3 years
Jan Aug
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 67,128
Foreign students
USD 67,128
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course


  • Demonstrates delivery of safe anesthetic with vigilant protection of patient and prevention of complications.
  • Delivers individualized perianesthetic care throughout anesthetic continuum to patients of all ages and physical conditions.
  • Possesses skill and knowledge necessary to function as resource person for airway and ventilatory management of patients in a variety of settings.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking during decision making and application of sound principle and research evidence to practice.
  • Demonstrates mastery of anesthesia concepts and skills by passing the NBCRNA exam in accordance with Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs (COA) policies.
  • Possess verbal, nonverbal, and written communication skills needed to effectively communicate with all individuals influencing patient care.
  • Demonstrates professional attributes and integrity necessary to accept responsibility and accountability of new anesthesia practice. 

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited school. BS/BSN in nursing is strongly preferred. Other applicants i.e. BS, DC, MD, BA, DDS, etc. may also apply, but you must also be an RN.
  • Minimum of 1 year of critical care (Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac/Neuro/Thoracic/Shock-Trauma preferred), SICU, MICU, NICU/PICU acceptable. Applicants with experience solely in NICU/PICU or with less than 1 year of critical experience may apply, but may not be selected for an interview at the MSNA Director's discretion. Critical care experience within the last 3 years is required.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA, including a minimum 3.0 GPA in core sciences
  • GRE scores on file from within the last 5 years