Keck School of Medicine of USC

The USC Program of Nurse Anesthesia
Supplemental Application

Application Instructions

Before you begin:

  • be sure you have approximately 120 minutes available to complete this application
  • have all transcripts available to input course information into the academic grid
  • be prepared to answer the following statement of purpose

You are not able to save a partial application and return to it at a later time. All of the fields in red are required for submitting this application.

Statement of Purpose

Consider the following statement: The doctoral-prepared nurse anesthetist exhibits several professional qualities and often has an expanded role beyond the traditional perioperative setting. Please address the following inquiries (maximum of 500-600 words for EACH question):

  1. Describe how your training and experience have prepared you for the role of the nurse anesthesiologist
  2. Discuss your aspirations and goals as a future advanced practice nursing leader

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