In addition to the cost of tuition there are several program costs that are associated with the MSNA program. Students are eligible for financial aid through the University. Mercy Springfield also offers students in the MSNA program tuition assistance that can be forgiven upon job placement at a Mercy facility, or repayment post graduation.
List of program costs
Clinical site travel is at the expense of the student. All students are required to carry liability insurance once the clinical phase of education has begun. Insurance is available for purchase through the AANA. All university fees are subject to revision by the Board of Governors without notice. out-of-state fees apply.
Please note that meals, housing, transportation and other living expenses are the responsibility of the student.
There are several benefits to completing the accredited MSNA program at Missouri State. As a student you will average 1000 to 1200 diverse cases in a surgical setting. You will complete a minimum of four clinical site rotations, that allow different anesthesia practice modalities. Regional experience, including chronic pain management, as well as general anesthesia experience provides a well rounded clinical experience. Tuition remains one of the lowest in the nation compared to other MSNA programs. Our graduates have a high success rate on the National Certifying exam upon graduation from the program.