Wayne State University CRNA School

Wayne State University CRNA School

Wayne State University
42. W. Warren Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202

Contact Information:

Phone: 313-577-2424
Email: ae2586@wayne.edu
Url: website


Karen K. Apolloni, MSA, MLS (ASCP)cm

Program Summary:

Wayne State University’s CRNA School is a Master Degree program (MSNA). They accept Registered Professional Nurses (RNs) who have a baccalaureate degree in nursing or a related science degree. The program was created in 1963 and has a class average of 18-22 students each year. This Nurse Anesthesia program requires a minimum GPA of 3.0, and an overall Science GPA of 3.0 or higher. It is a 24 month curriculum that incorporates both didactic and clinical phases into their program. If you have questions about CRNA school admission into this program please don’t hesitate to contact us.

CRNA School Overview:

Program created: 1963
Ranking: 3.2 out of 5.0
Class size: 20
Tuition: approx. $45,359.55
Out of state: $88,680.90
National Certification Exam (NCE)
1st Time Pass Rate: not listed

CRNA Program Requirements:
  • License: RN License
  • Work Experience: one year minimum in:Accepted: Adult ICU (SICU, MICU, CICU)Not Accepted: areas of experience: PACU or ER or NICU
  • GPA: Bachelor degree in nursing or related science (Biology, Physiology, Chemistry). Minimum of 3.0 out of 4.0. Overall Science GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • GRE: no minimum score listed
  • Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
    BLS (Basic Life Support)
    CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse)


Following must be taken within 10 years of application with an earned final grade of “B” or higher:
Chemistry: Inorganic, Organic or Biochemistry (8 credits)
Biology: (4 credits)
Special requirements: Completion of One In-Hospital shadow experience at Detroit Receiving Hospital on or before July 1.


not listed

CRNA Program Setup:
Classes Start:



3 years


Integrated clinical and didactics lectures throughout all semesters.

Clinical Sites:

Detroit Receiving Hospital
Allegiance Health
McLaren Macomb
Flower Hospital
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Botsford Hospital
Oakwood Hospital
St. Vincent Hospital
DMC Surgery Hospital
Covenant Healthcare
Scheurer Hospital
Toledo Hospital
Harper University Hospital
Hutzel Women’s Hospital
Genesys Regional Medical Center
St. John Hospital (Main)
Providence Hospital
Providence Park Hospital
Huron Valley –Sinai Hospital
Henry Ford Hospital
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
William Beaumont Grosse Pointe
Sinai- Grace Hospital
John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

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