University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Degree Type

Master of Science in Nursing, Post-Master’s Certificate in Nurse Anesthesia.

Program Length

24 months, full time

Credit Hours

50 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline


Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.

Current licensure as a registered nurse in North Carolina, prior to enrollment.

1 year minimum of continuous full-time acute care experience in critical care setting. You should be able to calculate drug dosages and vasoactive drips without the use of an IV pump or hemodynamic monitor. Acceptable critical care experience includes: Cardio Vascular ICU, Neuro ICU, Surgical ICU, or Medical ICU. Pediatric ICU and Neonatal ICU are accepted as long as you also have experience in an adult critical care. Not acceptable: ER (Emergency Room), PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit), and OR (Operating Room).

A minimum GPA 3.0 in nursing.

Satisfactory score on the GRE or MAT (taken within the past five years). Competitive scores are 1,000 for the GRE and around 403 for the MAT.

Required Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), and CCRN must be included with your application.

1 course in Health Assessment, 1 undergraduate course in Chemistry, and 1 course in Inferential Statistics.

A minimum of 2‚Äč shadowing experiences with a CRNA.


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