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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

Cassie Kocsis – Student Highlight

Practical Nursing Student – Cassie Kocsis Cassie Kocsis is a practical nursing student at United Career Institute. She is nearing the end of her program and will be graduating at the end of June. Instructors describe Cassie as a helpful leader with a positive mindset and a never-ending drive to care for those around her. … 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

How to Become a Practical Nurse

Have you always dreamed of a career in nursing? Do you want a job that allows you to help people every day when you go to work? If so, a career as a licensed practical nurse may be a great choice for you! Practical nurses are valued members of the healthcare team. They help patients … Read more

Gino Norelli – Student Highlight

United Career Institute is excited to introduce Practical Nursing student Gino Norelli! Before starting at United Career Institute, Gino graduated from Belle Vernon High School and worked as a manager at UPS for a few years. When asked why he chose to switch gears and attend United, Gino said, “I chose United for the opportunities … Read more

Advantages of Practical Nursing

If you have always dreamed of becoming a nurse, starting a career in practical nursing may be the perfect choice for you. As a licensed practical nurse, you have the opportunity to help people and make a difference in their lives every day when you go to work. There are many advantages of choosing a … Read more

Aileen Luckowski – Student Highlight

United Career Institute is thrilled to introduce you to one of our co-Students of the Month, Aileen Luckowski! Aileen is a Practical Nursing student at United Career Institute. While she has attended other post-secondary institutions, Aileen felt that United was her best option. “I’ve attended post-secondary education before, but I really felt like United being … Read more

What Is the Difference Between a MA and LPN?

Many people dream of starting a career in the healthcare industry, and maybe you are one of them. The healthcare field is continuing to grow, and the different types of available jobs are also increasing. When you work in healthcare, you have the chance to make a difference in people’s lives by helping them when … Read more

4 Tips For High School Seniors Choosing A School In 2021

This school year has been very different for high school seniors, but one thing has not changed: each of you must decide what you’re going to do after you graduate from high school. Graduating in the middle of a pandemic can seem scary and be filled with uncertainty. At United Career Institute, we are here … Read more

Why You Should Choose a Direct Admission Practical Nursing Program

Are you dreaming of a career in nursing but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’re considering a career in healthcare, and practical nursing is one of your options. Whatever your circumstances are, a direct admission practical nursing program can be an excellent choice for you! Employers are consistently hiring new nurses, making this … Read more