Georgetown University
School of Nursing's CRNA Program

The Georgetown University School of Nursing CRNA Program was ranked #17 in 2011.


Georgetown University School of Nursing
Nurse Anesthetist Program
Box 571107
3700 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20057





Contact Information
Donna M Jasinski, CRNA, PhD, Program Director
ph: (202) 687-4612
fax: (202) 687-2323
email: jasinskd@georgetown.edu


Quick Facts

CRNA Degree offered
Master of Science Degree

Program Length
27 months

Credit Hours
45 hours

Starting Month
August

Application Deadline
September 1st is the priority application deadline and January 15th is the final deadline.

Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at Georgetown University School of Nursing.
Tuition is calculated at the 2014-2015 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: $79,020
*Fees and expenses: $4,473
Grand Total: $83,493

*This includes the cost of books, supplies and miscellaneous school expenses. The cost of tuition includes all mandatory fees

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Class Size
About 42

Number of Applicants
Around 150 students typically apply each Fall.

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Program Requirements

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CRNA Program Requirements

Required Bachelor Degree
BSN or CNL from an NLNAC or CCNE-accredited school

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RN:
US RN license

Critical Care:
Minimum one year experience in critical care (Surgical Intensive Care is preferred).

GPA:
Cumulative 3.0, based on all college and masters programs attended, strong science GPA

Minimum GRE scores:
Must be completed within the last 5 years (GRE may be waived for applicants with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher Competitive applicants will score a 500 on both the verbal and quantitative sections, and a 5 or greater on the analytical writing section.

TOEFL:
(Test of English as a Foreign Language) for students whose degree program was administered in a language other than English. A minimum score of 100 (iBT test) is required.

Certifications:

  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
  • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
  • CCRN

Course Prerequisites

  • Chemistry: 3 or more credits, completed with a B or better, within the last five years.
  • Biochemistry: Highly recommended
  • Statistics: 3 or more credits, completed with a C or better

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CRNA School Performance

CRNA School Rankings - U.S. News & World Report (2011)
3.2 on a 4.0 scale. Ranked 17 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.
Georgetown University School of Nursing Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed 05/2014. It was given 10 years accreditation and will be reviewed again in 05/2024. This shows that the program is in full compliance with the COA’s accreditation standards. 

Pass Rate for CRNA Boards at Georgetown University School of Nursing
Please note: It is extremely rare for a student at any CRNA school to not eventually pass the exam. Most students who don’t pass the first time pass the second. Very rarely does a person ever take it a third time. This statistic only measures how well the program prepares students to pass the test the first time around.

  • First-time test takers: 97% (2013)
  • National average (2008): 89.9%

Attrition Rate
13% (2013)

Employment Rate
100% (2013)

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CRNA Salaries

An average nurse anesthetist salary in Washington
Washington CRNA salaries tend to be in-line with the national average and fluctuate around the $150k-170k range.

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many students are accepted each year? How many apply?
The number of applicants varies year to year. Generally there are 2-3 applicants for every available seat in the matriculating class.

How many hours should I expect to be engaged in the program each week?
During the clinical portion of the program, students are doing clinical 50-60 hours per week plus call.

Can I work as an RN while I’m in the program?
Working is strongly discouraged due to the academic rigor and time constrains of the Nurse Anesthesia program.

Do they require a research paper?
Students must successfully complete a Thesis or successfully complete a Scholarly Project.

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All information given on this site about Georgetown University School of Nursing's Nurse Anesthetist Program was taken directly from their website.

*This page was updated November 9th, 2014.*

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