• Professional nurses who have a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nursing from an accredited program are eligible to apply for admission. NOTE: The Nurse Anesthesia program of study begins only in January. The application deadline is June 15 of each calendar year. Applicants seeking admission in the Nurse Anesthesia option must: 


    • Submit an application for admission—deadline for submission is June 15 for classes beginning the following January. Application available on the UPMC Hamot Medical Center Website at: www.hamotschoolofanesthesia.org/admissions
    • Provide official transcripts of all academic work
    • Provide evidence of the fulfillment of legal requirements for the practice of nursing in the United States
    • Provide evidence of having completed an introductory statistics course and an undergraduate research course with a grade of at least a B in both courses
    • Provide evidence of a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate math and science courses
    • Provide evidence of a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for the last 60 hours of undergraduate nursing studies
    • Submit competitive scores from the Graduate Record Examination
    • Provide four letters of recommendation from former professors and employers who are in a position to comment on the applicant’s ability to successfully pursue graduate study in the nurse anesthesia option
    • Have at least two years of clinical experience in which critical judgments are made, i.e., critical care, etc.
    • Be interviewed and selected for admission by the Gannon University Villa Maria School of Nursing and UPMC Hamot School of Anesthesia Admissions Committee


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