Notice: This program is no longer accepting applicants. For a career as a Nurse Anesthetist see our Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice program.
Becoming a Nurse Anesthetist
The Missouri State School of Nurse Anesthesia is a competitive program that prepares you for a career as a nurse anesthetist. The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia program is in the Biomedical Sciences Department at Missouri State University.
After you complete this program you are able to work in several career settings including hospitals and medical centers. You learn from physicians and nurse anesthetists who educate you and supervise your clinical training.
What is a Nurse Anesthetist?
For specific information on Nurse Anesthetists, please visit the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
Why study Nurse Anesthesia at Missouri State?
- Small classes allow you to develop relationships with other students and faculty in the program.
- A combination of didactic and clinical courses gives you the ability to get hands-on training while also receiving the in-class knowledge that supports your clinical experiences.
- There are acceptance dates in November and July, allowing you to choose the most convenient start date for you.
- Joining this program that has a strong reputation for producing quality nurse anesthetists will make you more equipped to work in any hospital or clinical setting.
- The program is fully accredited by the official accrediting agency for nurse anesthesia educational programs, the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia educational programs. The MSNA program at Missouri State University was awarded maximum accreditation of 10 years in the fall of 2006.
For more information
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
222 South Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Missouri State University is accredited to offer master's, specialists and clinical doctorate degrees by the Higher Learning Commission-North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Missouri State School of Nurse Anesthesia has made many changes since the program began in 1952. View the program history page for more information about the program.