Maybe you have been thinking of pursuing a career as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). If you are a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, you may want to take a closer look at CRNA programs.
CRNA Certification in Michigan
CRNA certification requires that the candidate has a current Michigan RN license and has completed a CRNA program. The candidate must also pass the certification examination administered by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists.
Michigan CRNA Registry
Michigan Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
CRNA Jobs and Salary in Michigan
CRNAs are employed in doctor’s and dentist’s offices and in hospitals such as the following:
St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit
Providence Hospital and Medical Center, Southfield
University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor
St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Livonia
Hackley Hospital, Muskegon
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
The average salaries for CRNAs in the state range from $160,000 to $180,000. Starting salaries range from $110,000 to $130,000.
CRNA Programs in Michigan
There are five accredited CRNA programs in Michigan state, and all of them have unique prerequisites. All programs require work experience in critical care. Programs lead to a Master of Science Nurse Anesthesia degree.
Michigan State University
Nurse Anesthesia Program
College of Nursing
A119 Life Sciences Building
East Lansing, MI 48824
This Michigan CRNA program leads to either a MSN or PhD in Nursing, and it lasts for 28 months. Most students accepted have about five years of experience. A GPA of at least 3.0 and a satisfactory GRE score is also required.
Nursing Anesthesia Program
3601 West 13 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073
This CRNA program lasts for 28 months, full time. Prerequisites include a BSN degree, GPAs of 3.0 or above, and a minimum GRE score of 800 or undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or greater.
University of Detroit Mercy
Graduate Program of Nurse
4001 W. McNichols
Detroit, MI 48221
This CRNA program has two options of either a 27 month full time curriculum or 39 month part time curriculum. Nurses may choose to be employed for their first year in the part time program. A bachelor’s degree is required, a GPA of 3.0, and GRE examination with no minimum scores.
University of Michigan
Hurley Medical Center
Master of Science in
Hurley Medical Center
One Hurley Plaza
Flint, MI 48503
Prerequisites for this program include a BSN or other degree in a science field, a GPA of 3.0 and a satisfactory GRE score.
Wayne State University, Eugene Applebaum
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
259 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
This is a 24 month program that begins each September. Candidates must have a BSN or other Baccalaureate degree in a related science, a GPA of 3.0, and a GRE score of 800 or above.