Nurse Anesthesia, M.Sc. | Gannon University | Erie, United States
36 months
1145 USD/credit 18320 USD/year
1145 USD/credit 18320 USD/year
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The Nurse Anesthesia option from Gannon University f is designed to provide the professional nurse with an in-depth concentration in clinical anesthesia and to prepare its graduates to assume the specialized role of nurse anesthetist.


Students have the opportunity to contribute as a member of the health care team in providing optimal patient care. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the examination of the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists.

This graduate Nurse Anesthesia option is a cooperative program between Gannon University and UPMC Hamot. Students must attend full-time in this option. 

What Makes Us Different

  • The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia is a full-time program of study
  • The program is a Cooperative Program offered between UPMC Hamot and Gannon University
  • For students with an earned MSN, a Nurse Anesthesia Certificate may be earned by taking the didactic and clinical courses 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Research Methods
  • Advanced Physical Assessment
  • Pharmacotherapeutics 
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Theory
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Provide official transcripts of all academic work
  • Provide evidence of the fulfillment of legal requirements for the practice of nursing in the United States
  • Provide evidence of having completed an introductory statistics course and an undergraduate research course with a grade of at least a B in both courses
  • Submit competitive scores from the Graduate Record Examination
  • Provide four letters of recommendation from former professors and employers 
  • Have at least two years of clinical experience in which critical judgments are made, i.e., critical care, etc.
  • Be interviewed and selected for admission by the Gannon University Villa Maria School of Nursing and UPMC Hamot School of Anesthesia Admissions Committee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1145 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    18320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1145 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Erie

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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