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Master's / Nursing

MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader

Master's / Nursing

MSN: Nursing Education

Online, Asynchronous
Online, Asynchronous
Online, Asynchronous
Part-Time
Part-Time
Part-Time
2 years
2 years
2 years
39
39
36
You want to mentor other nurses, educate patients and their families about diagnoses and treatment plans, assess patient risks and outcomes, and be your patient's best advocate
You want to pass your hard-won wisdom on to the next generation of nurses and play a critical role in solving the nationwide shortage of nursing faculty
You want to provide transformative leadership in a health care institution, improving administrative processes and producing superior patient outcomes
Keeping your focus on your patients' safety, making evidence-based recommendations to improve health care policy, and leading an interdisciplinary team that might include social workers, physicians, pharmacists and fellow nurses
Teaching students in a classroom environment, evaluating their performance, designing curricula and study plans, and contributing to nursing scholarship
Providing fellow nurses with a supportive, enriching environment, building trust inside and outside your team, and ensuring procedures meet professional and ethical standards
Clinical Nurse Leaders earn an average annual salary of $77,637, according to Payscale
Nursing educators earn an average annual salary of $74,642 according to Payscale
Demand for medical and health services managers is projected to grow 18% through 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
An estimated $27,105. This estimate does not include fees or other costs you may incur.
An estimated $27,105. This estimate does not include fees or other costs you may incur.
An estimated $25,020. This estimate does not include fees or other costs you may incur.
An active RN license and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or a B.A. or B.S. in a related field, from an accredited college or university. This program also requires prerequisite courses in statistics, health assessment and research.
An active RN license and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or a B.A. or B.S. in a related field, from an accredited college or university. This program also requires prerequisite courses in statistics, health assessment and research.
An active RN license and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or a BA or BS in a related field, from an accredited college or university. This program also requires prerequisite courses in statistics, health assessment and research.
Minimum 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
Minimum 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
Minimum 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
No previous work experience is required, though you do need an active RN license in the state where you reside
No previous work experience is required, though you do need an active RN license in the state where you reside
No previous work experience is required, though you do need an active RN license in the state where you reside
The Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) specialization prepares you for CNL certification from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing
The Nursing Education specialization prepares you for the Certified Nurse Educator exam from the National League for Nursing
None
This program accepts up to 12 transfer credits with program director approval
This program accepts up to 12 transfer credits with program director approval
This program accepts up to 12 transfer credits with prior approval