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Become a Nurse in 16 Months.

Answer the call to become a registered nurse in 16 months with CSP's ABSN program in Portland. After earning a BSN degree on an accelerated timeline, you’ll be qualified to enter the nursing workforce and start impacting patients’ lives sooner.

CSP Global’s ABSN Program in Portland

Oregon, like much of the West Coast, is facing some of the largest shortages of BSN-educated nurses in the country. Fortunately, it’s possible to earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in as few as 16 months with CSP Global’s ABSN program in Portland, which was designed for students with at least 54 college credits or a previous non-nursing degree. Our ABSN program in Portland combines the accessibility of online coursework with valuable skills labs and clinical learning experiences. We’ll equip you to graduate prepared to take the NCLEX-RN® and to make a difference as a professional nurse.

CSP’s 16-month ABSN program in Portland offers tomorrow’s nurse leaders:

  • An academically rigorous curriculum consisting of online coursework, skills labs, and clinical learning experiences
  • An emphasis on evidence-based care and serving the needs of an increasingly diverse health care population
  • Three starts each year — in January, May and September — at two Portland ABSN learning sites
  • An accredited ABSN curriculum that prepares you to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®) after completing your BSN degree
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Skills Labs

Learn vital nursing skills and techniques in a safe but realistic mock clinical setting. CSP ABSN students will learn with hospital-grade medical equipment at one of two Portland learning sites.

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Your Nursing Career Begins At CSP Global In Portland.

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Greater Accessibility

Begin sooner with three annual starts at two Portland locations.

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Accelerated Curriculum

Complete nursing theory courses in an accessible format.

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Clinical Experience

Gain valuable experience across a variety of clinical settings.

Why Portland?

If you are looking to become a nurse in the Portland, Oregon area, know that you will be entering an in-demand field in a highly desirable area. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nurses in Oregon earn the third-highest annual mean wage of any location in the country. With over 35,000 practicing nurses currently working in the state, and the projected continued growth of the field, the state offers opportunities for nurses to develop their careers.

Beyond nursing opportunities alone, Portland’s culture, climate, food and amenities make it one of the best cities to live in the US. A nursing career in Portland can be successful, lucrative and the right decision for you.

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Results and Support You Can Count On.

CSP Global Portland campus students earned a pass rate of 87.53% in 2021, surpassing the national average.

With CSP Global’s 16-month ABSN program in Portland, you’ll never feel alone in this process. Our dedicated admissions counselors are here to support you every step of the way, from the moment you call to your first day in the program.