Clarkson College is only one of two CRNA schools in Nebraska.
Nurse Anesthesia Program
101 South 42nd Street
Omaha, NE 68131-2739
Mary Hoversten, CRNA, MS, Ed.D., Program Administrator
ph: (402) 884-9832
fax: (402) 647-5500
CRNA Degree offered
Master of Science in Nursing with a Nurse Anesthesia Specialization
30 months, full time or
42 months, part time (a part-time 24 month didactic phase followed by a full-time 18 month clinical phase)
73 hours = 16 hours core + three hours senior project + 54 hours specialty courses
Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at Clarkson College
Tuition is calculated at the 2012-2013 rate. Tuition at most schools increases each academic year. Over the duration of the program, expect to pay a tuition that is 5% to 15% higher than what is shown here.
Cost of Tuition: $47,888
*Fees and expenses: $3,000
Grand Total: $50,888
*This includes the cost of health insurance, books and supplies, test fees and miscellaneous school expenses.
Number of Applicants
As a general rule, new CRNA Programs have fewer applicants than well established ones. If you’re looking for a program that is less competitive, this one is worth checking into.
When did this CRNA Program begin?
Clarkson College’s Nurse Anesthetist Program was first accredited in May 2010.
CRNA Program Summary
Are you concerned that this Nurse Anesthesia Program won’t give you the specific experiences or training you need to be a successful CRNA? Learn what standards CRNA Programs must meet in order to be accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia (COA).
This CRNA program (as well as all others that are accredited by the COA) prepares you to take the CCNA certification exam at the conclusion of the program, allowing you to become a CRNA.
This is a front loaded program where the first 12 months is fully didactic (class work), while the last 18 months are clinical. It combines traditional and distance education.
Looking for something specific? Find CRNA schools categorized by theirunique requirements.
Some CRNA schools require much more out of their applicants than others. See how the requirements at Clarkson University Nurse Anesthesia Program compare to most CRNA school’s requirements.
CRNA Program Requirements
Required Bachelor Degree
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an AACN or CCNE accredited school
Current RN license in Nebraska or another state
One year of recent full time RN experience in a critical care unit prior to applying to the program.
Acceptable critical care experience includes:
Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better
GRE scores are not required
If your native language is not English, you’ll need a score of 600 or better on the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language.)
CRNA School Performance
CRNA School Rankings - U.S. News & World Report (2011)
Clarkson College CRNA School did not exist when this survey was taken; therefore, it has no rank.
*Please note: CRNA rankings are bias and subjective. Read disclaimer about how CRNA rankings are created.*
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Clarkson College Nurse Anesthesia Program Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed 05/2010. It was given 6 years accreditation (maximum is 10) and will be reviewed again 05/2016. This reflects the infancy of the program.
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Nebraska
Nebraska CRNA salaries are usually higher than the national average and range from $160k-$190k. CRNA salaries are higher in this state because it is so rural.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $163,467 (according to a 2008 study)
All information given on this site about Clarkson Nurse Anesthetist Program was taken directly from their website.
*This page was updated November 18th, 2012.*