The Frances Payne Bolton Nurse Anesthesia Program was ranked #11 in 2011.
Please NOTE: Cleveland Clinic Foundation is a separately accredited institution from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, however, they utilize many of the same resources.
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Program of Nurse Anesthesia
Case Western Reserve University (CWRU)
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Sonya Moore, MSN, CRNA, Program Director
ph: (216) 368-5999
Mark Caldwell, MSN, CRNA, Col., USAFR (Ret), Assistant Program Director
Kasey Massengale, Department Assistant
tf: (800) 825-2540
fax: (216) 368-3542
General questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
CRNA Degree offered
MS in Nursing, MSN (Completion)
30 months, full time
40 credit hours
June 1 (All supplemental materials must be received by July 15th.)
Please note that tuition is calculated at the 2017 – 2018 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: $77,348
*Fees and expenses: $8,525
Grand Total: $85,873
*This includes application fee, the average cost of text books, anesthesia supplies, and test fees, health plan and One to One Fitness.
CRNA Program Summary
Are you concerned that Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing’s 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.
Clinical courses for MSN nurse anesthesia students at FPB provide them with the opportunity to give direct patient care, participate in staff education programs, and identify clinical topics for research.
Students work one-on-one with a clinical preceptor with expertise in nurse anesthesia. They will also take part in administering general and regional anesthesia in persons of all ages. Students will gain extensive experience with:
- Emergency operations
- Pediatrics and
As these are integral components of the clinical practicum.
Looking for something specific? Find CRNA schools categorized by their unique requirements.
Some CRNA schools require much more out of their applicants than others. See how the requirements at Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing compare to most CRNA school’s requirements.
CRNA Program Requirements
Required Bachelor Degree
Bachelor’s degree or MSN/MN
Active RN license (will need Ohio license by the beginning of classes)
All applicants must have at least one to two years of critical care experience in an ICU in addition to their CCRN certification.
They do not accept ER or PACU
Nursing Courses: 3.0
Minimum GRE scores:
MAT: 400/45 or the GRE: 500/153 Verbal; 500/144 Quantitative; 3.0 A. Writ
TOEFL test (English proficiency test for international students only)
- Statistics course must be completed by the start of classes
- CCRN (application)
- BLS (beginning of classes)
- ACLS (beginning of classes)
- PALS (beginning of classes)
Top candidates shadow a CRNA for ~16 hours.
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing’s CRNA program website
CRNA School Performance
CRNA School Rankings – U.S. News & World Report (2011)
3.3 out of 5.0. Ranked 11 out of 107 CRNA programs.
*Please note: CRNA rankings are bias and subjective. Read disclaimer about how CRNA rankings are created.*
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed 05/23/2012. It was given 8 years accreditation and will be reviewed again Spring 2020.
Pass Rate for CRNA Boards at Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University CRNA Program
First-time test takers: 82% (2015)
CRNA Employment Rate of program graduates
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Ohio
Ohio CRNA salaries range from $145k to $170k, which is about the same as the national average.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $163,467 (according to a 2008 study)
- Rural average: $174,214
- Metropolitan average: $164,148
- Suburban average: $156,630
- Average starting CRNA salaries range from: $110,000-$130,000.
All information given on this site about this Nurse Anesthetist Program was taken directly from their website.
*This page was updated February 27th, 2017.*
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