The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Graduate Programs

MS Clinical Nurse Leader Plans of Study

The MS - CNL concentration requires completion of 32 semester credit hours of coursework. Students are expected to complete either a two-year full-time plan of study or a three-year part-time plan.

 

MS Clinical Nurse Leader Program: Full-Time Plan of Study (2-year plan)

This plan is not compatible with full -time employment. 

All courses are online. 

 

Course #

Course Name

Credits

N615

Advanced Pathophysiology

3

N540

Epidemiology for Clinicians

3

N619

Advanced Pharmacology

3

N735

Informatics for Nursing Practice

3

N630

Research Methodology in Nursing

3

N614

Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning

3

N725

Leadership in Public Health Systems

3

N701

Health Care Quality

3

N698N

Clinical Practicum: CNL

2

N798N

Clinical Practicum: CNL

6

 

 

 

TOTAL:

 

32

 

MS Clinical Nurse Leader Program: Part-Time Plan of Study (3-year plan)

All courses are online. 

 

Course #

Course Name

Credits

N619

Advanced Pharmacology

3

N701

Health Care Quality

3

N630

Research Methodology in Nursing

3

N540

Epidemiology for Clinicians

3

N725

Leadership in Public Health Systems

3

N615

Advanced Pathophysiology

3

N735

Informatics for Nursing Practice

3

N614

Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning

3

N701

Health Care Quality

3

N698N

Clinical Practicum: CNL

2

N798N

Clinical Practicum: CNL

6

 

 

 

TOTAL:

 

32