Master of Science in Clinical Nurse Leader
University of Pittsburgh

Program Details

The University of Pittsburgh offers an online Master of Science in Clinical Nurse Leadership (CNL) 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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100% Online

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 Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • All students must obtain a Pennsylvania license prior to beginning clinical courses.