Accreditation & Statistics

Accreditation

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.  (http://www.sacscoc.org/)

The institutional accreditor for MTSA’s Graduate Programs of Nurse Anesthesia is 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.  MTSA is seeking approval for the future practice doctorate (DNAP) which is currently pending approval.  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.  (http://home.coa.us.com/)

MTSA is also accredited by the Tennessee Board of Nursing (TBN) for the Master of Science with a focus in Nurse Anesthesia program. For questions specifically about the Tennessee Board of Nursing’s approval of MTSA, contact the Tennessee Board of Nursing at the following address: State of Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation, Division of Health Related Boards, 227 French Landing, Suite 300, Heritage Place Metro Center, Nashville, TN 37243.  1-800-778-4123.  www.Tennessee.gov/health

 


Statistics

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.

Master of Science degree 2015 graduating class statistics

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

Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice completion degree 2014 graduating class statistics

  • Attrition rate: 0%

Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice completion degree 2015 graduating class statistics

  • Attrition rate: 0%