Mission Statement

To prepare competent entry-level general sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

United Medical Institute is a private postsecondary institution offering quality healthcare programs that integrate professional skills, career-focused education and hands-on practice, empowering students to develop and achieve their personal and career potentials. United Medical Institute believes that education should promote the development of positive self-esteem and, for that purpose, provides services supportive of student’s efforts to succeed academically, vocationally, and personally. United Medical Institute has the ability to provide individuals who desire a professional career in a medical field with a sophisticated level of training. This is accomplished through educational training equipment, hands-on experience, and didactic lectures provided by highly trained instructors, physicians and medical professionals.

"We provide focused and intensive medical training to assist our students in acquiring the skills that lead to employment."
  • Accreditation and Agreements:

    United Medical Institute is Accredited by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

    You can find more information about WASC by clicking this link:

    Accrediting Commission for Schools - Western Association of Schools and Colleges

    You may also contact WASC via mail/phone:

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges
    Accrediting Commission for Schools
    533 Airport Blvd., Suite 200, Burlingame, CA 94010
    Phone: (650) 696-1060

  • United Medical Institute approval to operate in the State of California is based on provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act (CPPEA) of 2009, which is effective January 1, 2010. Approval to Operate means compliance with State standards as set forth in Ed. Code. The Act is administered by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, under the Department of Consumer Affairs. Website: www.bppe.ca.gov
  • United Medical Institute is a member of the California Eligible Training Program (ETPL) List maintained by the Employment Development Department (E.D.D.). Please click here for more information.
  • United Medical Institute is a member of Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
  • UMI is approved to accept participants from EDD, Work. Comp. (Workers Rehabilitation Program), and VA.