About this course
The Clarkson College Nurse Anesthesia program prepares its graduates to provide safe, individualized anesthesia care to a diverse population. Critical thinking, effective communication, professionalism, and proficient use of technology are emphasized. Our students are prepared to be the best, receiving optimal education in the practice of nurse anesthesia through quality didactic and clinical experiences. Our faculty and clinical instructors are vested in our students’ success. Students’ educational experience is optimized by our small class size.
Our program is full-time and front loaded, beginning with a 12-month, on-campus didactic phase, followed by an 18-month clinical practicum. The combined theory coursework and hands-on clinical experiences provide students with a well-rounded education to become a full service nurse anesthesia practitioner.
- Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score. A minimum of 100 total score on the TOEFL iBT, and a minimum of 250 total score computer-based is required.
- Graduation from an accredited U.S. high school.
- U.S. General Educational Development (GED) Certificate with an English score of 500 or equivalent.
- Bachelor's or higher-level degree from a U.S. accredited college or university.