Central Service Technology - 50780

650 clock hours

Selective Admissions

This 6-month program provides the student with the technical ability, knowledge, and skills required for entry-level employment as a member of the health care team in a hospital central sterile processing or material management department. The Central Service Technology program provides the student with a strong foundation in the essentials of health care, anatomy, physiology, medical language, and microbiology. Specialty didactic, laboratory, and clinical courses in central service technology prepare the student to become an entry-level central service technician and take the national certification exam.

Degree Requirements

Required program

HSC 0003Introduction to Health Care (N)

82 - 90 hours

STS 0019CCentral Sterile Processing/Materials Mgmt (N)

150 hours

STS 0013LCentrl Sterile Processing Clinical (N)

410 hours

Students must achieve a grade of "C" or higher in all courses. This program requires 90 hours for HSC0003.