Nurse Anesthesia Program
The USC Program of Nurse Anesthesia is a full-time, 36-month curriculum in anesthesiology leading to the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) degree. The program is housed within the Keck School of Medicine and administered by the Department of Anesthesiology. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) and physician anesthesiologists guide nurse anesthesia trainees in the planning, administration, and evaluation of anesthesia and pain management across the lifespan and perioperative continuum. The program provides a diverse and rigorous clinical experience supported by academic coursework and leadership development.