University of Southern California
Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia.
24 months, full time
Baccalaureate degree is required. It does not have to be a BSN, though most applicants will have a BSN.
Current RN licensure.
1 year of critical care experience as an RN (Average clinical experience of accepted students is 3.8 years). Acceptable critical care experience includes: Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Neurosurgical ICU, Trauma ICU, Pediatric/Neonatal ICU. The following will be determined on an individual basis: PACU and ER.
Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Minimum combined score of 300 is required on the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE general test.
Required Certifications: BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).
Conversational Spanish is strongly recommended.
Satisfactory completion of the following college classes: Combination of inorganic, organic and biochemistry (lab not required), Statistics OR Nursing Research, Anatomy, Physiology, Biology, Intro to Physics, English comprehension, Health Assessment.
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