A program that prepares registered nurses for careers as clinical nurse leaders in which they work as part of an interdisciplinary team that provides direct medical care for patients based on evidence-based practice and research. Includes instruction in pharmacology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, research in nursing methods, advanced health assessment, statistics, and clinical practice management.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|2||University of San Diego||45||2%||$58,189|
|3||University of Toledo||29||1%||$24,109|
|4||Central Methodist University-College of Graduate and Extended Studies||24||5%||N/A|
|5||Seton Hall University||20||1%||$50,318|
|7||CUNY Hunter College||15||0%||$20,181|
|8||Pacific Lutheran University||13||2%||$48,308|
|9||Texas Christian University||13||1%||$50,720|
|10||Texas Woman's University||13||0%||$18,259|
|11||University of Portland||12||1%||$53,958|
|12||Spring Hill College||10||4%||$46,170|
|14||University of Maine at Augusta||8||1%||$8,700|
|15||The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio||7||1%||N/A|
|16||La Salle University||6||0%||$51,770|
|17||University of Rochester||4||0%||$61,340|
|18||University of Iowa||3||0%||$20,691|
|19||Grand View University||3||1%||$33,616|
|20||University of the Incarnate Word||3||0%||$39,124|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Clinical Nurse Leader program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.