty and staff, but more so, I love watching the students succeed and grow.” Pam has an amazing philosophy on helping students achieve their career goals, and it is showing...

Lynda Mayes – Staff Highlight

March 20, 2020 | admin

“My favorite part of working for United Career is being a part of a group that makes you feel like family. That includes both the staff and the students!” –Lynda Mayes Lynda Mayes is the Admissions Advisor at United Career Institute in Irwin. As an Admissions Advisor, Lynda helps potential students find their right education path. A large part of...

Tiffany Patterson – Graduate Highlight

March 13, 2020 | admin

Tiffany Patterson had been looking to further her education after having to take care of her fiancé after a terrible accident. Caring for him provided her with the passion and drive she needed to expand her knowledge in the medical field. Tiffany had researched several schools and decided to tour United Career Institute after learning that she could receive her...

Premier Medical Associates – Externship Site Partnership

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Founded in 1993, Premier’s leadership team led a transition that made the company independent in 2004. Premier’s independence allowed the company to focus on building a stronger model of patient-centered care and expand operations to include critical services and specialties that provide a continuum of care to PMA’s patients. In December 2011, Premier Medical Associates affiliated with Highmark and today...

Kelly Clark – Faculty Highlight

March 6, 2020 | admin

We’d like for you to take a minute and meet one of our great employees at United Career Institute Irwin campus. Kelly Clark is a Financial Aid Advisor for United Career Institute. She has her associate degree in clinical administration/medical assisting. She started off working at a urology clinic in Philadelphia and then moved back to the Pittsburgh area and...

Amber Berdar – Student Highlight

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United Career Institute is the first post-secondary school Amber Berdar has attended. Before coming to school here, Amber had just graduated from high school. She heard of the school during a job fair at California University of Pennsylvania, where she met our High School Admissions Representative, Meghan Murray. Amber decided to become a medical assistant because she wanted to further...

Leah Judge – Student Highlight

February 28, 2020 | admin

United Career Institute Medical Assisting student, Leah Judge, has always had dreams of working in the medical field. “I enjoy my job waitressing at a great restaurant in Greensburg, but my passion for the medical field kept picking at my brain. It just so happened that I was talking with a customer who ran a local school and he invited...

Mackenzie Furin – Student Highlight

February 19, 2020 | admin

Prior to choosing United Career Institute (at the time PIHT), Mackenzie had considered attending post-secondary schools but none felt “right.” That changed when she walked through United’s doors. At that point in time, Mackenzie worked full time at a video rental store but she wanted more.  She chose United because it felt different than the other schools that she had...

Chloe Eicher – Student Highlight

February 7, 2020 | admin

United Career Institute would like to introduce you to Chloe Eicher!  Chloe has been a medical assisting student at United since she graduated from Albert Gallatin Senior High School in 2019. Chloe chose United for three reasons. The school is close to home, it’s small, and they specialize in fast track training. “I always heard amazing things about this school...