Carrie Friend – Faculty Highlight

Meet Our Medical Externship Coordinator, Carrie Friend Carrie Friend is the Medical Externship Coordinator and Lead Medical Faculty member at United Career Institute (UCI). Holding two associate degrees from West Virginia Junior College (WVJC) as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Carrie boasts additional certifications* as a Certified Phlebotomy … Read more

How An Externship Can Help You Start Your Career

Are you looking to start your career in the healthcare field with as much experience as possible? If so, United Career Institute is where you can develop your skills, complete a real-world externship, expand your professional network, prepare for industry certifications*, and then earn your degree or diploma in two years or less! Read on … Read more

What Are UCI Students Thankful For

We asked some students what they’re thankful for at UCI this year. Students expressed gratitude for family and friend support and encouragement throughout the past year. They shared their appreciation for their loved ones for their support academically and personally. These reminders of life’s everyday blessings evoked a deep sense of gratitude. These students’ expressions … Read more

Thankful For Our Students In 2023!

As the holiday season quickly approaches and 2023 draws to a close, United Career Institute would like to take this opportunity to look back on the achievements of our students this year. Our team is dedicated to helping every student achieve their goal of becoming a successful healthcare professional. We are thankful to have made … Read more

7 Self-Care Tips For Students To Help Manage Stress

Completing your post-secondary education can be a stressful experience for anyone. You likely experience many stressful experiences and will never be able to eliminate stress from your life entirely. Thankfully, stress can be managed, and United Career Institute is here to provide you with 7 self-care tips to help you care for yourself and limit … Read more

Jennifer Wally – Faculty Highlight

Meet Clinical Instructor Jennifer Wally Jennifer Wally embarked on her nursing career with a profound sense of purpose. She initially specialized in labor and delivery, providing compassionate care to expectant mothers and ensuring the safe arrival of newborns into the world. Her labor and delivery nurse role allowed her to witness life’s beauty and support … Read more

Celebrating National Medical Assistants Day!

Today, October 18th, 2023, is National Medical Assistants Day, and UCI Online is here to show our appreciation to medical assistants. We will explain what a medical assistant does and why they are vital healthcare team members! Keep reading to learn more about these healthcare heroes! What Are Medical Assistants? Medical Assistants work alongside physicians, … Read more

Dakotah Lewis – Graduate Highlight

Meet Practical Nursing Graduate Dakotah Lewis! Dakotah Lewis began her educational journey with a series of disappointments and missteps before she found her true calling at United Career Institute (UCI). Having previously attended a community college and a university, she had embarked on a path that didn’t align with her true aspirations. Dakotah had chosen … Read more

UCI Practical Nursing Meet And Greet

Check out our recent UCI Nursing Meet and Greet! A nursing student meet and greet is a chance for students to connect with potential employers and learn about job opportunities in a casual and friendly environment. It’s like a networking event where you can make a great impression and form new connections. It’s an excellent … Read more