Effective Fall 2021 Associate Degree Required



ARC/STSA Board of Directors have mandated language related to Standard I. A. Sponsorship of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Education Programs in Surgical Technology as follows:

All graduates must complete the program with a minimum of an Associate Degree on or after August 1, 2021.

This applies to all students entering the Surgical Technology program with a Fall 2020 start date and thereafter.

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Surgical Technology Updates

  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Summer 2020 Registration Only

    Due to COVID-19, and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of this testing period (March 9, 2020 - May 21, 2020). Students will not need permission to register for BIOL 2401 for Summer '20 registration ONLY.

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  • NEW Application Submission Process During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Due to public safety concerns, applications will not be accepted in person until further notice. Effective immediately, applicants for all Health Sciences programs except Associate Degree Nursing, Mobility Nursing, RN-to-BSN, and Sonography should follow these instructions when submitting their application and supporting documents:

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  • Fall 2020 Applications

    The Surgical Technology Program is accepting applications for Fall 2020 program start. For more information, visit the Application Process page.

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