Dedicated to the education & advancement of the anesthesia care team
The vision for the Master of Science in Anesthesia program is to provide a didactic and clinical environment producing anesthesiologist assistants who are integral components of the Anesthesia Care Team. Our graduates will be driven by compassion and guided by science and sound technical skills producing high quality and competent patient care. The students, graduates and faculty foster the belief of lifelong learning and service through academic endeavors and professional engagement.
The UMKC School of Medicine reports that 100 percent of its students in the MSA program attempting the NCCAA certifying exam pass on their first attempt. The program has 100 percent of graduates working as Anesthesiologist Assistants. As a whole, 85 percent of students who initially enroll complete the program. Those who exit the program typically do so for non-academic reasons.
UMKC School of Medicine
Anesthesiologist Assistant Program
|Number of Students initially enrolled||14||12||13||13||14||11||8||5||4|
|Attrition for non-academic reasons||2||3||4||0||2||1||0||1||0|
|Attrition due to general / professional course(s)||0||0||0||0||0||1||1||0||0|
|Passed NCCAA certifying exam on first try||9||13||12||9||7||4||4|
The Master of Science in Anesthesia Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Committee for the Anesthesiologist Assistants.
25400 US Highway 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33763