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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