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What degree is required to become a nurse anesthetist?


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January 30, 2009 5:16PM

Currently all programs are Master's Degree programs. Previously (decades ago) Nurse Anesthesia was a certificate. Those practicing under this were grandfathered and do not need to get their Master's. There are not many left. Long answer short, a Master's degree. There is a movement to make it a doctorate which is probably 7 to 10 years away.