Surgical Technology

Program Outcomes

The Central Piedmont surgical technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Central Piedmont Community College surgical technology program outcomes as reported from the most recent annual report. The exam is the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) CST exam.

Year Retention (Threshold >= 60%) Graduate Satisfaction (Threshold >= 70%) Employer Satisfaction (Threshold >= 70%) Exam Pass Rate (Threshold >= 70%) Graduate Placement Rate Threshold >= 80%)
Aug. 1, 2020–July 31, 2021 62% 100% 100% 78% 94%
Aug. 1, 2019–July 31, 2020 91% 100% 100% 100% 90%
Aug. 1, 2018–July 31, 2019 59% 100% 100% 74% 90%
Aug. 1, 2017–July 31, 2018 64% 100% 100% 81% 95%
Aug. 1, 2016–July 31, 2017 56% 100% 100% 89% 89%
Aug. 1, 2015–July 31, 2016 55% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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