Carolinas Medical Center & University of North Carolina at Charlotte


222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge,
Ill. 60068-4001

Contact Information:

Phone: 847-655-1160
Url: Website

Program Summary:

Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) offer a collaborative program through which registered nurses with a baccalaureate degree in nursing have the opportunity to obtain the skills necessary to begin practice as a professional nurse anesthetist. Students completing this program graduate with a Master of Science Degree in Nursing” (Carolinas Medical Center & University of North Carolina at Charlotte)

CRNA School Overview:

Program created: 1963
Ranking: 3.1 out of 5.0
Class size: 24
Attrition Rate: 8%
Tuition: approx. $In state: $29,216
Out of state: $62,154

CRNA Program Requirements:
  • License: current unrestricted RN license.
  • Work Experience: minimum 18 months in critical care
    Accepted: Intensive Care Unit, Coronary Care Unit, Trauma Intensive Care Unit, Neuro Intensive Care Unit, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit.
    Not Accepted: Flight Team, Emergency Room, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and Operating Room.
  • GPA: minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 and a minimum of 3.0 average in sciences.
  • GRE: Satisfactory performance on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); a score of 293 is preferred. (MAT scores are not accepted).
  • Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
    PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
    BLS (Basic Life Support)


Must have taken a statistics class with a minimum grade of C.


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CRNA Program Setup:
Classes Start:



Program Setup: Front Loaded
Phase 1: didactic
Phase 2: clinical

Clinical Sites:

primarily at Carolina Medical Center – Main and 5 other Hospitals in the Carolina’s Healthcare System.

Disclaimer: Information on this page was gathered from the school's website and through phone interviews. A school's curriculum can change frequently, so we make sure that you are provided with the most up to date information. Our team regularly checks for any changes that CRNA programs make to their curriculum. The ranking of schools was based off of the 2011 US News World Report for Graduate Schools