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ECPI University

Roanoke, VA

4 Programs

Available Programs

  • A.S. - Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Careers Institute’s “hands-on” learning environment allows students to gain “real world” experience in the classroom, and then apply it through externship experiences in a variety of settings. Through this program, you can learn how to:

    • Conduct patient interviews and take medical histories
    • Check vital signs
    • Prepare patients for examination
    • Assist with surgical procedures
    • Collect specimens
    • Perform various laboratory tests and EKGs
    • Review and process payments
    • Prepare billing statements
    • Schedule appointments
    Coursework includes:
    • Physiology
    • Anatomy
    • Pharmacology
    • Clinical Procedures
    • Computer Applications

  • A.D.N. - Nursing (ADN)

    Medical Careers Institute’s (MCI) goal is to equip students with the most current knowledge and skills needed to meet the prevention, health maintenance, health promotion, and restorative needs of the patient.

    MCI’s skills-based laboratory environment provides students with a realistic setting in which to learn both the art and science of nursing with a focus on the application of theory to clinical practice. Core areas of instruction include:

    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Microbiology
    • Nutrition
    • Pharmacology
    • Acute Care
    • Medical/Surgical Nursing
    • Maternal/Newborn Nursing

    After earning their degree, graduates are then qualified to take the RN-NCLEX exam through the State Board of Nursing. A student who passes the exam is then licensed to practice as a registered nurse.

  • Diploma - Practical Nursing

    The Practical Nursing program is designed to provide with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for developing effective communication, critical thinking, clinical reasoning and teamwork/collaboration skills which will prepare the graduate to care for individuals, families and communities as an entry level practical nurse in a variety of healthcare settings.

    The Practical Nursing program prepares the student to become a valuable member of a healthcare team, working under the supervision of an advanced practice registered nurse, registered nurse, licensed physician, licensed dentist, or other practitioner.

  • A.S. - Network Security
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    At ECPI University, your classroom experience is reinforced with hands-on instruction, using the same kind of technology found in the workplace. Build secure networks in Windows, Cisco, and Linux environments, and implement network security plans to keep hackers at bay and networks secure. Specifically, ECPI’s cyber and network security degree program could teach you how to:

    • Create and manage user/group accounts and configure network routers
    • Assist in development and implementation of policies for disaster recovery and network security design
    • Assist customers in day-to-day network operations and troubleshooting
    • Administer, monitor, and manage networks
    • Participate in software installations, network upgrades, and end-user training
    • Maintain network & security hardware and software

    ECPI’s associate’s degree in Computer & Information Science with a concentration in Cyber and Network Security curriculum aims to prepare graduates to sit for IT certification exams related to CompTIA, Cisco Systems, and Microsoft.


ECPI University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


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