West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology is dedicated to providing students the opportunity for success through specialized training. It is through the educational process that students receive support and encouragement so they may reach their full potential. This school believes this will enhance employability. To accomplish this important goal, this school is committed to career training which emphasizes skills, attitudes, and work habits consistent with good business practices through educational excellence. This school maintains the philosophy that the “student comes first” and practices and “open door” policy allowing students accessibility to all faculty and administrative staff. A cohesive bond between the student and the school is developed as a result of this open communication and is fundamental in the development of the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare for entry into a career field. The mission of the School will be accomplished by the achievement of the following objectives: a. Continually offer students viable career options by providing quality educational programs based on employer-driven requirements. b. Maintaining a qualified faculty and staff dedicated to the personal and professional development of each student. c. Develop each student's ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to think critically. d. Constantly analyze and update curricula to remain in the forefront of changing and emerging technologies.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$12,889

Out of state

$12,889
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
100%
Did not receive aid
0%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 90.0% $5,617
State/local grants 66.0% $3,449
Institutional grants 31.0% $2,661
Loans 93.0% $4,829

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of office managers and other professionals, to perform routine administrative duties in a medical, clinical, or health care facility/system office environment. Includes instruction in general office skills, data processing, office equipment operation, principles of medical record-keeping and business regulations, medical/clinical office procedures, and communications skills. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
      • A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of special assistants and personal secretaries for practicing physicians and nurses, health care facilities and services administrators, and other health care professionals. Includes instruction in business and medical communications, medical terminology, principles of health care operations, public relations and interpersonal communications, software applications, record-keeping and filing systems, scheduling and meeting planning, applicable policy and regulations, and professional standards and ethics. Examples: [Dental Secretary] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
97%
Male Students
3%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian93.15%
  2. Black4.11%
  3. Hispanic/Latino1.37%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities1.37%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

119

Undergraduate students

119

Attendance breakdown

Full time
99%
Part time
1%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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