Advance Your Career and Make Impacts on Health Care with the CRNA to DNAP with an emphasis in Health Administration Degree
If you are a working certified registered nurse anesthetist looking to take on more administrative responsibilities in your organization or want to play an active role in addressing the growing challenges of our complex health care system, earning a Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice with an emphasis in Health Administration from Webster University will prepare you for leadership positions in the health care field. The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice CRNA completion degree assists the masters-prepared, practicing CRNA with the opportunity to bridge their degree to the practice doctorate. At Webster, you will increase your skills that will help you collaborate with and educate other health professionals to improve the health of individuals and communities.
Earn Your DNAP Online on Your Terms
When you join our CRNA to DNAP program with an emphasis in Health Administration, you’ll have the flexibility and freedom to complete your education without sacrificing your professional or personal time.
We’ve designed our DNAP online program with the working CRNA in mind. This means that you can work anywhere, anytime without interrupting your practice and personal obligations, all from the comfort of your own home..
As the only CRNA to DNAP program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) Higher Learning Commission to offer an emphasis in Health Administration, we are leading the pack in preparing nurse anesthetists to change the future of heath care for the better.
Choose Webster for Your CRNA to DNAP Program
Expand Leadership Skills Within the Practice Environment
Consistent with the AACN guidelines and approval by the Council on Accreditation of
Nurse Anesthesia Programs, the DNAP focuses on equipping the nurse anesthetist with
content areas that emphasize clinical practice-oriented leadership through evidence-based
research, quality improvement, intradepartmental collaboration and systems leadership.
Learn from Experts with Decades of Experience
Work closely with faculty mentors who bring decades of professional and educational
experience to the program, helping to prepare you for the rewards and challenges of
being a leader in today’s health care system.
Benefit from an Interdisciplinary Curriculum
To prepare you for health administration roles, you’ll take courses through the George Herbert Walker School of Business. Learn advanced theories and strategies in administration and finance from leading business faculty members.
“This program was designed specifically for the working CRNA and focused on translational research and augmenting evidence-based nurse anesthesia clinical practice. Webster’s DNAP Completion degree helped me create the foundation I needed to be an exceptional clinical CRNA, instructor and leader.”
MSNA, '10; DNAP, '20
CRNA to DNAP Completion Degree
Find out more about the CRNA to DNAP program curriculum, electives, learning outcomes and more.
Explore our catalog for more details about courses and admission requirements for the CRNA to DNAP completion degree with an emphasis in Health Administration.
Webster University Online
This program is offered 100% online to accommodate working CRNAs. HLTH 5000 and HLTH 5050 have a required synchronous activity once a week.
What Can You Do with a DNAP Degree?
When you earn your DNAP online at Webster University, you will build on your education and professional experience as a working CRNA to facilitate advancement and opportunity within your current organization, or new careers in other health care systems or universities.
The CRNA to DNAP program focuses on content areas that emphasize clinical practice-oriented leadership through evidence-based research, health administration, quality improvement, intradepartmental collaboration and systems leadership. And our curriculum is consistent with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s guidelines and the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. Here are just a few of the rewarding careers you can explore with a DNAP degree:
- Independent Business Practice/Owner
- Hospital Administrator
- Health Care Consultant
- Practice Administrator
Salaries for CRNA to DNAP Program Graduates
On average, nurse anesthetists earn around $202,000 a year, making it one of the highest-paying jobs in the country according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (opens in new tab). Earning a DNAP can greatly increase your job opportunities and salary potential.
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Get Started on Your CRNA to DNAP Completion Program
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