Clinical Nurse Leader Requirements

Clinical Nurse Leader Program

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  • Baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited school in any area other than nursing.

  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (cumulative)

  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary education

    *Official transcripts will be sent to NursingCAS*

  • An official, professional course-by-course evaluation (based on official transcripts and documents) is required for all foreign educational transcripts and documents from one of the following three credentials evaluation services: Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., World Education Services (WES), Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE). Official transcript evaluations based on unofficial transcripts, documents or copies will not fulfill this requirement.

  • Current resume or curriculum vitae. Please attach to online application via NursingCAS.

  • Three letters of recommendation (Submitted electronically via NursingCAS)

  • If applicable, TOEFL score of 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based or 79 internet-based.

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  • Personal interview, by invitation only.

  • Essay addressing experience and autobiographical information (included on application)

  • The following prerequisites:

    1. Human Anatomy and Physiology (8 credits); completed within the last 10 years
    2. Microbiology (3 credits); completed within the last 10 years
    3. Chemistry with lab (4 credits)
    4. Statistics (3 credits)
    5. General Psychology (3 credits)
    6. Human Growth and Development - Lifespan (3 credits)

Prerequisite courses do NOT have to be completed to apply.