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Clinical Nurse Leader, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, TX,
The Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is an “advanced generalist” in the clinical microsystem charged with supervising the care of a group of patients, evaluating their risks and outcomes, and coordinating their care with other health care professionals. 

About

The focus of this role is evidence-based practice, safety, quality, risk reduction, and cost containment. As an advanced generalist, the CNL has the opportunity to work with all patient population sin all practice settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology 
  •   Advanced Health Assessment 
  •   Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 
  •   Health Care Policy, Law and Ethics 
  •   Advanced Nursing Research and Theory 
  •   Financial Concepts in Health Care 
  •   Leadership in Clinical Microsystems 
  •   Care Environment Management 
  •   Clinical Outcomes Management 
  •   Clinical Nurse Leader Practicum 
  •   Clinical Nurse Leader Residency

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    150

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    150

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    4

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Completed on-line applicationBSN from an accredited school or university

  • Current unencumbered licensure in the state of Texas or the state in which practicum coursework will occur
  • Current CPR certification and immunizations
  • One official transcript from all colleges or universities attended
  • Preferred cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a four-point scale)
  • International transcripts should be sent with an evaluation from a transcript credentialing service.
  • Preferred work history that includes one year of full-time experience or its equivalent as a registered nurse
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language: Test of Spoken English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the institutional version of the Test of Spoken English (TSE
  • Resume
  • Personal statement
  • Three professional references

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29340 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29340 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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