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Accreditation Decisions - Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

Notice of the following accreditation and related decisions is provided to the U.S. Department of Education by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) following accreditation meetings.  Only those programs reviewed at the actual Council meeting are listed.  Anyone interested in the accreditation status of all nurse anesthesia programs can find this information in the official List of Accredited Educational Programs.  The current issue of this publication also identifies programs with accredited CRNA completion degree programs.  Questions can be directed to the Council's office by contacting us at accreditation@coa.us.com or (847) 655-1160.
 

Effective January 10,  2018, unless otherwise indicated

Initial Accreditation – Approved

Marquette University College of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program, Milwaukee, Wis.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Marquette University College of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted initial accreditation effective January 10, 2018.  This decision recognizes that the program will provide a graduate level curriculum leading to the award of a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. The program will be scheduled for its next onsite visit in Spring 2023 followed by the Council’s review of the program for continued accreditation in Fall 2023.
 

Distance Education Offerings – Approved

Franciscan Healthcare School of Anesthesia, La Crosse, Wis. (effective January 19, 2018)
 

Doctoral Degree for Entry into Practice - Approved

Franciscan Healthcare School of Anesthesia, La Crosse, Wis. (effective January 19, 2018)
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice

Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia California State University Fullerton, Pasadena, Calif.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 

Major Programmatic Change – Approved

Franciscan Healthcare School of Anesthesia,  La Crosse, Wisc. (effective January 19, 2018)
Affiliation with Two Academic Affiliates-University of Wisconsin La Crosse and Viterbo University
 
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island School of Nurse Anesthesia,  Pawtucket, R.I.
Change in conducting institution from Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island (MHRI) to Kent Hospital
 
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia Program, Camden, N.J.
Changes to credit distribution of the program with its academic affiliate, Drexel University
 
Texas Wesleyan University Graduate Programs of Nurse Anesthesia, Fort Worth, Texas
Restructuring of the program’s approved post-master’s Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) degree offering
Addition of a healthcare administration focus to the DNAP curriculum  
 

Voluntary Closure - Approved

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island School of Nurse Anesthesia, Pawtucket, R.I.
Closure effective November 1, 2019 (teach-out plan for program closure approved January 10, 2018).
 

 

Effective October 18, 2017, unless otherwise indicated

 

Continued Accreditation – Approved

 
University of Southern Mississippi Nurse Anesthesia Program, Hattiesburg, Miss.
Public Disclosure Statement
The University of Southern Mississippi Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued accreditation for 2 years effective October 18, 2017. Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Fall 2019. The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule. The program submit a progress report documenting actions taken to come into full compliance with criteria in the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate related to Conducting Institution Standards (Standard A) and Graduate Standards (Standard D).
 

University of Maryland School of Nursing Graduate Programs Nurse Anesthesia, Baltimore, Md.
Public Disclosure Statement
The University of Maryland School of Nursing Graduate Programs Nurse Anesthesia was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective October 18, 2017. The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate. Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Fall 2027. The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.

 Distance Education Offerings – Approved

  • Loma Linda University School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Concentration, Loma Linda, Calif.
  • Mount Marty College Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesiology, Sioux Falls, S.D.
 

Doctoral Degree for Entry into Practice - Approved  

Adventist University of Health Sciences Nurse Anesthesia Program, Orlando, Fla. (effective October 5, 2017)
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice

Barry University Master of Science Program in Anesthesiology, Hollywood, Fla.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice

Frank J. Tornetta School of Anesthesia at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery/La Salle University School of Nursing
Norristown, Pa.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice

The University of Michigan-Flint/Hurley Medical Center Master of Science in Anesthesia Program, Flint, Mich.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice

University of South Florida College of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Tampa, Fla.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 

Doctoral Degree for Entry into Practice – Decision Deferred

 
 Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia California State University Fullerton, Pasadena, Calif.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice

Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Detroit, Mich.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
  

Major Programmatic Change – Approved

US Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing, San Antonio, Texas
Change in academic affiliate from Northeastern University to Baylor University.
  
 

Effective May 17, 2017, unless otherwise indicated

 

Continued Accreditation – Approved

 
Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia California State University Fullerton Department of Nursing, Pasadena, Calif.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia California State University Fullerton Department of Nursing was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective May 17, 2017.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2027.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Loma Linda University School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Concentration, Loma Linda, Calif.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Loma Linda University School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Concentration was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective May 17, 2017.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2027.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia, Madison, Tenn.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective May 17, 2017.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2027.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
National University Fresno Nurse Anesthesia Program, Fresno, Calif.
Public Disclosure Statement
The National University Fresno Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective May 17, 2017.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2027.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
St. Elizabeth Healthcare School for Nurse Anesthetists, Inc., Youngstown, Ohio
Public Disclosure Statement
The St. Elizabeth Healthcare School for Nurse Anesthetists, Inc., was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective May 17, 2017.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2027.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 

Initial Accreditation - Approved

Emory University Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia Program, Atlanta, Ga.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Emory University Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted initial accreditation effective May 17, 2017.  The program was found in compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation 5 years following the start of the program’s first class of students.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Marian University Nurse Anesthesia Program Leighton School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Indianapolis, Ind.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Marian University Nurse Anesthesia Program Leighton School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted initial accreditation June 3, 2016, contingent upon additional documentation.  Final approval granted effective May 9, 2017.  The program was found in compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation 5 years following the start of the program’s first class of students.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
University of Saint Francis Nurse Anesthesia Program, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Public Disclosure Statement
The University of Saint Francis Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted initial accreditation effective May 17, 2017.  The program was found in compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation 5 years following the start of the program’s first class of students.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
  

Initial Accreditation - Deferred

Marquette University Nurse Anesthesia Program, Milwaukee, Wisc. (decision effective May 18, 2017)
 

Distance Education Offerings – Approved

  • Emory University Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia Program, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center/Gonzaga University Nurse Anesthesia Program, Spokane, Wash.
  • University of North Dakota Nurse Anesthesia Program, Grand Forks, N.D.
  • University of Saint Francis Nurse Anesthesia Program, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Doctoral Degree for Entry into Practice - Approved

Augusta University Nurse Anesthesia Program, Augusta, Ga.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
  
Crozer Chester Medical Center/Villanova University Nurse Anesthesia Program, Springfield, Pa.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 
Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia, Madison, Tenn.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
  
Oakland University Beaumont Graduate Program of Nurse Anesthesia, Royal Oak, Mich.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 
University of North Dakota Nurse Anesthesia Track, Grand Forks, N.D.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
  
Western Carolina Nurse Anesthesia Program, Asheville, N.C.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 

Doctoral Degree for Entry into Practice – Decision Deferred

Barry University Master of Science Program in Anesthesiology, Hollywood, Fla.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice with Specialization in Anesthesiology
 
Frank J. Tornetta School of Anesthesia at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery/La Salle University School of Nursing, Norristown, Pa.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 
The University of Michigan-Flint/Hurley Medical Center Master of Science in Anesthesia Program, Flint, Mich.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
  
Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Detroit, Mich.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
 

Effective January 20, 2017, unless otherwise indicated 

Initial Accreditation – Approved

Northern Kentucky University Nurse Anesthesia ProgramHighland Heights, Ky.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Northern Kentucky University Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted initial accreditation effective January 20, 2017.  The program was found in compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation 5 years following the start of the program’s first class of students.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 

Distance Education Offerings – Approved

Northern Kentucky University Nurse Anesthesia Program, Highland Heights, Ky.
  

Doctoral Degree for Entry into Practice – Approved

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Track, MSN Program, Birmingham, Ala.
(effective January 12, 2017)
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
     

Effective October 21, 2016 unless otherwise indicated

Continued Accreditation – Approved

East Carolina University College of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Greenville, N.C.
Public Disclosure Statement
The East Carolina University College of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective October 21, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Fall 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Missouri State University School of Anesthesia, Springfield, Mo.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Missouri State University School of Anesthesia was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective October 21, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Fall 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center/Gonzaga University Nurse Anesthesia Program, Spokane, Wash.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center/Gonzaga University Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective October 21, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Fall 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Texas Christian University Nurse Anesthesia Program, Fort Worth, Texas
Public Disclosure Statement
The Texas Christian University Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective October 21, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Fall 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
The Millikin University and Decatur Memorial Hospital Nurse Anesthesia Program Decatur, Ill.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Millikin University and Decatur Memorial Hospital Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective October 21, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs-Practice Doctorate.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Fall 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
Initial Accreditation – Approved
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Nursing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Emphasis, Oshkosh, Wis.
Public Disclosure Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Nursing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Emphasis was granted initial accreditation effective October 21, 2016.  The program was found in compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs – Practice Doctorate.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation 5 years following the start of the program’s first class of students.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 

Initial Accreditation – Fellowships – Approved

Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship, Madison, Tenn.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship was granted initial accreditation for five years effective September 2, 2016. The fellowship was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Post-Graduate CRNA Fellowships. Given this action, the fellowship will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Fall 2021. The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the fellowship, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Omni Anesthesia Fellowship Program for Trauma and Critical Care Nurse Anesthesia, Fresno, Calif.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Omni Anesthesia Fellowship Program for Trauma and Critical Care Nurse Anesthesia was granted initial accreditation for five years effective September 2, 2016. The fellowship was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Post-Graduate CRNA Fellowships.  Given this action, the fellowship will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Fall 2021. The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the fellowship, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 

Distance Education Offerings – Approved

  • Georgetown University School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Washington, DC
  • Nurse Anesthesia Program of Hartford, Hartford, Conn. (effective August 17, 2016)
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Track MSN Program, Birmingham, Ala.
  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Nursing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Emphasis, Oshkosh, Wis.
  • University of South Carolina Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesia, Columbia, S.C.
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia, New Haven, Conn. (effective August 15, 2016)

Distance Education Offerings – Decision Deferred

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center/Gonzaga University Nurse Anesthesia Program, Spokane, Wash.

Doctoral Degree for Entry into Practice - Approved

Georgetown University School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Washington, DC
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Nurse Anesthesia Program of Hartford, Hartford, Conn. (effective August 17, 2016)
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
University of Southern California (USC) Program of Nurse Anesthesia Department of Anesthesiology Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif. (effective July 25, 2016)
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Yale-New Haven Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia, New Haven, Conn. (effective August 15, 2016)
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
 

Doctoral Degree for Entry into Practice – Decision Deferred

 Augusta University Nurse Anesthesia Program, Augusta, Ga.
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 

Doctoral Degrees for CRNAs – Approved

Georgetown University School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Washington, DC
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Nurse Anesthesia Program of Hartford, Hartford, Conn. (effective August 17, 2016)
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Yale-New Haven Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia, New Haven, Conn. (effective August 15, 2016)
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
 

Major Programmatic Change – Approved

Georgetown University School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Washington, DC
Change in academic unit from Department of Nursing to standalone program within School of Nursing and Health Studies.
 

Voluntary Program Closure

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Nurse Anesthesia Program, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Closure effective May 31, 2018 (teach-out plan for program closure approved September 6, 2016).
Program approved for an administrative extension of accreditation through May 31, 2018 (approved September 6, 2016).

 

Effective June 3, 2016, unless otherwise indicated

Continued Accreditation – Approved

Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Chestnut Hill, MA
Public Disclosure Statement
The Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective June 3, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Clarkson College Nurse Anesthesia Program, Omaha, NE
Public Disclosure Statement
The Clarkson College Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective June 3, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Franciscan Healthcare School of Anesthesia, La Crosse, WI
Public Disclosure Statement
The Franciscan Healthcare School of Anesthesia was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective June 3, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Lourdes University MSN Nurse Anesthesia Program, Sylvania, Ohio
Public Disclosure Statement
The Lourdes University MSN Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued
accreditation for 10 years effective June 3, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Otterbein University Grant Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia Program, Westerville, Ohio
Public Disclosure Statement
The Otterbein University Grant Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective June 3, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
Rhode Island College School of Nursing/St. Joseph Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia, North Providence, R.I.
Public Disclosure Statement
The Rhode Island College School of Nursing/St. Joseph Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia was granted continued accreditation for 10 years effective June 3, 2016.  The program was found in full compliance with the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2026.  The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.
 
The University of Akron Nurse Anesthesia Program, Akron, Ohio
Public Disclosure Statement
The University of Akron Nurse Anesthesia Program was granted continued accreditation for 8 years effective June 3, 2016.  Given this action, the program will be scheduled for its next consideration of continued accreditation in Spring 2024. The COA may change this to an earlier time as a result of new or additional information, changes in the activities of the program, or changes needed in the accreditation review schedule.  The program must submit a progress report documenting actions taken to come into full compliance with a criterion in the Standards for Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs related to Resources (Standard II).
 

Distance Education Offerings – Approved 

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Philadelphia, PA
 
 

Distance Education Offerings – Decision Deferred

University of Maryland School of Nursing Graduate Programs Nurse Anesthesia, Baltimore, MD
 

Doctoral Degree for Entry into Practice - Approved

Department of Nurse Anesthesia Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing Samford University, Birmingham, AL
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice

Florida International University College of Nursing and Health Sciences Anesthesiology Nursing Program, Miami, FL
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 
Medical University of South Carolina Anesthesia for Nurses Program, Charleston, SC
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
 
Mount Marty College Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesiology, Sioux Falls, SD
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
 
Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Nurse Anesthesia, Richmond, VA
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
 
York College of Pennsylvania/WellSpan Health Nurse Anesthetist Program, York, PA
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 

Graduate Degrees for CRNAs - Approved

Mount Marty College Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesiology, Sioux Falls, SD
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Philadelphia, PA
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 

 Effective January 22, 2016, unless otherwise indicated

Distance Education Offerings – Approved

 
University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies Nurse Anesthesia Program, Miami, FL (effective December 21, 2015) 

Doctoral Degree for Entry into Practice – Approved

 
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Philadelphia, PA
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice
 
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program, Pittsburgh, PA (effective December 23, 2015)
Degree Type Conferred – Doctor of Nursing Practice 
 

Major Programmatic Change - Approved

 
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Nurse Anesthesia Program, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Inactive admissions process for 2016-2017 academic year.