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How to Apply

  1. Review the Application Requirements
  2. Submit an Application & Fee
    • Please submit your application and fee through NursingCAS
    • NursingCAS applications are available on August 15, 2018, with a submission deadline of January 15, 2019.
    • Select candidates will be invited to campus for an interview.
      • On-campus interviews will be held from October to February.
      • Due to a limited number of interview slots, applicants are encouraged to complete the application requirements in advance of the January deadline for priority consideration.
  3. Submit Official Transcripts
    • Please submit transcripts from all universities and colleges attended to NursingCAS.
    • Only official transcripts will be accepted.
    • If you have studied outside the U.S., you will need to have your transcripts evaluated for U.S. equivalency using the instructions provided by NursingCAS.
  4. Submit Reference List
    • Upload a reference list through your NursingCAS application that contains three references with their name, title, and contact information. Each reference should know you in one of the following capacities:
      • Professor or faculty member from your nursing education program.
      • Your current immediate nursing work supervisor (i.e. the person responsible for your annual nursing employment performance review).
      • A physician whose patients you routinely take care of in your critical care nursing employment position.
  5. Submit Standardized Test Scores
    • Request ETS to report your official GRE scores to Institution Code: 1117.
    • Official TOEFL scores report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of any applicant who does not hold US citizenship or permanent residency. TOEFL scores can be reported to Rosalind Franklin University by ETS at Institution Code: 1117. The admissions committee will consider waiving the TOEFL requirement if an applicant meets any of the below criteria:
      • An applicant has been a full-time student in a United States college or university for at least two consecutive years.
      • An applicant is from a country in which English is the primary language.
  6. Submit "Career Motivation" Essay
    • Applicants are required to submit a short essay explaining why they want to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).
  7. Upload Licenses and Certificates 
    • Upload proof of current unencumbered licensure as a registered professional nurse in the United States, its territories or protectorates
    • Upload proof of ACLS, PALS, and/or BLS certification. If applicants do not provide all three certificates at the time of application, they will be required to submit proof of ACLS, PALS, and BLS certification prior to matriculation into the DNP: Nurse Anesthesia Entry program.
  8. Background Check
    • Prior to matriculation, students must pass the Rosalind Franklin University criminal background check.
  9. Technical Standards

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