Website Statement for Master’s Programs that Plan to Transition to the Doctoral Degree

The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) requires that all students matriculating into a nurse anesthesia educational program on January 1, 2022 or thereafter be enrolled in a program approved by the COA to award a practice doctoral degree. The program plans to submit its application to the COA for approval to award the DNP degree in AUGUST 2019. Pending approval by the COA, the program plans to enroll its first doctoral cohort of students in AUGUST 2021. Further information regarding this transition may be obtained by contacting the program at schoolinfo@belpark.net or (330) 480-3444.