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Surgical Technology

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Surgical technologists work in the sterile environment with surgeons, anesthesia personnel and nurses in delivering surgical patient care. Surgical technologists are employed in hospital operating room settings, outpatient surgical centers, maternity units, emergency rooms, central sterile reprocessing units and in the medical sales field. In order to become a Certified Surgical Technologist, our accreditation organization ARC/STSA (Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting) requires the minimum of an Associate’s Degree effective January 1, 2022.

The McCann nine-month 1,100-hour clinical program component focuses on elements of the sciences and applies them within operating room practices and procedures, safe patient care, operating room technique, surgical procedures and clinical practice. McCann can accept all applicants holding an Associate’s Degree or higher to complete the program. If you have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree, please consider enrolling.

This program is recognized by the Association of Surgical Technologists as a “PAE Elite Twenty Program 2008”. Our program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (, 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL  33775,  tel. 727-210-2350, Fax 727-210-2354 upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (, 19751 E. Mainstreet, Suite 339, Parker, CO  80138, tel. 303-694-9262, Fax 303-741-3655.  McCann graduates are eligible to take the national board exam produced by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting earning the CST credential. This examination is not a graduation requirement.

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