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Surgical Technology Program
Career Outlook

The Surgical Technology Program features the only associate degree in surgical technology available in Southern Nevada.

Why Study Surgical Technology at CSN?

Students receive instruction, laboratory practice and clinical rotations that prepare them to enter the workforce as surgical technologists. Graduates of this accredited program are eligible to test for certified surgical technologist credentials.

Surgical technologists work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other surgical personnel to deliver patient care and assume appropriate responsibilities before, during and after surgery.

Limited Entry Program

NOTE: The Surgical Technology Program is a limited entry program.  Students must attend a health programs orientation and meet with a health programs advisor for additional counseling prior to application.

Degrees and Certificates

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Surgical Technology, AAS

This program provides graduates with the knowledge and technical skills to obtain entry level employment in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, clinics, urgent care facilities, and private surgeon’s offices.


CSN Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 – 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775

Program Outcomes:
  • Graduation rate – 78%
  • Employment rate – 71%

The Outcomes Assessment Exam (NBSTSA Surgical Technologist Certifying Examination) pass-rate for the College of Southern Nevada’s 2019 Annual Report is 100%