Below you will find a brief overview of the classes one must complete to earn a Surgical Technologist Certification.
A total of 42 credit hours is required. For a more detailed look at the Course Numbers and credit counts, visit our System Catalog page.

First Semester

  • Medical Terminology
  • Intro to Anatomy & Physiology
  • Intro to Surgical Technology
  • Clinical I - Surgical/Operating: One day per week (Mon OR Wed OR Fri) at student's pre-determined Clinical Site
  • Fundamentals of Perioperative Concepts

Second Semester

  • Surgical Procedures I
  • Clinical II: Two days per week (Mon and Wed OR Wed and Fri) at Clinical Site
  • Pharmacology for Health Professions

Third Semester

  • Surgical Procedures II
  • Clincal III: Three days per week, expanding to five (Mon, Wed, Fri; then Mon-Fri) at Clinical Site
  • Pathophysiology
  • Professional Readiness