Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Leadership-Clinical Nurse Leader
Rush University

Program Details

The Nursing Leadership-Clinical Nurse Leader MSN from Rush University is an online nursing administration degree for RNs with bachelor’s degrees that want to advance their careers.  This program prepares students to take on the leadership and accountability for the health outcomes of clients in a variety of clinical settings.  You will work on promoting health, reducing risk, and improving point-of-care outcomes as a patient advocate committed to high quality care.  Courses help students learn to be competent and knowledgeable across the continuum of care and teach them to use evidence-based practice to ensure the latest innovations are used in patient care.  Graduates are ready to serve in various healthcare settings, assuming formal leadership roles in acute and outpatient settings and implementing quality improvement measures to ensure the best possible patient outcomes.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rush 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

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Requires completion of an accredited BSN degree
  • Must have an RN license in the United States
  • Three brief campus visits required

Restricted States

Louisiana, New York, Tennessee