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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, Nurse Anesthetist Concentration, M.S.

(71 UNITS)

Master of Science in Nursing

The Master of Science degree in Nursing (MS) prepares students for a specialty focus to expand their career options. The MS program is designed to foster interdisciplinary collaborative skills and independent functioning within a focused specialty area, called an MS concentration. Current MS concentrations are: Nursing Leadership, Nurse Anesthetist, School Nursing, Nurse Educator and Women’s Health Care. Within the Women’s Health Care concentration, students will choose an emphasis as either a nurse midwife or women’s health nurse practitioner. The Nursing Leadership, School Nursing and Women’s Health Care concentrations are flexible, allowing for either full-time or part-time study. The Nurse Anesthetist concentration follows a set full-time schedule. High quality resources, both on and off campus, are available for the MS concentrations.

Application Deadlines

The Graduate Nursing program accepts applications for the fall semester only.

University Application

The application period opens the previous Oct. 1, and closing date depends on enrollment across the campus. It is best to apply as soon as applications are open. Applications may be accessed online at: calstate.edu/apply.

School of Nursing Application Deadlines

The Nurse Anesthetist concentration accepts applications Nov. 1-30. All other concentrations have a priority deadline of Jan. 5. Applications received after that date will be considered on a space available basis until the program is full or the university closes admissions.

Admission Requirements and Procedures

School of Nursing admission requirements and application procedures vary by program and concentration. The School of Nursing and university application procedures can be found on the school’s website: nursing.fullerton.edu.

Nurse Anesthetist Concentration (71 units)

In the Nurse Anesthetist concentration, Cal State Fullerton’s School of Nursing has a strong partnership with the Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia. All nurse anesthetist specialty seminars, lectures and lab courses are held at Kaiser Permanente and affiliated clinical sites utilizing state-of-the-art facilities.

The Nurse Anesthetist concentration requires full-time study, including a project or comprehensive exam. Clinical hours are based on competency guidelines from the Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia.

Total (71 units)