Anesthesia Technology

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus
  • Pathway: Healthcare
  • Program Code: 10-541-1
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: 2-Year Degree (Associate)
  • Start Dates: August

About the Anesthesia Technology Degree


Become an anesthesia technologist and you’ll be a vital member of the anesthesia care team. These technologists work under the direction of the anesthesia provider and are proficient in the acquisition, preparation and application of the equipment required for the delivery of anesthesia care. Graduates are eligible to take the American Society of Anesthesia Technologists & Technicians (ASATT) National Certification Examination to become certified as an Anesthesia Technologist (Cer.A.T.T.).

Anesthesia technologists are in high demand.

You can earn the Healthcare Customer Service certificate on the way to completing this associate degree.



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Detailed Program Information

2024-25 Curriculum

Course Course Name Credits
ANTECH-102 Introduction to Anesthesia Technology ‡ 2
BIOSCI-177 Gen Anatomy & Physiology ‡
(or) BIOSCI-201 Anatomy and Physiology 1 ‡
 ENG-195 Written Communication ‡
(or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡
HEALTH-101 Medical Terminology ^ 3
HEALTH-104 Contemporary Healthcare Practices ^ 2
HEALTH-107 Digital Literacy for Healthcare ^ 2
ANTECH-117 AT Fundamentals 1 ‡ 3
ANTECH-118 AT Instrumentation 1 ‡ 3
ANTECH-120 AT Clinical Procedures ‡ 2
BIOSCI-179 Adv Anatomy & Physiology ‡
(or) BIOSCI-202 Anatomy and Physiology 2 ‡
CVTECH-110 EKG Analysis ‡ 2
ENG-197 Technical Reporting ‡
(or) Any 200-level ENG or SPEECH course
PSYCH-199 Psychology of Human Relations
(or) Any 200-level PSYCH course
SOCSCI-197 Contemporary American Society
(or) Any 200-level SOCSCI or HIST course
ANTECH-133 Anesthetics ‡ 3
ANTECH-137 AT Fundamentals 2 ‡ 3
ANTECH-138 AT Instrumentation 2 ‡ 3
ANTECH-139 Anesthesia Technology Clinical Experience 1 ‡ 3
CVTECH-132 Physics of Medicine ‡ 3
ANTECH-185 Anesthesia Technology Clinical Seminar ‡ 2
ANTECH-186 Anesthesia Technology Clinical Experience 2 ‡ 4
ANTECH-187 Anesthesia Technology Clinical Experience 3 ‡ 4



‡ Prerequisite required.
^ Counts toward earning the Healthcare Customer Service certificate.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

This Associate in Applied Science program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

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Important Dates

Fall start: Petition for program in February (only one time a year)

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Events Calendar

Program Outcomes

  • Exhibit patient care skills
  • Model professional behaviors as an AT
  • Provide psychological support and explain procedures to patients
  • Adhere to universal precautions and aseptic technique in preparing and handling instruments and supplies
  • Monitor patients during cardiac procedures
  • Prepare equipment for surgical procedures
  • Operate major medical equipment (i.e. balloon pumps, cell savers, medication warmers)
  • Anticipate the sequence of events during surgical procedures

Anethesia Technology Program Outcomes table (pdf)

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program are in high demand. Anesthesia technologists work in a variety of clinical settings, including hospital operating rooms, interventional and diagnostic radiology, labor and delivery units, intensive care units, emergency rooms, outpatient procedure suites and ambulatory surgery centers. For additional career information, visit

Possible Careers

Anesthesia Technician
Anesthesia Technician Supervisor
Lead Anesthesia Technician

Admission Requirements

This program admits students through a petition selection process.
Learn more about the petition process

The following are required for admission:

  • HP-A2 pre-qualifying exam, minimum score of 80%
  • C+ or higher: BIOSCI-177* or BIOSCI 201*
  • HEALTH-101
  • Fall start: Petition for program in February (only one time a year)



This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 - 113th Street N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350;


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Last updated: 03/22/2024