Surgical Technology Program
Macomb’s Surgical Technology Program provides you with a unique career ladder. Earn a Skills Specific Certificate in Central Processing Distribution Technician (regular admission procedures apply) in one semester, preparing you for an entry-level position as a sterile processing technician. After you complete the program, you may apply through selective admissions to the surgical technology program, which prepares you for a supporting role as a member of the surgical team. Upon successful completion of this program, students will sit for the national certification examination. Those who pass the examination earn the title Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Surgical Technology program goal is to prepare competent surgical technology graduates with entry-level abilities in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behaviors) learning domains in surgical technology.
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Surgical Technology, and the Certificate in Surgical Technology-Surgical Technologist programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, (702) 210-2350, on recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120, 303.694.9262.
Central Processing Distribution Technician
- Skills Specific Certificate in Surgical Technology – Central Processing Distribution Technician
- Certificate in Surgical Technology – Surgical Technologist
- Associate of Applied Science Degree
- Transfer credits toward a bachelor’s degree
For more information, contact the Surgical Technology program advisor:
Professor Elizabeth Ness, 586.286.2192