Our mission is to train top tier clinicians. Our nursing degrees are highly recognized and greatly respected because we believe nursing goes beyond science. SHU is consistently ranked among the top master’s colleges in the United States in part because of our humanistic core principles. Small rigorous classes and interactive personal attention from our experienced award-winning faculty will prepare you to stand out in today’s complex healthcare industry. A professional who leads from the heart is easy to spot.
The Clinical Nurse Leader specialization focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to fulfill this new and evolving role, such as evaluating patient outcomes, assessing risk, and coordinating with other health care professionals to ensure high quality care. The program prepares students to sit for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing CNL Certificate Exam. Even those students who are not interested in the CNL position can benefit from the integrated knowledge offered in this specialization.
Due to state regulations, Sacred Heart University’s online programs are no longer accepting applications from residents of the following states: Maryland, North Carolina, Oregon.
Facts & Figures
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Private, not-for-profit, Higher Education
Master's College or University I
Must have access to a desktop or laptop computer with the following capabilities: Internet connection, email that supports attachments, printer, Office 97 suite or higher, and a sound card.
Due to state regulations, Sacred Heart University’s online programs are no longer accepting applications from residents of the following states: Maryland, North Carolina and Oregon.
Scholarships, discounts, grants, employment, loans, or payment plans are available. FASFA code: 001403