Nursing, Bridge Program Option


Have you been considering the transition from LPN to RN, or searching for an LPN to RN bridge program or the right nursing school? Take your nursing career to the next level at Concorde Career College.

Health care careers that make a difference

If you’ve been searching for the right nursing school, Concorde can help you have an even greater impact on your community through your work. We want you to achieve a professional and personal sense of fulfillment through a meaningful health care career.

Career-driven curriculum

Concorde’s nursing bridge programs prepare you to make the transition from practical nursing to an expanded role in this field and extend to developing leadership skills and an individualized management style.

Career outlook*

Nursing jobs are projected to grow at a higher-than-average rate of 19 percent. This field is forecast to continue its growth because of an aging generation of baby boomers. Find out more about what a career in nursing looks like.
*Source: 2012-2022

Financial aid

Concorde wants to be a part of your success, which is why we are committed to helping you get access to the financial aid resources you need to achieve your educational goals. Financial aid and scholarship programs are available to those who qualify.

Join our family

To learn more about how to get started earning your nursing degree through our nursing bridge programs, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

*Program length varies by location

Classroom-to-career skills training

Concorde can prepare you comprehensively to make the transition from practical nursing to registered nursing through emphasis on the following skills and knowledge:

  • Critical thinking
  • Maternal-child care
  • Care of the pediatric patient
  • Community health
  • Leadership

Where can registered nurses work?

Following successful completion of the nursing degree program and the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), graduates can seek employment in a variety of job settings, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Acute care facilities
  • Subacute care facilities
  • Surgical centers
  • Ambulatory care centers


Conditional approval by the Colorado State Board of Nursing. The associate nursing program and nursing-bridge option program at Concorde Career College, Aurora, CO have been granted Candidacy status with the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-975-5000;

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the nursing bridge program?

The nursing bridge program can be completed in as few as 15 months. However, program length can vary by campus. Please check with an admissions advisor for program length information.

When does the nurse bridge program start?

Click here, or call 1-800-693-7010 to find out when a program starts at a campus location near you.

What is the RN career outlook?

According to, this job field is expected to grow by 19 percent through 2022. As the health care needs of baby boomers increase, the continuing need for RNs is expected to rise. For more information on career profiles, click here.

Why should I become a registered nurse?

You can join an exciting, challenging and growing employment field where professional satisfaction can be high as you nurture the health of others on a daily basis. You can achieve your dreams of serving a critical role on the front lines of patient care in a variety of job settings.

Where does Concorde offer its nursing bridge program?

We offer our nursing bridge program at our Denver Metro Area campus in Aurora, CO.

How much is tuition for Concorde’s nursing bridge programs?

For program-specific tuition information, please see our program disclosures, or call 1-800-693-7010.

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