Clinical Nurse Leader

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What is the application deadline?
  • How many units is the program?
  • Can I attend the program on a part-time basis?
  • What does the CNL Program prepare me to do?
  • What specific skills will I attain in the CNL Program?
  • What positions might a CNL seek?
  • Do CNL students complete a project as part of their program?
  • What is the background of the professors who teach in the CNL Program?
  • What is the academic environment like at USD?
  • What is unique about the CNL Program at USD?
  • Do I have to find my own preceptor?
  • Is there a certification exam?
  • When are classes offered? Is there a distance format?
  • Are there elective courses within the program?
  • Am I required to submit my health requirement information by the application deadline?
  • How do I determine if my degree from another country is equivalent to a US Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree?
  • How do I apply for financial aid? What is the deadline?

Contact Information

Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science
Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4548