Nurse Anesthetist

Registered nurse who has acquired advanced education to administer anesthesia.

Quick Facts:

  • 94 credits
  • 2,000 clinical hours
  • Full time
  • Fall start
  • 32 month program
  • Daytime classes
  • Campus-based (not online)

Program information

Credentialing

Graduates are eligible for certification as CRNA 
certified registered nurse anesthetist by the
National Board on Certification and Recertification of
Nurse Anesthetists NBCRNA.

Applications due by

April 1, 2016, for summer 2017

Interviews will be June 2016

Accreditation and approval

  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education

DNP degree in future

Please be advised: The York College of Pennsylvania/WellSpan Health Nurse Anesthetist Program is currently moving through the required approval process to convert the program to a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) model. If approved, the program length will increase to 36 months and 9 semesters, and begin May 2017. If you provide us with contact information we will provide periodic updates on the progress of this process.

The Nurse Anesthetist Program is a joint program offered by York College and WellSpan Health.

Mailing address:

York College of Pennsylvania/WellSpan Health Nurse Anesthetist Program
York College of Pennsylvania
441 Country Club Road, Diehl Hall #240
York, PA 17403

Physical address:

Diehl Hall, Room 240
York College of Pennsylvania
890 Grantley Road
York, PA 17403

The Nurse Anesthetists Program has received initial accreditation by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (222 South Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068-4001, phone: 847-692-7050) a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Recognition of Postsecondary Accrediation and the U.S. Department of Education.