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Healthcare Training Programs

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 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

Sahrash Masood – Graduate Highlight

Sahrash Masood graduated from United Career Institute’s Medical Assisting degree program in June 2021. Shortly afterward, she accepted a position with Premier Medical Associates and began her career as a Medical Assistant. She completed her externship with Premier, and it was such a good fit they offered her a position upon graduation. She said, “It’s … Read more

Tips for Job Searching During a Pandemic

If you’re job searching during a pandemic, things may be a little different than job searching during normal times. For example, more interviews may be completed remotely via video conference, and recruiters may be more likely to look at your online presence if they cannot meet you in person. Even with these changes to the … Read more

Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

In today’s world, social media is everywhere, and we are exposed to it every day. Social media can impact many areas of our lives, including what we think about, how we feel, and our behavior. With something as powerful as social media, it’s important to be informed and aware of how it affects you personally. … Read more

Chelsea Patton – Student Highlight

Clinical Medical Assistant student, Chelsea Patton, began attending United Career Institute in August 2020. The choice to join the program was an easy one for her. She says, “I always wanted to go into the medical field, this is a good start for me. It will get me ready to join the field.” Chelsea is … 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

Why Soft Skills are Important in Your Career

Different skills are required for different jobs. For example, a nurse needs a different set of skills than an accounting professional. However, a specific set of skills, called soft skills, is important for everyone to have, regardless of your chosen career field. Soft skills are personal attributes that enable someone to work effectively and in … Read more

Being an Essential Healthcare Worker in a Post-COVID World

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things in our daily lives. Those who are healthcare workers have experienced an even more significant number of changes that have affected their professional lives. The growth of telemedicine, the increased focus on sanitation and cleanliness, and the shortage of healthcare professionals are changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has … Read more

How to Enroll for Fall Classes

Are you ready to make the move into an exciting healthcare career? Or maybe you want to advance your current career but aren’t sure where to start? Whatever your unique situation may be, we’ve got you covered at United Career Institute. We have many years of experience helping students achieve their career goals by providing … Read more