This program is offered by the Biology Department
This professional doctoral program provides a strong science background for those students wishing to emphasize the sciences. The program focuses on the use of critical thinking skills and analyses to evaluate clinical practice, health care, and patient safety. It builds on scientific and clinical skills from licensed registered nurse training and on experience as a critical care nurse. The DNAP prepares CRNAs for positions of leadership and management, patient care, and nurse anesthesia education.