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Master of Science in Nursing / Clinical Nurse Leader

Program Details

The online MSN / Clinical Nurse Leader degree program from Lynchburg College provides nurses an advanced nursing leadership education with the flexibility to maintain professional and personal commitments. Founded on evidence-based nursing practice, the curriculum provides educational experiences that are grounded in current knowledge and research. Graduates of the program possess the knowledge and skills required to:

  • ​Provide and manage care to individuals at the point of care anywhere healthcare is delivered
  • ​Provide leadership at the bedside, in the practice setting, and as a member of the interdisciplinary team
  • ​Improve clinical outcomes using evidence-based practice
  • ​Affect change within the healthcare system through the use of Quality Improvement and Healthcare Informatics that enhance understanding of the economics of care, cost-effectiveness, and resource utilization


  • All official transcripts, submitted to NursingCAS
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Hold a current unrestricted registered nurse license in the United States
  • Have successfully completed undergraduate courses in Statistics and Health Assessment with a grade of C or higher
  • Have current CPR certification and health records
  • Meet the essential functions of nursing

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education