Online MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader Post-Master’s Certificate

Learn to improve safety and quality of care in a clinical nurse leader role.

The MSN post-master’s certificates from Queens University of Charlotte were designed for nurses who hold an MSN or Master of Nursing degree and desire to expand career opportunities. Throughout the Clinical Nurse Leader post-master’s certificate program, you will learn how to improve patient care outcomes, safety and quality of care in clinical settings.

You will benefit from 100 percent online instruction from faculty with hands-on experience in the field, and affordable tuition. Choose to study part-time or full-time and complete your certificate in three semesters.

Career Outlook: Manage Clinical Outcomes

Those who already earned an MSN or Master of Nursing degree can complete this certificate to open the door to new career opportunities.

The post-master’s nursing leadership certification gives you a skillset in professionalism, ethics and the clinical care environment.

Clinical Nurse Leader

$79,248/Year

As a clinical nurse leader, you would collect and evaluate patient outcomes, assess risk and assert decision-making authority. The top 10 percent of clinical nurse leaders earn more than $109,000 annually.1

Nurse Navigator

$72,884/Year

As a nurse navigator, you would help to reduce patients’ anxiety as you navigate them through their healthcare journey. The top 10 percent of nurse navigators earn more than $94,000 annually.2

Other titles you may qualify for:

  • Clinical case manager
  • Clinical nurse coordinator
  • Quality care coordinator
  • Clinical program coordinator

Clinical Nurse Leader Post-Master’s Certificate Curriculum

The CNL program includes 17 credit hours. You will study leadership principles and practices, management of clinical outcomes and management of the care environment while completing 100 total clinical hours. Then, you will complete an additional 300 clinical hours in a clinical nurse leader residency.

Take charge of the health of your patients and the wellness of your organization with the Queens online Master of Science in Nursing program. Learn more about our Clinical Nurse Leader Post-Master’s Certificate. Call us at 866-313-2356 to speak with an admissions representative, or request more information.

Sources:

1. PayScale (Feb. 6, 2020). Average Clinical Nurse Leader Salary. Retrieved March 16, 2020 from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Clinical_Nurse_Leader/Salary.

2. PayScale (Feb. 28, 2020). Average Nurse Navigator Salary. Retrieved March 16, 2020 from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Nurse_Navigator/Salary.