Surgical Technology

Get ready to scrub in

You serve as an essential part of the team during surgical procedures. Learn to prepare the operating room, supplies and instrumentation used to ensure quality patient outcomes.

Our Surgical Technology program teaches the latest standards and practices in a program fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

Why study Surgical Technology with us?

Our CLC instructors have working experience as surgical technologists. Go with them into our simulated operating lab rooms and area hospitals to gain experience that you will carry into your profession.

Your training includes a minimum of 120 surgical procedures. You may even secure a full-time position at one of your clinical sites by the time you graduate!


The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Phone: (727) 210-2350
Fax: (727) 210-2354

Program Outcomes Data
YearGraduation rateCertified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam pass rate


Admission: More needed

Get started with our Surgical Technology program using these steps:

  1. Apply at CLC and meet prerequisites.
  2. Submit the Screening Form (PDF).
  3. Meet the minimum selection criteria based on student records.

Screening deadline: First Wednesday of March

Your College & Career Navigator (CCN) will guide you through the onboarding process.

Learn more about this limited-enrollment program.

For the Fall 2024 cohort, admission will be on a rolling basis up until the start of the semester. Eligible students can submit a screening form to


Career Degree

For students who want to start or shift to a new career or advance in their current career.

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree at CLC in 2 years*. Gain job-ready skills from experienced instructors and earn work-based experience from apprenticeships and internships. Some of the courses you’ll take earn college credit, which can transfer to a 4-year college or university toward a bachelor’s degree.

*Assumes full-time enrollment.

Need help?

Your College & Career Navigator (CCN) is your "go-to person" ready to help you get started at CLC.

Your CCN guides you through the admission process, helps you choose your academic program, enroll in classes and connect you with resources.

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Surgical Technology

Associate in Applied Science
Career Degree

*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

Courses in the program

With 4, 8-week clinical rotations and a capstone course, this program prepares you for the Certified Surgical Technologist exam and to enter the workforce as an entry-level surgical technologist.

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Experience the benefit of small class sizes and personalized instruction from your CLC instructors.

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