CRNA Programs in PA

A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) may be the right graduate program for Registered Nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing who are licensed in Pennsylvania. RNs who have at least one year of experience working in a critical care unit may qualify to enter one of the CRNA programs in the state.

CRNA Certification in Pennsylvania

CRNAs in PA must have a current RN license. They must also complete a CRNA program and pass the certification examination administered by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists.

PA CRNA Registry

The Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anesthetists

234 N. Third Street

Harrisburg, PA 17101

CRNA Jobs and Salary in PA

CRNAs work in doctor’s and dentist’s offices and in hospitals such as the following:

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

The Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh

Excela Latrobe Hospital, Latrobe

Geisinger Medical Center, Danville

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) May 2020 data, the annual mean wage of nurse anesthetists in PA is $ 185,090.*

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

CRNA Programs in PA 

Pennsylvania CRNA program length ranges from 24 months to 32 months. Experience of one year or more in a critical care unit is also required. Some CRNA graduate programs have GPA and GRE minimum scores that they require as well. This continuing education leads to Master of Science Nurse Anesthesia degree.

Allegheny Valley Hospital

La Roche College

School of Nurse Anesthesia

320 East North Avenue

5th Floor, South Tower

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Drexel University PA

Nurse Anesthesia Program

245 N. 15th Street

7th Floor Bellet Building MS


Philadelphia, PA 19102

Excela Health School of Anesthesia

With Saint Vincent College

813 Ligonier Street

Latrobe, PA 15650

Geisinger Health System

With Bloomsburg

University of Pennsylvania

Nurse Anesthesia Program

100 North Academy Avenue

Danville, PA 17822

Hamot Medical Center

School of Anesthesia

Gannon University

201 State Street

Erie, PA 16550

Frank J. Tornetta Nurse Anesthetist Program

La Salle University School of

Nursing and Health Sciences

Nurse Anesthesia Program

1301 Powell Street

P. O. Box 992

Norristown, PA 19404

Saint Joseph’s University

Nazareth Hospital School of Nurse


2601 Holme Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19152

Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson School of Nursing

Nurse Anesthesia Program

130 S. 9th St., Suite 1130

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Pennsylvania University School of Nursing

Nurse Anesthesia Program

Claire M. Fagin Hall

418 Curie Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104

University of Pittsburgh

School of Nursing

Nurse Anesthesia Program

3500 Victoria Street

336 Victoria Building

Pittsburg, PA 15261

University of Scranton

& Wyoming Valley Health Care System

School of Nurse Anesthesia

575 North River Street

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18764

Crozer Chester Medical Center

Villanova University

Nurse Anesthesia Program

1 Medical Center Blvd.

Upland, PA 19013

York College of Pennsylvania

& WellSpan Health

Nurse Anesthetist Program

441 Country Club Road

York, PA 17403

*Source: date visited 25 March 2022