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
2023-2024 PTA Application Dates
The PTACAS opening date has been delayed. The PTACAS will open on October 15, 2023 and will remain open until May 26, 2024.Read more
RN-to-BSN Application Deadline for Fall Extended to August 11
The RN-to-BSN Program is extending the Fall 2023 to August 11. For more information, please visit the RN-to-BSN Application Process page.Read more
Fall 2023 Special Admission Policy
Austin Community College’s Surgical Technology Program has opened Fall 2023 admissions to include students who are currently in the process of completing prerequisite courses.
Qualified applicants are students who have either completed the following prerequisite courses or who will complete them in the Spring and/or Summer 2023 semester(s):Read more