MSN- Clinical Nurse Leader

Degree Option: Master’s Degree

Program: Masters

School: Sacred Heart University

Program Length

Part Time: 24 months

Full Time: 18 months

Admission Requirements

Fully admitted students require a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 in ADN and/or BSN degree program. Candidates must have a current unencumbered RN license.

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 13

Website: Link to Sacred Heart University Admissions Page


Phone: (877) 791-7181

Articulation Model: No

Advanced Placement: No

You need to be/have a:


Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing - BS/BSN

Already have a 4-year non-nursing college degree

Tuition & Financial Services

Cost per hour: $695.00

Tuition and Fees: Link to Sacred Heart University Financial Aid Page

Financial Services Information

Website: Link to Sacred Heart University Nursing Tuition Page


Phone: (203) 371-7980

Program Description

Designed to focus on the knowledge and skills needed to fulfill the role of Clinical Nurse Leader, this specialization teaches professional nurses how to evaluate patient outcomes, assess risk, and coordinate with other health care professionals to ensure high quality care. Students are eligible to sit for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing CNL Certificate Exam.

Application Deadline

2 week prior to the start of each module

Program Location

Online Only

Campus Locations

Sacred Heart University Campus
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825