UPMC Hamot School of Anesthesia/Gannon University DNP Program

The application window for the DNP cohort beginning Spring of 2022 is now closed.  

Applications submitted at this time will be in consideration for the Spring 2023 cohort.

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UPMC Hamot School of Anesthesia is planning for our first Doctorate of Nursing Practice class in May 2022. The application window for the first DNP class is now closed.

The DNP course of study is pending approval by the Council on Accreditation.

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A center of excellence for the advancement of nurse anesthesia education & practice

We are glad you are considering the UPMC Hamot School of Anesthesia/Gannon University DNP program. The Doctor of Nursing Practice - Anesthesia option is designed to provide you with an in-depth concentration in clinical anesthesia in a program where you'll average more than 1,000 anesthetic cases with no competition for clinical access. We are a hospital-based program with five clinical affiliations with established partners, providing you ample opportunities to refine independent practice. Based in beautiful downtown Erie, PA, our program tuition cost is extremely competitive, at just $86,265. 

1,000 Average Cases Per Student
$86,265 Program Cost Tuition
20 Approximate Class Size


UPMC Hamot School of Anesthesia/Gannon University has closed the window for applications for our first BSN-DNP Class

This class will begin in May 2022. The first two full-time semesters (summer & fall) are planned as online classes, allowing you to remain in your current location while you begin your nurse anesthesia career. As you begin the third semester (in January), you will transition your didactic and clinical training to UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pennsylvania.

If you are interested in applying to the May 2023 cohort, please complete the application.

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