Youngstown State University is one of seven CRNA schools in Ohio.
St Elizabeth Health Center
School for Nurse Anesthetists, Inc.
& Youngstown State University (YSU)
1044 Belmont Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44504
Louise A. Aurilio, PhD, RN-BC, NE-BC, MSN Program Director
Steven L Sheakoski, MD, Medical Director
ph: (330) 941-1791
fax: (330) 480-5202
CRNA Degree offered
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
27 months, full time
49 semester hours
Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at St Elizabeth Health Center and Youngstown State 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 In State Tuition: $37,554
*Fees and expenses: $3,000
Grand Total: $40,554
Cost of Out of State Tuition: $37,984
*Fees and expenses: $3,000
Grand Total: $40,984
($364.82 per credit *49 credits = $17,876.18 In State) + (2,469 per semester Nurse Anesthesia surcharge * 7 semesters = $17,283) + ($48.87 per credit general fee * 49 credits = $2,394.63) + ($8.76 per credit * 49 credits for out of state residents = $430)
When did this CRNA Program begin?
CRNA Program Summary
Are you concerned that St Elizabeth Health Center’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.
The Master of Science in Nursing in Nurse Anesthesia is a cooperative program between Youngstown State University and St Elizabeth Health Center School for Nurse Anesthetists, Inc.
All courses are taught by YSU Graduate Faculty. Humility of Mary Health Partners supports the program by providing clinical and other resources at St Elizabeth Health Center.
Students gain experience in the use of many anesthetic agents and techniques and are supervised by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and Staff Anesthesiologists from Bel-Park Anesthesia Associates, Inc.
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Some CRNA schools require much more out of their applicants than others. See how the requirements at St Elizabeth Health Center compare to most CRNA school’s requirements.
CRNA Program Requirements
Required Bachelor Degree
Hold a BSN degree from an accredited program.
Eligibility of Ohio licensure as a registered nurse.
Have a minimum of one year experience in an adult critical care area. A minimum of two years experience is preferred.
An un-recalculated cumulative undergraduate grade–point average of at least 3.0
Minimum GRE scores:
Graduate Record Examination (General Test) scores completed within the past five years.
*not required but preferred
Undergraduate Course Prerequisites
CRNA School Performance
CRNA School Rankings - U.S. News & World Report (2011)
2.3 out of 5.0. Ranked 85 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.
St Elizabeth Health Center Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed 05/2003. It was given the maximum of 10 years accreditation and will be reviewed again 05/2013. This shows that the program is in full compliance with the COA’s accreditation standards.
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Ohio
Ohio CRNA salaries are about the same as the national average and range from $145k to $170k.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $163,467 (according to a 2008 study)
Pass Rate for CRNA Boards at St Elizabeth Health Center & Youngstown State University Nurse Anesthesia Program 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.
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All information given on this site about St Elizabeth Health Center’s
Nurse Anesthetist Program was taken directly from their website.
*This page was updated December 16th, 2012*