CRNA Programs in New York

If you are a Registered Nurse, you may be thinking of continuing your education by enrolling in a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) program. Registered Nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and experience working in critical care may qualify for CRNA programs.

CRNA Certification in New York

CRNAs must have current RN licensure in New York, and they must have completed an accredited CRNA program. After graduation, they must pass the certification examination.

New York CRNA Registry

NY State Education Department

Office of the Professions

Division of Professional Licensing Services

Nurse Unit

89 Washington Avenue

Albany, New York 12234-1000


CRNA Jobs and Salary in New York

A CRNA may work for a doctor, dentist, or hospital, such as the following:

Albany Memorial Hospital, Albany

Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown

The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn

Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, New York

CRNA salaries range between $130,000 and $160,000 in New York.

CRNA Programs in New York

CRNA programs in the state are full time study that leads to a Master of Science Nurse Anesthesia degree. It is very important to apply to a program about one year before planning to begin classes. Applicants must have New York licensure and experience in critical care.

Albany Medical College

Nurse Anesthesiology Program


47 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, NY 12208


This program takes 28 months to complete. Two years of critical care experience are preferred. No minimum scores are required for GPA or GRE.

Columbia University

School of Nursing

Program in Nurse Anesthesia

617 West 168th Street

School of Nursing, Room 318

New York, NY 10032


This CRNA program takes 27 months to complete, and classes begin in June and September. A BSN is required, but a non-nursing bachelor’s degree may be accepted. RNs without a BSN must first complete five credits in community health. Most applicants who are accepted into the program have two to five years of critical care experience. There is no minimum GPA requirement, and GRE scores must be above 50th percentile.


State University of New York

State University at Buffalo

Nurse Anesthetist Program

1133 Kimball Tower

3435 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14214


This CRNA programs takes 28 months to complete. There is a part time option that is sometimes allowed. Applicants must have a BSN. If GPA is below 3.0, applicants must take the GRE. Otherwise, it is not required.

State University New York at Brooklyn

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Nurse Anesthesia Program with

Harlem Hospital Center

Kings County Hospital Center

450 Clarkson Avenue

Box 22

Brooklyn, NY 11203


This CRNA program takes 27 months to complete. A BSN is required plus two years of critical care experience. A GPA of 3.3 is preferred, and the GRE is not required.


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