Westminster College CRNA School
Westminster College CRNA School offers a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia. Their mission is to provide an academic environment, that allows nurse anesthesia students to master the intellectual and technical skills needed to become competent in the safe nurse anesthetist. If you are interested in learning how to become a CRNA or want to know how to ace the anesthesia interview, please checkout our CRNA career guide called “CRNA School Admissions: The Cold Hard Facts.” It covers every important aspect of the application process. You will learn how to find CRNA programs and more importantly how to get admission into anesthesia school. Our ebook program is filled with tips and strategies that will allow you to ace the anesthesia interview, and has been used by thousands of CRNA school applicants.
Program created: 1965 Ranking: not reported Class size: 18 Attrition Rate: 0% (2013) National Certification Exam (NCE) 1st Time Pass Rate: 93% (2012)
- License: BS/BSN in nursing is strongly preferred. Other applicants i.e. BS, DC, MD, BA, DDS, etc. may also apply, but you must also be an RN
- Work Experience: Minimum of 1 year of critical care Accepted: Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac/Neuro/Thoracic/Schock-Trauma preferred , SICU, MICU, NICU/PICU acceptable Not Accepted: Applicants with experience solely in NICU/PICU or with less than 1 year of critical experience may apply, but may not be selected for an interview at the MSNA Director’s discretion.
- GPA: Minimum 3.0 GPA, including a minimum 3.0 GPA in core sciences
- GRE: GRE scores on file from within the last 5 years; minimum combined score of 1000 is preferred
- Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) BLS (Basic Life Support) CCRN (recommended)
undergraduate organic chemistry or biochemistry course with a C or better is recommended but not required.Interview:
not listedCRNA Program Setup: Classes Start:
29 monthsClinical Sites:
Utah (Ogden, American Fork, Layton, Murray, Payson, Salt Lake City, Orem, Vernal) Idaho (Montpelier, Soda Springs, Boise, Blackfoot, Driggs, Rexburg) Wyoming (Cheyenne, Evanston) Texas (El Paso) California (Fresno) Kansas (Garden City) Illinois (Dekatur) Colorado (Alamosa, Canon City, Sterling)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