Accelerate Into Nursing.

Earn your BSN in 16 months from CSP Global, and join the ranks of America's most trusted profession.
Choose between our locations in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Portland, Oregon.

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CSP Global's Accelerated Nursing Program

America needs caring, confident nurses now more than ever, and the positive prospects of a nursing career can make the profession an ideal match for many. From different practice areas to geographic flexibility, you have the ability to turn nursing into a rewarding and fulfilling career. Fortunately, it’s possible to enter this life-saving profession in as few as 16 months with CSP Global’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program. This innovative, accelerated nursing program blends interactive, online coursework with relevant, experiential learning in skills labs and clinical learning environments, so you graduate ready to take the NCLEX-RN® and destined to touch countless lives

The ABSN program, like nursing, isn’t for everyone, though. For the CSP Global accelerated nursing program, you must have at least 54 non-nursing college credits (including designated prerequisites and general education coursework) while meeting academic requirements. You should also be prepared for a rigorous and intensive workload as an ABSN student, which is necessary to learn the skills and practical knowledge you’ll need over such an accelerated timeframe.

The CSP Global accelerated nursing program offers:

  • A comprehensive curriculum featuring online courses, well-equipped skills labs, and clinical learning experiences
  • An emphasis on evidence-based care that serves the needs of culturally diverse populations
  • ABSN learning sites located in both St. Paul, Minnesota, and Portland, Oregon
  • An accredited education that will prepare you to successfully sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®) upon completion of the BSN degree
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Take the courses you’ll need to begin as an ABSN student.

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A Life-changing Career in Nursing Begins at CSP Global.

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Three Yearly Start Dates

Begin sooner with January, May and September start dates!

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Skills Labs

Nursing skills labs help you practice nursing in a supported environment.

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Clinical Learning

Learn how to become a nurse through clinical learning opportunities.

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A Nursing Education Focused on Results.

CSP Global students on the St. Paul campus earned a 2023 first-time NCLEX pass rate of 90.32%, and Portland campus students earned a pass rate of 89.29% in 2022, both surpassing the national average.