University of Cincinnati
Master of Science in Nursing.
28 months, full time
71 semester hours
Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.
A non-restricted RN license is required in order to apply to the program. Non-restricted Ohio and Kentucky RN licenses required upon acceptance into the program.
Minimum of one year of full-time critical care/intensive care experience as a RN within the last three years. Acceptable critical care settings include adult and pediatric intensive care units only. Priority is given to candidates currently working in a high acuity, large hospital ICU setting. The following units are not accepted as critical care experience: Neonatal ICU, ICU step-down, Operating Room, Post-anesthesia care unit, Invasive radiology/cardiology, or Emergency Room.
Science GPA of 3.0 or higher.
On the revised GRE, a minimum score of 150 for Verbal Reasoning and a minimum score of 150 on Quantitative Reasoning are preferred. On the older GRE, a minimum combined score of 1000 (verbal and quantitative) and a minimum score of 4.5 on the analytical writing sections are expected. The GRE must be completed within the last 5 years.
Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) is required for admission, PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse) is required for admission.
Experience shadowing a CRNA.
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