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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

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

Graduation Ceremony 2022

UCI Graduation Ceremony United Career Institute held a graduation ceremony on April 22, 2022, for medical assisting and practical nursing graduates. We celebrated the graduates who completed their programs from June 29, 2021, to March 27, 2022. The ceremony began with the pinning of practical nursing graduates. Graduates choose a person important in their life … 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

Happy Nurses Week 2022!

United Career Institute wants to express our great appreciation for the devotion, commitment, and work that nurses dedicate to their patients and communities. We are taking the time to celebrate National Nurses Week and recognize the amazing impact that nurses have every day. Thank you nurses for all the things you do. Happy Nurses Week! … 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

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

Dominique Thomas – Graduate Highlight

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is excited to introduce you to Dominque Thomas, a graduate of our Medical Assisting program and our Practical Nursing program. When Dominique attended United for the Medical Assisting program, she loved it so much that she knew she had to come back to continue her education in nursing. It is … Read more