Clinical Nurse Leader Certificate Program

The Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) post master's certificate is designed for registered nurses who already have an MSN. The CNL role has taken on increasing significance in both inpatient and outpatient facilities across the country. CNLs are innovative leaders and critical thinkers who are expert at managing complex patient cases. They put evidence-based practice into action. Please see more by visiting:

At Southern the post master's certificate requires 2 classes (6 credits each) in the Role of the Clinical Nurse Leader. Students should submit all application materials to the School of Graduate Studies. Please contact the Graduate Program Coordinator with questions:

Click on Plan of Study

Please visit our Gainful Employment Disclosures website for more information about non-degree programs (i.e. certificate programs) graduation rates, median loan debt of students who complete the program, and other important information.


For a complete list of tuition and fees for full and part time graduate study please click here