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Before an application to the program can be considered, the student must have the following requirements:
A competitive process is used for admission to the Surgical Technology Certificate program, with points assigned to specific criteria. Admission will be offered to qualified students in ranked order from highest to lowest, beginning at the review deadlines until all spaces are full. Curriculum changes must be initiated by the student at Student Central.
Ranking points will be awarded for:
Application deadlines for prerequisites complete with supporting documentation for fall admission:
*These reviews will only be used if there were insufficient applicants at the time of the first review. All applicants are dependent on maintenance of required GPA between the time of admission into the program and the start of the program in the fall.
Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
Effective 1/1/2015, any person practicing as a Surgical Technologist in New York State must have:
A student has one year to successfully pass the National Certification exam following completion of an accredited program.
Good Moral Character
An individual’s eligibility for certification may be affected by an existing criminal record. It is the individual responsibility of the student to confirm their eligibility for certification.
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