Feb 20, 2024  
2023-2024 
  
2023-2024

Surgical Technology, A.A.S.


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Surgical Technologists are integral members of the surgical team who work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other surgical personnel delivering patient care before, during and after surgery.  Major hours for this program are obtained through successful completion of the CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) Prior Learning Assessment licensure.

Program Notes

Notes: This Technical and Occupational program is designed to prepare students to enter the job force following completion. See Technical and Occupational Programs in the general information section of the catalog.

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is contingent upon successful completion of the national CST certification, and meeting resident credit hour requirements.

++Special admission procedures required.

Minimum of 66 Credit Hours


Course Grouping


Major Courses


  • PLA (Prior Learning Assessment credit from the Certified Surgical Technology licensure exam) 30 Credit Hours

General Education Courses


21 Credits

Life Skills Courses


Support Courses


14 Credits

Term 3


Term 4


Term 5


Term 6


  • PLA - Prior Learning Assessment 7 Credit Hours

Term 7


  • PLA - Prior Learning Assessment 7 Credit Hours

Term 8


  • PLA - Prior Learning Assessment 7 Credit Hours

Term 9


  • PLA - Prior Learning Assessment 7 Credit Hours

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