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Unitek College
7 Campuses
6 Programs

Unitek College™ is a privately held vocational school dedicated to helping you gain the skills needed to advance your career or begin a brand new career. Your training at Unitek College will position you to take advantage of the rising demand for experts in allied health, nursing, and technology professions. Our programs include Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Vocational Nursing, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN-to-BSN Degree Completion.

Unitek College features modern laboratories that simulate a real work setting, qualified teachers willing to give you the attention you deserve, and employment assistance after you graduate. Unitek College offers seven convenient facilities in Northern California with campuses in Bakersfield, Fremont, San Jose, Hayward, Concord, South San Francisco, and Sacramento.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Available Programs

  • Information Technology
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    The massive growth of the Internet, smartphones and tablets has fueled the need for the next generation of IT professionals. Our Information Technology Certificate program offers you the opportunity to develop a strong technological foundation.

    This program covers computer system concepts and skills required in a wide range of possible small to mid-sized business environments. The labs include sophisticated virtual environments to simulate multiple real-world scenarios, as well as physical workstations for hands- on skills training.

    The program combines classroom and laboratory space to ensure easy accessibility and allow instructors to closely supervise students. Each students will have an individual computer workstation. The laboratory is designed to provide current industry-standard equipment with sophisticated virtual environments to simulate multiple real-world scenarios, as well as physical work stations for hands on skills training. Lab equipment includes tools as well as various software and hardware systems.

    We have designed this program to prepare you to take multiple certifications, which are regarded as an important standard for entry-level positions in Information Technology.

    Available at these locations

    Concord, CA

    1401 Willow Pass Rd
    Concord, CA 94520

    Fremont, CA

    4670 Auto Mall Parkway
    Fremont, CA 94538

    Sacramento, CA

    1111 Howe Avenue Suite #300
    Sacramento, CA 95825

  • Medical Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Assisting is a great program for individuals interested in providing care to those with medical needs. Unitek College’s 9-month Medical Assisting program offers an active learning environment with an emphasis on practicing real clinical skills. Our program covers basic knowledge and skills required for MA's in ambulatory/health care settings including medical terminology, medical front/back office procedures, anatomy and physiology, with MA duties in assisting in some minor surgical procedures.

    With our knowledgeable teachers and hands-on training methods you can learn and grow in pursuit of your new career as a Medical Assistant.

    All students complete an externship, which provides practical experience in a physicians' office, hospital, or other healthcare facility. Emphasis is placed on Interpersonal communication, critical thinking, decision making, and other skills required for a basic medical assistant.

    Available at these locations

    Bakersfield, CA

    333 Palmer Dr. Suite 200
    Bakersfield, CA 93309

    Concord, CA

    1401 Willow Pass Rd
    Concord, CA 94520

    Fremont, CA

    4670 Auto Mall Parkway
    Fremont, CA 94538

    Hayward, CA

    21615 Hesperian Blvd
    Hayward, CA 94541

    Sacramento, CA

    1111 Howe Avenue Suite #300
    Sacramento, CA 95825

    San Francisco, CA

    257 Longford Drive #5
    South San Francisco, CA 94080

    San Jose, CA

    6800 Santa Teresa Blvd Ste. 200
    San Jose, CA 95119

  • Dental Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    Unitek College's Dental Assisting program is a good fit for students that love working with their hands. This program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits of a Dental Assistant, focusing on the treatment-room care of dental patients.

    Unitek College provides a strong foundation in the skills and experience needed to succeed in a career as a Dental Assistant, combining in-class instruction with hands-on lab skills experience. Externships provide a hands-on opportunity to put the skills learned in the classroom into practice.

    Courses cover all aspects of dental assisting and include infection control and sterilization techniques, how to handle medical emergencies, the correct procedure for taking dental X-rays , Coronal Polishing teeth, the placement of Pit and Fissure Sealants, and taking impressions, and the use of various dental instruments. Topics covered in the program also include oral evacuation, fixed prosthodontics, pharmacology and pain control, preventative dentistry, how to assist with oral surgery, and tray setups.

    Available at these locations

    Concord, CA

    1401 Willow Pass Rd
    Concord, CA 94520

    Sacramento, CA

    1111 Howe Avenue Suite #300
    Sacramento, CA 95825

  • Medical Office Administration
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Office Administrators are a fundamental member of the healthcare team. Medical Office Administrators may manage medical records, create electronic health records, process insurance claims, or handle entry-level bookkeeping in a medical setting. The program totals 25 semester credit hours and is scheduled to take approximately 9 months. It contains 560 hours of on-campus instruction and 200 externship site hours, for a total of 760 instructional hours.

    Students must complete all on-campus instruction prior to externship, and must complete 140 hours of outside-class assignments throughout the program. Students wishing to attend an externship site requiring a commitment of more than the program’s minimum externship hours may do so voluntarily. Maximum class size is 25 students.

    Graduates of the program may be eligible to take various professional certification exams, including the Electronic Health Records Specialist exam, Certified Medical Administrative Assistant exam, and Medical Billing and Coding Specialist exam. Such credentials are not required to graduate but can be of value depending on students’ particular career goals.

    Available at this location

    Sacramento, CA

    1111 Howe Avenue Suite #300
    Sacramento, CA 95825

  • Vocational Nursing
    Nursing

    Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), sometimes called Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), provide direct medical care to patients under the direction of doctors and registered nurses. LVNs often have more contact with patients than any other member of the healthcare team. If you’re a compassionate person interested in helping others as a nurse, Vocational Nursing training could put you on the path to a rewarding career.

    Unitek College offers certificate and associate degree programs in Vocational Nursing. Our intensive 11 month Vocational Nursing Certificate Program covers clinical and theory components to prepare graduates to take the NCLEX-PN licensing exam, and work as a generalist Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). All Unitek College pre-licensure Vocational Nursing students complete clinical rotations at a healthcare facility as a part of their curriculum.

    Educational objectives include: collaborating effectively with clients, families, and health care teams to provide holistic care; assisting in the formulation of a problem-solving approach to deliver basic nursing care to clients; and coordinating patient care with other members of a health care team within the standards of practice.

    Available at these locations

    Concord, CA

    1401 Willow Pass Rd
    Concord, CA 94520

    Fremont, CA

    4670 Auto Mall Parkway
    Fremont, CA 94538

    Hayward, CA

    21615 Hesperian Blvd
    Hayward, CA 94541

    Sacramento, CA

    1111 Howe Avenue Suite #300
    Sacramento, CA 95825

    San Francisco, CA

    257 Longford Drive #5
    South San Francisco, CA 94080

    San Jose, CA

    6800 Santa Teresa Blvd Ste. 200
    San Jose, CA 95119

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN to BSN
    Nursing

    It can be difficult to make your future a priority in today's busy world. That's why we designed our RN-to-BSN Degree Completion Program to fit into your schedule. In as few as 12 months*, Unitek College's flexible, 100% Online RN-to-BSN Degree Completion Program will provide you with the tools you need to advance into expanded healthcare roles as a Bachelors-prepared Nurse. Unitek College’s RN-to-BSN Degree Completion Program at Unitek College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).

    Students taking all of the semester credits taught in the program at a full-time pace can expect to finish the program over 20 months. Students transferring the maximum amount of upper-division credits can expect to finish the program in as few as 3 semesters over 12 months.

    Unitek College's Online RN-to-BSN Completion Degree Program uses a modern, web-based collaborative learning platform; students only need a laptop or desktop computer with internet access and standard Microsoft Office. Our primary goal is to provide you with an amazing learning experience, whether you’re on or off-campus.

    Educational objectives include becoming a positive change agent in the work force; applying evidence-based knowledge to shape nursing practice; adhering to ethical, legal, regulatory, and professional nursing standards; and incorporating sensitivity to physical, social, cultural, and spiritual patient diversity.

    *assuming maximum transfer of credits

Accreditation

Unitek College's campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

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