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Admissions

Admission Requirements

  • A BSN from an ACEN, CNEA or CCNE accredited program
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00/4.00
  • Current, valid RN license
  • Current resume or CV
  • A 500-word essay addressing your career goals
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references. One letter must be from a critical care supervisor.
  • Clinical Observation Form
  • Interview with the Admissions Committee
  • One year of critical care experience (Level I/II trauma center intensive care experience preferred)
  • CCRN certification

Application Information

  • Applications are accepted through the graduate admissions application portal.
  • Supplemental application instructions will be provided after the application is submitted.
    • Letters of recommendation may be submitted by the recommenders to gradmissions@marian.edu or the applicant may initiate the recommendation form from within the application portal. (The latter is preferred.)
    • Clinical observation forms may be submitted by the applicant or by the person they shadowed.
    • Official transcripts should be sent electronically to gradmissions@marian.edu.
  • A completed application and supporting documents must be received by the Office of Graduate Admission by October 31, 2022. Applications will be reviewed for interview consideration.
  • Final decisions will be sent by the second week of December 2022.

For tuition rates, please visit the Business Office "Tuition Rates" page.

Steps to Apply to our Nurse Anesthetist Program:

  1. Create your account through the application portal.
  2. Enter your contact information.
  3. Under "Enrollment information," choose the following:
    • Choose Doctorate: Students applying for an EdD or DNP in the “I intend to enroll as a ___ student” field.
    • Choose Nurse Anesthesia - DNP under the "My chosen area of study is" field.
    • Choose Summer for the "I plan to start classes" field.
  4. Click “Proceed to step 2.”
  5. Verify the program selection and then click “Next” to access the application.
  6. Complete and submit the application.
  • Sending supporting documents: Go to the instructions tab located in the admissions portal.
  • Letters of recommendation and clinical observation forms must be submitted by the recommenders to gradmissions@marian.edu.

Official Transcripts:

  • Electronic (preferred) send to: gradmissions@marian.edu
  • Mailed to: Marian University, Office of Graduate Admission, 3200 Cold Spring Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46222

Prerequisite Requirement

A graduate-level statistics course is required prior to matriculation in the program. Marian University offers BMS 511 Biostatistics online during the fall and spring semesters. To register for this course, apply as a non-degree seeking graduate student.

How to Register for BMS 511 Biostatistics:

  1. Create your account through the application portal.
  2. Enter your contact information.
  3. Under "Enrollment information," choose the following:
    • Choose Doctorate – Biostatistics Course (for DNP students) in the “I intend to enroll as a ___ student” field.
    • Choose Spring or Fall for the "I plan to start classes" field.
  4. Click “Proceed to step 2.”
  5. Verify the program selection and then click “Next” to access the application.
  6. Complete and submit the application.

Once you are accepted, you will receive an email that explains the enrollment process. If you have questions about applying, please contact Graduate Admissions at GRadmissions@marian.edu

 

Tuition and Program Fees

Please Note: Travel, Meals, and Housing for clinical experiences are the responsibility of the student.

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