Surgical Technology

medical professionals.

The health care industry continues to seek experienced professionals equipped with the knowledge and skills to address the population's evolving medical needs. As a result, careers in fields like surgical technology continue to be an attractive career option for many of today's graduates.

This profession offers both variety in the workplace and competitive salaries. Information about the growth of the surgical technologist profession can be found at the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.


The Surgical Technology Program at CPCC is nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). CAAHEP's address is as follows:

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
P: 717-210-2850


Graduates are eligible to take the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) National Certification Examination, which allows the use of the title "Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).


Note: For additional information about the criminal background check and drug screen requirements for students accepted into the program, select here.