Top Reasons to Choose MTSA's DNAP Program

Choosing an anesthesia school can be a difficult task. With so many options available, it’s helpful to understand the differences and make an informed choice based on your goals. Here are the top reasons why the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program at Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia stands out above the rest: 

5) Single-Focus on Anesthesia

The only independent institution in the country with all resources centered on nurse anesthesia, allowing specialized focus with the Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship, Nurse Anesthesia Educator Track, and Business Institute.

4) Regional Anesthesia

Students receive a full semester of acute surgical pain management instruction from experts in the field. Regional anesthesia training is provided by the Director of MTSA’s Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship.

3) CRNA Faculty

High-level investment in each student learner, providing access to world-class faculty and professional role models.

2) Advanced Simulations

Hands-on Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) integrated from the beginning of the program, providing early development of clinical skills.

1) Clinical Experience

Integrated program with exposure to distinguished clinical settings, offering highly selective job placement based on the advanced full-scope skillset of MTSA graduates.


Application deadline for the DNAP Practice Doctorate program is May 31