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 grade 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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Autumn Semester
BIO-130* Anatomy & Physiology I4
HLT-110 Medical Terminology2
MATH-130 or MATH-140* Introduction to Statistics or College Algebra3
SURG- 191 * Basic Surgical Technology5
SURG-190* Basic Surgical Technology Lab3

Spring Semester

BIO-131* Anatomy & Physiology II4
* Composition I3
SURG-135* Pharmacology for Surgical Assisting1
​​SURG-192​* Surgical Procedures I Clinical​​3
SURG-193​ * Surgical Procedures I4
​​​​ Total15

Summer Semester

BIO-200* Microbiology 4
SURG-195 * Surgical Procedures II4
SURG-194 * 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 2019  

Office of Academic Affairs