CRNA & DNAP Degrees at MTSA

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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Program & Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Degree


Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program

Take your nursing career to the next level – the highest domain of nursing.  Earn your Master of Science with a Focus in Anesthesia and begin a career in the challenging and exciting field of nurse anesthesia.  The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is a recognized, professional occupation continuing to become more and more important in a competitive, high-tech, and demanding medical field.

Many practice settings are available to the CRNA.  Options include working in a team approach by joining a group of physicians and other CRNAs which provide anesthesia in several facilities, working solely with CRNAs in more rural settings, being a solo practitioner, or becoming a locum tenens (traveling) CRNA. 


Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP)

As a practicing CRNA with a Master’s Degree, you can complete your Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DRNA) degree in our hybrid-online program.  This program is designed for the working professional, and can be completed in one year.  Students will come to the campus at the beginning of each quarter for 3-5 days.  

News & Events

  • Hulin to Become Next President of MTSA
    Christopher P. Hulin, CRNA, DNP, current Dean/Program Administrator of the Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia (MTSA) will become the fourth President in the 65-year history of the institution.
    Join us for OPEN HOUSE, 2015! Come meet administrators, instructors, staff, alumni, and current students at the annual Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia OPEN HOUSE on Tuesday, June 9.
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