What Sets UM-Flint's Doctor of Anesthesia Practice (DrAP) Program Apart?
- The mission of the Doctor of Anesthesia Practice completion program is to prepare the CRNA for expanded and/or specialized leadership roles within the complex field of health care.
- This part-time program is taught in a primarily online format, offering convenience to CRNAs who are often employed full-time in various clinical settings.
- CRNA's are able to direct their educational course by selecting nine credit hours from areas such as business administration, education, healthcare systems, advanced pathophysiology/pathology or other approved fields of study
Dual Doctor of Anesthesia Practice and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree also available.
- The program will prepare you for various types of leadership roles within healthcare.
- Prepare for and assume faculty positions within Nurse Anesthesia and other health-related programs.
- Enter higher-level management positions within healthcare systems or develop/manage independent businesses such as locum tenens agencies or anesthesia consulting/management businesses.
- Engage in a formalized program of "lifelong learning" in a specialized area of study aside from those previously mentioned above.
Download the Doctor of Anesthesia Practice Prospective Student Guide for detailed information about the program.
The University of Michigan-Flint is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The next Higher Learning Commission Program to Evaluate and Advance Quality (HLC PEAQ) comprehensive evaluation is scheduled for 2019/2020. The Anesthesia Program is further accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, 222 S. Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068; ph. (847) 655-1160. The next COA accreditation review will occur in 2024.