Surgical Technologist Program Accreditations

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)
6 West Dry Creek Circle, Ste. 110
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 694-9262 (phone)
(303) 741-3655 (fax)
www.arcstsa.org

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

Professional Association

Association of Surgical Technologists (AST)
6 West Dry Creek Circle, Ste. 200
Littleton, CO 80120-8031
(303) 694-9130
www.ast.org

Certification

The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
6 West Dry Creek Circle, Ste. 100
Littleton, CO 80120
(800) 707-0057 (toll free)
(303) 325-2536 (fax)
www.nbstsa.org

Affiliations

The majority of clinical experience will be spent at Saint Marys Hospital and Rochester Methodist Hospital, which are part of Mayo Clinic Hospitals in Rochester. Students are required to spend at least one clinical rotation, 3 to 4 weeks in length at one of our area clinical affiliated hospitals. Students are responsible for providing their own transportation to clinical facilities.

  • Allina Hospitals & Clinics – Owatonna, MN
  • Allina Health, District One Hospital – Faribault, MN
  • Mayo Clinic Health System – Albert Lea, MN
  • Mayo Clinic Health System – Austin, MN
  • Mayo Clinic Health System – Mankato, MN
  • Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, MN
  • Northfield Hospital – Northfield, MN
  • Olmsted Medical Center – Rochester, MN