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Clinical Nurse Leader, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, CT,
Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Department of Nursing offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Science degree with tracks in nursing education, clinical nurse leader and family nurse practitioner. 

About

Upon completion of the Master of Science Degree or post master 's FNP, Nurse Educator, or CNL Certificate Programs, the graduate will be prepared to:

  • Use nursing theory and specialized knowledge in the functional roles of Nurse Educator, Family Nurse Practitioner, or CNL.
  • Synthesize concepts from nursing, education, and other disciplines to influence professional practice.
  • Provide leadership within nursing and the health care delivery system for the improvement of client care.
  • Conduct and/or use research which contributes to the development of the discipline of nursing.
  • Continue professional growth through continuing education, specialty certification, and /or doctoral study in nursing.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Theories and Conceptual Models
  • Transforming Nursing Practice through Leadership, Policy and Advocacy
  • Legal Issues in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Informatics for Nursing Practice 
  • Research in Nursing 
  • Advanced Health Assessment 
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity Full-time
                • Full-time duration 24 months
              • Credits
                42 alternative credits
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              • Minimum required score:

                6.5

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              • Minimum required score:

                80

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              • Minimum required score:

                550

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              Academic Requirements

              You need the following GPA score:

              Required 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 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).

              General Requirements

              • Applicants are required to have a 3.0* quality point ratio in their baccalaureate program in nursing and a total cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all post high school education. Applicants must have completed undergraduate baccalaureate level courses in statistics, nursing research methods, and health assessment with at least a "C" in each. 

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                12244 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 12244 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
              • National

                6072 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 6072 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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              Living costs for New Haven

              • 1380 - 2110 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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