Program Details

The 24-month program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and begins each June
Cleveland, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Medical Diagnostic

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Anesthesia (MSA) Program mission is to graduate skilled and compassionate anesthesiologist assistants. The admission policy reflects this goal. Applicants are considered on a variety of parameters that measure academic ability, communication skills, clinical aptitude, and personality traits.

Admission to the MSA Program requires that the following criteria are met:

A. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Documentation of each of the prerequisites listed below having been completed with a grade of B- or higher within five (5) years prior to the application deadline at an accredited American or Canadian institution of higher learning. For those courses that have been repeated, the highest grade will be used in the calculation.

  • one semester of biochemistry
  • one year of biology with laboratory*
  • one semester of human anatomy with laboratory
  • one semester of human physiology
  • one year of chemistry with laboratory*
  • one year of organic chemistry with laboratory*
  • one year of physics with laboratory*
  • one semester of calculus*
  • one semester of advanced statistics (preferably for the life sciences)*
  • one semester of English with expository writing* 

*If any of the above courses marked with an asterisk were completed (with a grade of B- or higher) in excess of five (5) years prior to the application deadline, they will meet the prerequisite criteria only if the composite score of the MCAT is 500 or higher.

Additional Program Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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