"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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If you want to be a patient care leader and help identify, design, implement, and evaluate administrative and clinical processes to ensure the best care possible, the online MSN program from Saint Xavier University can help you achieve your professional goals.
What sets us apart from the rest is that the online Master of Science in Nursing program has a Clinical Leadership focus. The Clinical Leadership track is an advanced role for nurses who want to hone their clinical expertise and take on the challenge of identifying and instituting more effective methods of patient care. This Clinical Nurse Leader role was developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) as a way to provide clinicians with the expertise and skills to improve patient care quality and safety in today’s increasingly complex and advanced health care environment.
You will learn how to use tested methods, assessment, new technology, patient input, and coordination and communication with other healthcare professionals to design and implement safe, high quality care.
Learn more about the online MS in Nursing in Clinical Leadership master’s degree program by calling us at (866) 319-8966 to speak with a Program Manager, or fill out our Information Request Form.
Our students are typically experienced nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited university. This degree is for nurses who want to interact with patients and want the challenge of working to improve patient care and outcomes. The skills you will learn in this online nursing master’s degree program are flexible and can be applied to most clinical settings, including hospitals, doctors’ offices, rehabilitation centers, and hospices.
You will acquire skills in interpreting aggregate data, assessing microsystems, collaborating with members of other disciplines, appraising evidence, and designing and implementing projects to improve patient care.
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. In addition, Saint Xavier's School of Nursing is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)1
Other features of the online Master of Science in Nursing in Clinical Leadership degree program at Saint Xavier University include:
Learn more about the online MSN degree: Call us at (866) 319-8966 to speak with a Program Manager, or fill out our Information Request Form.
1The online MSN in Clinical Leadership program at Saint Xavier University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC. 20036, (202) 887-6791
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: