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at Saint Louis University apply unless superseded by policies of the School of Nursing.
Tuition and Additional Costs
For information regarding the upcoming academic year’s tuition rate, fees and financial
aid, please visit SLU Financial Services.
All students in the MSN-CNL program have the following additional cost:
- Software for Typhon (patient visit documentation) $75 - This is a one-time fee due
when you register for the first clinical course.
- CastleBranch Registration - $35
Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the M.S.N. - Clinical Nurse Leader program are educated to:
- Implement collaborative strategies to provide ethical, high quality, safe, cost‐effective,
- Use scholarly inquiry including evidence‐based practice and research application to
improve decision‐making and health outcomes.
- Integrate advanced competencies, skills, theories, and cultural sensitivity into microsystems
in relationship with patients and interprofessional teams.
- Design culturally sensitive patient care that includes health promotion and disease
- Facilitate the improvement of health care through leadership within health care systems
- Synthesize systems data, information and evidence based and theoretical knowledge
to reduce risk, improve safety, and achieve optimal client adaptation and outcomes.
- Utilize appropriate information and health care technologies to improve health care
- Manage human and fiscal nursing team resources.
- Advocate for policies that improve the health of the public and the profession of