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The Clinical Nurse Leader MSN requires completion of 34.5 credits of graduate nursing courses.  The program includes 560 clinical practicum hours. The majority of these hours are in NURS 695 Practicum in the CNL Role.

Courses include:
NURS 506 Theory and Research for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 501 Perspectives in Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 504 Advanced Human Pathophysiology
NURS 503 Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 511 Introduction to the Clinical Nurse Leader Role
NURS 604 Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
NURS 603 Individual, Family and Community Systems
NURS 633 Advanced Holistic Health Assessment
NURS 685 Health Promotion for Individuals, Families and Communities
NURS 660 Nursing Management of Chronic and Complex Conditions
NURS 694 Capstone Seminar
NURS 695 Practicum in the CNL Role
NURS 705 Capstone Project in Nursing

Owing to exceptionally high enrollment and retention, the Department of Nursing has no capacity for external transfer students seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program for the 2022-2023 academic year. This notice will be updated if capacity allows for applications to be submitted through the Office of Admissions for the 2023-2024 academic year.