MSN in Nurse Anesthesia
Major: Nurse Anesthesia
Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Calendar Type: Quarter
Total Credit Hours: 90.0
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: 51.3804
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code: 29.1151
About the Program
The Master of Science in Nursing in nurse anesthesia is a 28-month, 90.0 quarter credit, full-time program. The program offers 18 theoretical nursing and research credits, a 15.0 quarter credit basic science component, a 32.0 quarter credits didactic anesthesia component and a 25.0 credit clinical component. Upon successful completion of the program's outcomes the student is awarded an MSN in nurse anesthesia and is eligible to take the national certification examination offered by the NBCRNA Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists.
The Nurse Anesthesia Program is accredited by the:
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
222 South Prospect Avenue, Suite 304
Park Ridge, IL 60068
PMC in Nurse Anesthesia
The College of Nursing and Health Professions also offers a post-master's certificate in nurse anesthesia option. Upon successful completion of the program's outcomes the student is awarded a certificate in nurse anesthesia and is eligible to take the national certification examination offered by the NBCRNA Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists.
For more information, contact the Academic Advisor of the Nurse Anesthesia Program:
MSN Programs Academic Advisor
1601 Cherry St.
Additional information is also available on Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions Nurse Anesthesia Program web page.
The nurse anesthesia program begins annually in January. Applications are reviewed continually. Applications should be made 12-18 months in advance of the anticipated January start date. Interviews are conducted throughout the year.
Prospective applicants must demonstrate their ability to pursue graduate work, as exemplified by high scholastic achievement, high aptitude-test scores, and letters of recommendation. Applicants for the nurse anesthesia programs may submit scores from the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) in lieu of the GRE.
For detailed admission requirements, visit the College's MSN in Nurse Anesthesia Admission Requirements web page.
An application form and additional requirements and deadline information is available on the the Nurse Anesthesia page of Drexel Admissions website.
|MSN Core Courses|
|NURS 500||Confronting Issues in Contemporary Health Care Environments||3.0|
|NURS 502||Advanced Ethical Decision Making in Health Care||3.0|
|NURS 526||Information, Innovation & Technology in Advanced Nursing Practice||3.0|
|NURS 527||Evidence Based Approaches to Practice||3.0|
|NURS 549||Advanced Pharmacology||3.0|
|RSCH 519||Introduction to Biostatistics||3.0|
|RSCH 523||Methods for Health Research||3.0|
|Nurse Anesthesia Core|
|NURS 503||Basic Principles of Nurse Anesthesia||3.0|
|NURS 504||Overview of Nurse Anesthesia||3.0|
|NURS 505||Chemistry and Physics||3.0|
|NURS 507||Nurse Anesthesia Pharmacology I||3.0|
|NURS 510||Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesia I||3.0|
|NURS 511||Nurse Anesthesia Pharmacology II||3.0|
|NURS 515||Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesia II||3.0|
|NURS 518||Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesia III||3.0|
|NURS 530||Anesthesia Seminar||1.0|
|NURS 659||Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesia IV||3.0|
|NURS 688||Clinical Correlative Seminars||3.0|
|NURS 508||Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum I||1.0|
|NURS 512||Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum II||1.0|
|NURS 516||Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum III||2.0|
|NURS 517||Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum IV||3.0|
|NURS 683||Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum V||3.0|
|NURS 684||Nurse Anesthesia Clinical Practicum VI||3.0|
|NURS 687||Clinical Residency I||6.0|
|NURS 689||Clinical Residency II||6.0|
|Physiological Science Courses|
|NURS 520||Advanced Physiology||3.0|
|NURS 521||Advanced Pathophysiology I||3.0|
|NURS 522||Advanced Pathophysiology II||3.0|
|NURS 523||Advanced Pathophysiology III||3.0|