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Postgraduate Certificate—Clinical Nurse Leader Required Coursework

These requirements are for students meeting the 2022-2023 catalog and after. Please note that this program of study can be individualized. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact graduate nursing.

Required Coursework

Coursework is delivered online and includes a field-based practicum. 14 total credits are required.

Year One Coursework

Semester offeredCourseCredits
SpringNURS 860 - Health Operations and Financial Management for Nurse Leaders3

Year Two Coursework

Semester offeredCourse


FallNURS 645 - Clinical Nurse Leader 1 Improvement Science: A Microsystem Approach*


SpringNURS 646 - Clinical Nurse Leader II: Clinical Immersion and Capstone Project