Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia


315 Hospital Drive, P.O. Box 417, Madison, TN 37116-0417
(615) 868-6503 - phone
(615) 868-9885 - fax
Toll-Free - (888) 353-6872

Founded in 1950, MTSA is the only regionally accredited institution in the nation
with a facility dedicated exclusively to the training of Nurse Anesthetists and is one
of the largest schools of nurse anesthesia in the nation. MTSA provides graduate
education in both academic and clinical areas to qualified registered nurses
holding a baccalaureate degree. Graduates are eligible to take the certification
examination to become Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA), are
qualified to teach anesthesia-related subjects, and to assist in the preparation of
the next generation of anesthesia providers. MTSA also offers a DNAP (Doctor of
Nurse Anesthesia Practice Degree) as a completion degree. MTSA is accredited
by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, a
specialized accrediting body recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education
and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The school also is accredited by
the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
T h e motto of the school is “Reflecting Christ in Anesthesia Education.”

Vital Statistics

Fall 2016 Enrollment: Graduate 228

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 90%

Tuition and Fees: $74,507 (28-month program)

Room and Board: n/a

Founded: 1950

Degrees Offered: Master's, Doctorate

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2015 to Spring 2016: 78

Student to Faculty Ratio: Academic/didactic 9 to 1
Clinical no more than 2 to 1