Fairfield University and BHNAP is fully accredited by The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) through Fall 2020.

Fairfield University is fully accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the School of Nursing by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Our 36-month program offers a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) through Fairfield University, and a Certificate in Nurse Anesthesia through Bridgeport Hospital. Upon graduation, the student will be eligible to take the National Certifying Examination (NCE) to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).


American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 692-7050


Bridgeport Hospital Nurse Anesthesia Program is a fully
accredited program from COA and NEAS&C.