In order to be considered for an interview for the Oakland University
- Beaumont Nurse Anesthesia Program, applicants must meet these
- compliance with Oakland University graduate study admission requirements
- completion of a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from an
institution accredited by the National League for Nursing or the
commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
- The undergraduate cumulative grade point average must be a 3.0 or
above and grades in each required science course in the undergraduate
nursing program must be a 3.0 or above.
- undergraduate physiology and pathophysiology courses must be no more
than seven years prior to the application to the program. Undergraduate
anatomy, pharmacology and either organic chemistry or biochemistry must
be within 10 years of applying to the program. Grades in these classes
must be at or above a 3.0.
- a minimum of 1 year of Intensive Care Unit experience at the time of application.
- Emergency room, recovery room and step-down units typically do not satisfy the ICU requirement.
- This experience must have occurred within 2 years of the application deadline.
- completed an undergraduate physical assessment course.
- satisfactory achievement on the Graduate Record Examination (for
graduates with an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or greater, the GRE is not
- eligible for a current Registered Nurse license in the state of Michigan
- attend an interview and complete a brief evaluation about their critical care nursing knowledge and skills.
- two satisfactory letters of recommendation are required. One must be from a current nurse manager.
- submit Supplemental Application for Doctorate of Nursing Practice Anesthesia
- BLS, ACLS, PALS, CCRN at the time of application