School of Anesthesia Mission

Our mission is to create a center of excellence for the advancement of nurse anesthesia education and practice. The program is committed to the graduate education of registered nurses with a specific focus of anesthesia nursing. We prepare our graduates to provide anesthesia services and perioperative care and to respond to a continually changing health care environment.

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Why Choose Our School?

  • Ten-year accreditation awarded spring 2011 by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
  • Academic affiliation with the Gannon University, Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences.
  • Degrees Awarded: Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Anesthesia, and a Post Masters, Nurse Anesthesia Certificate for students with a prior MSN.
  • Simulation learning opportunities at Gannon University’s Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences state of the art simulation center and the UPMC Hamot School of Anesthesia simulation classroom.

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