University of Detroit Mercy CRNA School

University of Detroit Mercy CRNA School

4001 W. McNichols Road,
MI 48221-3038

Contact Information:

Phone: 313-993-1000 (Brigette Murphy)
Url: website


Michael P. Dosch CRNA PhD

Program Summary:

University of Miami’s CRNA School provides it’s students with a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia degree from the University of Detroit Mercy. In March 2011, this Nurse Anesthetist program was ranked #11 out of 108 programs. The survey was conducted by US News and World Report. The Nurse Anesthesia program well respected nationally because of its instruction and clinical training excellence. The program’s faculty have taken part in authorship of textbook chapters and research articles, and are routinely invited to speak at national and state conferences. If you are preparing for Nurse Anesthesia School or are about to apply, we recommend taking a few moments to look over our eBook program, CRNA School Admissions: The Cold Hard Facts. It covers every aspect of the application process, and can help you get accepted into school.

CRNA Program Requirements:
  • License: Bachelor’s degree in nursing or appropriate science degree
  • Work Experience: 1 year work experience in past five years in critical care Accepted: Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), Medical Intensive Care (MICU), Cardiac Intensive Care (CICU), Pediatric or Neonatal Intensive Care.
    ER may be considered
  • GPA: A minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • GRE: Not required
  • Certifications: RN license in MI
    ACLS (Advanced Cradiac Life Support)
    PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)


Taken in the past 10 years with a grade of B or higher:
Inorganic chemistry
Organic (or Bio-) Chemistry
Anatomy and Physiology
Research Methods


Held in late January

CRNA Program Setup:
Classes Start:



27 or 39 months.


Program Setup: Integrated
Phase 1: Didactic intertwined throughout program
Phase 2: Clinical experience begins in second semester with increasing responsibility

Clinical Sites:

Students rotate to more than 20 outstanding clinical sites in southeastern Michigan.Students rotate to various local hospitals where the Program has clinical affiliations. Affiliations are designed to provide depth and breadth of clinical experience. Students administer regional anesthesia (including spinal, epidural, axillary, and other blocks) at several of these sites.
Trinity Health System
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, Pontiac, Michigan
St Mary Mercy Hospital, Livonia Michigan
St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor
Oakwood Health System
Oakwood Hospital Medical Center, Dearborn, Michigan
Oakwood Annapolis Hospital, Wayne, Michigan
Oakwood Southshore Medical Center, Trenton, Michigan
Detroit Medical Center and VA
Veterans Administration Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Harper Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Michigan
Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit Michigan
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Wyandotte, Michigan
Henry Ford Fairlane, Dearborn Michigan
Henry Ford West Bloomfield, West Bloomfield Michigan
Henry Ford Macomb, Clinton Township, Michigan
Ascension Health System, and Independent
Providence Hospital, Southfield Michigan
Providence Park- Novi, Novi Michigan
Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc Michigan
St John Hospital, Detroit Michigan
St John Macomb Hospital, Warren, Michigan
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
University of Michigan- Mott Children’s Hospital

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