Surgical Technology




Mecklin Soules, CST 
Program Coordinator


Admission Checklist

MCC's Surgical Technology Program is a one-year certificate program.  The program comprises three semesters of study for the Certificate.  You must attend full-time each semester regardless of the number of hours earned [full-time status is defined as 12 or more semester hours], excluding the summer term.  A certificate is available upon completion of the first year of study. For more information on this program read the gainful employment disclosure.

A grade of “C” or higher is required in all SUT program specific courses.  A cumulative GPA of 2.0 (a “C” average) or higher is required to progress in the program.  All coursework must be passed. 

Admission requirements, curriculum, and other program information subject to change. See your program advisor/counselor for additional information.

As specified in the Meridian Community College Surgical Technology Handbook all student activities associated with the curriculum, especially while students are completing his or her clinical rotations, will be educational in nature. Students will not be receiving any monetary remuneration during this educational experience, nor will he or she be substituted for hired staff personnel within the clinical institution, in the capacity of a surgical technologist. Students who work at a clinical institution must work after clinical hours only, and students must be pre-approved to work by the surgical technology instructors and their employer (hospital, etc.). Students are under the supervision of Meridian Community College surgical technology instructor during clinical hours, 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. After 2:30 p.m. students working are under the supervision of the clinical institution.

Meridian Community College's Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA), which is under Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP). Contact information for ARC/STSA is 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120. Other contact information for the accrediting agency is Phone (303) 694 9262, Fax (303) 741 3655. Contact information for:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

Deadline to Apply is May 1.

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