M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Nurse Leader

Georgetown University

24 months
54744 USD/year
54744 USD/year
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The Clinical Nurse Leader Master of Science Program from Georgetown University is a 24-month accelerated nursing program that prepares non-BSN students for clinical careers.


While at Georgetown University, Clinical Nurse Leader students learn from expert faculty and have the opportunity to refine clinical skills in the O'Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center. Students are prepared for NCLEX-RN licensure, as well as certification as clinical nurse leaders.

Program Features

  • Designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher in a field other than nursing

  • Clinical experience begins in the first semester, with over 1,000 total clinical hours in a variety of clinical settings
  • Expert clinician faculty with real-world experience
  • State-of-the-art O'Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center
  • Final semester immersion (350 hours) in the CNL role
  • Graduates are prepared to complete the national nursing licensure examination (NCLEX-RN) and the AACN CNL certification exam; 2017 NCLEX-RN Pass rate: 100%

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
  • Microbiology with Lab
  • Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


75 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a U.S. Department of Education accredited college or university in any field
  • Resumé 
  • Personal Statement
  • Two recommendations (one academic and one professional)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended• 
  • Completion of Online Video Interview
  • Most competitive applicants have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Exposure to professional nursing role strongly preferred

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27372 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    54744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27372 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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