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Arkansas State University Jonesboro Nurse Anesthetist Program is the only online CRNA program in the state!
P.O. Box 910
CRNA Degree offered
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
The early admission deadline is April 1st.
Number of Applicants
Entire Cost of CRNA School for Arkansas State University Jonesboro Nurse Anesthetist Program.
Tuition is calculated at the 2019-2020 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: $45,000
*Fees and Total: $58,730
*This includes the cost of books and miscellaneous school expenses. **Travel expenses may vary.
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CRNA Program Requirements
BSN from an ACEN or CCNE accredited program in nursing from a regionally accredited institution.
Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse with eligibility for Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Missouri.
A minimum of one year experience as an RN within the last two years. Acceptable critical care settings are as follows:
- Surgical Intensive Care
- Medical Intensive Care
- Neuro Intensive Care
- Cardiothoracic or Cardiovascular Intensive Care
- Burn/Trauma Intensive Care
- Neonatal Intensive Care
- Pediatric Intensive Care
They do not accept the following settings:
- Emergency Room
- Post-Anesthesia Care Unit
- Operating Room
- Obstetrical – Labor & Delivery Unit
3.0 from undergraduate nursing major (last 60+ hours).
Minimum GRE scores:
A combined verbal and must be taken within the last 5 years.
All foreign-born students and pass with a score of 83 on the preferred internet-based test (iBT), 570 on the paper-based test, or 213 on the computer-based test.
- CCRN or Cardiac Surgery Certification
Successful completion of a 3 credit hour graduate level course with a grade of “B” or better:
- Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
Arkansas State University Jonesboro Nurse Anesthetist Program
CRNA School Performance
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Arkansas State University Jonesboro Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed in May 2014. It was given the maximum of 10 years accreditation standards.
Pass Rate for CRNA Boards at Arkansas State University Jonesboro
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: 94% (Class of 2021)
National average (2019): 84.8%; (2020): 85.2%
Attrition Rate: 3% (Class of 2021)
CRNA Employment Rate: 100% (Class of 2021)
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Arkansas State University Jonesboro Nurse Anesthetist Program
Arkansas CRNA salaries are below the national average with an annual mean wage of $167,030.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $189,190 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 study)
Frequently Asked Questions
What How many hours should I expect to be engaged in the program each week?
Classroom, clinical time and study time average around 60 hours per week.
Can I work as an RN while I’m in the program?
Outside employment is strongly discouraged, logistically very difficult, and most likely to be incompatible with academic success.
Salaries pulled from Bureau of Labor Statistics
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