Accreditation & Statistics


Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award a Master of Science (MS) degree with a Focus in Nurse Anesthesia and a Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP). Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia.

Graduate Programs of Nurse Anesthesia are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. The Council on Accreditation is located at 222 South Prospect Avenue, Suite 304, Park Ridge, IL 60068-4010 and can be reached at 847-692-7050 or via fax at 847-692-7137.


Adhering to the Council on Accreditation guidelines, MTSA publishes honest, reliable, and accurate data and information to the public regarding its performance. This information is updated annually.

Statistics Regarding the Graduating Class of 2015

  • Attrition rate: 4.7%
  • Passed NCE first time: 77.1%
  • Passed subsequent NCE: 95.8%
  • Employed within 6 months following passage of NCE: 98%