The University of Pittsburgh offers an online Master of Science in Nursing / Clinical Nurse Leader which prepares students as advanced generalists in a variety of settings across a continuum of care giving. Online courses are led by faculty members who provide opportunities for active learning, discussion, problem solving, debating, critical thinking, research, networking, and community building. Students can arrange for the required clinical hours in their own communities.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Pittsburgh is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
- A current license to practice nursing in Pennsylvania or the state or U.S. territory where the clinical practice requirements will be completed.
- One year of clinical experience is preferred prior to beginning clinical courses