Oakland University - Beaumont Nurse Anesthesia Program Information

Time Commitment

The time commitment involved in graduate study is extremely rigorous and additional employment is discouraged.

  • Students can expect to spend an average of 64 hours a week in class and clinical throughout the 36 months.
  • Students are expected to attend various in-state meetings and seminars, at their own cost.
  • Students spend an average of 1 day per month in the Simulation Lab.
  • Off shifts hours (midnight, afternoon and weekend) are required.
  • Students will rotate to rural sites throughout the state of Michigan during the course of the program.
  • Students are given time  to use for vacation and/or sick time throughout the program

Program Costs

Program length: 36 Months
Credits: 87
Semesters: 9
Tuition (projected) $8,* per semester
Council on Certification SEE: $160
AANA membership cost: $200
Books: $1,000
Other costs: $6,500 (approximately) conferences, travel and lodging

Students are responsible for costs incurred for travel while in the program, including gas, lodging and meals.

Health insurance is also required to be in the program. Please make arrangements to have this by the start of the program.  

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available through http://www.oakland.edu/financialaid/ and a loan program through the military.

Email christopher.e.olson20.mil@mail.mil for additional information on financial aid from the U.S. Army. For the U.S. Navy, contact iman.parirokh@navy.mil.