The online MSN / Clinical Nurse Leader degree program from the University of South Carolina-Upstate provides students with the knowledge and skills required to oversee the care coordination of a distinct group of patients and actively provide direct patient care in complex situations. Graduates are prepared to evaluate patient outcomes, assess cohort risk, and possess the decision-making authority to change care plans when necessary. Additionally, graduates are eligible for CNL certification through the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).
- Transcripts: Individuals seeking admission must provide official transcripts showing all post-secondary coursework attempted and the award of the BSN degree by an accredited college or university. Official transcripts verifying all previous college-level course work are required for the University's records. To be considered official, transcripts must be sent directly from the institution to USC Upstate or delivered in a sealed envelope bearing a registrar's stamp.
- Letters of Recommendation.
- Validation of current RN license.
- Current CV or resume.
- Completion of agency requirements needed for clinical practice.
- Personal statement.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges