Surgical Technology


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Welcome to the Surgical Technology Program

Surgical technologists assist operating-room teams before, during, and after surgeries, along with other responsibilities. Graduates are eligible for work in hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, or research facilities. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Surgical Technology FAQ.

Program Outcomes

Outcomes Assessment Exam (OAE) Pass Rate:

2020-2021 84%
2019-2020 93%
2018-2019 93%
2017-2018 100%
2016-2017 96%

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 – 113th Street N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, (727) 210-2350, www.caahep.org

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
19751 East Mainstreet, Suite 339, Parker, CO 80138, (303) 694-9262, www.arcstsa.org

The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
3 West Dry Creek Circle, Littleton CO 80120, (800) 707-0057, www.nbstsa.org

Association of Surgical Technologists
6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 200, Littleton, CO 80120, (800) 637-7433, www.ast.org

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Surgical Technology Updates

  • The ACC Early Alert Referral System

    The ACC Early Alert Referral System (EARS) is a new resource hub for ACC students seeking assistance with Academics, Health Care, Child and Family Care, Mental Health, Transportation, Civil Rights, Food Assistance, and more. Click here to visit the website.

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  • 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:

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  • Attention! All students that have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program…

    All students who have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program should declare General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences (Associate of Science) for their major. Once accepted into a program, the student's major will be updated.

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