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Programs of Study

Programs of Study at PCI

Start your healthcare career in one of these fields – Classes start January 8, 2018.

The programs of study offered at Pittsburgh Career Institute are in fields which continually demand highly qualified graduates.

Learn more about our medical career-focused programs:

Dental Assistant (Diploma)

Students will be exposed to dental laboratory and office administration procedures. The core curriculum is structured to include a lecture component, a laboratory component, and a clinical component. The final externship portion of the curriculum consists of supervised experiences in a clinical environment, which requires competencies, logs, and evaluations to be completed by the student…. More

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Associate’s Degree)

Students will benefit from hands-on scanning in a laboratory setting to develop confidence prior to entering your clinical externship.  Our instructors have over 50 years of combined clinical experience and have partnered over the last ten years to develop a program that understands the importance of the student’s success…. More

Dialysis Technology (Diploma)

Students will have the opportunity to study dialysis, principles of dialysis, anatomy and physiology of the kidney.  The program offers hands-on training under the expert supervision of a Certified Hemodialysyis Technician.  the core curriculum is structured to include a lecture component, a laboratory component, and a clinical component…. More

Massage Therapist (Diploma)

Students will receive training in therapeutic massage principles, hydrotherapy and allied therapeutic modalities, including massage techniques, the external application of water, heat, cold, topical preparations and mechanical devices…. More

Medical Assistant Specialist (Associate’s Degree)

Students will receive training from instructors who have experience both in the medical field and in the classroom.  You will be taught both theory and practical experience, with the hands-on experience that will prepare you for seeking entry-level employment in the field of Medical Assisting…. More

Medical Billing & Coding (Diploma)


Students will be prepared for a career in health care administration.  This diverse program trains students in current billing regulations and procedures, ICD-10 and CPT coding, insurance verification and more.  Classroom teaching is provided by instructors with years of health care industry experience, equipping students with the practical knowledge that employers value…. More

Pharmacy Technician (Associate’s Degree)

Students will be provided with the technical and practical training necessary to work as an assistant to a licensed pharmacist.  Students will study medication preparation, pharmacy computing, and customer services care, among other concepts…. More

Respiratory Therapy (Associate’s Degree)

Students will be trained to diagnose, treat, manage and rehabilitate patients who suffer from a wide range of respiratory disorders.  Students will be taught the skills and knowledge needed to provide high quality respiratory care through a diverse curriculum that includes classroom lecture, hands-on laboratory work and an integrated clinical externship…. More

Surgical Technology (Associate’s Degree)

Students are taught in both classroom and hands-on laboratory (mock surgery) settings, with instruction on such crucial skill sets as critical thinking under pressure, case preparation and management, and anticipation of patient needs and safety…. More

Veterinary Technology (Associate’s Degree)

Students will develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide quality veterinary care through high level classroom lecture combined with a variety of hands-on clinical instruction.  In addition to industry-level on-campus laboratory, X-ray and surgical facilities, you will travel to diverse clinical instruction sites…. More


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