MSc - Nurse Anesthesia

Adventist University of Health Sciences
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
3 years
September January
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Applicants who attended high school or college outside the United States will be required to submit a foreign credential evaluation for that coursework.
  • Submit current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification through the American Heart Association.
  • Meet the mental and physical requirements for the NAP, as follows:
    • Have sufficient visual acuity to observe and assess a patient, to discriminate color and depth, to read and accurately complete reports, and to visualize diagnostic/monitoring equipment in dim light.
    • Have sufficient hearing to monitor and assess patient health needs, to monitor various equipment and background sounds, and to communicate by telephone.
    • Be able to speak English in a clear and concise manner.
    • Have English communication abilities sufficient to interact professionally with others in verbal and written form, and have reading skills appropriate to understand patient charts, reports, and orders.
    • Be able to lift patients to accomplish bed/chair/stretcher transfer.
    • Be able to stand and walk without difficulty and be able to push a gurney or wheelchair.
    • Be able to stand and/or sit for an extended period of time.
    • Be able to perform fine and gross motor skills with both hands.
    • Possess critical thinking skills sufficient to think clearly and act appropriately in stressful situations.
    • Possess interpersonal skills sufficient to interact with individuals, families, and groups from a variety of social, emotional, cultural, and intellectual backgrounds.
    • Have mobility sufficient to move from room to room and maneuver in small spaces.
    • Have tactile ability sufficient to perform palpation functions of physical examination and/or those related to therapeutic intervention.
  • Submit a current professional resume.

English Language proficiency:

  • Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction in the United States; 
  • A minimum score of 570 on the paper-based TOEFL exam; 
  • A minimum score of 230 on the computer-based TOEFL exam; 
  • A minimum total score of 89 on the Internet-based TOEFL exam;
  • Composite of reading, listening, and writing: 63;
  • Speaking: 26.


  • Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesia
  • Principles of Nurse Anesthesia for Patients with Co-Existing Disease
  • Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum I
  • Clinical Conference I
  • Principles of Nurse Anesthesia for Patients Across the Life Span
  • Principles of Nurse Anesthesia for Complex Patients and Procedures
  • Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum II 
  • Clinical Conference II
  • Cultural and Ethical Considerations in Healthcare
  • Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum III
  • Clinical Conference III
  • Role Fidelity and the Exercise of Power
  • Final Student Project
  • Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum IV
  • Professional Issues in Nurse Anesthesia Practice
  • Clinical Conference IV
  • Final Student Project
  • Nurse Anesthesia Principles Review
  • Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum V
  • Final Student Project

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