MLC Membership

 Why Join the MLC?

  • Learn through sharing, connecting, and collaborating with the network of Magnet-recognized organizations and those on the Journey to Magnet Excellence.
  • Gain access to innovative and breakthrough practices of Magnet-recognized organizations.
  • Receive up-to-date information from the Magnet Recognition Program via newsletters and member-only engagements.
  • Share best practices and strategies with your colleagues around the world.
  • Access the professional expertise of thought leaders in a virtual setting.

MLC Eligibility and Fees (as of August 2022)

Magnet Learning Communities (MLC) membership subscriptions are available to all Magnet-designated hospitals, Magnet Applicant hospitals, and hospitals on the Magnet journey.

Magnet-designated Organizations

Number of Members Membership Fee
1 - 25 Complimentary*
Additional 25 Members $1,600

 For Magnet-designated organizations that paid their Magnet Application fee AFTER February 1, 2018. MLC Memberships provided throughout active Magnet designation period. (Note: Organizations that paid the Magnet Application fee before February 1, 2018, received only 2 complimentary MLC memberships.)

Magnet Applicant Organizations

Number of Members Membership Fee
1 - 25 Complimentary
Additional 25 Members $1,600

MLC Memberships provided for the duration of the active application period (including appraisal period) and throughout active Magnet designation period.

Other Healthcare Organizations* interested in joining the Magnet Learning Communities.

Number of Members Membership Fee Membership Term
25 Members $3,200 2 years
Additional 25 Members $1,600 2 years

*Eligible organizations are healthcare organizations that provide inpatient nursing services and/or ambulatory care nursing services (e.g., home health, hospice, critical access, immediate care, etc.), and can be based in the United States or the international community.

To request more information or join, please send an email with your contact information and details about your organization to