Loma Linda University

Degree Type

Master of Science.

Program Length

30 months, full time

Credit Hours

88 units

Starting Month


Application Deadline

Application period is from October 1 – February 1. Priority admission deadline is December 1.

Program Requirements

Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited program in the United States or the equivalent from another country.

RN licensure; RN in California before clinical courses.

Minimum 1 year, full-time adult critical care RN experience (in the U.S.) at time of matriculation (excluding orientation). Experience is evaluated on an individual basis.

A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on all undergraduate coursework, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for science prerequisites.

Required Certifications: BLS (Basic Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse) is recommended.

A full year of General Chemistry is highly recommended. Introductory Biochemistry course is highly recommended.

Shadow a CRNA: An 8 hour clinical observation with a CRNA must be completed before your admission interview.


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