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Surgical Technology

About the Program

Surgical Technology offers an Associate in Applied Science degree to prepare students to work in healthcare facilities as surgical technologists. Graduates of the program are qualified to take the Certified Surgical Technologist examination given by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

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Program Accreditation

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

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: (727) 210-2354
www.caahep.org

CLC Surgical Technology
Program Outcomes Data
Year Graduation Rate Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Exam Pass Rate
2021 75% 83%
2022 87% 85% 

Why choose CLC?

In CLC’s Surgical Technology program, you will:

  • Learn from instructors who have years of experience as surgical technologists.
  • Gain hands-on experience in all aspects of surgical technology in a simulated operating room lab and at clinical settings in area hospitals, where you will participate in a minimum of 120 surgical procedures.
  • Learn the latest standards and practices in a program fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Take the Certified Surgical Technologist examination offered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Most CLC students are able to secure full-time positions at one of their clinical sites by the time they graduate.
 

Surgical Technology Program

Soheila Kayoud, a surgical technology instructor and the program’s coordinator, introduces the program by talking about the various options that are offered.

Read the video transcript.