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Clinical Leadership, MSN

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
Take your passion for patient care to the leadership level. The Online Master of Science in Clinical Leadership from Saint Xavier University is the ideal program for nurses who want to continue to work directly with patients while creating and implementing comprehensive care plans. 

About

Coursework in the MSN in Clinical Leadership program emphasizes clinical expertise in pathophysiology, pharmacology and health assessment. Applied research, epidemiology and population-based health are also examined. The advanced expertise you’ll gain in this nursing master’s degree program is applicable to all clinical settings.The Clinical Nurse Leader role was developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to help clinicians gain the expertise and skills to improve patient care, quality and safety. Once the program has been completed, graduates are eligible to take the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) examination for national certification. Pass rates among SXU graduates who have taken the exam after graduation exceed the national average.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Nursing Inquiry 
  • Health Care Systems and Financing 
  • Epidemiology and Population Based Health Care 
  • Communication, Culture, Collaboration, and Conflict in Health Care 
  • Information Technology and Health Care Outcomes

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

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:

    550

    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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General Requirements

  • Online Graduate Student application (no application fee)
  • Copy of passport (both the identification and expiration pages)
  • One set of official transcripts from any/all U.S. colleges/universities attended, if applicable
  • Official, course-by-course transcript evaluation of all colleges/universities attended outside the U.S. for both undergraduate and graduate level coursework (if applicable)
  • Official results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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