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.




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.

NUR 600 3
NUR 611 3
NUR 612 3
NUR 613 3
NUR 620 3
NUR 630 3
NUR 635 3*

NUR 640

NUR 645 3*
NUR 651 3
NUR 660 3
NUR 675 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.