About the BSN Program at Concord
Earning your BSN degree will grant you the knowledge, skills, and experience to meet the increasingly complex demands of today’s healthcare system. Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in Concord, California, can lead you to a fulfilling career as a Registered Nurse (RN). It can also be a pathway for Vocational Nurses or Practical Nurses to advance their nursing careers.
Now is a great time to take that first step towards your dream nursing career. The outstanding faculty members at our Concord campus are here to support and motivate you every step of the way. Our career services team are also here to provide you with job-search assistance before and after graduation.
Join the thousands of students who chose to advance their careers by earning your bachelor’s degree in Nursing at Unitek College.
What You’ll Learn
Our mission is to advance your nursing career. In two to three years, the Concord BSN program will prepare you for the NCLEX-RN certification exam and qualify you to pursue a Registered Nursing position in a variety of healthcare settings. By enrolling in our BSN courses, you will be trained to perform the following nursing duties and responsibilities:
- Recording patient medical histories and symptoms
- Administering patient medications and treatments
- Supporting and contributing to new or existing treatment plans
- Observing and recording patient health and responses to treatment
- Collaborating with doctors and other healthcare professionals
- Operating medical equipment
- Performing diagnostic tests
- Consulting patients and their families on managing illnesses or injuries
BSN Admissions Requirements for the Concord Campus
To enroll in our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, applicants must complete all admissions requirements, which include the following:
1 Career planning session and admissions interview
2 Submit proof of high school completion or equivalent
3 Entrance assessment test
4 Program application
5 Financing arrangements and, if applicable, all documents needed to obtain an official award letter for Federal Student Aid
Finished the nursing program at Unitek and it was fun but challenging. The school environment was very friendly and the staff members are great. As challenging as the program was, they were always very supportive and kept our motivation going.
The Concord Campus
Our campus is located in the Metroplex Office Centre at 1401 Willow Pass Road in Concord, California. The campus occupies portions of three floors and includes more than 35,000 square feet of space. Our BSN laboratories are fully equipped to simulate actual clinical settings and they contain many of the latest medical instruments and technologies, including medical mannequins.
To accommodate our students, we also maintain multiple classrooms, skills labs, computer labs, and learning resource stations. In between classes, students can enjoy their time in the campus lounge or café.
Our recently expanded Concord campus maintains several student facilities, including the student lounge, an onsite café, and multiple learning resource stations. Our BSN simulation labs are another great feature for many of our students. They are designed to provide realistic nursing scenarios to prepare you for the field.
A Convenient Platform
Online classes are a great component of our BSN program. Our virtual platform offers numerous benefits, such as flexible hours for coursework and assignments as well as 24/7 technical assistance. At Concord, we offer our students two pathways to earn their Bachelor’s in Nursing: 1) Full BSN program (no nursing experience) and 2) Advanced Placement (for current LVNs and LPNs).
At the end, with the help of Career Services, I ended up getting hired at the first place my resume was sent to, and I really enjoy it.
In addition to the nursing bachelor’s program, our Concord campus offers alternative pathways for aspiring Vocational Nurses, Medical Assistants, Medical Office Administrators, and Dental Assistants. Although all of our healthcare programs boast a comprehensive curriculum, most of them can be completed in a year or less!
Phone: (888) 919-4220
1401 Willow Pass Rd,
Concord, CA 94520
The city of Concord has several attractions that are available to students. It is home to numerous outdoor venues, hiking trails, and gardens. The town square in downtown Concord is home to the Todos Santos Plaza. This popular destination spans a full city block of community green space. It’s surrounded by several businesses, restaurants, and coffee shops. The plaza also hosts a regular farmer’s market and frequent outdoor events.
Commonly Asked Questions
Does the Concord campus offer a BSN program near me?
We welcome students from all around the world to enroll at Unitek College. The majority of students at our Concord campus are either from the city of Concord or commute from one of the following nearby cities.
We serve BSN students across all of Contra Costa County, California:
|Concord, CA||Alamo, CA||Antioch, CA|
|Bay Point, CA||Benicia, CA||Clayton, CA|
|Danville, CA||El Sobrante, CA||Hercules, CA|
|Lafayette, CA||Martinez, CA||Moraga, CA|
|Orinda, CA||Pittsburg, CA||Pleasant Hill, CA|
|Walnut Creek, CA|
How long is the Concord BSN program?
This is a pre-licensure program that can be completed in two to three years—depending on credit transfers—with three 16-week semesters per year.
Does Concord offer a bridge LVN-to-BSN program?
Licensed Vocational Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses can enroll in an LVN-to-BSN pathway at Unitek. This would allow LVNs who have completed certain General Education courses to apply for “Advanced Placement” status and potentially skip the first three semesters of the BSN program. Please speak with an admissions representative to learn more.
When is the best time to apply for the Concord BSN program?
We have several start dates each year, but they often become completely full, so we recommend contacting an admissions representative to start gathering your enrollment requirements as soon as possible.
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