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Clinical Leadership (CNL)


The School of Nursing offers a Clinical Leadership Masters in Nursing program that allows nurses to advance their clinical leadership skills while improving patient outcomes through; project management, data management, disease management, implementation of EBP, interdisciplinary communication, care transition facilitation and care coordination.

A Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is an emerging nursing role developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) in collaboration with an array of leaders from the practice environment.

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Clinical Leadership MSN is hybrid, part-time program offered in Newark, NJ.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) certification examination offered by CNC (Commission of Nurse Certification), and are qualified to apply for the doctorate of nursing practice (DNP) program.

Follow this link to view Master of Science program outcomes

Credits to Completion:

Students must complete a total of 37 credits, along with 405 clinical hours to receive the Clinical Leadership MSN.

Sample Curriculum

 

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