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Surgery Tech Students preparing operating table

Graduation Degree: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) & Certification

Students will graduate with an Associate of Applied Science degree upon completion from this program.  As part of the core curriculum, the GFC MSU will administer the NBSTSA national certifying exam.  Once you become certified you will be required to maintain that certification by retesting or obtaining 60 continuing education units (CEU’s) every four years.  For detailed information on our accrediting and supporting bodies please visit/contact the sites below:


25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

Accreditation Review Council On Education in Surgical Technology And Surgical Assisting

6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite #110
Littleton, CO 80120
P: 303-694-9262

Association of Surgical Technologists

6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 200
Littleton, CO 80120-8031

The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting

3 West Dry Creek Circle
Littleton, Colorado 80120
P: 800-707-0057

Surgical Cases

Upon completion of the surgical technology program, each student will have completed a minimum of 120 surgical cases.


Daisy Gibson, CST
Surgical Technology Program Director
(406) 771-4355
Office R237