Morningside ranked among top Clinical Nurse Leader programs

Sep 06, 2019

Sioux City, IA – Morningside College has been ranked among the top Clinical Nurse Leader programs by

“The Clinical Nurse Leader plays a critical role in the care coordination of patients in complex situations and serves as a resource for the clinical nursing team. Educated at the master's degree level to bring a high level of clinical competence and knowledge to patient care, they facilitate movement to improve patient outcomes and implement innovations in care delivery,” says Jackie Barber, Dean of the Nylen School of Nursing at Morningside College. “We are truly honored to educate nurses to be able to practice at this level and to serve as leaders in providing quality health care.”

Ranked No. 2, Morningside’s online Master of Science in Nursing: Clinical Nurse Leader track prepares graduates to be eligible for national certification as a clinical nurse leader through the Commission on Nurse Certification. With flexible coursework schedules, supportive faculty, and opportunities for dynamic collaboration and networking, Morningside’s program is ready to help nurses take the next step in their career. Learn more about graduate nursing programs at Morningside at seeks to promote excellence in nursing by providing future and current nurses with educational and employment resources. Learn more at