The Master of Science in Anesthesia Program at Case Western University is a two-year, 24 month program which begins once annually, at the end of May. Certified anesthesiologist assistants (CAAs) work in the operating room 40 hours a week providing hands-on anesthesia care to patients. This profession offers great work/life balance and significant compensation. CAAs begin their careers making $135K and up. Best of al, the majority of their students are employed before they graduate.
To apply, students must have:
- a bachelor’s degree by the end of spring term 2017
- completed 10 prerequisite courses with grade of B- or higher
- an MCAT score of 493 or better
- GPA of 3.1 or above (to be competitive)
They are accepting application until November 1st for the incoming class of summer 2017. Anyone not meeting the above criteria is welcome to apply in April 2017 for the incoming class of summer 2018. They welcome inquiries and visits at their 3 sites year-round. Answers to frequently asked questions may be found on their website.