Clinical Nurse Leader , M.S.N. (Online)

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


Only one nursing course may be repeated and it may be repeated only once. A grade of “B” or higher must be achieved in each course. Failure to do so will result in automatic dismissal.

Core Requirements (24 Credits)
NUR 500 – Nursing Theories and Conceptual Models 
NUR 514 – Transforming Nursing Practice through Leadership, Policy and Advocacy
NUR 540 – Legal Issues in Healthcare
NUR 516 – Healthcare Informatics for Nursing Practice
NUR 519 – Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
NUR 526 – Advanced Health Assessment 
NUR 521 – Advanced Pathophysiolog 
NUR 524 – Advanced Pharmacolog

Clinical Component and Role Functions (12 Credits)
NUR 530 – Nurse-Managed Quality Outcomes – 6 credits, 220 clinical hours
NUR 523 – Advanced Nursing Practice – 6 credits, 180 clinical hours

Capstone (3-6 Credits):
Select one track

Thesis Track (6 credits)
NUR 590 – Thesis Seminar 
NUR 591 – Thesis Guidance

Special Project Track
NUR 592 – Special Project in Nursing 

It is understood that continuance in the Nursing program is contingent upon on-going faculty evaluation of  academic performance, performance in real and/or simulated professional training situations, and ethical and appropriateness of responses and behavior.