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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 [...]

Job Search Tips from PCI’s Career Services Department

December 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Read the newspaper and research job search websites to find more information on companies that are hiring and information about their application process. Use the posted job description to tailor your resume for the position. This will mean that you will have to edit your resume to suit the [...]

Why a Surgical Technology Degree could Change Your Life

October 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Can’t stand sitting at a desk all day? Day in, day out routines become a bore all too easily? A career in surgical technology may be right for you. As a Surgical Tech, your role on the job is as unpredictable as the weather, as you work to keep everything in the operating room running smoothly in [...]

On the job With a Dental Assistant

October 21, 2016 // 1 Comment

Are you looking for a long, stable career that offers you diverse opportunities? How about a position that enables you to help others feel at ease and improve their wellbeing? If you answered yes to one or both of those questions, a career in dental assisting might be the right professional path [...]

4 Reasons You Should Consider a Career in Medical Billing & Coding

October 5, 2016 // 3 Comments

The workforce is competitive no matter what industry you choose, which is why one of the top reasons that pursuing a degree is vital to achieving career success. The healthcare industry is experiencing unprecedented growth, thanks in part to nationwide reforms in healthcare. As a result, healthcare [...]

5 Reasons It’s Never Too Late to Begin Your Education at PCI

September 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Furthering your education is an exciting and nerve-racking experience, no matter how old you are. Whether you are just out of high school or returning after your own kids have graduated, going back to school can be frightening, exhilarating and a huge life change. No matter how old you are, you are [...]

What Can I Do With a Respiratory Therapy Degree?

August 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Obtaining a respiratory therapy degree is a great choice for individuals who would like to explore career opportunities in a healthcare setting.  Respiratory therapist’s responsibilities include evaluating patient’s respiratory conditions, facilitating physical examinations, running diagnostic [...]
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