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Medical Assisting Program

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

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

Jennifer Nicholson – Student Highlight

This month, United Career Institute- Fayette County would like to highlight a very deserving student, Ms. Jennifer Nicholson. Jennifer has excelled in our Medical Assisting program and is about to graduate in January 2022. Before starting at United Career Institute (UCI), Jennifer worked at a personal care home. She enjoyed working with the patients but … Read more

Donald King – Student Highlight

Meet October Medical Assisting Student of the Month, Donald King! Fresh out of high school, Donald enrolled at United Career Institute. He decided to attend the institute after hearing “how great it is” from his sister, Alexis, a Practical Nursing student. Before beginning school, Donald was a home healthcare aide and wanted to start something … Read more

Proper Eye Examination

Hands-on clinical skills are a critical component in our allied health programs at United Career Institute. Watch the video to observe one of the many skills learned in our Medical Assisting program. Allied Health Program Director, Kelly Shriver, guides two of her medical assisting students through performing a proper eye examination. If you see yourself … Read more

Kelly Shriver – Staff Highlight

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is excited to introduce you to our new Allied Health Programs Director, Kelly Shriver! Kelly oversees all allied health programs, including Medical Billing/Administration, Medical Assisting, and Clinical Medical Assistant (our 12-month diploma program.) Though Kelly is new to the United Mt. Braddock family, she has been a part of the … 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

Allison Orr – Graduate Highlight

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is excited to introduce you to Allison Orr, a recent graduate of our Medical Assisting program. Prior to attending United, Allison was working with the elderly at a nursing home.  She knew she had a passion for helping people and wanted to find a school that would set her up … Read more