Surgical Technology Certificate Plan

Surgical Technology Certificate Plan



​The 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.​​

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Autu​m​n Semester​
BIO-130*Anatomy & Physiology I​4
​HLT-110​​Medical Terminology​2
MATH-130 or MATH-140*Introduction to Statistics or College Algebra​3
SURG-​191​*​Basic Surgical Technology​5
​SURG-190*​Basic Surgical Technology Lab​3

Spring Semester​

BIO-131*Anatomy & Physiology II​4
*Composition I3
SURG-135*Pharmacology for Surgical Assisting​1
SURG-193​*Surgical Procedures I​4
SURG-192​*Surgical Procedures I Clinical​3
​​ ​Total15

Summer Semester​​

BIO-200*Microbiology ​4
SURG-195​*Surgical Procedures II​4
SURG-1​94​*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

This program is 42 weeks in length​

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice​

Published date – January 2016 

Office of Academic Affairs​​