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Surgical Technology

Coordinated Program Entry Office

This is a Coordinated Program Entry program (with limited seating). Students must complete a pre-registration screening process administered through the Coordinated Program Entry Office before being eligible to register for program courses.

Surgical Technology is a three-term certificate program that presents the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a surgical environment and function as a vital member of the operating room team. Students typically begin the program each May and August.  The learning environment consists of the campus classroom and laboratory along with local hospitals, day surgery centers and physicians offices. Accreditation is from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) . Graduates are eligible to take the Surgical Technologist National Certifying Examination for Surgical Technologists . Students who pass this examination are certified and authorized to use the initials CST to designate their status as Certified Surgical Technologist.