M.Sc. On Campus


Medical College of Wisconsin

30 months
46540 USD/year
46540 USD/year
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The Anesthesia program of Medical College of Wisconsin provides high quality education through challenging curriculum and comprehensive clinical teaching. We prepare safe and competent providers for the surgical patient.


Enter a Student. Emerge an Anesthesia Professional.

The Anesthesia program of Medical College of Wisconsin is the first in the state, and one of only 12 nationwide, to train anesthesiologist assistants, who will work under the direction of leading physician anesthesiologists after graduation. Our curriculum immerses students in all areas of anesthesia knowledge throughout the 28-month program, transforming you into an expert clinician. Based at MCW's Milwaukee campus, the MSA program at MCW teaches to the highest level of professionalism. As part of MCW's  Department of Anesthesiology, our students learn at top academic medical centers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Science
  • Anesthesia
  • Physics and Delivery Systems for Anesthesia
  • Patient Assessment I: Approach to the Healthy Patient
  • Planning and Preparation I: Approach to the Healthy Patient
  • Implementation and Management I: General Anesthesia and Sedation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree - In order to apply to the program, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a college or university located in the United States or Canada that is accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • GPA - Applicants must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or meet the requirements of the Recent Academic Achievement Pathway.
  • Test Scores - Applicants must have taken the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) within 5 years
  • Letters of Recommendation (3) from individuals who are familiar with your suitability for graduate study leading into a career in anesthesia clinical practice.
  • At least 8 hours of anesthesia shadowing is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46540 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 46540 USD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    46540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46540 USD per year during 30 months.
  • First & second year: 45,540 USD
  • Third year: 23,270 USD

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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