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Surgical Technology Program

National Surgical Technology Week - 3rd week in September - September 14-20, 2014

Each year, National Surgical Technologist Week is an opportunity to promote the profession and educate the community about the vital role that surgical technologists play in the O.R.

General Program Information

The Lansing Community College Surgical Technology Program is designed to cover both the academic and clinical skills necessary to perform as a surgical technologist. The program begins fall semester of each year. Certain prerequisite courses must be completed prior to admission to the professional portion, the 2nd year, of this program.

Students who plan to complete this associate degree program follow the Phase I Admission Requirements and Phase II guidelines for Admission Ranking.

Surgical technologists who take and pass the certifying examination offered by the NBSTSA (National Board for Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting) are certified and authorized to use the initials CST to designate their status as a Certified Surgical Technologist. Certification can be a means of upward mobility, a condition of employment, a route to higher salary, or a source of national recognition.

The Surgical Technology program is nationally accredited by the following:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: 727-210-2354
Accreditation Granted: April 22, 1999

Selective Admission Information - May 1st Application Deadline

The Surgical Technology Program is a selective admission program with a limited number of openings each year. To be accepted, you must meet the basic program admission requirements. You will be ranked for admission based on points awarded according to additional criteria.

All admission procedures are coordinated through the Enrollment Services Office. They are responsible for distributing, receiving and dating application forms. Therefore, any student desiring admission into this program should contact Enrollment Services, Gannon Building, Room 203, (517/483-1200), email to receive an application or go to to print an application.  The student may then contact the program advisor for further information.

Students meeting the Phase I Admission Requirements will be ranked for admittance into the program using a point value system. Points will only be awarded to students who meet the Phase I Admission Requirements at the time selection for admission is made.

The student applicant is responsible for providing verification of other information not contained in the current Lansing Community College official transcript.

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