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Nursing - Nurse Anesthesia

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) are advanced practice registered nurses and anesthesia professionals.


The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is a hybrid program utilizing a mixture of online didactic coursework, on-campus intensives, and on-ground practicum and clinical placements. It is a practice-focused doctoral program emphasizing innovative, evidence-based professional practice and reflecting the application and implementation of credible research findings. The Nurse Anesthesia specialization blends online, face-to-face (including required training sessions and orientations), and clinical residency learning within 36 months of full-time study. Students enrolled in the nurse anesthesia curriculum receive a broad foundation of educational preparation for the full scope of nursing theories, research methods and anesthesia practice across the life span.

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Career Level: Graduate
Degree: Doctor of Nursing Practice
College: College of Nursing

Cost & Eligibility

Per Unit Cost: $1,200
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.