University of Michigan - Flint

School of Health Professions and Studies

Doctor of Anesthesia Practice (DrAP)



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

DrAP - Doctor of Anesthesia Practice

Format: Online

Program Description:

FOCUS: 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. FLEXIBILITY: - 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. RESULTS: - 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.


Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (pending)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 32

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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