CRNA Programs in Maryland

A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) performs the very important job of administering anesthesia to patients. If you are an RN with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and at least one year of experience working in a critical care unit, you may qualify for a CRNA program in Maryland.

CRNA Certification in Maryland

CRNAs must have current licensure as an RN. They must also complete an accredited CRNA program. After graduation, they must pass the certification examination required for certification. Continuing education courses are required to maintain licensure.

Maryland CRNA Registry

Maryland Board of Nursing

4140 Patterson Avenue

Baltimore, Maryland 21215-2254

CRNA Jobs and Salary in Maryland

A CRNA may work in a doctor’s office that provides pain management or for a podiatrist, plastic surgeon, or other specialists. They also work for oral surgeons and other dentists. Most CRNAs work for hospitals, such as the following:

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore

Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick

Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland

Saint Joseph Medical Center, Towson

Prince George’s Hospital Center, Cheverly

Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Cumberland

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Baltimore

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) May 2020 data, the annual mean wage of nurse anesthetists in Maryland is $ 182,780.*

(Based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary)

CRNA Programs in Maryland

Each CRNA program has its own requirements. These programs are graduate nursing programs that lead to a Master of Science Nurse Anesthesia degree. It is important to apply to the program about one year in advance before you would like to begin classes. This allows time to plan for an interview and for getting any additional RN licensure that may be required.

Military Nurse Anesthesia School

Uniformed Services

University of the Health Sciences

Graduate School of Nursing

Nurse Anesthesia School

4301 Jones Bridge Road

Building E

Bethesda, MD 20814

This CRNA program leads to a Master of Science in Nursing, and it takes 30 months of full time studies to complete. There is no fee for tuition because those enlisted in active duty receive free tuition and a full time salary for the duration of their education. PDAs, instruments, and books are also provided for students. Requirements include a BSN degree, a current RN license, and one year’s experience as a critical care nurse. In addition, a GPA of 3.0 and GRE scores of 1025 or higher are required.

Maryland University Nursing

Anesthesia Program

University of Maryland School

Of Nursing

Graduate Program Nurse


655 W. Lombard Street

Suite 365

Baltimore, MD 21201

This program also leads to a Master of Science in Nursing. It takes 28 months of full time studies to complete. Requirements include a Baccalaureate degree in nursing, current RN licensure in Maryland, and at least one year of experience in acute care nursing. Other requirements include a GPA of 3.0. The GRE is not required.

*Source: date visited 25 March 2022