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Nursing BSN Pre-Licensure

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pre-Licensure


A Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Concordia University sets students up for rewarding careers in nursing. This pre-licensure program prepares graduates for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), required for entry into the nursing profession.


Course Length

60 Credit Hours


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The BSN program builds the foundation for CSP students to serve as generalists in a wide range of care settings. Dynamic learning opportunities combine in-person classroom learning with hands-on experience in CSP’s high-fidelity simulation labs and supervised clinical practice in actual health care facilities.

You’ll learn from top nursing professionals who bring real-world experience along with elite teaching pedigrees. Instruction goes beyond the academics of nursing to help students gain skills in leadership, advocacy, and collaboration – along with exploration of evidence-based nursing practice concepts, further empowering them to help patients see positive outcomes.

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Program Details

The BSN in Nursing degree program includes 45-60 nursing-focused credits on top of general education and elective courses for a total of 120 credits. 

BSN students build on a wide range of study in sciences, including human anatomy, physiology, biology, chemistry. They’ll study the fundamentals of professional nursing, behavioral health, pathophysiology, and pharmacology. In addition, students gain deep academic study in nursing care for adults, childbearing & childrearing family care, as well as aging and palliative care. 

Finally, students will experience deep coursework in nursing leadership and public health. 

With a BSN from CSP, graduates emerge with the skills needed to help them pass licensure and enter the nursing profession, which then opens additional opportunities for further specialization in various aspects of health care.

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Minnesota Board of Nursing NCLEX Pass Rates 2021


Average cumulative GPA of nursing students

Over 700

Clinical hours in the traditional and ABSN program

career support

The support system you’ll enjoy at CSP continues far past the day you receive your diploma. Our Office of Career Development helps students and alumni find meaningful work through job & internship assistance, networking opportunities, interview prep, and much more.


CSP was ranked in the Top 10 “Career Ready” Institutions & Top 10 “Career Ready” Feedback for First-Generation College Students in the 2021 SkillSurvey Career Readiness.

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