The nationally accredited doctoral nurse anesthesia program at FSU Panama City is a rigorous 36-month program focused on patient care before, during and after surgical procedures in a variety of settings. The curriculum highlights the use of critical thinking, clear communication and professionalism while conducting various anesthesia techniques; and places an emphasis on analysis, evaluation, and critical decision making skills in all anesthetic areas.
For the cohort beginning May 2024, the online application window will open August 2023 and close January 15, 2024. Interviews are typically held in January following the application deadline. The highly competitive, limited-access program is offered through Florida State’s College of Applied Studies and will admit 30 - 34 students each year.
Accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, the nurse anesthesia program’s mission is to advance the human sciences through a philosophy of passion-infused scientific education, application of clinical education and practice for the betterment of citizens in the community, both locally and nationally.