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DNAP Program Admissions Requirements
In order to be a competitive applicant, the following are requirements for the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program:
- Baccalaureate degree from a U.S. Department of Education accredited institution
- Baccalaureate or Master’s degree in nursing
- Current unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in the United States
- A minimum of two years full-time of professional nursing experience in critical care prior to matriculation
- A curriculum vitae indicating higher education institutions attended and dates of attendance, work experience and clinical experience (with dates), and other activities
- Personal Essay – a brief summary (no more than 500 words) about short-term and long-term goals after completion of the DNAP program
- Diversity Statement (optional but highly encouraged). Please consider how your experiences and attributes would allow you to contribute to the Georgetown University School of Nursing’s Mission as a student and a future CRNA
- 3 letters of recommendations
- Direct supervisor – required
- Academic educator/professor
- Individual who can speak to your future success as a nurse anesthetist
- Transcripts: Applicants are required to upload to the application system all unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
- Review the unofficial transcript requirements for additional details and FAQs
- If an offer of admission is granted and accepted, admitted students will be required to submit final official transcripts from all institutions where post-secondary coursework has been completed and other institutions as designated in their admissions letter. All transcripts must be uploaded to the application site
- All transcripts from institutions outside of the U.S. must be evaluated by an official World Education Services Evaluation (www.wes.org (new window))
- Completion of an undergraduate or graduate-level statistics course (three or more credits) with a letter grade of B or better
- An undergraduate or graduate-level chemistry course is required
- three or more credits – four-year institution preferred
- completed with a B or better
- within the last five years (highly preferable) ** this may be waived for applicants with a strong academic background
- the chemistry course can be pending a final grade at the time of application/interview but must be completed with a B or better at the time of matriculation. **This chemistry course can be general, organic, or biochemistry
- the Lab portion is not required
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required
- GRE is required within the last five years if your undergrad cumulative GPA is lower than 3.5
- A minimum science GPA of 3.0
- Score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for a student whose native language is not English or does not have a degree from any of the fifty states in the country
- Scores must be within two years of the application date
- Minimum Scores: 600 paper, 100 internet
Applicants for all graduate nursing programs and enrolled students seeking these degrees must possess certain abilities and skills deemed essential functions for the care of patients. Read more about these abilities and skills, as determined by the Georgetown University nursing faculty.
Debra Grandy, BSN
P: (202) 687-3912
The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).