Saint Joseph's University is one of thirteen CRNA schools in Pennsylvania.
Saint Josephs University Nurse Anesthesia School
Saint Josephs University
Nazareth Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesiology
2601 Holme Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19152
Joan E Woods, CRNA, MS, Program Director
Jack Newhouse, EdD, Director, Graduate Health Education
ph: (215) 335-6208
fax: (267) 350-7473
CRNA Degree offered
MS in Nurse Anesthesia, Certificate of Completion for Clinical Work
27 months, full time. However, they recommend that you begin graduate courses in health education and administration once you are accepted – one to two years before you begin the 27 month program.
51 credits: 18 at St Josephs University, 33 at Nazareth Hospital School of Anesthesia
No deadline is stated
Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at Saint Josephs University.
Please note that 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: $46,353
*Fees and expenses: $3,000
Grand Total: $49,353
*This is an estimate provided by all-crna-schools.com and is based on average costs
When did this CRNA Program begin?
It was approved by the AANA in 1956
CRNA Program Summary
Are you concerned that Saint Josephs University’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.
Their CRNA program includes coursework in healthcare administration, education, ethics, law, and research. Many of their graduates go on to assume healthcare leadership and entrepreneurial roles in the anesthesia arena.
They offer a state-of-the-art Simulation Experience, Online and Web Enhanced learning, and are in the developmental stages for offering a post- Master's Clinical Doctorate.
They boast that their program is distinguished and respected for its ability to offer excellent instruction, maintain rigorous expectations, and being fondly remembered by alumni as an exceptional experience.
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CRNA Program Requirements
Bachelor Degree Required
Bachelor degree must be in a related science field. BSN is not required
You must possess a current RN license
Two year's nursing experience in critical care.
No minimum GPA is stated
GRE is not required
CRNA School Performance
CRNA School Rankings - U.S. News & World Report (2011)
2.4 out of 5.0. Ranked 72 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.
Saint Josephs University Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed 10/2005. It was given the maximum of 10 years accreditation and will be reviewed again 10/2015. This shows that the program is in full compliance with the COA’s accreditation standards.
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania CRNA salaries are a bit lower than the national average and range from $130k-$150k.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $163,467 (according to a 2008 study)
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All information given on this site about Saint Josephs University Nurse Anesthetist Program was taken directly from their website.
*This page was updated October 12th, 2012.*