CRNA & DNAP Degrees at MTSA
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Program & Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Degree
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program
Take your nursing career to the next level – the highest domain of nursing. Earn your Master of Science with a Focus in Anesthesia and begin a career in the challenging and exciting field of nurse anesthesia. The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is a recognized, professional occupation continuing to become more and more important in a competitive, high-tech, and demanding medical field.
Many practice settings are available to the CRNA. Options include working in a team approach by joining a group of physicians and other CRNAs which provide anesthesia in several facilities, working solely with CRNAs in more rural settings, being a solo practitioner, or becoming a locum tenens (traveling) CRNA.
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP)
As a practicing CRNA with a Master’s Degree, you can complete your Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DRNA) degree in our hybrid-online program. This program is designed for the working professional, and can be completed in one year. Students will come to the campus at the beginning of each quarter for 3-5 days.