Today’s health care environment is in need of strong leadership from various health care disciplines. 

nursing student readingLander’s online Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader program equips nurse generalists to meet the critical needs of the 21st century.

Lander’s Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) program is offered in an online format, which gives working nurses the flexibility to coordinate their graduate studies with their work schedules and complete clinical requirements close to home.

 

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Note: The information below provides convenient links to some of the courses required for this degree; however, it should not be used as a course registration guide. Please refer to the official Lander University Academic Catalog for the most accurate and up-to-date program requirements.

MAJOR PROGRAM CORE REQUIREMENTS CREDIT HOURS
NUR 600

Theory and Conceptual Foundation

3
NUR 611

Advanced Clinical Assessment

3
NUR 612

Advanced Pharmacology

3
NUR 613

Advanced Pathophysiology

3
NUR 620

Healthcare Structure and Finance

3
NUR 630

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

3
NUR 635

Clinical Nurse Leader Practicum I

3*

NUR 640

Management of Clinical Outcomes

3
NUR 645 Clinical Nurse Leader Practicum II 3*
NUR 651

Research for Evidence-Based Practice

3
NUR 660

Leadership in Healthcare

3
NUR 675 Clinical Nurse Leader Practicum III 6*
   
Total Major Program Requirements 39

*Clinical Hours Included

Clinical Requirements:
A total of 400 clinical hours is required and is incorporated in four courses. A hallmark of CNL preparation is a clinical immersion experience that provides a large portion of the clinical requirements across a semester. Clinical placement will be coordinated to be convenient to a student’s geographic location, if appropriate.