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Prospective Students

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This is a program offered by Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs. The qualified student is admitted to Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and is directed toward the goal of earning a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia. Saint Mary’s University believes in building and developing on the baccalaureate base with emphasis on a strong scientific and technical background. Graduates will be prepared to practice in a wide variety of settings and in diverse methods of administering a safe anesthetic. The graduate is eligible to write the certification examination as offered by the National Board on Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists. Successful completion of the examination entitles the graduate to be known as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The graduate program is based on earning 64 semester credits in a minimum of twenty-eight months (seven semesters). The program integrates clinical and academic experiences.

APPLICATION PROCESS
You can begin your application by following this link: Nurse Anesthesia Program Application. We no longet accept paper applications. PLEASE NOTE: for the applications due April 1, 2015, the application criteria are changing. Please look for new program requirements starting in June, 2014. If you are re-applying, or have already submitted a complete paper application, contact the Admissions Department for guidance. You may apply at any time during the year, all applications are reviewed after the April first deadline. Late applications will not be reviewed until the following year.

We are accepting applications for the class starting in 2016.

The waiting list for the class starting in 2015 is at number 2.