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Nurse anesthesia students in the cadaver lab

U.S. News & World Report ranked TCU’s School of Nurse Anesthesia No. 7 in the country in its Best Graduate Schools periodic peer assessment, a recognition that underscores the exceptional quality of education, clinical training and faculty expertise embedded within our college.

“This achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our faculty, staff and students who continually strive for excellence. Their contributions have not only elevated our school’s standing but have also enriched the health care landscape with highly skilled and compassionate certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs),” said Director and Chair of the School of Nurse Anesthesia, Robyn Ward, Ph.D., CRNA, FAANA.

Nurse anesthesia is a field that demands precision, compassion and unwavering commitment to patient care. As the school continues to excel, this acknowledgment reaffirms our dedication to producing top-tier professionals who are equipped with the skills and knowledge to provide exemplary safe anesthesia care to patients across diverse health care settings.

“I extend our heartfelt congratulations to everyone involved in making this accomplishment possible,” said Chris Watts, Ph.D., Marilyn & Morgan Davies Dean of Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences. “Their relentless pursuit of knowledge, coupled with their passion for patient well-being, is what sets our program apart and drives us towards greater heights.”

As we celebrate this milestone, let us continue to uphold the values of excellence, innovation and service that define our program. Together, we will continue to push boundaries, inspire greatness and make a profound impact on the lives of patients and communities nationwide.

Find out how U.S. News ranks graduate health programs.