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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. 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.