Newman University Wichita

Degree Type

MS in Nurse Anesthesia.

Program Length

24 months, full time

Credit Hours

60 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline

November 15

Program Requirements


Current registered nurse license in the state of Kansas.

Minimum of one year full-time employment as a registered professional nurse in a critical-care setting. The average experience for the successful applicant is 3.7 years. Acceptable critical care experience includes: SICU (Surgical Intensive Care Unit), MICU (Medical Intensive Care Unit), CCU (Coronary Care Unit), PICU (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit), NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), Neuro-ICU, Mixed ICU, or Burn/Trauma ICU.
Not accepted: OR (Operating Room), ER (Emergency Room), or PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit).

Minimum GPA of 3.0.

A minimum score of 800 (combined verbal and quantitative) is required.

Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), APLS (Advanced Pediatric Life Support), and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).

Course Prerequisites: Statistics (must include descriptive and inferential statistics), and Nursing research (or evidence of another equivalent research course).


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