M.S.N. - Clinical Nurse Leader

The following information will facilitate your progression through Saint Louis University's M.S.N. - Clinical Nurse Leader program.

We also encourage you to refer to the student handbook for this program. Please note that general student rules and regulations in place at Saint Louis University apply unless superseded by policies of the School of Nursing. 

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the M.S.N. - Clinical Nurse Leader program are educated to:

  1. Implement collaborative strategies to provide ethical, high quality, safe, cost‐effective, patient‐centered care.
  2. Use scholarly inquiry including evidence‐based practice and research application to improve decision‐making and health outcomes.
  3. Integrate advanced competencies, skills, theories, and cultural sensitivity into microsystems in relationship with patients and interprofessional teams.
  4. Design culturally sensitive patient care that includes health promotion and disease prevention.
  5. Facilitate the improvement of health care through leadership within health care systems and communities.
  6. Synthesize systems data, information and evidence based and theoretical knowledge to reduce risk, improve safety, and achieve optimal client adaptation and outcomes.
  7. Utilize appropriate information and health care technologies to improve health care outcomes.
  8. Manage human and fiscal nursing team resources.
  9. Advocate for policies that improve the health of the public and the profession of nursing.