|These are currently the only schools in NJ accredited by ARC/STSA – the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (A committee on Accreditation of CAAHEP and/or ABHES) and recognized by NBSTSA – The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, to sit for the Nationally Recognized Certification Exam, pro grammatically accredited to produce graduates that can, by law, practice Surgical Technology in the state of New Jersey. ARC/STSA requires 120 surgical cases in order to graduate from the Surgical Technology Program and sit for the National Certification exam. New Jersey Law now requires Surgical Technologists to be certified.
The Surgical Technologist certificate program is programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). This program will prepare students to become skilled operating room technicians.
Bergen Community College – Paramus, NJ
400 Paramus Rd – Paramus, NJ 07652
Office Location: Room HP-238
Program Secretary: Esmeralda Armendariz
Full-Time Faculty & Clinical Coordinator: Mary Chmielewski
Certificate in Surgical Technology
Berkeley College – Woodland Park, NJ
The Surgical Technology program prepares students to work as valuable members of a surgical team, which most commonly includes surgeons, anesthesiologists, and circulating nurses. Surgical Technologists assist in surgical procedures under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, and other surgical personnel.
The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). Students who complete a CAAHEP-accredited Surgical Technology program are eligible to sit for the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam, a national credentialing exam administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Seventy-eight percent of Berkeley College’s Surgical Technology students who graduated between August 1, 2015, and July 31, 2016, passed the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam on their first attempt. This pass rate is higher than the national average of 69.8 percent, according to statistics from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
Branford Hall Career Institute – Parsippany, NJ
Branford Hall’s Surgical Technology program prepares students for entry-level jobs in clinical settings such as surgical units, surgi-centers, and surgeons’ offices. The Surgical Technology Program in the Parsippany campus is programmatically accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Additionally: Branford Hall Career Institute is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Education and New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Surgical Technology Diploma
959 Route 46 East, Parsippany, NJ 07054
Eastwick College – Ramsey, NJ
AAS in Surgical Technology
10 South Franklin Turnpike
201.327.8877 Ext. 8290
You’ve seen the dramatic scenes on tv and film where skilled surgeons save lives right on the operating table. Now you can be part of the “cast” in real life through our CAAHEP-accredited surgical technology program offered at our Ramsey campus.
In this program you’ll be immersed in a complete surgical operating room laboratory: under the supervision of a surgical professional, learn a wide variety of key procedures used in the operating room and how to work under high pressure situations. Later, gain real-life experience through clinical work at local hospital operating rooms.
Harris School of Business – Voorhees – ST