Saint Xavier University

Master of Science in Nursing - Clinical Leadership


3700 West 103rd Street

Chicago, IL 60655

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Nursing - Clinical Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

This graduate degree is for nurses who want to hone their clinical expertise and take on the challenge of identifying and instituting more effective methods of patient care. The skills learned can be applied to most clinical settings, including: hospitals, doctors' offices, rehabilitation centers, hospices and Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. The curriculum prepares students for the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) certification exam.

Saint Xavier's School of Nursing has been designated as a Center of Excellence by the National League of Nursing for a third consecutive three-year term, effective through 2018. SXU is among one of only 35 nursing programs in the country that have been awarded this prominent designation.

The School of Nursing at Saint Xavier was also ranked the #2 Best Online MSN Program in the United States for 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.


Saint Xavier University Online is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Illinois State Board of Education. The School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must have a bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, as well as an unrestricted RN license.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: We offer a variety of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs. Each program has specific student eligibility requirements. In general, students must be formally enrolled as degree-seeking and for a minimum number of credit hours.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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