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.
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.
You can begin your application by following this link: Nurse Anesthesia Program Application. We cannot accept paper applications after July 1, 2013. If you are re-applying, or have already submitted a complete paper application, contact the Admissions Department for guidance. Examples of the application (the old paper application forms) can be downloaded from the "Information About the Content of the Application" link below. These forms represent what will be asked during the electronic application process, please do not submit the paper forms. Please be sure to apply early enough to have all materials in before the April first deadline. 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.
Applications for the class starting in 2014 are closed.
The waiting list for the class starting in 2014 is at number 8.
The following documents are in Adobe PDF format. If you do not have this program: Get Adobe Acrobat
The GRE is NOT a required part of the application.
The application, goal statement, transcripts, resume or curriculum vitae, reference letters and interview should address the candidates ability to:
You can begin your application by following this link: Nurse Anesthesia Program Application.