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Master of Science: Clinical Nurse Leader Online Admissions

Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Online Admissions

The Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Online program is a distance-accessible program offered through a mixed-delivery method. The bulk of coursework is online.

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The applicant must fill out an application to:

The College of Nursing requires supplemental materials to the Graduate School Application. These additional materials can be uploaded to the Graduate School Application. Click here to review the required materials.

All CNL courses are offered through the UMass Amherst Continuing & Professional Education, Please visit SPIRE to register for classes after you are admitted into the program.

Technical support for online courses is available to all enrolled students. Information about the technical requirements necessary for online learning can be found at

Application Deadline
December 15, for fall admission.
The College of Nursing will continue to accept applications until all seats are filled. Please contact for more details.

Cost of the Program
Course fees are listed in every course description. In addition, there is a $45 nonrefundable registration fee each semester.