Surgical Technology Certificate Requirement Plan

Surgical Technology Certificate Requirement Plan




​T​he One Year Certificate​​ program in Surgical Technology is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and t​​hen be SELECTED into the program before being able to meet graduation requirements.
​A g​rade of C (2.00) or better is required for all Surgical Technology, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, and Medical Terminology courses in order to continue in and graduate from the Surgical Technology program.
​Policies of the Surgical Technology program which are unique in regard to admission, re-admission, grading and promotion are available in the Surgical Technology Student Handbook, Division of Health Technologies.​
All Surgical Technology core courses (Didactics Only) are offered online.​​
Autu​m​n Semester​

BIO-110Medical Terminology​2
BIO-130Anatomy & Physiology I​4
MATH-140​College Algebra​3
SURG-139​Basic Surgical Technology​5
​SURG-184​Basic Surgical Technology Lab​3

Spring Semester​

BIO-131Anatomy & Physiology II​4
English Composition I3
SURG-135Pharmacology for Surgical Assisting​1
SURG-141Surgical Procedures I​4
SURG-186Surgical Procedures I Clinical​3
​​ ​Total15

Summer Semester​​

BIO-200Microbiology ​4
SURG-143Surgical Procedures II​4
SURG-188​Surgical Procedures II Clinical ​3
​​ ​Total11

Total Hours Required For Certificate​​


Courses may have prerequisites please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements

All courses require a grade of C (2.00) or better in order to progress and graduate from this program

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice​