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

Once You've Been Accepted

Once you've been accepted to the Clinical Nurse Leader program, you'll want to continue with the process of getting ready for your first class.

Your Washburn Account

Once you've been accepted to Washburn, you'll receive a Washburn ID number (WIN), email address, and information to access Washburn's systems.  MyWashburn is the university's portal and can be used to access your:

  • E-mail (official communications are sent to your Washburn email address)
  • Track financial aid
  • Enroll in classes
  • Access your classes through the learning management system (D2L)


Advising for the CNL program is provided by the Program Director, Dr. Marian Jamison.  She may be contacted at  


Enrollment is done through MyWashburnDownload these easy directions to step through the process.  You'll receive your PIN number each term from the Program Director,  

Technology Requirements

Ready to start your classes?  Some guidelines to help you make the most of your experience:

  • Computer, laptop, or tablet.
  • Reliable Internet access.
  • A webcam is required.
  • Upgrade your preferred browser to the latest version.  Mozilla Firefox is the recommended browser.

Additional D2L Technical Tips

Health Clearance Requirements

The School of Nursing has partnered with Verified Credentials to track student health clearance records and conduct pre-entrance background checks and drug screens.  

Student Handbook

Become a CNL and Advance Your Nursing Career
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