Become a vital part of the health care team for patients in surgery. Our fully accredited program delivers personal attention along your journey to achieve the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) certification.
A nurse anesthesia program within the South Carolina School of Medicine means you'll receive the best possible career preparation. Our students learn in state-of-the-art simulation training centers and from clinical activities for the hands-on practice of classroom concepts. You'll enjoy our small class size and interactions with our practicing, supportive faculty.
Work in clinical experiences in both rural and urban settings to allow exposure to a wide variety of practice types.
Benefit from early integration into simulation and clinical environments beginning in the first on-campus semester.
Learn from face-to-face instruction by expert faculty currently practicing anesthesia in their respective fields.
Our program has received full 10-year accreditation by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
What You’ll Study
Build upon your nursing bachelor's degree or nursing associate's degree plus science bachelor's degree. Begin online for two semesters then join us on campus. Study foundational anesthesia concepts, leadership, crisis resource management and policy while completing simulation and clinical activities to enhance your acquisition of knowledge and skills.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Delivering a message or presentation to an audience effectively and persuasively
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
- Surgery Centers