The Georgetown University School of Nursing now offers a DNAP program!
Georgetown University School of Nursing
NURSE ANESTHESIA PROGRAM
School of Nursing & Health Studies
St. Mary’s Hall
3700 Reservoir Road, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20057-1107
Ladan Eshkevari, PhD, CRNA, LAc
Director, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program
Donna Jasinski, PhD, CRNA
Assistant Director, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program
Kelly Ayres, Assistant Director of Admissions and Outreach
tel: (202) 687-3203
CRNA Degree offered
January 15th for the following Summer admissions.
Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at Georgetown University School of Nursing.
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: $127,680
*Fees and expenses: $10,950
Grand Total: $138,630
*This includes the cost of books and application fee. The cost of tuition includes all mandatory fees
Number of Applicants
Around 200 students typically apply.
CRNA Program Summary
Are you concerned that Georgetown University 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).
The program is structured into 2 phases. The first phase is front-loaded, classroom, didactic learning, supplemented by work in clinical simulation and the anatomy/cadaver lab. The second phase is the clinical and research project phase, consisting of 50-60 hours + on- call per week of clinical work.
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Some CRNA schools require much more out of their applicants than others. See how the requirements at Georgetown University School of Nursing compare to most CRNA school’s requirements.
CRNA Program Requirements
Required Bachelor Degree
Baccalaureate degree from a U.S. Department of Education accredited institution. They do not require a BSN.
Current RN license in the US.
Minimum two-year experience in critical care (Surgical Intensive Care is preferred).
Cumulative 3.0 and minimum science GPA of 3.0
Minimum GRE scores:
GRE is required if GPA is lower than 3.5.
(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.
- 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 B or better
CRNA School Performance
CRNA School Rankings – Schools by Rank
*Please read disclaimer about how CRNA rankings are created.*
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Georgetown University School of Nursing Nurse Anesthetist MSN 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. The DNP program is still pending accreditation.
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% (2015 – MSN Program)
- National average (2016): 84.5%
8% (2015 – MSN Program)
100% (2015 – MSN Program)
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Washington, DC
Washington CRNA salaries tend to be in-line with the national average around $170k.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $173,129 (according to a 2016 study)
- Rural average: $174,214
- Metropolitan average: $164,148
- Suburban average: $156,630
- Average starting CRNA salaries range from $110,000-$130,000.
Frequently Asked Questions
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 constraints of the Nurse Anesthesia program.
Do they require a research paper?
Students must successfully complete a Thesis or successfully complete a Scholarly Project.
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 January 27th, 2018.*
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