In addition to meeting the requirements of the University as described in the Graduate Education section of the academic programs catalog, students must meet the requirements specified below:
- Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
- Proof of a RN license free from restrictions or limitations.
- A grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) for total credits completed during the last two years of a baccalaureate program.
- A 3-credit undergraduate statistics course must have been successfully completed within the last five (5) years. You may apply to the program even if your prerequisite statistics course is in progress. The minimum grade earned must be a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Complete a minimum of one year of full time equivalent intensive care experience within the last 5 years and by the application deadline.
- Completion of the verbal, quantitative, and analytical sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) within the last 5 years.
- A written essay typed and double spaced that addresses the applicant’s career goals and motivations for graduate study in anesthesia.
- Three letters of recommendation from a source that has direct knowledge of the applicant’s work and educational experience specifying the applicant’s ability to do graduate work.
- If the applicant’s native language is not English, the applicant must complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language with a total score of 580 (paper version) or 21 (computer version). Equivalent scores on the English Language Center Test may be submitted.
- If the applicant’s native language is not English, the applicant must complete the Educational Testing Service Test of Spoken English (TSE) with a score of 50 or above.
- Documentation of PALS & ACLS Certification from the American Heart Association.
- Applications for the Nurse Anesthesia concentration are NOW CLOSED. It will re-open January of 2018.
- Application Deadline - March 15, 5pm EST each year.
- Interviews are by invitation only.
- The MSN Nurse Anesthesia program enrolls for a spring semester start each year. Admission applications are available a year in advance.
Admission of students who cannot reside in Michigan for the duration of their College of Nursing program cannot be accommodated at this time. Many states have regulations regarding out-of-state distance education providers which may include restrictions from online courses with didactic and clinical practicum requirements for College of Nursing programs.