CSP Global’s Accredited Nursing Program

Earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an accredited nursing program with an accelerated format is a smart investment in your future. Not only will you graduate prepared to sit for the NCLEX-RN®; you can take comfort knowing that should you ever decide to pursue advanced practice certification, your BSN will count.

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With CSP Global’s 16-month Accelerated BSN, you’ll receive a transformative nursing education focused on both the art and science of nursing — from developing a caring touch and advocating for the needs of diverse patient populations to improving health outcomes through evidence-based practice.

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University Accreditation

Concordia University, St. Paul, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), located at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604. To learn more about HLC, please call 1-800-621-7440 or visit hlcommission.org.

Nursing Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Concordia University, St. Paul is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The university accreditation ensures the quality and integrity of the baccalaureate program and allows CSP Global ABSN nursing graduates to apply for careers in the federal government — including military and Veteran’s Administration positions — and offers a smoother path to graduate nursing programs.

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State Approval

The Accelerated BSN in Portland is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing, located at 17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Portland, OR 97224, 971-673-0685.

This school is a business unit of a corporation and is authorized by the State of Oregon to offer and confer the academic degrees and certificates described herein, following a determination that state academic standards will be satisfied under OAR 583-030. Inquiries concerning the standards or school compliance may be directed to the Office of Degree Authorization, 255 Capitol St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97310.

Concordia University is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission to conduct practice experiences in the state of Washington for the accelerated BSN program.

The Accelerated BSN program in St. Paul is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing, located at 1210 Northland Drive, Suite 120, Mendota Heights, MN 55120, 612-317-3000. 

Concordia University St. Paul is approved by the Washington State Board of Nursing for ABSN students to be eligible to seek licensure as a registered nurse technician in Washington State."    

Student Licensure

CSP’s pre-licensure nursing programs prepare students to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN®), which is required for professional nursing licensing in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. CSP BSN program graduates are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN® in any state. States may require additional licensure application conditions including but not limited to background studies that may include fingerprinting. State-specific professional nursing licensure requirements are accessible via the identified state’s nursing board website.

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To learn more about Concordia University St. Paul’s licensed and accredited nursing program, please visit: https://www.csp.edu/accreditation/.