About the BSN Program at Sacramento
Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program will help you advance your nursing career to the next level. You gain valuable skills and benefit from the convenience of our blended in-person and online curriculum. In fact, many of the required courses for our Sacramento BSN program can be taken online. We also operate a virtual platform with simulation training to support the next generation of nurses. Your benefits include experienced instructors, NCLEX-RN test preparation services, and employment support.
At Sacramento, we have been twice recognized as a “School of Excellence” by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Furthermore, the outstanding faculty at our Sacramento campus are here to support and motivate you every step of the way. This includes our career services team who will 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 help you achieve your career goals. In just two to three years, our Sacramento BSN program will prepare you for the NCLEX-RN exam, so you can pursue a rewarding career as a qualified Registered Nurse (RN). Upon completing your BSN courses, you will be trained to perform essential nursing duties include the following tasks and responsibilities:
- Consulting patients and their families on managing illnesses or injuries
- Observing and recording patient health and responses to treatment
- Supporting and contributing to new or existing treatment plans
- Collaborating with doctors and other healthcare professionals
- Recording patient medical histories and symptoms
- Administering patient medications and treatments
- Operating medical equipment
- Performing diagnostic tests
BSN Admissions Requirements for the Sacramento Campus
To enroll in our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, applicants must complete all admissions requirements. They 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
BSN Program with a Career-Driven Curriculum
Our Sacramento BSN program promotes a dynamic and hands-on approach to nursing. BSN graduates can pursue multiple career paths. With a BSN degree, you can seek employment opportunities in pediatrics, hospice care, research, teaching, healthcare management, and more.
At Sacramento, we want to give you a well-rounded learning experience. Our program combines traditional instruction with lab simulations and virtual classes. That way, you can maintain your daily life responsibilities while pursuing your career. To earn your nursing degree, you will complete 120 units by the end of this program.
As part of our BSN training curriculum, you will receive instruction across a wide range of medical topics. These courses are designed for aspiring nurses who would like to become specialized in a specific area of healthcare. These course topics include:
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Lifespan Development
- Fundamentals of Patient Care
- Mental Health Nursing
- Maternal/Newborn Nursing
- Pediatric Nursing
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 Sacramento Campus
Our Sacramento campus is located at the heart of an urban college district. With Sacramento State close by, many resources for college students are within reach, such as housing, local restaurants, employment opportunities, and more. While on campus, students can utilize our library, student lounge, and several laboratories.
At Sacramento, our classrooms are furnished with individual desks, whiteboards, projectors, and screens for presentations. Our labs also house patient-care stations to simulate real hospital settings. Each lab comes with storage cabinets as well. They contain equipment like IV poles, enteral feeding pumps, blood pressure cuffs, scales, adult and pediatric mannequins, and other equipment for nursing procedures.
Nursing Simulation Labs
Our BSN simulation labs are a great benefit for our students. They are designed to provide realistic nursing scenarios. In fact, all our programs offer hands-on labs to support student learning and simulation techniques. Our BSN program is also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Our BSN program utilizes an online platform for some of the classes, coursework, and assignments. In addition, we provide students with 24/7 technical assistance. One of our goals is to better accommodate busy adults who may work full time or care for their families.
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.
Sacramento is Northern California’s leading hub for medical offices, hospitals, and surgical centers, all of which support key advancements in technology and education. We partner with several of these facilities to ensure our students can perform skills that meet the demands of today’s healthcare system. In both urban and rural settings, students are offered exceptional opportunities to work with physicians, registered nurses, and medical teams, to provide patients with the highest quality of care.
Phone: (916) 414-9415
1111 Howe Avenue Suite #300
Sacramento, CA 95825
As the state’s capital, Sacramento is the sixth-largest city in California and the thirty-fifth largest city in the country. It’s largely known for its diversity, warm weather, liberal contemporary culture, and farm-to-table restaurants. One of its many noteworthy areas is the Old Sacramento Historic District, which is a U.S. National Historic Landmark. In Sacramento, you can also find several theater venues, museums, and film festivals.
Commonly Asked Questions
Does the Sacramento 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 Sacramento campus are either from the city of Sacramento or commute from one of the following nearby cities.
We serve BSN students across all of Sacramento County, California:
|Sacramento, CA||Carmichael, CA||Citrus Heights, CA|
|Davis, CA||Elk Grove, CA||Fair Oaks, CA|
|Florin, CA||Foothill Farms, CA||La Riviera, CA|
|North Highlands, CA||Orangevale, CA||Rancho Cordova, CA|
|Rio Linda, CA||Rosemont, CA||Roseville, CA|
|West Sacramento, CA|
What are some benefits of a career in nursing with a BSN degree?
As a Registered Nurse with a BSN degree, you can work in several medical settings. This is because advanced degrees will typically afford you greater salaries, leadership roles, and career opportunities. Nurses with BSN degrees have a bright job outlook, a variety of places to work, and the chance to help others daily.
How long is the Sacramento BSN program?
Our pre-licensure program can be completed in two to three years with three 16-week semesters per year. However, it may take less time depending on credit transfers.
When is the best time to apply for Sacramento’s BSN program?
While we offer a number of program start dates each year, cohorts can fill up quickly. For this reason, we recommend that you contact an admissions representative to begin collecting your enrollment requirements as soon as possible.
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