Nurse Anesthesia Concentration
Advanced Instructional Technologies Immerse Students in Hands-on Anesthesia Care
This full-time, 28-month curriculum prepares nurses for advanced practice with the knowledge and skills to deliver safe and effective anesthesia care and assume leadership roles in the practice setting.
This Nurse Anesthesia (NA) program at Michigan State University is one of only five programs in Michigan that prepares Advanced Practice Nurses to deliver anesthesia care.
Graduates are eligible to sit for certification examination as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA).
The MSU College of Nursing MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
The Nurse Anesthesia concentration has also received accreditation through the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs (COA), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the United States Department of Education Accredited Nurse Anesthesia Programs.
Attrition Rate, First Time Certification Pass Rate, and Employment Rate
Spring 2016 graduating cohort:
- Original cohort included 12 students (starting Spring 2014)
- Number of students who graduated with cohort: 12
- Attrition Rate: 0%
- First-time pass rate for certification: 92% (11 of 12)
- Employment rate within 6 months of graduation: 100%
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia
Educational Programs (COA)
222 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001
The List of Accredited Programs can be found on the COA website.