Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Online

Prerequisite Statistics Courses

Applicants must complete a graduate level inferential statistics course. Visit the link below for more details.

Prerequisite Statistics Courses

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Applications accepted November 1 through February 1.

Due to unforeseen circumstances with the application process in CollegeNet, we are extending our application deadline to March 10th.  If you have already submitted materials to the School of Nursing, please contact Ms. Alizabeth Ballard,, if you have questions about your application.

Application Period

  • Students start the program in August of each year.
  • Late applications are accepted as space allows.

Admission Criteria

State Authorization

To Apply for the Clinical Nurse Leader Program, you will need

  • A completed online graduate application to Washburn University School of Nursing.
    • Reference information from past employers, faculty, or professional peers.
    • GPA - last 60 hours
    • Previous graduate hours
    • License information
    • Program track selected
    • Resume
    • Unofficial Transcripts

Complete the online application and mail remaining application materials in one envelope or e-mail to:

Washburn University School of Nursing
MSN-CNL Program
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Questions or Concerns?
Dr. Marian Jamison

We're here to help throughout the process via email, phone, and text. Contact Dr. Jamison at 785-670-1205 or by email: