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The University of Iowa

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
34706 USD/year
36238 USD/year
18096 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Nursing-Clinical Nurse Leader (MSN-CNL) is awarded by the Graduate College. Instruction is offered through the College of Nursing at The University of Iowa.

Overview

The Master of Science in Nursing, offered by The University of Iowa, requires a minimum of 39 s.h. of graduate credit. The program has a clinical nurse leader focus. It is designed to build on general and professional baccalaureate study.

The M.S.N. curriculum consists of a core component of 21 s.h., which students take with College of Nursing doctoral students, and a specialization component of 18 s.h. that centers on the clinical nurse leader role.

Career Development

  • Students who constantly envision new ways to create change or innovate to improve health care delivery or nursing practice can thrive in a M.S.N. Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) role. 
  • The program prepares the CNL with the necessary knowledge and skills to make a difference both in a microsystem or a changing work environment. Upon graduation, CNL students are eligible for the certification exam.
  • The M.S.N. Clinical Nurse Leader provides students with eight essential roles to ensure job flexibility, including clinician, educator, advocate, outcomes manager, information manager, systems analyst, a role as a member of the profession, and with outcomes-based skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evaluating Evidence for Practice
  • Quality and Safety
  • Clinical Education in the Care Environment
  • Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology I for the Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Leadership in the Microsystem
  • Applied Epidemiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Supplemental Information form
  • Resume
  • Copy of RN license
  • Statement of Disclosure
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile. If you are admitted, official transcripts will be required before your enrollment
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34706 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    36238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36238 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    18096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18096 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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