Surgical Technology Certificate Plan

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College ​

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Pre-Admission Course Requirements 

The One Year Certificate program in Surgical Technology is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and then 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.

Autumn 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

 

Total

17

Spring Semester

BIO-131

* Anatomy & Physiology II

4

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

SURG-135

* Pharmacology for Surgical Assisting

1

SURG-192

​* Surgical Procedures I Clinical​

3

SURG-193​

* Surgical Procedures I

4

 

Total

15

Summer Semester

BIO-200

* Microbiology 

4

SURG-195

* Surgical Procedures II

4

SURG-194

* Surgical Procedures II Clinical

3

 

Total

11

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Certificate:  43.00

Helpful Information

* 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 – April 2021
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