Accreditation & Statistics


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

Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia is 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.  COA accredited programs at MTSA are: Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (completion program); Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (practice doctorate); Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship.  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. (

MTSA is also approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing (TBN) for the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice 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. Phone: 800-778-4123. (



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.

Institutional Statistics 2016 – 2021»

(Above statistics posted March, 2022)