Gainful Employment Disclosures - 2019


Program Name: A.A.S., Surgical Technology (New Jersey)


This program is designed to be completed in 2 years.



This program will cost $53,773 if completed within normal time1. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.



Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with
$20,255 of debt.



The following do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.



To qualify for graduation, students must participate in the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination, a national credentialing exam administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).



New Jersey and New York require individuals to earn the CST-credential before becoming eligible for employment. As of the date of posting, Connecticut and Pennsylvania do not have state law requirements relating to the education and certification of surgical technologists. The College has not made a determination with respect to certification requirements of other states.



This program requires students to take and pass the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - BLS (AHA) exam.



For information about the Surgical Technology AAS program and graduation requirements (including, but not limited to, criminal background checks, drug testing, immunization, physical assessment, professional liability insurance, and minimum grades) visit



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Date Created: June 2019

Last Revised: July 23, 2019