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Practical Nursing Graduation Ceremony

Many compassionate people enjoy helping others and dream of becoming a nurse. Taking care of those who are ill and working to save lives is an honorable and meaningful endeavor. Students who want to become LPNs must complete a specialized Practical Nursing program where they gain the skills and experience needed to take care of … Read more

Employer Relationships

The Importance of Employer Relationships Employer relationships are a crucial part of the real-world experience UCI students receive while enrolled in their program. United Career Institute prides itself on producing highly employable graduates and providing them with many options for employment. The staffing demands at many medical facilities are at an all-time high, and many … Read more

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

Medical Assisting Students At Irwin Begin Externship

Classroom knowledge lays the foundation for the Medical Assisting program at United Career Institute Irwin. Classes like Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology are the building blocks for students to advance in their careers. However, hands-on skill learning and application will always be the key component of our Medical Assisting program. United Career Institute started … Read more

The Value of Externships

A key component of all United Career Institute medical programs is an externship with local employers. It provides a real world aspect to the program and gives students valuable hands-on experience that enhances the skills they learn in the classroom. Externships also provide students a great opportunity to network with other healthcare professionals in their … Read more

Premier Medical Associates – Externship Site Partnership

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 … Read more

The Growing Medical Industry in Westmoreland County

All across the country, the healthcare industry continues to grow, and the same is true in Westmoreland County. With an aging population and more people needing medical care, the healthcare industry is projected to continue growing. In order to keep up with the increased demand for medical services, healthcare providers need employees and professionals at … Read more