Category: Career Advice

Diagnostic Medical Sonography vs. Ultrasound Technician

Studying Diagnostic Medical Sonography can provide an opportunity to work with ultrasound equipment to diagnose and provide treatment recommendations to patients, much like an Ultrasound Technician. Learn the differences between these two careers!

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5 Questions You Should Ask on Your School Tour

Sep 01 2020

Starting a career in the healthcare industry is exciting! But first, you’ll need to pick a school where you’ll fit in. There’s no better way to do that than by taking a tour! Here are some great questions you’ll want to ask while exploring your options!

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What Can I Do With a Respiratory Therapy Degree?

A Respiratory Therapy Degree can allow you to work in a healthcare setting. You can work with patients by evaluating their respiratory conditions, facilitate physical examinations, and run diagnostic tests. Find out what else you can do with a Respiratory Therapy Degree.

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

Looking for a career change? Focus on expanding your skills and furthering your education at Pittsburgh Career Institute. Here are five reasons why it’s never too late to get an education in the medical field.

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What Are the Dental School Requirements in Pittsburgh, PA?

Apr 18 2018

Before applying to dental school there are a few requirements that must be met by applicants. Though each school has different prerequisites, most schools will require that you have at least a four-year degree or equivalent from a valid institution. Read on for other things to do before applying!

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What Can I Learn in a Surgical Technology Program?

Feb 21 2018

Working in the field of medicine can be a very exciting and rewarding job! Many people love the medical environment but do not have the resources or time to commit to the long term education needed in order to work in the medical field as a doctor or a surgeon. A surgical technician is able…

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Respiratory Therapy Alumni Spotlight: Lindsey Junstrom

Jan 19 2018

Respiratory Therapy is one of the less well-known programs among the ones we offer at Pittsburgh Career Institute (PCI). This month we had the distinct pleasure of interviewing one of our respiratory therapy alumni, Lindsey Junstrom. She is a bright and enthusiastic young woman that had a great deal of insight to share with us!…

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5 Reasons Vet Techs Love Their Jobs

Jan 08 2018

It’s no secret that veterinary technicians have awesome jobs. They can work as caretakers at zoos, provide critical care to beloved house pets, and even research ways to keep animals healthier. For any animal lover, or even people looking to make the world a healthier place, veterinary technology is an exciting field. Here are five…

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