purpose of the nurse anesthesia program is to prepare the registered
nurse for advanced clinical practice in the field of anesthesia as a
certified registered nurse anesthetist. The graduates of this
program receive a Master of Science Degree in Nurse Anesthesia. Upon
successful completion, the student will be eligible to sit for the
national certification examination offered by the Council on
Certification for Nurse Anesthetists (CCNA).
to the Master of Science in Anesthesia Program in the School of
Nursing must complete the Application for Admission to the Graduate
Program. Classes are accepted once each year, and applications are
due on or before January 15 for the August class. Enrollment is
limited and admission is via a competitive selection process.
program is a 28 month continuous program with no semester breaks.
There is no provision for part-time study.
the Office of Admissions at 225-768-1700. Admission requirements are
available in the application packet. Application materials are also
to the Published Tuition and Fee Schedule, available in the
application packet and online.
Lady of the Lake College has financial aid counselors available to
assist students with the financial aid process. All students are
encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Transfer credit for graduate courses from other institutions will be
accepted according to Graduate Council policy. Students may be
allowed to transfer up to six credit hours to be used toward the
Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia degree.
Lady of the Lake College Nurse Anesthesia Program is accredited by
the Council on Accreditation for Nurse Anesthesia Educational
Programs (COA), 222 S. Prospect Ave., Suite 304, Park Ridge, IL
60068-4010. Our Lady of the Lake College is accredited by the
Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, (494)
679-4501 to award Master, Associate, and Bachelor degrees. Our Lady
of the Lake College is accredited for its masters program by the
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 61
Broadway, 33rd Floor, New York City, NY 10006.
following are required to be considered as an applicant to the nurse
unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse.
of an accredited School of Nursing at the registered nurse level.
of science degree in nursing from an accredited college or
of 1 year full-time (2 years preferred) experience as an R.N. in an
adult critical care unit.
preparedness for advanced sciences and clinical skills.
Record Examination (GRE) within last 5 years.
undergraduate or graduate chemistry course.
of applications requirements as stated in application instructions
with English as a second must adhere to OLOL College ESL policy.
CPR, ACLS, PALS certification.
recognition is encouraged and required if applicant re-applies to
should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.