Enhancing your education in the professional practice of nurse anesthesia

The application deadline is May 15, 2022, for the class beginning in January of 2023. Early submission and completion of application is strongly encouraged. Interviews will be conducted online via Zoom during the dates of July 26 – July 28, 2022. Candidates will be notified of admission status by August 31.

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Advanced Pain Management Fellowship

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AA-C to DNAP Program

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The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation and the United States Department of Education (COA, 222 South Prospect Ave., Ste. 304, Park Ridge, IL 60068-4010) http://coacrna.org.

The School of Nurse Anesthesia is also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE),
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TCU is committed to providing a positive learning, living and working environment free from discrimination and harassment. As a result, TCU prohibits a range of behaviors, including unlawful discrimination, harassment, and related sexual and other misconduct based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, predisposing genetic information, covered veteran status, and any other basis protected by law, except as permitted by law. See TCU’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Retaliation.

If you feel you have been unlawfully discriminated against during the admissions process, you may report your concerns to TCU’s Office of Institutional Equity. See TCU’s Policy on Responding to Reports of Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Retaliation.


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