Why PCI Should Be Part of Your 2020 Plans
The new decade is here, what will you do in 2020? It might be the right time to finally pursue your education with Pittsburgh Career Institute! Classes start early this year, contact us to schedule a tour and see if we’re the right fit for you.
Variety of Programs
Here at the Pittsburgh Career Institute, we offer numerous programs. Whether you’re passionate about working with people or animals, there are plenty of programs to explore and see if one might be right for you! Currently, we offer programs in:
- Dental Assistant
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography
- Medical Assistant
- Respiratory Therapy
- Surgical Technology
- Veterinary Technology
Each program has a different start date, so it’s important to take a tour and find out how soon you might be able to start. Programs also vary in length, so take a look at the start dates along with your schedule to plan ahead!
“Through assertive, honest and ethical relationship building, Pittsburgh Career Institute develops and maintains collaborative partnerships with employers who support our Health Care Programs. These valued relationships enable our students to develop the skills necessary to graduate and be competitive in their job search.”
-Patty O’Rourke, Director of Career Services
Our faculty is dedicated to the academic success and preparation of our students for their possible future careers. Every faculty member has industry or professional experience, and academic credentials to help guide and prepare students. Students can receive guidance from both faculty and professionals in the fields they’re interested in so they can have a better understanding for their future work and work culture. During a tour, you’ll have a chance to meet some of our faculty and ask questions about the program you’re interested in.
Since we opened our doors in 1980, we have been continuously motivated to prepare our students for their future careers and serve our community. We believe in giving our students hands-on experience, and so our campus has industry-standard labs. This helps to facilitate a learning experience with real world experience, so our students transition from school to their future careers can go smoothly.
We are conveniently located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh and are close to public transportation and some of downtown’s best venues and restaurants. You can explore our diverse city while pursuing an education.
”At Pittsburgh Career Institute, our mission is to successfully prepare motivated students for entry-level positions in the health industry with knowledge and skills, the confidence to apply them dynamically, and the judgment to do so wisely. We strive to do so in an environment that is diverse, supportive, tolerant, goal-oriented and positive.”
Pittsburgh Career Institute Mission Statement
The best place to start is with our admissions requirements to see if you might qualify. Admissions requirements include:
- Personal interview with an admissions representative
- High School diploma, certificate or other acceptable proof of graduation from an institution providing secondary education, or the equivalent of such graduation. A valid institution is one that is recognized as a provider of education by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Successful background check
- Completion of admissions and enrollment documents
- Application fee
- Entrance exam
- Program specific requirements
If you’re considering a future in the healthcare field, request more information and schedule a tour! Prepare for your tour by making a list of programs you’re interested in, questions you’d like to ask, and see what some of our graduates have gone on to do since graduating!