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Post-Master's DNP Program with a Specialization in Anesthesiology

About the Program Post-Master's DNP Program with a 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

The Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, 222 South Prospect Avenue, Suite 304, Park Ridge, IL 60068, (847) 692-7050.

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Barry University is dedicated to your success! Information Sessions

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

The odds are definitely in your favor at Barry University. Our student-faculty ratio is only 15:1. That means you get personal attention and guidance, and nobody gets lost in the shuffle. Even more impressive, over 80 percent of our faculty hold a PhD or the highest degree available in their field of expertise.

We seek out professors who are not only great teachers, but who love what they do. Their passion, enthusiasm, and inspiration are contagious, and there's no better way to keep young minds excited about learning and discovering. Beyond each teacher's area of expertise, our faculty is committed to promoting equality, social justice, altruism, diversity, and humility. Through education, everyone can have a voice.

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 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.

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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 Tuition and Fees
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Post-Master's DNP 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, 222 South Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001, Main Number: (847) 655-1160, Email:, through 2021. 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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