Last updated in 2022
Clarkson College is only one of two CRNA schools in Nebraska.
Nurse Anesthesia Program
101 South 42nd Street
Omaha, NE 68131-2739
Phone: (402) 552-3100
TF: (800) 647-5500
Email: [email protected]
Dr. Adrienne Rochleau, DNP, CRNA
Director of Nurse Anesthesia
phone: (402) 552-6635
email: [email protected]
Phone: (402) 552-2796
Email: [email protected]
CRNA Degree offered
Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nurse Anesthesia
36 months, full time (9 semesters)
89 credit hours
Entire Cost of CRNA School for Clarkson College Nurse Anesthesia Program.
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. These are the estimated rate for 2021-22 academic year:
Cost of Tuition: $91,670
*Fees and Total: $95,436
*This includes the cost of books and miscellaneous school expenses.
Number of Applicants
As a general rule, new CRNA Programs have fewer applicants than well-established ones. If you’re looking for a program that is less competitive, this one is worth checking into.
When did this CRNA Program begin?
Clarkson College’s Nurse Anesthetist Program was first accredited in May 2010.
CRNA Program Summary
Are you concerned that this 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.
This is a front loaded program, beginning with a 8-month off-campus, then followed by a 12-month on-campus didactic phase, and distance education and 16-month clinical practice.
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 Clarkson University Nurse Anesthesia Program compare to most CRNA school’s requirements.
CRNA Program Requirements
Required Bachelor Degree
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an AACN or CCNE accredited school
Current RN license in the United States
One year of recent full-time RN experience (post-degree) in a critical care unit prior to applying to the program.
Acceptable critical care experience includes:
- ICU (Intensive Care Unit)
- Surgical ICU
- Medical ICU
- Cardiac Care Unit
- Neonatal ICU
- Pediatric ICU
Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
GRE scores are not required
If your native language is not English, you’ll need a minimum score of 100 on the TOEFL iBT / minimum score of 250 on the computer-based TOEFL or minimum of 600 total score on the paper-based TOEFL.
- PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
- ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
- BLS (Basic Life Support)
- Satisfactory completion of all nursing course prerequisites (at the college level)
- Physical assessment
- College math or equivalent
- Graduate level Statistics (may be taken after the application deadline.)
Clarkson College Nurse Anesthesia Program
CRNA School Performance
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Clarkson College Nurse Anesthesia Program Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed in 2015. It was given 10 years accreditation and will be reviewed again in 2026.
Pass Rate for CRNA Boards at Clarkson College CRNA
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% (2020)
Attrition Rate : 0% (2020)
CRNA Employment Rate: 100% (2020)
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Nebraska
Nebraska CRNA salaries are below the national average and with an annual mean wage of $176,880.
Nebraska is an “Opt-Out” State which offers CRNA’s a higher degree of autonomy as they can legally practice without a physician’s supervision.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $189,190 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 study)
Salaries pulled from Bureau of Labor Statistics
All information given on this site about Clarkson College Nurse Anesthesia Program was taken directly from their website.
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