Barry University

Degree Type

Master of Science in Anesthesiology, DNP.

Program Length

28 months, full time

Credit Hours

54 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline

May 1. Applications received after May 1 are considered on a space available basis.

Program Requirements

BSN or a baccalaureate degree in an appropriate science. A non science degree will be considered on a case by case basis.

A current, unrestricted license as an RN in the U.S. Students must provide a Florida RN license once admitted to the program.

One year, full-time clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in a critical care setting within the last 3 years. Clinical experience should be direct hands-on patient care and should routinely require non-invasive and invasive monitoring, continuous pharmacologic infusions and mechanical ventilation. The CCRN credential serves as evidence of required knowledge and experience, and is highly regarded.

Minimum GPA of 3.0. Emphasis is given to the last 60 hours of undergraduate work. Applicants with a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university will have their graduate GPA included for admissions consideration.

Satisfactory GRE scores required. GRE must be taken within 5 years of application. The GRE requirement may be waived for applicants with an earned graduate degree.

Required Certifications: BLS (Basic Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).

Course Prerequisites: Chemistry with a B or better, must have a lab component and the course (not the lab) must be taken within 5 years of the beginning of the program (organic or bio-chemistry preferred). Barry University Florida offers an online chemistry that satisfies this requirement. One science/math course (advanced physiology, pharmacology, physics, genetics, statistics, or algebra).

Strongly encouraged to shadow a CRNA.


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