Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (CRNA to DNAP)

Earn the highest level of training and expertise in nurse anesthesia.

If you are a certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) at the master's level, you may earn your Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) degree from Missouri State online in one, two or three years. This certificate requires the completion of 26 credit hours. Each class has a required on-site time at the beginning and end of each semester. If you are a CRNA interested in obtaining a terminal degree that is flexible with your career, this is the place for you.

One Year Program

Take three courses each semester for one year.

Two Year Program

Take two courses each semester in your first year. Then take one course each semester in your second year.

Three Year Program

Take one course each semester for three years.


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Maximize your investment of time and money.
Missouri State's total costs are lower than most other universities in the state and well below the national average.


Advance your skills with this accredited, flexible degree program. 
This program is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia educational programs.

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Study at your own pace.  
Earn your doctorate in a one, two, or three year course plan.

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