Virginia Commonwealth University

Degree Type

Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia, Combined MSNA and DNAP Program, and Post-master’s clinical doctorate – DNAP

Program Length

32 months, full time

Credit Hours

96 credit hours

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Application Deadline


Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.

Current RN license. You will need an RN license for the state of Virginia by the start of the first semester.

A minimum of one year recent experience in an area of acute care nursing. Operating Room or Stepdown Units are not acceptable.

A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

The GRE must have been completed within the last 5 years.

Must have taken Organic chemistry OR a web-based medicinal chemistry prep course offered through VCU’s Department of Chemistry.


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