Thomas Jefferson University CRNA School

Thomas Jefferson University CRNA School

Jefferson College of Nursing
901 Walnut Street
Health Professions Academic Building, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact Information:

Url: website


Bellot, Jennifer

Program Summary:

Program provides MSN, CRNA, and DNP programs. Jefferson’s fully-accredited Nurse Anesthesia program prepares nurses to provide anesthesia care during surgical and obstetrical procedures; and to provide pain relief in hospitals of all sizes, outpatient clinics and physicians’ offices. Students in this 30-month, eight-semester program take 74 credits.” (Thomas Jefferson University CRNA School)

CRNA School Overview:

Program created: not listed
Ranking: 2.6 out of 5.0
Class size: less than 20
Attrition Rate: 11.5%
Tuition: approx. $45,000
National Certification Exam (NCE)
1st Time Pass Rate: >85%

CRNA Program Requirements:
  • License: RN licensure
    BSN, MSN or Nurse Doctorate (ND) from an accredited school
  • Work Experience: Minimum 1 year experience in critical care, 2 or more preferred.
    Accepted: SICU, MICU, CCU
    Not Accepted: website did not specify
  • GPA: Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
  • GRE: Applicants whose undergraduate GPA is 3.2 or below must present evidence of one of the following: competitive scores on the GRE or MAT (test scores are valid two years from the date taken) or a grade of B or better in two core graduate nursing courses taken at Jefferson as a non-degree student
  • Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
    PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
    BLS (Basic Life Support)


Introductory BSN-level course in nursing research
Introductory BSN-level course in physical assessment (if integrated in the undergraduate course of study, evidence must be submitted for evaluation)
Computer literacy, Microsoft Office skills


not listed

CRNA Program Setup:
Classes Start:



30 Months



Clinical Sites:

not listed

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