Professional Education

Nurse Anesthesia

Program Information

Time commitment

  • expect to spend an average of 64 hours a week in class and clinical throughout the 36 months
  • attend various in-state meetings and seminars, at their own cost
  • spend an average of 1 day per month in the Simulation Lab
  • Off shifts hours (midnight, afternoon and weekend) are required
  • rotate to rural sites throughout the state of Michigan during the course of the program
  • given time  to use for vacation and/or sick time throughout the program

Program costs

Program length:36 Months
Credits:87
Semesters:9
Tuition (projected)$8,116* per semester
Council on Certification SEE:$160
AANA membership cost:$200
Books:$1,000
Other costs:$6,500 (approximately) conferences, travel and lodging

Students are responsible for costs incurred for travel while in the program, including gas, lodging and meals.

Health insurance is also required to be in the program. Please make arrangements to have this by the start of the program.  

*New tuition rates are set by the Oakland University Board of Trustees in mid to late summer. The Board reserves the right to change any and all tuition rates when circumstance make such a change necessary.


Financial aid

Available through http://www.oakland.edu/financialaid/ and a loan program through the military.

Additional information

Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia Track»


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