The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and CAAHEP.
Applicants must submit scores for either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test or the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). The MCW Master of Science in Anesthesia Program’s GRE code is 7150. The exam must have been taken within 5 years of the program start date.
Applicants must take either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test, or the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) within 5 years of the program start date. Applicants must submit the scores to CASAA, and also request that the examining body release the scores to Medical College of Wisconsin: use code 7150 for GRE scores to be released, and select Medical College of Wisconsin from the AAMC’s list of schools for MCAT scores to be released.
The Master of Science in Anesthesia Program’s tuition and fees can be viewed here. Tuition costs are the same for Wisconsin and out-of-state residents.
Yes. Additional information is located at our Office Financial Aid’s website. Our schools FAFSA code is 015611. A FAFSA form can be completed here.
The Master of Science in Anesthesia program is academically challenging and time intensive. Students are not encouraged to work while enrolled in the program.
Yes. Once accepted into the program, all students are required to undergo a Criminal Background Check and Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check.
Our rigorous and fast-paced competency-based curriculum is unique to our program. Therefore, students must complete the entire course of study at MCW.
All MSA students must be full-time and the majority of classes are delivered in-person, with online learning modules delivered during your clinical rotations.
All applications for our program must be submitted through CASAA.
Pre-requisite course requirements can be viewed at the Admissions tab.
We are located in the main MCW building located at 8701 W. Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226. Parking is located across 87th street in Visitor Parking. The MSA Program offices are in the main medical education building on 87th street, 3rd floor, near Academic Affairs.
CAAs work with Anesthesiologists in what is referred to as the Anesthesia Care Team. For more information, view the ASA’s Statement on Anesthesia Care Team.
The AAAA provides information and descriptions of CAA scope of practice.
As future leaders in the anesthesiologist assistant profession our students are expected to support the organizations that promote our profession. Upon enrollment, MSA students are required to become members of the ASA, AAAA, WSA, and WAAA. Membership fees are included in each student’s financial aid package.
Yes! While MCW’s MSA program highly values Wisconsin applicants in order to fulfill the mission of advancing the CAA profession in Wisconsin, applicants that do not reside in Wisconsin will still be given consideration.