Southern Illinois University Edwardsville CRNA School

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville CRNA School

70 Hairpin Drive
Rendleman Hall, Room 2202
Campus Box 1046, SIUE
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1046

Contact Information:

Phone: (618) 650-2182
Url: website


Laura Bernaix, PhD, RN

Program Summary:

Southern Illinois University’s CRNA School offers a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia (MSNA) The students attending this program receive didactic and clinical experiences that meet or exceeds the requirements set by the the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. Their CRNA students gain knowledge and experience by providing anesthesia care in a diverse population. They utilize both rural & urban clinical sites during the program. If you would like more information on preparing for Nurse Anesthesia School please take advantage of our free CRNA School Prep Course located on our CRNA Career Pro website. It allows people to start studying the same content that will be presented to them in their first semester of school.

CRNA School Overview:

Program created: 1995 Ranking: 2.4 out of 5.0 Tuition: approx. $47,841 National Certification Exam (NCE) 1st Time Pass Rate: 95% (2012)

CRNA Program Requirements:
  • License: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Master of Science in Nursing for Post-Master’s applicants) from a CCNE or NLNAC accredited program.
    Unencumbered Missouri & Illinois licensure
  • Work Experience: At least one year of recent, adult intensive critical care experience
    Accepted: not specified
    Not Accepted: not specified
  • GPA: Minimum Undergraduate (Graduate for Post-Master’s applicants) Nursing GPA of 3.0/4.0.
  • GRE: GRE not required
  • Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
    PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
    BLS (Basic Life Support)


Undergraduate statistics course with a grade of C or better.
Completion of an undergraduate course in organic or biochemistry and physics no more than 6 years prior to entering the program of study.


not listed

CRNA Program Setup:
Classes Start:

June 1


36 months



Clinical Sites:

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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