The State University New York at Brooklyn is one of four CRNA schools in New York.
State University New York at Brooklyn
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Nurse Anesthesia Program with
Harlem Hospital Center
Kings County Hospital Center
450 Clarkson Avenue Box 22
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Joseph Jennas, CRNA, MS, Program Director
ph: (718) 270-7657
fax: (718) 270-7628
CRNA Degree offered
Master of Science Nurse Anesthesia
61 semester hours
September 15th. Early applications are encouraged.
Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at Suny Downstate Medical Center.
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: $23,790
*Fees and expenses: $2,902
Grand Total: $26,692
Cost of Out of State Tuition: $42,395
*Fees and expenses: $2,902
Grand Total: $45,297
*This includes the cost of student health fee, books and supplies, technology fee and miscellaneous school expenses.
CRNA Program Summary
Are you concerned that the Suny Downstate Medical Center 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 CRNA program is front loaded with the bulk of the course work completed in the first year of study.
Clinical practicum begins in the summer of the first year (after Fall and Spring semesters).
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 Suny Downstate Medical Center compare to most CRNA school’s requirements.
CRNA Program Requirements
Bachelor Degree Required
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
A New York State R.N. license
Minimum of two years of current critical care experience, (EXCLUDING ORIENTATION), which must be completed within the last three (3) years by the time of application.
This experience must be completed at one of the following:
Experience in the following settings are acceptable ONLY if combined with one of the experiences listed above for a minimum of one year.
Cumulative 3.0 is required, 3.3 is preferred.
Minimum GRE scores:
The GRE is not required
*must be issued from the "American Heart Association"
CRNA Educational Requirements
A grade of “C” or better in the following undergraduate nursing courses:
CRNA School Rankings - U.S. News & World Report (2011)
This Nurse Anesthesia Program received a score of less than 2.0 out of 5.0 and is considered “less than adequate” by US News and World Report. It received no rank.
*Please note: CRNA rankings are bias and subjective. Read disclaimer about how CRNA rankings are created.*
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed 04/2009. It was given 6 years accreditation (maximum is 10) and will be reviewed again 05/2015. SUNNY Downstate was put on probation by AANA on April 10, 2008. Probation lasted one year.
An average nurse anesthetist salary in New York
New York CRNA salaries are lower than the national average and range from $130k-160k.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $163,467 (according to a 2008 study)
All information given on this site about SUNY Downstate Medical Center's
Nurse Anesthetist Program was taken directly from their website.
*This page was updated September 6th, 2012*