Bryan College

Degree Type

Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP).

Program Length

36 months, full time

Credit Hours

90 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline

August 31

Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.

An RN license in Nebraska or be eligible NE licensure.

2 years preferred critical care experience must be obtained in a critical care area within the US, its territories or a US military hospital outside of the US. The critical care areas include the following: Surgical ICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, Coronary, ICU, Medical ICU, Pediatric, or Neonatal ICU. Experience in other areas may be considered provided they can demonstrate competence with invasive monitoring, ventilators, and critical care pharmacology.

3.0 GPA in all college coursework. 3.0 preferred for major science classes. An average of 3.2 is preferred for the basic science courses.

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

Course Prerequisites include Chemistry: Two semesters of chemistry with lab, Microbiology: 3 semester hours, Anatomy (human or mammalian): 3 semester hours, Physiology: 3 semester hours, Anatomy/Physiology, and Statistics: 3 semester hours. Courses need to be completed with a B or better, and within the past 10 years.


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