Barry University’s CRNA school is in the heart of Miami Shores.
Barry University – Health Sciences Admissions
11300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33161-6695
Toll-free:1-800-756-6000, ext. 3379
Rebecca Lee, DNP, CRNA
ph: (305) 899-3230
fax: (305) 899-3366
November 1. Applications received after November 1 are considered on a space-available basis.
Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at Barry University.
Tuition is calculated at the 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 In State Tuition: $85,140
*Fees and expenses:$7,730
Grand Total: $92,870
*This includes the cost of an application fee, books, labs and materials, and a graduation fee.
64-78 (4-year average is 70.5)
The Program covers most of Florida’s Clinical regions:
- White sandy beach areas of Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater/Sarasota
- The growing Ocala/Gainesville area
- Family-centered Orlando and central Florida
- The tropical West Palm Beaches
- Sunny South Florida – Fort Lauderdale and Miami
Choose your destination and be guaranteed the full range of anesthesia experiences.
The Program’s classroom site locations are as follows:
1415 Sligh Blvd
Orlando, FL 32806
5650 Breckenridge Park Drive, Suite 108
Tampa, FL 33610
WEST PALM BEACH
Gardens Professional Center
9123 N. Military Trail, Ste. 103
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
1500 SW 1st Avenue, 2nd Floor
Ocala, FL 34471
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
421 N 21st Avenue
Hollywood, FL 33020
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CRNA Program Requirements
Or a baccalaureate degree in an appropriate science. A non-science degree will be considered on a case by case basis.
A current, unrestricted license as an RN in the U.S. Students must provide a Florida RN license once admitted to the program.
One year, full-time clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in a critical care setting within the last 3 years.
- Clinical experience should be direct patient care
- should routinely require non-invasive and invasive monitoring
- continuous pharmacologic infusions
- mechanical ventilation
3.0 minimum. Emphasis is given to the last 60 hours of undergraduate work. Applicants with a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university will have their graduate GPA included for admissions consideration.
Minimum GRE scores:
Satisfactory scores required – must be taken within 5 years of application. The GRE requirement may be waived for applicants with an earned graduate degree.
(Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required for non-native English speakers. A minimum score of 550 on the written version, 213 on the computer version, or at least 79 on the internet-based TOEFL. The TOEFL may be waived for applicants with a minimum of 24 college-level academic units earned from a primarily English speaking institution.
- BLS (Basic Life Support)
- ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
- PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
- CCRN is not required but is highly regarded
- Chemistry: B or better, must have a lab component and the course (not the lab) must be taken within 5 years of the beginning of the program (organic or biochemistry preferred).
- One science/math course: Examples include: advanced physiology, pharmacology, physics, genetics, statistics, algebra.
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CRNA School Performance
CRNA School Rankings – Schools by Rank
Ranked #25 in the 2015 graduating class.
*Please note: Read about how CRNA rankings are created.*
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Barry University Florida Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed in October 2010. It was given the maximum of 10 years accreditation and will be reviewed again in October 2020. This shows that the program is in full compliance with the COA’s accreditation standards.
Pass Rate for CRNA Boards at Barry University Florida
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: 92% (2017)
- National average: 82.6% (2017)
8% – (2017)
100% – (2017)
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Florida
Florida CRNA salaries are slightly higher than the national average with an annual mean wage of $172,500.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $169,450 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 study).
Frequently Asked Questions
How many hours should I expect to be engaged in the program each week?
Barry University Florida Nurse Anesthetist Residents average just over 60 hours per week of committed time devoted to didactics, clinical training and study time.
Can I work as an RN while I’m in the program?
You will not be able to work while enrolled in the program, so you should plan your finances accordingly.
What makes this school unique?
Barry University Florida’s nurse anesthetist program provides the opportunity to participate in more than three times the required number of clinical cases and anesthesia hours. They teach general, regional, sedation, invasive line insertion, OB, hearts, trauma, and more!
Salaries pulled from Bureau of Labor Statistics
All information given on this site about Barry University Florida’s Nurse Anesthetist Program was taken directly from their website.
*This page was updated September 30th, 2018.*
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