Florida Gulf Coast University CRNA School

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Gulf Coast University Florida
(Florida Gulf Coast University)
MSN Nurse Anesthetist Program
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, FL 33965


Contact Information

Rosann Spiegel, JD, DNAP, CRNA
Program Director, MSN Nurse Anesthesia Program
Assistant Professor
Email: rspiegel@fgcu.edu
Phone: (239) 745-4298

Gretchen Warn
Graduate Program Assistant – Nursing
Email: gwarn@fgcu.edu
Phone: (239)590-7505

Florida Gulf Coast CRNA School Info:

This CRNA School is a 28 month based program leading to a Master of Science in Nursing. (M.S.N.) degree with a major in Nurse Anesthesia. This is the only CRNA School ins SouthWest Florida to lead to MSN degree with emphasis in Anesthesia. There is a total of 9 locations where students will train and get a wide range of experience from these facilities and also the Nurse Anethethist who train them to excel. Students will received a high numbers of cases in cardiac, labor & delivery, pediatrics, neuro and trauma.  Graduates of the FGCU CRNA school  will become known as and  regarded as highly qualified nurse anesthetist.

Degree Offered:

  • MSN

Length of Program:  

  • 28 months

Classes Start:

  • January


  • FGCU graduate application which  satisfy all applicable university admission requirements.
  • Submit official academic transcripts
  • Completion of a BSN from a nationally accredited nursing program.
  • GRE  taken within last 5 years with minimum combined score of 1000
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Completion of  undergraduate coursework with a grade of C or above:
  • Statistics,Health assessment,2 chemistry courses, one with a laboratory component.
  • Current and unrestricted RN license with eligibility for Florida RN license
  • A minimum one year experience as a registered nurse in a critical care setting
  • Submit a current resume and statement of career goals.
  • 3 references,  applicant’s supervisor,  applicant’s academic faculty,  a registered nurse, CRNA, or physician familiar with the applicant’s professional expertise.
  • Be invited for an Interview by the CRNA School Admissions committee
  •  ACLS, BLS, and PALS are not required. They are  required to have been completed before the student begins the program.
  • Students must maintain current RN licensure, ACLS, BLS, and PALS while in CRNA School
  •  Complete level one and two background checks and drug and alcohol screening prior to formal admission to the program.

Application Due:

  • May 15th
  • Interviews will be held June and July for 2017 CRNA school admissions

Class Size:

  • 2016: 15 graduates

Number Applicants:

  • Average number 38

Cost of Program: 

  • In State: $30,244
  • Out of State: $105,353

Board Pass Rate:

  • First time: 87%
  • Second time: 100%


  • 6%

Application Process:

  • Potential Students must apply to Florida Gulf Coast
  • Must successfully complete and turn in all required material by deadlines
  • Get invited to an Admissions Interview
  • Show proof of all licensures required
  • For more information on Florida Gulf Coast CRNA School please visit their Webpage
Here is a short video about CRNA School at FGCU


If you are set on staying in Florida there are a few more Florida CRNA Schools you can get information on as well as a list off all CRNA Schools listed by state.

*All information was taken directly from the FGCU CRNA School Webpage.

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