Associate in Science

Surgical Services, A.S.


Surgical Services students are provided a curriculum that combines a heavy focus on human anatomy and disease, microbiology, surgical procedures, surgical tools and technologies to enable them to graduate with entry-level knowledge and competencies. More than 600 hours of guided clinical practice are provided in a variety of surgical settings including inpatient and outpatient surgical and obstetrical units. Students gain experience and have exposure to the latest cutting-edge surgical technologies.

Graduates are administered the National Certification Exam given by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.

Students will complete thirty (30) cases in General Surgery, with twenty (20) of those cases in the first scrub role. Students will also complete ninety (90) cases in various surgical specialties, with sixty (60) of those cases in the first scrub role, and evenly, but not necessarily equally distributed between a minimum of four (4) surgical specialties.

The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP); 9335 113th St. N #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, Phone: 727-210-2350; Fax: 727-210-2354.

This program is Limited Access. Please see the information packet below for admissions and acceptance criteria.

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CF is ranked in the top 1% for affordability across the United States, with low tuition rates and more than $1 million in scholarships awarded every year. More than 87% of students receive financial aid.

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$112.92 per credit hour*