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School of Adult and Graduate Education
Blaney Hall 105

The BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program

Apply by May 1 for Fall of 2023!

Why apply to Cedar Crest College Nurse Anesthesia Program?

  • A multimillion dollar simulation center was recently completed in 2017. Advanced audiovisual technologies allow students to participate in simulations throughout the center, stream live scenarios & debrief on-site and off-site via the web.
  • Cedar Crest College’s Nurse Anesthesia Program will have small cohorts which allows for more individual attention and personal mentoring throughout the program.
  • All nurse anesthesia classes are in a classroom or simulation laboratory. All core Master of Science in Nursing and Doctorate of Nursing Practice courses are on-line. Students will have the opportunity for clinical experiences throughout the tri-state area.
  • Cedar Crest College’s Nurse Anesthesia Program is 55 miles from Philadelphia and 80 miles from New York City, and is the only nurse anesthesia program in the Lehigh Valley.

Nurse Anesthesia Program Statistics 

Class of  Attrition Rate  NRCRNA 1st Time Test Taker(s) Pass Rate  NRCRNA 2nd Time Test Taker(s) Pass Rate  Graduate Employment Rate  Employer Satisfaction Rating (*)  Alumni Satisfaction Rating (*) 
2021  10%  89%  100%  100%  TBD  TBD 

 *Likert Rating Scale Utilized by Program:

1 = Unsatisfactory, 2 = Below Average, 3 = Average, 4 = Above Average, 5 = Excellent 

Graduate employment rate within six (6) months of graduation: 100%

Accreditation Status

The Cedar Crest College Nurse Anesthesia Program is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Program, which is recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Council n Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
10275 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 906
Rosemont, IL 60018-5603