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Which Healthcare Character Are You? Take Our Quiz!

September 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Have you been binge watching your favorite medical TV shows on Netflix? You’re probably envisioning yourself as one of your favorite characters, helping save lives, moving around the hospital, and changing people forever. Ready to find out who you are in the fictional healthcare industry? Take [...]

What You Need to Know About Becoming a Medical Assistant

August 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

There are different ways to become a Medical Assistant, but one of the best is to earn an Associate’s Degree. Our program at Pittsburgh Career Institute is designed to give students the critical skills needed to begin a career as a Medical Assistant. What Will I Learn? There are many different [...]

Respiratory Therapy: Working With Kids

August 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Did you know you could become a Respiratory Therapist in as little as 22 months? Working as a Respiratory Therapist can lead to an exciting career in the healthcare industry. So if you like working with people of all ages and enjoy making a difference in their lives, then Respiratory Therapy may be [...]

How Much Do You Know About Respiratory Therapy?

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Becoming a Respiratory Therapist is a great way to get into the the healthcare industry. As a Respiratory Therapist you can help others and work in a fast-paced environment. While respiratory therapy is a great healthcare job, not very many people know about what they do. How much do you know about [...]

5 Places to Work for a Respiratory Therapist

July 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Choosing a career as a Respiratory Therapist can lead to a fulfilling career in the healthcare industry. There is no doubt that it is rewarding to help people feel better and achieve greater health. Respiratory Therapists are a key member of healthcare! If you have been thinking about going to [...]

What Is a Veterinary Technician?

July 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

If you love animals and care about their health and well being, working in a vet clinic can be a lot of fun and make your work a blast! One way to get into the veterinary industry is to become a Veterinary Technician. Not sure what that is? Here’s the answer: What Is a Veterinary Technician? [...]

Traits of a Great Respiratory Therapist

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s no surprise that careers in the medical field take a lot of dedication and talent. One great career requiring less than 2 years of schooling is respiratory therapy! (In fact, you can earn an Associate’s Degree from Pittsburgh Career Institute in Respiratory Therapy!) These therapists [...]

How to Become a Massage Therapist in Pittsburgh

May 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

According to, massage therapists experience below average levels of stress and an above average amount of flexibility in their jobs, and the Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that the job outlook for massage therapists is growing at a rate of 22% (much higher than the [...]

Catching Up With Our Students

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Our students are amazing! We love to document what PCI students are doing, and we are excited to share their progress as they go along in their educational journey. Haven’t been following us on Instagram? We’ve got some updates for you! Surgical Technology A post shared by Pittsburgh Career [...]

5 Signs You Might Love Surgical Technology

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

We understand the pressure of finding the “perfect career”; an occupation in which you thrive, and somewhere that you look forward to going to each day. Some might say that you can’t love what you do, but we beg to differ. Here are 5 signs that you might be the perfect fit for surgical [...]
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