Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) Program | Concordia University Irvine

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN)

Concordia University Irvine

Hera Kissoyan, ABSN ‘16

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN)

If you hold a bachelor’s degree and are looking to transition to nursing, our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) second degree program offers a fast-track to a new career. Build on the foundation of your prior coursework and complete the ABSN with hands-on experience, in as little as 15 months. In addition to classroom time, you will complete 765 hours in clinical settings throughout the course of the program.

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Learning How to Care

Learning How to Care

The philosophy, objectives, and goals of Concordia University Irvine's Department of Nursing are congruent with: a) the Nurse Practice Act of California, b) Dr. Jean Watson's philosophy of caring in nursing, c) the mission and goals of CUI and, d) the standards identified by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), e) the American Association of Colleges of Nurses Essentials of Baccalaureate Education in Nursing, f) Quality and Safety Education for Nursing Competencies (QSEN).

Nursing Philosophy

Clinical Hours

A total of 765 clinical hours are required to complete the program. Students are assigned to clinical sites each semester. The clinical sites are located in or around Orange County and Los Angeles County.

Park Place Campus

Park Place campus is the home of Concordia University Irvine’s Nursing Program. This state-of-the-art facility features classrooms, two skills labs, and three simulation labs with high fidelity mannequins, where students can practice hands-on nursing skills for the healthcare environment.

The Park Place campus is located off of Jamboree Rd. and Michelson Dr., less than ten minutes away from Concordia’s main campus in Irvine, and offers free parking for guests with validation.

Park Place Campus
3337 Michelson, Ste. 650,
Irvine, CA 92612

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Nursing Faculty

Our faculty are experts in their fields and dedicated to the Great Commission of Jesus Christ to share the Gospel and care for all of God’s people by promoting advanced nursing studies for leadership and education.

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Mary Bowman MSN, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing
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Cara Buenaventura MSN, RN, CCRN

Assistant Professor of Nursing
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Lizette Mationg RN, MSN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

The California Nursing Students’ Association (CNSA)

The CNSA is a statewide community advancing the transition of the student to professional nurse through leadership development, education, mentorship, advocacy, activism, and stewardship. Join the Concordia University Irvine Chapter.

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