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Nurse Anesthesia

College of Nursing and Health Professions

Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
Post-Master's CertificateFull-TimePhiladelphia

Application Requirements

On-Campus Program


Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Accepted students may begin their core classes part-time in fall, spring, or summer.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
Full-Time StudentsN/AApril 14 (Priority deadline)
Sept. 15

Please note that the department is currently reviewing for the winter 2019 cohort.


For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    Applicants may only apply to one program. All documents submitted by you or on your behalf in support of this application for admission to Drexel University become the property of the University, and will under no circumstances be released to you or any other party. Please note, an application fee of $65 U.S. is required.

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  • Transcripts

    Provide official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

    International students: If you have already graduated from your previous institution at the time of your application, please email your graduation certificate(s) attached as PDF or Microsoft Word documents to

  • International Transcript Evaluation (international applicants only)

    Transcripts must be evaluated by an approved agency for admittance into this program. For more information on transcript evaluations, please refer to the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Standardized Test Scores

    GRE or MAT scores are required (MSN only). These scores may be waived by the department for applicants with a BSN GPA of 3.5 or higher and a science GPA of 3.25 or higher.

    TOEFL scores are required for international applicants or applicants who earned a degree outside the U.S. (minimum scores: 90/577/233). Scores will be reviewed based on section scores and total scores. IELTS scores may be submitted in lieu of TOEFL scores.

  • Essay

    Please write approximately 500 words explaining your reasons for pursuing a degree from Drexel; your short-term and long-term career plans; and how your background, experience, interest, and/or values, when combined with a Drexel degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfully.

    Submit your essay with your application or through the Discover Drexel portal after you submit your application.

  • Résumé

    Upload your résumé as part of your admission application or through the Discover Drexel Portal after you submit your application.

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Three letters of recommendation are required. To electronically request recommendations, you must list your recommenders and their contact information on your application. You may request recommendations with your application or through the Discover Drexel portal after you submit your application.

    We advise that you follow up with your recommenders to ensure they received your recommendation request — they may need to check their junk mail folder. Additionally, it is your responsibility to confirm that your recommenders will submit letters by your application deadline and follow up with recommenders who have not completed their recommendations.

  • Interview

    In-person or telephone interview required for qualified applicants.

  • License

    Provide a copy of your current and unrestricted RN license.

  • Work Experience

    Two years of critical care experience are required.

  • Requirement for the Our Lady of Lourdes Nursing Anesthesia Partnership Program
    Upon submission of your application, please reach out directly to the program director:
    Alice Jurski, APN-A, CRNA, EdD, MSN
    Program Director
    Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia Program
    1600 Haddon Avenue
    Camden, NJ  08103
    Lourdes Health System
    Office: 856.757.3897
    Fax: 856.968.2568

  • Mailing Addresses
    • By Postal Mail
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      PO Box 34789
      Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
    • By Express Courier
      (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      3141 Chestnut Street
      Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876

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