Wayne State University

Degree Type

Master of Science in Anesthesia.

Program Length

24 months, full time

Credit Hours

63 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline

May-July 1

Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.

Current licensure as a registered nurse.

Minimum of 1 year of full-time experience in an adult intensive care (SICU, MICU, CICU) unit within the past 2 years. Applicants must be full time any of these three ICUs: Surgical ICU, Cardiac ICU, or Medical ICU. Not Accepted: PACU or ER.

Cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 or higher and in all sciences.

Completion of One In-Hospital shadow experience at Detroit Receiving Hospital on or before July 1. Contact: Ms. Alfred at 313-745-3607 or jalfred@dmc.org.

Certifications: Current ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support), and CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse).

CRNA Educational Requirements: One course in Organic and/or Biochemistry and one course in Inorganic Chemistry (within 10 years, 8 upper division UG credits). Biology or Microbiology (within 10 years, 4 credits UG). You must complete at least one of the two graduate level prerequisites with a B or better prior to interview/admission by August 31: Research Methods EER764 or equivalent, Graduate Statistics EER 763 or equivalent.


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email: aa1635@wayne.edu
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