ST. LOUIS — What does it take to become a nurse anesthetists?

A lot of education, seven years in total.

Webster University offers a program using state of the art equipment.

After graduation and completion of a national exam, students are making well over $100,000 a year.

The university stress the program isn’t for everyone.

"It definitely takes a certain type of personality to function under stress it’s a highly stressful situation to be able to keep your wits about you. So, it already starts to weed other people out," said Jill Stulce, director nursing anesthesia .