About Nurse Anesthesia
Our graduate nurse anesthesia programs are the largest in the nation — but when you get here, it won't feel that way.
We educate our CRNA students to be independent practitioners. With 20 primary clinical sites in 9 states, Texas Wesleyan is where you start when you're ready to advance your career. The front-loaded coursework in our CRNA program teaches you how to think critically, so when you step into the O.R., you're ready to be the best.
We have expert professors who are here to communicate with you directly, not through a T.A., no matter where you're taking classes. You won't get that in every CRNA program with distance-learning options.
Fall 2018 will be the final Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia cohort. Pending approval by the COA, the program plans to enroll its first Entry-Level Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice cohort in August 2019.
Disclaimer: The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) requires that all students matriculating into a nurse anesthesia educational program on January 1, 2022, or thereafter be enrolled in a program approved by the COA to award a practice doctoral degree. The program plans to submit its application to the COA for approval to award the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) degree in March 2018. Pending approval by the COA, the program plans to enroll its first doctoral cohort of students in August 2019. Further information regarding this transition may be obtained by contacting the program at 817-531-4406.
Preparing the best CRNAs
No matter where you are in your CRNA journey, our nurse anesthesia programs put you at the top of your field.
If you're ready to become an independent practitioner, our RN to CRNA program will get you there.
When you're ready to take your nurse anesthesia skills out of the O.R., our 100% online DNAP completion program gives you three concentration options – education administration, healthcare administration and management. Our program allows you to reach the highest standard in your field without having to leave your practice.
Go from RN to CRNA and get your doctorate in the entry-level Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice. In this program, you'll go from a bachelor-prepared nurse to a CRNA ready to take on any OR in any hospital in the nation.
You'll learn from expert faculty and participate in hands-on simulation labs that prepare you to become an independent practitioner after graduation.This program is pending COA approval.
A career in this field has specific eligibility standards to sit for a licensing exam. Before you start your degree, read our ineligibility policy.
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