Institutional Statistics

Attrition & National Certification Exam (NCE) Pass Rates

Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia (DNAP) Practice Doctorate Program

Class of 2021

Number of Students

MTSA Benchmark

Enrolled (January 2019) 71 72
Attrition rate 5.63% N/A
Graduated 67 94%

Employed within 6 months of Graduation

67 (100%) 100%
Passed NCE 1st Time 58 out of 67 (86.57%) =/>National Mean
Passed NCE 2nd attempt within 60 days  7 (10.45% - 97.01%)  
Passed a subsequent NCE 2 (2.99% - 100%)) 100%
National Average 84.1% N/A

Class of 2020

Number of Students

MTSA Benchmark

Enrolled (January 2018) 66 72
Attrition rate 3.03% N/A
Graduated 64 94%

Employed within 6 months of Graduation

64 (100%) 100%
Passed NCE 1st Time 50 out of 64 (78.13%) =/>National Mean
Passed NCE 2nd attempt within 60 days  11 (17.19% 95.31%)  
Passed a subsequent NCE 3 (4.69% 100%) 100%
National Average 85.2% N/A

 

Master of Science (MS) with a Focus in Nurse Anesthesia Program**

(**Final Master's Class Graduated in November 2019)

Class of 2019

Number of Students

MSTA Benchmark

Enrolled (July 2017) 71 71
Attrition rate 2.81% N/A
Graduated 69 94%
Employed within 6 months of Graduation 69 (100%) 100%
Passed NCE 1st Time 54 (78.26%) National Mean
Passed NCE 2nd attempt within 60 days 10 (14.49% -> 92.75%)  
Passed a subsequent NCE 5 (7.25% -> 100%) 100%
National Average 84.8% N/A

Class of 2018

Number of Students

MSTA Benchmark

Enrolled (July 2016) 72 72
Attrition rate 2.78% N/A
Graduated 70 94%
Employed within 6 months of Graduation 70 (100%) 100%
Passed NCE 1st Time 60 (85.71%) National Mean
Passed a subsequent NCE 10 (14.29% -> 100%) 100%
National Average 84.30% N/A