Length of the Program
Because of the intensity of advanced practice nursing in the nurse anesthesia track, the total course of study is 51 months in length. However, the curriculum is structured so that 24 months of DNP course work is completed at La Salle University School of Nursing and Health Sciences by completing 30 credits of DNP course work online. The remaining months are spent focusing on nurse anesthesia track curriculum and clinical obligations.
Upon satisfactory completion of all program terminal objectives, the student will be awarded a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from La Salle University School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Upon recommendation of the director, the student will be permitted to take the National Certification Examination to gain NBCRNA certification.