- Adult-Gerontology NP
- BSN On-campus
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Anesthesia
- Nurse Educator
- PhD in Nursing
- Psychiatric and Mental Health
- RN to BSN
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Community Nutrition
- MS in Nutrition
- Social Work
- MSW Distance Concentration
- MSW On Campus Concentration
- MSW Distance Foundation
Nurse Anesthesia Track
Estimated Costs (Subject to change)
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and mandatory university fees for graduate students may be found on the Student Account Services website at www.UND.edu/dept/studentaccounts/html/tuitionrates.htm
Online Course Tuition and Fees
N585 Advanced Health Assessment, a required course for Nurse Anesthesia Track students, is only offered in an online course format. Other courses within the Nurse Anesthesia curriculum may also be offered in an online format in the future. Tuition for online courses is charged per credit hour at the in-state tuition rate, regardless of residency status or the number of credits in which you are enrolled. Current tuition rate and fee information can be found in the current course catalog at www.distance.UND.edu.
Professional Program Fee
A Professional Program Fee of $2000 each semester (subject to change) for the Nurse Anesthesia Track students applies to part-time, full-time, resident, or non-resident Nurse Anesthesia students. The Professional Program Fees for the Nurse Anesthesia Track are not pro-rated for part-time students, however tuition is. Program fees are used for such things as clinical simulation, up-to-date technology, anesthesia equipment, travel and communication expenses, and instructional and technical support.
Nurse Anesthesia Traineeships may be available to full time nurse anesthesia students during their program. This traineeship is funded by the Health Resource and Service Administration (HRSA) of the federal government.
Students will be required to purchase textbooks for the nurse anesthesia program. The average cost of these textbooks is approximately $1500.
AANA Student Associate Membership
Students are required to become an associate member of the AANA (American Association of Nurse Anesthetists). The current cost for membership is $100 and includes a subscription to the AANA Journal and AANA News Bulletin. Costs are subject to change.
Program graduates are required to write a Certification Examination administered by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists. This exam is required for all graduates to enter practice as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, regardless of which nurse anesthesia program you attend. The current exam cost is $745 and is subject to change.
Anesthesia Review Courses
The UND Nurse Anesthesia Track provides a review course as part of the curriculum to help students prepare for the Certification examination. Often students will attend an additional review course that is not associated with the University of North Dakota. All expenses incurred for additional review courses are optional and at the expense of the student.
Certification Exam Review Software
Students will be required to purchase the Prodigy Anesthesia certification examination review software. This software will be utilized throughout the nurse anesthesia program. The regular price for this software is $449.99, but often is less due to group discounts offered by the company. This cost is subject to change.
Professional RN Licensure
Students are required to obtain and maintain current RN licensure. Costs may vary by state. The student is responsible for these costs.
Students are required to maintain and provide proof of health insurance coverage. The student is responsible for these costs.
Students are required to attend two state anesthesia meetings per year. Financial support may be available to students from the North Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists as well as from the University Nurse Anesthesia program. Additional expenses may be incurred by students.
Clinical Rotation Expenses
Students will rotate between two or more clinical affiliate sites for the clinical component of their education. Students often share information regarding housing opportunities at these various sites. Relocation expenses, living expenses, and travel expenses will be incurred by the student. Students often receive discounted meal rates at the various clinical affiliate sites.
Clinical Data Tracking System
A clinical case tracking system is utilized for case entry, evaluations and care plans. Students are responsible for the monthly cost of this case-tracking system. Estimated cost to the student is $7.50/month for the duration of the program.