Accelerated Nursing Program in St. Paul

If you are considering earning a BSN degree through CSP Global’s 16-month Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, with start dates in January, May and September, beginning your career in St. Paul could be the right move for you. St. Paul is the capital of Minnesota, and the Twin Cities metro area contains over 3.6 million people and 13 hospitals.

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Three of the five largest healthcare providers in the state are headquartered in the area and operate most facilities. ABSN students will have the opportunity throughout clinical learning experiences to gain firsthand experience at many of these facilities in providing patient care. The Mayo Clinic, one of the most famous healthcare organizations in the world, is also headquartered nearby in Rochester.

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Why Relocate to St. Paul?

Our accelerated nursing program in St. Paul is a multimodal experience, blending online courses delivered through a dynamic e-learning platform with in-person labs and clinicals. Our program site location and clinicals mean you must live within the commuting range of St. Paul. This may mean relocation for students, so what makes a move to St. Paul worthwhile?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the metropolitan area employs 39,540 nurses who work for an annual mean wage of $92,190, above the national average. This means that CSP’s ABSN program here is placed among the metro areas with the highest nursing employment level in the nation.

The Twin Cities are also a cultural and culinary hotspot with food halls, breweries, professional sports teams, arts, museums and more. St. Paul also offers a competitive cost of living, with housing costs 10% lower than the national average. Nurses who want to support patient and workplace advocacy further can also get involved with the Minnesota Nurses Association. This can help one to network and better advocate for patient care on a broader scale.

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A BSN degree can set you up for a successful future career path.

Attending CSP Global’s Accelerated Nursing Program in St. Paul

We are located at:

393 Dunlap Street North,
Suite 200,
St. Paul, MN 55104.

Our contact number is 866-892-1562.


What else does it mean that our 16-month accelerated nursing program in St. Paul has much to offer second-degree students? Our ABSN learning site is fully equipped to offer everything needed for a second-degree nursing education.

  • Three start dates a year, in January, May, and September.
  • Opportunities to gain clinical care experience through clinical learning at area hospitals.
  • A mock hospital environment where students can safely complete skills labs.
  • A fully accredited nursing education, preparing students to take on the NCLEX-RN after graduation.

Students can engage with their coursework and labs through our learning site, which offers multiple amenities.

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Hybrid Culture

Onsite testing areas provide a space to take examinations after learning through online-based coursework.

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Holistic Education

Fully equipped clinical environments provide a safe mock clinical environment for skills labs.

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Supportive Setting

Communal areas and in-person instructor access help us deliver a top-quality nursing education.

See How a Degree
Through CSP ABSN in
St. Paul is Worth It

As a mother, CSP Global student Shantell aspires to earn her nursing degree for her career and her child. See how the CSP Global ABSN program can be the right move to build a future career.

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I enroll as a CSP Global ABSN student?

You can enroll as a CSP Global student during one of three start dates a year in January, May, and September.

How can I find nursing opportunities in St. Paul?

St. Paul, Minnesota, is a regional hotspot for nursing, with tens of thousands of jobs across multiple healthcare organizations and facilities. You can begin scouting out opportunities and networking through the clinical learning experiences we administer as part of the program.
With clinicals, students can speak to professionals across multiple practice areas and get a sense of where to look and how to present themselves throughout the job search.
Our second-degree accelerated nursing program in St. Paul makes it possible to study nursing without starting over.

See if a nursing education in Minnesota is right for you.