We highly encourage you to take the CNL certification exam. Professional certification is a prestigious standard that will promote your career and allow you to use the credentials ‘CNL’. National certification is highly valued in our profession and should be included on your resume/CV. In addition, many institutions offer financial incentive to certified nurses. For more information about the CNL, please check out this video Certified Clinical Nurse Leaders.
Augusta University’s goal is to have an 80% certification rate for graduates of the MSN Clinical Nurse Leader program. Have a look at the CNL certified nurses in Georgia and let’s make that number grow (look under CNL Directory, CNLs listed by State)!
Exam Format: 100% Multiple choice
For more information regarding deadlines and registration fees please visit CNL Exam Website.
The Augusta University Summerville Testing Center is an approved testing center for the CNL exam and is offering the exam on the following dates:
|Testing Date:||Testing Time:|
|May 17, 2019||8:30AM|
|November 27, 2019||8:30AM|
|January 27, 2020||8:30AM|
|April 27, 2020||8:30AM|
All exams will take place from 9:00am-12:00pm at Augusta University Summerville Campus Testing and Disability Services center, Augusta, GA.
Augusta University Summerville Campus, Galloway Hall: Drive up Walton Way, turn into the main Summerville campus entrance (circle with fountain). Make a left around the fountain, keep taking the road around we are located in the first building on the left side of the road. You can park in any unmarked parking spot once you have obtained a visitor parking pass. To obtain a visitor parking pass, please visit Parking and Transportation Services located on the Summerville Campus.
If you are interested in taking the CNL exam at another location, you can find a testing center by by visiting: CNL Certification Exam Dates & Fees.
*This is the only part of the application process that the Augusta University CNL Program is involved with. If you have questions about other forms, payment, changing exam dates or locations, please contact CNC directly.
QUESTIONS? Contact the Commission on Nurse Certification.
Telephone: 202-463-6930, ext. 226 or ext. 242;
If you are sending the education documentation form by mail or fax, our information is below:
Augusta University, College of Nursing
c/o Emily Holsey EC-5507
987 St Sebastian Way
Augusta, GA 30912