Female Anesthesia Nurse in the Operating Room

Frequent Questions Regarding the DNAP Program

How many years does the DNAP program take to complete?

The program consists of 92 credits and will take three years (full-time) to complete.

How many people will be admitted into the program?

The maximum class size for Fall Semester 2022 is 25 seats.

When is the application deadline?

The deadline for Fall 2023 is currently March 1, 2023.

Once accepted, how do I secure my seat?

A non-refundable $1,000 deposit is required to secure your seat.

Is this an online, in-person or hybrid program?

Courses will be delivered in a hybrid format utilizing online learning, face-to-face coursework, extensive laboratory practicums and direct patient experiences.

Is the DNAP program accredited?

Allegheny School of Anesthesia, in partnership with Duquesne University, is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).

Do you have more questions?

For general questions about the program, please contact Mr. Scott Copley, Duquesne University School of Nursing's Undergraduate and Graduate Director of Admission:
Email: copley@duq.edu
Phone: 412.396.4661
Mailing address: Duquesne University, 551D Fisher Hall, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282

For Allegheny School of Anesthesia questions, please contact Ms. Carla DeSalle, ASOA Program Coordinator:
Email: carla.desalle@ahn.org
Phone: 412.442.2188
Mailing address: Allegheny School of Anesthesia, 320 East North Avenue, 5th Floor, South Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.