M.S. in Nurse Anesthesia
Preparing registered nurses, academically and clinically, to deliver safe anesthesia care.
The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia program is for qualified registered nurses who wish to earn a master's degree while pursuing education as a certified registered nurse anesthetist. The objective of the program is to prepare nurses in the art and science of anesthesia to meet the need for safe and competent anesthesia care.
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota believes in building and developing on the baccalaureate base with emphasis on a strong scientific and technical background. With a focus on meeting the needs of adult learners, the program's goal is to provide a positive and supportive learning environment, preparing the professional nurse in the art and science of anesthesia and meeting the societal need for safe and competent anesthesia care. Graduates will be prepared to practice in a wide variety of settings and will learn diverse methods of administering a safe anesthetic.
The program provides the student with a curriculum that includes instruction in scientific principles and clinical practice with professional growth opportunities. Core values upheld by all members of this community include academic excellence, professionalism, personal integrity, responsibility, and compassion.