"The online format allows for flexible learning, interaction with students from afar, the understanding of on-line learning and its benefits (as this is certainly the wave of the future), the knowledge and compassion of the teachers and the institution as a whole."
- Tamara C. Johnson, Student
Saint Xavier University
Online Masters in Curriculum and Instruction
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The online MSN degree can help you reach your professional goals in most clinical settings, including hospitals, doctors’ offices, rehabilitation centers, and hospices. The Clinical Leadership track can assist you in reaching your goals be it as a Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Navigator, Nurse Educator, Clinical Nurse Resource, or Patient Care Resource.
The Clinical Leadership track prepares you to take the Clinical Nurse Leader certification exam as well as gives you the skills needed to support your career in other nursing pathways. Clinical Nurse Leaders work directly with patients, but they also take on the responsibilities and challenges of collecting and assessing data on patient treatment and outcomes. They coordinate and communicate with doctors, pharmacists, social workers, and other nurses to develop new practices and systems, and take leadership roles in implementing change.
As a Clinical Nurse Leader with advanced generalist skills, you will be qualified to work in a diverse array of health-care settings. You will be a leader among your nursing colleagues and function as a resource for them and other health care professionals.
In 2010, the National League for Nursing (NLN) re-designated the School of Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education, currently, one of only 17 schools in the U.S. to receive this distinction. For more information, please click here or contact us at (866) 319-8966.
Founded in 1846 by the Sisters of Mercy, Saint Xavier University is a private, Catholic, comprehensive university grounded in the tradition of the liberal arts.
Chicago's oldest Catholic University now adds its online, global Saint Xavier campus to the existing campuses in Chicago and Orland Park.
As one of 16 colleges and universities sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Saint Xavier University educates approximately 5,100 students each year.
Saint Xavierís Catholic tradition promotes ethical development, service to the community, and a search for truth via observation, analysis, and debate. We have a long history of educating students to prepare them for professional success and lay the foundation for personal fulfillment with values such as to explore and respect different viewpoints, work for the betterment of the community, and engage students in the pursuit of lifelong learning.
Saint Xavier continues this tradition throughout our online curriculum with support from experienced faculty, stimulating discussions among a diverse student body, and rigorous coursework.
SXU holds regional accreditation (the highest level of accreditation for institutions of higher education) from the Higher Learning Commission, which is recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). In addition: