The Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), 222 South Prospect Avenue Suite 304, Park Ridge, IL 60068, (847) 692-7050. The Program is accredited through 2018. This accreditation permits graduates to take the National Certification Examination to obtain the CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) credential. The University of Miami is a member of the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges, the U.S. Department of Education recognized regional accrediting agency and is accredited to offer degrees through the doctoral level. The University of Miami Nursing Department, including the Graduate Nursing Division, is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The program is in compliance with the Certification Examination policy.

  • University of Miami Nurse Anesthesia Program graduates passing rate from 2008- 2012 on the national certification exam is 95.4% for first time takers, and 100% overall pass rate inclusive of second time test takers results for the last 5 years).

  • All (100%) of CRNA graduates from 2007-2012 are employed in the field as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists.

  • While our graduation rate was 93 %, our attrition rate for the last cohort of 2012 was 7%.