List of top schools offering surgical technology programs:

University of Saint Francis
- The Surgical Technology Program at the University of Saint Francis has been accredited by the Accreditation Review Committee for Education in Surgical Technology (ARC/ST) in cooperation with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) since 1978.
- Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the National Certifying Examination offered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
- The University of Saint Francis participates in the NBSTSA's pre-graduation testing program, allowing students to take the certification examination immediately prior to graduation.

Keiser University
- The University's Associate of Science degree in Surgical Technology provides students with the technical ability; knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment as a member of a healthcare team in hospital or surgical center operating rooms.
- Keiser University’s Surgical Technology program, Port St. Lucie campus, is accredited by the CAAHEP.

Robert Morris University
- The Surgical Technology program is delivered with the cooperation of prominent health care providers. The degree is designed to meet the standards required to take the National Certification examination for Surgical Technologists written and administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).
- The Robert Morris University Surgical Technology program is accredited by the CAAHEP, upon recommendation of the ARC-ST.

University of Cincinnati Clermont College
- The Associate Degree in Surgical Technology can be completed in two years, attending full time. This program is fully accredited by the CAAHEP.
- After graduation, you are eligible to apply for the certification exam through the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) and Liaison Council on Certification (LCC-ST) to become a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
- The College of Health Sciences Surgical Technology Program was accredited in 1980 to serve the needs of the community and surrounding area.
- Successful completion of the program prepares the graduate to write the National Certification Examination to become a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).

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