24 months
20110 USD/year
20110 USD/year
10124 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Biology - Nurse Anesthesia from University of Wisconsin La Crosse is offered in conjunction with our local health care organizations.


Biology - Nurse Anesthesia from University of Wisconsin La Crosse is part of a joint offering from the Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare School of Anesthesiology, the UWL Biology Department, and Viterbo University School of Nursing. 

Our program meets the specific needs of the nurse anesthetist student during their doctoral education.


The program as a whole prepares students to sit for the national board certification exam to be licensed as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Gross Anatomy
  • Applied Human Gross Anatomy
  • Human Endocrinology
  • Communication in the Biological Sciences
  • Pathophysiology 
  • Advanced Human Physiology 
  • Chemistry for Nurse Anesthesia
  • Electrocardiography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


53 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must be currently licensed as a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
  • Be eligible for a Registered Nurse (RN) license by the Wisconsin Department of Nursing.
  • Have 18 months (24 months preferred) of nursing experience in critical or intensive care setting (ICU, CCU, SICU, PICU, NICU).
  • Be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing and have a minimum of 2 credits of microbiology, 4 credits of anatomy/physiology, and 4 credits of chemistry/physics, and 2 credits of statistics.
  • Have an undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.00 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Application
  • Academic records
  • Course-by-Course Evaluations
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Proof of funding
  • Passport copy
  • $56 Application Fee

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10055 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10055 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10124 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5062 USD per semester during 24 months.

MN resident: $6,619 per semester.

Living costs for La Crosse

1130 - 1874 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Biology - Nurse Anesthesia
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