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Surgical Assistant Programs

American Center for Excellence in Surgical Assisting, Inc. - Greenwood Village, CO

American Center for Excellence in Surgical Assistingwww.acesatraining.com

Degree: Certificate     Director: Dan Bump, CST, CSFA

Email: dan.bump@acesatraining.com
Phone: (303) 221-4680

Surgical Assistant Program
4950 S Yosemite St F2 #343
Greenwood Village, CO 80111


Format: Online component with 6-day on site skill lab
Length: 9 Months

CAAHEP Accredited: YES
NSAA Approved: NO
ABSA Approved: YES

Aultman Hospital School of Surgical Assisting - Canton, OH

Aultman Hospital School of Surgical Assistingwww.aultman.com

Degree: Certificate     Director: Dan Hill, CSA

Phone: (330) 363-4155

Surgical Assistant Program
2600 Sixth St SW
Canton, OH 44710

Format: On site
Length: 15 months

CAAHEP Accredited: NO
NSAA Approved: YES
ABSA Approved: NO

College of Southern Idaho - Twin Falls, ID

College of Southern Idahowww.csi.edu

Degree: Associates     Director: Janet Milligan, RN, CNOR, ST

Email: jmilligan@csi.edu
Phone: (208) 732-6706



Surgical Assistant Program
315 Falls Ave
HSHS Building 135
Twin Falls, ID 83301

Format: On site
Length: 24 months (64 Units)

CAAHEP Accredited: YES
NSAA Approved: NO
ABSA Approved: YES

Eastern Virginia Medical School - Norfolk, VA

Eastern Virginia Medical Schoolwww.evms.edu

Degree: Certificate, Graduate Certificate     Director: Clinton Crews, MPH

Email: crewsrc@evms.edu
Phone: (757) 446-6165

Surgical Assistant Program
700 W Olney Rd, Lewis Hall, Ste 1100
Norfolk, VA 23507-1607

Format: On site
Length: 22 months

CAAHEP Accredited: YES
NSAA Approved: YES
ABSA Approved: YES

Elite School of Surgical First Assisting - Overland Park, KS

Elite School of Surgical First Assistingwww.essfa.net

Degree: Certificate     Director: James Johnson, III, CSA, SA-C

Email: info@essfa.net
Phone: (877) 224-0133

Surgical Assistant Program
10895 Lowell Ave, Ste 102
Overland Park, KS 66210-1678

Format: Online component with 6-day on site skill lab
Length: 7-9 months

CAAHEP Accredited: NO
NSAA Approved: NO
ABSA Approved: YES

Gulf Coast Community College - Panama City, FL

GCCCwww.gulfcoast.edu

Degree: Applied Technology Diploma, Associate of Applied Science option    
Surgical Services Coordinator: Libby McNaron, RN, CST, CNOR, BSN, MS

Email: ssmith@gulfcoast.edu
Phone: (850) 769-1551


5230 W Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401

Format: On site
Length: 24 months

CAAHEP Accredited: NO
NSAA Approved: NO
ABSA Approved: NO


Macomb Community College - Clinton Township, MI

Macomb Community Collegewww.macomb.edu

Degree: Certificate     Director: Elizabeth Ness, CST, BA

Email: nesse@macomb.edu
Phone: (586) 286-2097

Surgical Assistant Program
44575 Garfield Rd, #E-219
Clinton Township, MI 48038

Format: On site
Length: 21 semester hours

CAAHEP Accredited: YES
NSAA Approved: YES
ABSA Approved: YES

Madisonville Community College - Madisonville, KY

Madisonville Community Collegewww.madisonville.kctcs.edu

Degree: Certificate     Director: Jeff Bidwell, CST, CSA, MA

Email: jeff.bidwell@kctcs.edu
Phone: (270) 824-1740

Surgical Assistant Program
750 N Laffoon St
Madisonville, KY 42431

Format: On site with online component available for students meeting certain criteria
Length: 16 semester hours

CAAHEP Accredited: YES
NSAA Approved: YES
ABSA Approved: YES

Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting - Joelton, TN

Meridian Institute of Surgical Assistingwww.meridian-institute.edu

Degree: Certificate, Associate of Science option     Director: Dennis Stover, CST, CSA

Email: dennis.stover@meridian-institute.edu
Phone: (877) 954-1500

Surgical Assistant Program
PO Box 758
1264 Jackson Felts Rd
Joelton, TN 37080

Format: Online component with 6-day skill lab
Length: 12 months

CAAHEP Accredited: YES
NSAA Approved: YES
ABSA Approved: YES

NIFA, National Institute of First Assisting, Inc. - Centennial, CO

National Institute of First Assistingwww.nifa.com

Degree: Certificate     Director: Rodney Jensen, CST, CSFA

Email: Rodney.Jensen@NIFA.com
Phone: (800) 922-7747 x Opt 1

Surgical Assistant Program
12345 W Caley Ave Ste 108
Centennial, CO 80111

Format: Online
Length: 8-16 months

CAAHEP Accredited: NO
NSAA Approved: NO
ABSA Approved: YES

Rock Valley College - Rockford, IL

Rock Valley Collegewww.rockvalleycollege.edu

Degree: Certificate     Director: Paula Malone, RSA, SA-C, RST, CST, LPN-II

Email: p.malone@rockyvalleycollege.edu
Phone: (815) 621-8152

Surgical Assistant Program
3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114

Format: Online component with 6-day on site skill lab
Length: Self-paced not to exceed 24 months

CAAHEP Accredited: NO
NSAA Approved: NO
ABSA Approved: YES

School for Allied Health Professionals - Arlington, TX

School for Allied Health Professionalswww.sfahp.com

Degree: Certificate     Director: Nora Flores, CSA, RN

Email: nflores@sfahp.com
Phone: (817) 394-2600

Surgical Assistant Program
701 E Interstate 20, Ste 151
Arlington, TX 76018

CAAHEP Accredited: NO
NSAA Approved: YES
ABSA Approved: YES

Tulsa Technology Center - Tulsa, OK

Tulsa Technology Centerwww.tulsatech.org

Degree: Certificate     Director: Mildred Hill, CST, RN, BSN, CNOR, RNFA, MEd

Email: mildred.hill@tulsatech.org
Phone: (918) 828-1001

Surgical Assistant Program
3420 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa, OK 74145

Format: Online component available
Length: 650 classroom hours

CAAHEP Accredited: NO
NSAA Approved: YES
ABSA Approved: YES

University of Cincinnati Clermont College - Batavia, OH

University of Cincinnati Clermontwww.ucclermont.edu

Degree: Certificate     Director: Brenda K. Welch, CST, CSFA

Email: welchbe@email.uc.edu
Phone: (513) 732-5339

Surgical Assistant Program
4200 Clermont College Dr
Batavia, OH 45103

Format: On site
Length: 27 semester hours - 12 months

CAAHEP Accredited: YES
NSAA Approved: YES
ABSA Approved: YES

Vincennes University - Vincennes, IN

Vincennes Universitywww.vinu.edu

Degree: Certificate     Director: Chris Keegan, CST, MS

Email: ckeegan@vinu.edu
Phone: (812) 888-5893

Surgical Assistant Program
1002 N First St, WAB-1
Vincennes, IN 47591

Format: On site
Length: 12 months

CAAHEP Accredited: NO
NSAA Approved: YES
ABSA Approved: YES

Wayne County Community College Western Campus - Belleville, MI

Wayne County Community Collegewww.wcccd.edu

Degree: Certificate     Director: Mark Shikhman, MD, PhD

Email: mshikhm@wcccd.edu
Phone: (734) 697-5197

Surgical Assistant Program
9555 Haggerty Rd
Belleville, MI 48111

Format: On site
Length: 28 semester hours - 18 months

CAAHEP Accredited: YES
NSAA Approved: YES
ABSA Approved: YES


Surgical Technology Programs


For a list of accredited Surgical Technology programs see below:

Only programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) will lead graduates to be eligible for the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) credential offered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).  The CST credential is the premier certification for Surgical Technology and the only credential approved by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.

CAAHEP Accredited Programs

CAAHEPTo find a program in your area click here.

 


ABHES Accredited Programs

ABHESTo find a program in your area click here.




*Accreditation status of each Surgical Assistant program can be verified by visiting the following links:

For CAAHEP accreditation status
click here.

For NSAA approval status
click here.

For ABSA approval status
click here.

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American Board of Surgical Assistants

American College of Surgeons

American Medical Association

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

Association of Surgical Assistants

Association of Surgical Technologists

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Illinois Surgical Assistant Association

The Joint Commission

Medline Plus

National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting

National Surgical Assistant Association