Doctor of Nursing Practice / Nurse Anesthesia (BSN to DNP)
University of Arizona

Program Details

The DNP Nurse Anesthesia specialty prepares ICU nurses with the ability to administer anesthesia care. This online nursing degree from the University of Arizona incorporates advanced scientific knowledge and practice expertise to care for patients during the perioperative period.

Students learn pharmacological and scientific techniques related to anesthesia. The program combines components of online didactic coursework, on-campus intensive experiences, and in-person practicum and clinical placements in the student’s local area. Graduates are eligible for CRNA certification.

Some of the topics covered in this degree program include:

  • Human gross anatomy
  • Co-existing disease and anesthetic implications
  • Evidence-based practice methods
  • Bioscience for nurse anesthesia practice

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arizona is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Attendance required at on-campus intensives
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and RN licensure
  • Must have minimum of one year current and continuous critical care nursing experience
  • Must have BLS, ACLS, PALS, and CCRN certification

Restricted States

Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, US Territories