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Kendra Cutler – Student Highlight

Meet Medical Assisting Student Kendra Cutler! Kendra Cutler is a student in the Medical Assisting associates degree program at United Career Institute. Before joining us at United Career, she attended Montana State Billings, where she completed a Medical Billing and Coding Certification* program. She had a great experience with online education but wanted to get … Read more

Careers vs. Jobs: The Path To Finding Your Passion

Have you been working a job that you don’t love? Are you ready to discover how you can start a career that can provide you with future opportunities and stability? Then, continue reading to learn how United Career Institute can help you gain the skills and knowledge to leave short-term jobs and begin your professional … Read more

UCI Celebrated its annual Graduation

United Career Institute hosted a graduation ceremony on July 8, 2022, at the Science Hall Theatre at West Moreland Community College. UCI honored thirteen practical nursing graduates, three medical assisting graduates, and one phlebotomy graduate who completed their programs from March 2022 to June 2022. It was a wonderful evening celebrating the graduates’ accomplishments with … 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 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

Discover Our Student Support

At UCI, we work hard to support our students all the way through their journey of completing school. From the moment a student first walks in our door, to completing their career-focused classes, to graduation and beyond, we are here for you. We have a WE CARE approach to education that sets our students up … Read more

Externship Highlight -Transitions Healthcare

Externship Facility United Career Institute prides itself on its many wonderful relationships with local healthcare employers. Our Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting, and Phlebotomy programs rely heavily on these relationships to fulfill the externship and clinical requirements. We love to see our students thrive in their field of study with the guidance of real medical professionals … Read more

How to Obtain a Patients’ Vital Signs

Practical nursing student, Morgan Clanagan, takes us through the procedures behind checking a patient’s vital signs. She does a wonderful job at thoroughly communicating with the patient and prioritizing their safety and well-being – both of which are primary components of excellent patient care. To learn more about our accelerated healthcare training programs at United … 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