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Surgical Technology


Surgical Technology is an AAS degree that presents the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a surgical environment and function as a vital member of the operating room team. You will 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).

As a graduate, you are eligible to take the Surgical Technologist National Certifying Examination for Surgical Technologists. If you pass this examination, you will be certified and authorized to use the initials CST to designate their status as Certified Surgical Technologist.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

If you have a valid NBSTSA CST certificate or employer verification, you can receive credit for courses in the Surgical Technology program by filling out the following form: