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Doctor’s Degrees in Nurse Anesthetist

835 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 41 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a doctor's degree in nurse anesthetist. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 21% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.1% of nurse anesthetist graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Nurse Anesthetist Majors

In 2019-2020, 835 earned their doctor's degree in nurse anesthetist. This earns it the #4 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in nurse anesthetist at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,015
Doctor’s Degree 835
Graduate Certificate 33

Earnings of Nurse Anesthetist Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for nurse anesthetist majors who have their doctor's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in nurse anesthetist. About 66.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 281
Women 554

The racial-ethnic distribution of nurse anesthetist doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 60
Black or African American 49
Hispanic or Latino 41
White 623
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 61

There are 41 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in nurse anesthetist. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

Below are some popular majors that are similar to nurse anesthetist that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing Practice 5,710
Registered Nursing 1,065
Nursing Science 874
Palliative Care Nursing 874
Family Practice Nursing 533


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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