Post Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with Specialization in Anesthesiology

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About the Program Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with Specialization in Anesthesiology

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with a specialization in Anesthesiology program is a practice-focused doctoral program for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) holding a master’s degree or higher. This program focuses specifically on nurse anesthesia and consists of web-mediated courses that provide opportunities for synchronous and asynchronous learning. 

The DNP with a specialization in Anesthesiology degree prepares CRNAs to acquire the clinical, organizational, financial, and leadership knowledge to design and implement programs of care delivery which significantly impact health care outcomes. The curriculum builds upon the scientific, management, and leadership knowledge and skills gained during the master’s degree in nurse anesthesia education as well as the professional practice experience gained as a CRNA.

Course Curriculum Course Descriptions

Since 2004, our graduates have had excellent board passing rates and are highly sought-after by major hospitals and anesthesia groups.

Anesthesiology Programs and Transition Options

  • Nursing Practice (DNP) - Post Baccalaureate DNP, specialization in Anesthesiology

    This program is designed for registered nurses seeking to enter the nurse anesthesia profession.

  • Nursing Practice (DNP) - Post Master's DNP, specialization in Anesthesiology

    The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with a specialization on Anesthesiology prepares CRNAs to acquire the clinical, organizational, financial and leadership knowledge to design and implement programs of care delivery which significantly impact health care outcomes.

  • Transition to Nurse Anesthesiology Course

    Is Post-Baccalaureate DNP in Anesthesiology right for you? Or perhaps you need a refresher in organic chemistry and pharmacology. This self-paced, online three hour course will bring you up to speed.

Barry University is dedicated to your success! Want to learn more?

We periodically offer webinars customized to your needs, walking you through our admissions process and providing additional program information.

Webinars are an opportunity to learn about the application process and admission requirements for the Post-Master's DNP with specialization in Anesthesiology.

Continuing Education

  • Advanced Health Assessment & Differential Diagnosis NURA 687-09

    Barry University is pleased to offer to CRNAs an online, self-paced, 3 credit hour course designed by a CRNA for CRNAs to establish differential diagnosis based on logical diagnostic reasoning for health maintenance, disease prevention and detection.

Anesthesiology Faculty

Our nurse anesthesiology faculty members are diverse, dynamic, and extraordinarily talented in didactic and clinical anesthesia. Each faculty member holds a doctorate degree and continues to practice anesthesia at various clinical affiliations throughout the state.

Barry University is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We believe that healthcare providers should reflect the diversity of the communities in which they serve.

Admissions Overview Getting Started

Congratulations on taking the first step to pursue your passion, advance your career, and make a difference in your community. We are committed to assist each student through the admission process.

Whether you transition straight from undergraduate studies to a graduate program or have been out of school for some time, we offer a welcoming and professional environment for graduate study.

With small class sizes, there is a considerable amount of personalized attention from your faculty and opportunities to build strong relationships with fellow classmates.

Apply Now! Admissions Requirements

A complete application, including all documents and applicable fees, must be received by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Admissions Office by May 1st for admission to the Program at the start of the fall semester. Applications received after May 1st will be considered on a space available basis.

Financial Aid Affordable for you.

At BarryU, our tuition is competitive, affordable and still promises all the perks of a private school education. Our cost per credit is in-line with other institutions, but we offer a mission-driven educational experience and provide our students with small class sizes, personalized attention, and academic excellence. Scholarships, graduate assistantships, and financial aid can also be explored to help offset overall costs.

Barry University participates in the full array of federal and state financial aid programs. At Barry, we are committed to doing all we can to help you finance your education.

Barry University's Financial Aid staff will assist you through the financial aid application process.

Financial Aid Programs

Cost of Attendance Tuition and Fees

Admissions Overview International Student FAQs

If you are an international student, applying as early as possible is in your best interest in order to allow ample time for immigration processing. Please be aware that admission to Barry University does not guarantee that you will be granted a student visa by the United States Embassy or Consulate in your country of origin.

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Nursing Anesthesiology Accreditation

The Entry Level DNP with a specialization in Anesthesiology Program in Anesthesiology and the Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice with a Specialization in Anesthesiology Program are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, 10275 W. Higgins Road, Suite 906, Rosemont, IL 60018-5603, Main Number: 224-275-9130, Email: , through May 2032. All of our clinical partners are accredited through their respective health care facility accreditation organizations.

The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate APRN certificates at Barry University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20002, 202-887-6791.

Barry University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

COA Accreditation Certificate

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