Missouri State University

Degree Type

Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia.

Program Length

30 months, full time

Credit Hours

66 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline


Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the US, its territories or protectorates.

At least one year of experience as a registered nurse in an acute care setting. Two years of experience or more is preferred.

Recommended acute care experience includes: Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, and Neurotrauma ICU.

A minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale for the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.

The GRE is required. A preferred minimum score of 153 in Verbal Reasoning, 150 in Quantitative Reasoning, and 3.5 in Analytical Writing, or successful passing of the CCRN exam.

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

Course Prerequisites: Inorganic (General) Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Microbiology, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, and Genetics (is not required but highly recommended).


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