Nurse Anesthesia (Post-MS) DNP

School of Nursing

Program Description

Our nurse anesthetist program prepares students for the challenges they'll face as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA). Our nurse anesthetist students receive an education that equips them to assume clinical, educational, research, and leadership positions within this advanced nursing specialty. The program builds on the clinical preparation of nurse anesthetists enhancing their current role and providing learning opportunities that focus on delivering expert care. Program courses, taught exclusively by nurse specialists and CRNAs, are immediately applicable to nursing practice.

Program Contact

Nursing Department
3435 Main Street, Beck Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: nursing@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-2537
Fax: 716-829-2067

Instruction Method

  • Online (100 percent of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 36 Hours

Time-to-Degree

  • 1.5 to 3 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

Admission Tests**

  • GRE
  • MAT

Special Requirements

The Post-MS to DNP Program is not designed to educate nurse practitioners in a new specialty area. Applicants must already hold national certification in the specialty area to which they are applying.

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.