Master of Science, Completion Degree, or Post-Master’s Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (offered online).
28 months, full time
72 semester hours
February and September/October of each year.
Applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed on a rolling basis until the incoming spring or fall class is full. Early application is encouraged.
BSN or a BS in a related science.
Current RN license in the U.S. You will need a Florida RN license before you begin clinicals.
Minimum of one year experience as an RN in a critical care area.
Preferred ICU experience includes: ICU (Intensive Care Unit), CCU (Coronary Care Unit), Trauma ICU, Neuro ICU, or CVRU (CardioVascular Recovery Unit). Other experiences will be considered on an individual basis. Experience should be no more than two years old.
GPA of 3.0 or better is preferred. If there is additional space in the program, you may be accepted with a GPA less than a 3.0, assuming you have met all the other requirements.
GRE must be taken within 5 years of application. Combined score of 297 is preferred. Analytical section must be reported with a score of 3.5 preferred. You do not need to take/retake the GRE if you already have a Master’s degree.
Certifications: BLS (Basic Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).
Course Prerequisites: Statistics, Undergraduate Health Assessment course, Two different chemistry courses (any type of chemistry as long as one course has a lab), and Two semesters of anatomy and physiology.
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