Master of Science in Nursing / Clinical Nurse Leader
Ohio State University

Program Details

The MSN in Clinical Nurse Leader from Ohio State University is an online nursing administration degree.  If you are an RN with a desire to advance your career, this program will allow you to take on leadership positions in healthcare settings.  While you will not be working with patients one-on-one with this career, you will be in charge of ensuring the care of all the patients in a particular setting.  

Clinical Nurse Leaders will be able to provide and manage comprehensive client care in various settings, overseeing the care coordination of a distinct group of patients and leading patient care in complex situations.  Coursework improves your leadership, communication, and decision-making skills.  By graduation, students have the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Ensure cost-effective care
  • Change plans of care and care protocols
  • Work collaboratively with interdisciplinary care teams
  • Ensure positive patient outcomes
  • Delegate and oversee care delivery by other nursing staff

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Ohio State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Proof of current unrestricted Registered Nurse License

Restricted States

Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming, US Territories