Georgia Regents University Anesthesia Program


987 St
Sebastian Way,
EC 5517 Augusta, GA 30912

Contact Information:

Phone: (706) 721-9558
Url: website


James I Masiongale

Program Summary:

Georgia Regents University’s CRNA School is a seven-semester curriculum that utilizes didactic and clinical instruction. The students who have successfully gained admission into this CRNA school will begin with a 3 month didactic instruction and practice in the schools human patient simulation lab. Students preparing for Nurse Anesthesia school by becoming familiar with proper anesthesia techniques and methods in the simulation lab before entering the clinical portion of the Nurse Anesthetist program. All Students will learn how to administer sedation, regional & general anesthetics to pediatric and adult patients for a large number of surgical specialties. These specialties include general surgery, obstetrics, orthopedics, thoracic, vascular, cardiac , neurology, and others. Georgia Regents University’s CNRA students administer more than 800 anesthetics and obtain on average over 2,000 clinical hours.

CRNA School Overview:

Program created: 1965
Ranking: 2.5 out of 5.0
Tuition: approx. $60,000 (in state)
National Certification Exam (NCE) 1st Time Pass Rate: about 90%

CRNA Program Requirements:
  • License: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited program and an accredited college or university. A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree alone may fulfill the minimum degree requirement, which will be determined on a case by case basis.
  • Work Experience: At least 2 years of critical care experience earned in an ICU
    Accepted: SICU, MICU, CCU, etc
    Not Accepted: PACU, OR, ER or telemetry step down units
  • GPA: Minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Recommend 3.5.
  • GRE: est takers who took the GRE prior to August 1, 2011 were scored on the old scoring scale of 200-800. The minimum score requirement of 900 total (combined Verbal and Quantitative Scores) will continue to be used for those who took the GRE prior to the scoring changes.
    Test takers who took the GRE after August 1, 2011 are scored on the new scoring scale of 130-170. The minimum score of 290 total (combined Verbal and Quantitative Scores) will be required for those who took the GRE after the scoring changes.
    Recommend: Minimum combined Verbal and Quantitative score of 1100 on GRE taken prior to August 1, 2011 and 301 total on the new scoring scale after August 1, 2011.
  • Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
    PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
    BLS (Basic Life Support)


Undergraduate or graduate chemistry course with a minimum grade of “B”.


Interviews are by invitation only. Applicants will be selected for an interview based on an initial review of submitted application materials. Selected applicants will be notified directly by the program.

CRNA Program Setup:
Classes Start:



28 months


Front loaded.

Clinical Sites:

They have about twenty affiliated sites in Georgia

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