Surgical Technology

The Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology program prepares individuals for employment as an integral part of a surgical team. Surgical technologists work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other surgical staff in delivering patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities before, during and after surgery. 

The program consists of classroom and laboratory instruction on campus and clinical instruction in clinic and hospital settings in the surrounding area. Graduates of the Surgical Technology program are eligible to sit for the National Certified Surgical Technologist Examination administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

Student Work Policy- All student activities associated with the curriculum, especially while students are completing clinical rotations, will be educational in nature. Students will not be substituted for hired staff personnel within the clinical institution, in the capacity of a surgical technologist.

 Outcomes Assessment Exam [CST Exam] Pass Rate Analysis:

Annual Reporting Year Graduating Year Participation Rate Pass Rate
2018 100% 100%
2017 100% 25%
2016 100% 100%

The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting ( Students successfully completing this program will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater FL 33763
(727) 210-2350 - Phone
(727) 210-2354 - Fax

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