Reno Campus

Phone: (888) 725-5641

5250 South Virginia St., Suite 110
Reno, NV 89502

Programs offered:

Reno BSN Program

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Reno PN Program

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Reno MA Program

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Convenient Location

Our campus in Reno occupies the first and second floor of a professional office building in the sunny state of Nevada. Spacious and sleek with blue-tinted windows, our Reno Campus is located near the I-580 freeway. It’s also adjacent to public transportation, lies within walking distance of the Meadowood Mall, and maintains ample parking for students and faculty. 

Classrooms and Skills Labs

At our Reno Campus, you can gain a well-rounded education that will prepare you for a successful healthcare career. In addition to offering an accessible location, our campus provides you with an active learning classroom. Not only does this include hands-on exercises, but access to medical equipment as well as simulation labs.

At our Reno Campus, most classes are capped between 30-40 students. This allows your voice to be heard and sets you up for success. We also provide the following instructional technology in each classroom: You will benefit from the campus Intranet and Wi-Fi, overhead projectors, presentation projectors, and printers. Classroom utilization is carefully planned so you have access to classrooms and labs without waiting for delays.

Simulation Center

Our simulation center contains high-fidelity simulators and sim-view technology, including a Medical Surgical Nursing Intensive Care Unit (ICU). It features two furnished patient rooms: one for Pediatrics with infant and child simulators, a crib, and a youth bed; another includes a birthing simulator, a bassinet for newborns, and a delivery bed.

These simulation rooms have a separate control room with one-way mirrors. Cameras are mounted in patient rooms and provide a panoramic view of the area. Other cameras focus on specific interactions between you—the student nurse—and the patient. Additional cameras hover over each medication cart. All of our simulation rooms have an attached debriefing room that allows up to eight students to observe and critique a classmate’s performance.

Collaboration Room

This is a strategic, communal space for you to study and collaborate with your classmates. Students have the opportunity to work together outside of the classroom in small group, peer-to-peer interactions. The room also allows for independent work in a relaxing environment.

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at Reno: Our BSN program can lead to a rewarding career as a Registered Nurse or act as a pathway for current LVNs/LPNs and Associate Degree RNs to take their career to the next level.

Practical Nursing Program at Reno: Our PN program is specifically designed to prepare you for success. You will benefit from expert instruction, clinical simulations, and access to healthcare facilities.

Medical Assisting Program at Reno: Our MA program equips you with the experience and skills you’ll need to excel as a Medical Assistant. In under a year’s time, you can train to join this exciting healthcare field.

About the Campus

The Unitek Reno Campus has all the necessary facilities to set students up for success, including:

  • Large student break room and study area
  • Nursing simulation center
  • Skills and computer labs
  • Learning resource center
  • Resume-writing stations
  • Active learning room
  • Career Services office
  • Administrative and student support offices

National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation

The Unitek College, Reno, Practical Nursing program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.

Invitation for Third-Party Comments

The Unitek College, Reno, Practical Nursing (PN) program has applied for initial accreditation candidacy from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) and will be hosting an on-site program evaluation visit on February 8-10, 2023. The public is invited to submit third-party comments by January 25, 2023. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

The NLN CNEA expects the engagement of communities of interest in the accreditation process including faculty, students, administrators, alumnae, and community as an indication of stakeholder commitment to program quality and integrity. Interested parties are asked to submit comments, in writing, directly to the NLN CNEA staff regarding the program(s) under review. Interested parties are invited to share comments regarding the Practical Nursing program to CNEA by January 25, 2023.

Third-party comments will be shared with the on-site program evaluation team and considered by the NLN CNEA Program Review Committee and the Board of Commissioners during the review process. The comments will be shared with the chief academic nurse administrator who will be given an opportunity to respond to the comments if desired.

If you would like to submit a third-party comment regarding the Practical Nursing program, please submit to:

The NLN Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)
2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Eighth Floor
Washington, DC 20037