University of Pittsburgh

School of Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing - Clinical Nurse Leader


University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Nursing - Clinical Nurse Leader

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Clinical Nurse Leader is an emerging nursing role developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) in collaboration with leaders from the academic and service arenas in order to improve the quality of patient care and better prepare nurses to thrive in the complex health care arena. The MSN Clinical Nurse Leader area of concentration will provide you a high quality theoretical and clinical education in nursing without duplicating previous coursework. A CNL is prepared with the knowledge and skill set that may be implemented in various ways and settings within any health care organization. Upon graduation, each student is eligible to sit for national certification as a Certified Clinical Nurse Leader.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: To determine eligiblity for federal student aid, students should begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal School Code: 00337900

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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