doctors performing simulated operation

The Surgical First Assistant Certificate will prepare students to assist the surgeon in surgical operations safely and expeditiously. The program provides advancement opportunities for Certified Surgical Technologist through a variety of instructional methods including online, laboratory, and clinical experience. Eligible students will be prepared to take a national certification exam. This certificate requires 35 credits in the courses listed below.

For more information about Surgical First Assistant, please visit the program page.

Certificate Requirements

Field of Study Code: CSFA.CER

CSFA 2501Surgical First Assistant Principles I9
CSFA 2502Surgical Laboratory Practicum6
CSFA 2503Surgical First Assistant Principles II13
CSFA 2504Surgical First Assistant Principles III7
Total Credits35